Ireland China Business Association
Established in 2000, ICBA is a not-for profit organisation exploring opportunities and identifying keys areas of potential cooperation between Irish and Chinese companies in the emerging Chinese market.
Today, exceptional business opportunities abound in China for Irish companies and equally strong investment opportunities abound for Chinese individual, corporate and institutional investors in Ireland. Two-way trade between Ireland and China is estimated to have exceeded €14bn in 2017. The ICBA strives to optimise these opportunities and is recognised today as the leading and only Irish Association focused solely on all aspects of the Chinese market.
ICBA works very closely with the Chinese Embassy, Team Ireland in China, led by Ambassador Ann Derwin in Beijing, Consul General Therese Healy in Shanghai and Consul General David Costello in Hong Kong the Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Justice and Equality, Department of Enterprise, Innovation and Jobs, Department of Education and Skills, Enterprise Ireland, IDA and leading Irish and Chinese businesses and financial institutions.