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15 Jul
15 Jul 2019

Total catch in May was 32 thousand tonnes

The landed catch of Icelandic vessels in June 2019 was 31.7 thousand tonnes which is a 33% decrease from June 2018. The decrease is mostly due to very little pelagic catch. Demersal catch decreased by 12% and flatfish and shellfish catches decreased as well, if compared with June last year.

15 Jul
15 Jul 2019

Tourism short-term indicators in July

The number of tourists coming to Iceland was approximately 173 thousand in June and decreased by 17% compared to the same month in 2018 when it was 209 thousand. The number of tourists has decreased by 20% in 2nd quarter of 2019 compared to the same period the year before, going from 488 thousand in 2018 down to 390 thousand in 2019.

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Release calendar

  • Consumer price index in July 2019 22 July 2019
  • Monthly wages index in June 2019 and related indices 23 July 2019
  • Producer price index in June 2019 23 July 2019
  • New registrations and insolvencies of limited liability companies in June 2018 25 July 2019
  • Population in the 2nd quarter 2019 29 July 2019
  • Value of catch in April 2019 30 July 2019
  • Overnight stays in hotels in June 2019 31 July 2019
  • External trade in goods, January-June 2019 31 July 2019
  • External trade in goods, July 2019, preliminary figures 07 August 2019