IBEC gives mixed outlook for Northwest businesses

Business leaders in the northwest have been told that the outlook for the northwest is mixed.

IBEC North West's Regional Director, Padraig O'Grady, told the gathering of over 100 business leaders that while Foreign Direct Investment companies are performing well here, the retail and construction sectors are struggling.

IBEC says the governments budget must focus on job creation. And Padraig O'Grady says that while some good work has been done to assist businesses in the northwest, more must be done:

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