Developing Ireland’s next export opportunities: What’s next? South Africa/Poland



High quality food products from Ireland are going to launch in the United States and China. The Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, planned to talk with West Africa about a trade mission in November later this year. [1] What are the next best export opportunities for Ireland?

South Africa

The health expenditure of South Africa was 8.9% [2] of GDP from 2010-2014. South Africas spending is significantly lower than the average total health expenditure of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, which is currently sitting at 9.3% [3]. Per capita, total expenditure on health is only US$271.

South Africas public health system is underfunde