Microsoft becomes largest exporting company in Ireland

  • US tech firm Microsoft has become the largest exporting company in Ireland, taking over from Google, a report has said. The report, published by the Irish Exporters Association (IEA), in association with financial group Investec, showed that Microsoft, with over 1,200 employees in Ireland, had a big increase in export turnover of 21 percent, up from 15 billion euros to 18.2 billion euros year on year, Xinhua news agency reported. Source: IANS