Sheep were 3,4% fewer in Iceland in 2020 than in 2019 and ewes were 4% fewer. Beef cows stock increased by 14% between years and adult pigs were 3% fewer than in the year 2019. Figures have been updated.
The value of exported goods in BOP was estimated 53.1 billion ISK in February 2021 and the value of imported goods was estimated 59.9 billion ISK. Therefore, a deficit in balance of trade in goods in BOP was estimated 6.8 billion ISK.
The import price index for the first quarter 2021 is 275.8 points, 1.7% higher than in the previous quarter. The export price index is 234.1 points, a 0.1% decrease from the previous quarter. The price index of imports increased by 10.5% from the first quarter 2020. The export price index is 4.2% higher than one year ago. Figures have been updated.
The preliminary estimate of the number of overnight stays in hotels in April is 34,700, thereof 26,100 Icelandic and 8,600 foreign. Compared with 9,200 overnight stays in April 2020, there was an estimated 280% increase from last year, or nearly fourfold, driven by Icelanders.