IMF predicts Irish economy Europe’s strongest

October 20, 2021

Ireland is enjoying the strongest growth in Europe this year, according to data from the International Monetary Fund. In its report, just published, the IMF says an “increasingly resilient recovery is taking hold in Europe”. The Irish economy is forecast to grow by 13 per cent in 2021. Softer growth is predicted for next year. The IMF highlighted Ireland’s tech industry as a key "positive contribution". Reacting to the report, Fianna Fáil MEP, Billy Kelleher says government support has helped steady the economy through the crisis.

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