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How much of that export value is from Irish value added work. Are the figures net of the value of input precursors? And how much is due to Ireland's favorable treatment of corporate taxation issues? Finally, how much better would the Irish economy be had the Fianna Fail government not accepted all of the bad debt accumulated by foreign banks on its soil? I would have thought a 50/50 split would have been generous.

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu May 26th, 2016 at 02:46:55 PM EST

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