Quarterly Economic Commentary, Autumn 2019
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The Irish economy looks set to perform robustly in 2019 with the headline GDP rate forecast to increase by 4.9 per cent. In 2020 the economy is expected to grow by 3.1 per cent. These forecasts are subject to the technical assumption that the UK’s continued membership in the EU will effectively remain in place after October 2019. However, there are a number of considerations concerning the growth outlook to bear in mind.