The value of unadjusted goods exports from Ireland stood at €14.8 billion in July, an increase of more than €1.6 billion compared with July last year, according to CSO data.
Unadjusted goods imports were €10.5 billion, which was €2.7 billion higher than imports in July 2021.
Seasonally adjusted goods exports were €15.7 billion in July 2022, a decrease of €859 million compared with June 2022.
Seasonally adjusted goods imports were €11.7 billion in July 2022, an increase of €52 million compared with June 2022.
Imports from Great Britain were nearly €1.9 billion in July 2022, while exports to Great Britain were €1.1 billion.
Value of imports
International-trade statistician Ciarán Counihan said that, comparing the first seven months of 2022 with the same period in 2021, exports of goods increased by 28%, and the value of imports increased by 35%.
Imports from Great Britain grew by 58% to nearly €1.9 billion in July 2022 compared with July 2021, where the largest increases were in the imports of mineral fuels and chemicals and related products.
Exports to Great Britain fell by 23% to below €1.2 billion in July 2022, due to a decrease in the exports of chemicals and related products.