Bruton departs on 5-day 6-city trade and investment mission to USA
Jobs Minister Richard Bruton today today departs on a 5-day, 6-city trade and investment mission to Texas
and the Mid-Western USA, organised by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland.
This is Minister Bruton’s 20th major trade/investment mission since taking
office 38 months ago. This Government has doubled the number of trade
missions since taking office.
The 5-day mission to Houston, Austin, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Grand Rapids
and Chicago includes two legs:
- 2-day mission to Texas organised by Enterprise Ireland with delegation of 27 Irish companies, including 14 meetings and events targeting opportunities in oil and gas sector
- 3-day mission to Mid West organised by IDA Ireland, including 10 one-on-one meetings with major multinational companies, focused particularly on pharma, medical devices and tech sectors
The programme also includes interviews with US media as part of the
strategy to communicate Ireland’s recovery around the world, and a meeting
with Texas Governor Rick Perry.
Speaking before departing this weekend, Minister Bruton said:
I am hopeful that the programme of this week can yield real results interms of increased export sales, new FDI projects, and ultimately jobs forIreland in the near future.Read the full press release here.