30 July 2014

New private limited companies increased by 5%

New private limited companies over the last 12 months, from July 2013 to June 2014, increased by 5% compared to the prior 12 months. There were 1,951 new registrations in that period. The largest number of new registrations was in financial and insurance activities, 319 in total. More
30 July 2014

2,400 million deficit of the balance of trade in goods, January-June 2014

The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to ISK 265,400 million fob and the value of imported goods amounted to ISK 267,800 million fob in the first six months of 2014. Thus there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob value, of ISK 2,400 million as compared with a trade surplus of ISK 25,100 million in the first six months of 2013, at current rates of exchange.More
30 July 2014

Update of figures on central government accounts postponed

Update of figures on central government accounts, cash basis and its financial stocks position in June 2014 has been postponed until Thursday the 31th of July.More
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Upcoming releases

Fáðu áminningu í pósti31.7.2014
Central government accounts, cash basis position in Junr 2014
Fáðu áminningu í pósti31.7.2014
Value of catch January-April 2014
Fáðu áminningu í pósti7.8.2014
External trade in goods, July 2014, preliminary figures

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Balance of trade

Balance of trade 2012-2014 (billion ISK)

At current prices


Inflation 2011-2014 (Consumer price index, annualized rates,
12 months, %)

2.4% inflation, July 2014


Unemployment by months
2012-2014, %

4.6% June 2014

Economic growth

Economic growth 2011-2013 (GDP, volume change on previous year)

Key figures

Key Figures

Population 1. Jan 2014

Economic growth 2013 3.3
GDP 2013 MISK 1,786,244
CPI - July  422.1
Wage index, June  482.7
BCI - for August  120.7
PPI - June 199.8
Fish catches, June t. 56,027, june MISK -7,658
 More key figures
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