EU Affairs, Trade Policy and Licensing Division defines, coordinates and develops our position on EU policy matters and our relationship with EU Institutions.
It is responsible for the identification, formulation and development of Ireland’s international trade policies, including at European Union trade policy negotiations and through active participation in the World Trade Organisation, as well as coordination of a coherent policy response to Brexit across the Department. The Division is also responsible for export licensing.
Assistant Secretary: Philip Kelly
Units of EU Affairs, Trade Policy and Licensing Division
- EU Affairs
- Single Market
- Trade Policy
- Export Licensing
- Trade and Investment Implementation
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