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31 October 2014

ISK 16,400 million deficit of the balance of trade in goods, January-September 2014

The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to ISK 426,800 million fob and the value of imported goods amounted to ISK 443,200 million fob (ISK 473,900 million cif) in the first nine months of 2014. Thus there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob value, of ISK 16,400 million as compared with a trade surplus of ISK 23,600 million in the first nine months of 2013, at current rates of exchange.More
30 October 2014

Producer prices increase by 1.7% from previous month

The producer price index (PPI) in September 2014 was 212.2 points (4. quarter 2005 = 100), 1.7% higher than in the previous month. The PPI for fish products was 258.8 points which is 1.8% lower than in August 2014 (effect on the index -0.6%) and the PPI for power intensive industry products was 221.3 points, 4.8% higher (1.6%). More
30 October 2014

Total value of catch decreased by 13.1%

In July 2014 the value of the total catch was 13.1% lower than in July 2013. The value of catch was lower for all species except cod, shrimp and uncategorised shellfish. Pelagic catch decreased by 16.2% and flatfish catch by 54.1%.More
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Fáðu áminningu í pósti4.11.2014
Central government accounts, cash basis position in September 2014
Fáðu áminningu í pósti5.11.2014
External trade in goods, October 2014, preliminary figures
Fáðu áminningu í pósti6.11.2014
Immigrants and persons with foreign background


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Inflation

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


1.9% inflation, October 2014

Unemployment

Unemployment by months
2012-2014, %



4.1% September 2014

Balance of trade

Balance of trade 2013-2014 (billion ISK)


At current prices

Economic growth

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

Key figures

Key Figures

Population 1. Jan 2014

325,671
Economic growth 2013 3.5
GDP 2013 MISK 1,873,013
CPI - October  423.2
Wage index, Sept.  490.6
BCI - for November  120.6
PPI - September 212.2
Fish catches, Sept. t. 99.052
B.trade, Sept. MISK -10,480
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