Pork production in May 2022 was 19% more than in May last year. Poultry production was 14% more, and beef production increased as well by 9%. Total meat production was 14% more than in May 2021. Figures have been updated.
In May 2022, there were 557,700 overnight stays in Iceland compared with 190,100 in May 2021. Domestic overnight stays were 21% thereof, or 119,700, and the foreign were 438,000 (79%). Overnight stays in hotels and guesthouses were 423,900, while 133,800 were in other types of accommodation.
The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to 92.6 billion ISK fob in May 2022 (93.2 according to preliminary figures at the beginning of the month) and the value of imported goods 120.9 (121.4) billion ISK cif according to revised preliminary figures. Thus, there was a trade deficit of 28.3 billion ISK. Deviation from preliminary figures are due to corrections. There was an overestimation in exported industrial products and export figures for March, April and May were corrected. Statistics has been updated.
Value of catch in April based on preliminary data from the Directorate of fisheries, was 16,1 billion ISK, 27% more than in April 2021. Value of catch in the 12 month period between May 2021 to April 2022 was 178 billion ISK, a 12,6% increase compared to same period year earlier. Figures have been updated.