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Jean-Pierre Robin: "World champion of growth, Ireland no longer belongs to the Irish"

2021-04-11T21:49:46.621Z

CHRONICLE - The tax haven has become a colony of Gafam and Big Pharma. Eire - in Gaelic - is the exception to the rule in Europe, the only country to have recorded growth in 2020. Its gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 3.4%, according to figures from Dublin (2 , 5% according to the IMF). The others, from Luxembourg to Germany, not to mention Great Britain, which is still a stakeholder in European geography, have all suffered a historic recession. Globally too, the



Eire - in Gaelic - is the exception to the rule in Europe, the only country to have recorded growth in 2020. Its gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 3.4%, according to figures from Dublin (2 , 5% according to the IMF).

The others, from Luxembourg to Germany, not to mention Great Britain, which is still a stakeholder in European geography, have all suffered a historic recession.

Globally too, the island, with its 4.94 million inhabitants, is doing better than mainland China and its population of 1.4 billion, whose growth has reached 2.3%, as comes from the confirm the IMF.

Small is beautiful?

The "Celtic Tiger" asserts its absolute singularity of die-hard tax competition.

Even Singapore, the city-state, the proverbial agile hub of Asia, could not escape the crisis that caused its GDP to plunge 5.4% last year.

But should we still consider the Irish economy as that of a country

stricto sensu

?

Attractive taxation

Rather, it should be seen as a territory

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Source: lefigaro

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