29 August 2014

Producer prices increase by 0.8% from previous month

The producer price index (PPI) in July 2014 was 201.4 points (4. quarter 2005 = 100), 0.8% higher than in the previous month. The PPI for fish products was 257.3 points which is 1.3% higher than in June 2014 (effect on the index 0.4%) and the PPI for power intensive industry products was 196.0 points, 4.4% higher (1.5%). The PPI for food products increased by 0.1% and the PPI for other manufactured products decreased by 6.6% (-1.1%).More
29 August 2014

16,200 million deficit of the balance of trade in goods, January-July 2014

The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to ISK 316,500 million fob and the value of imported goods amounted to ISK 332,700 million fob (ISK 356,700 million cif) in the first seven months of 2014. Thus there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob value, of ISK 16,200 million as compared with a trade surplus of ISK 17,200 million in the first seven months of 2013, at current rates of exchange.More
29 August 2014

External trade in goods and services - New manuals

From the publication of January-July 2014 data of trade in goods and onwards, purchases of fuels of domestic ships and aircrafts abroad are now included in imports of goods, in line with new standards of trade in goods (IMTS 2010)More
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Upcoming releases

Fáðu áminningu í pósti1.9.2014
External trade in services in 2013
Fáðu áminningu í pósti1.9.2014
External trade in services, 2nd quarter 2014, preliminary figures
Fáðu áminningu í pósti3.9.2014
External trade in goods, August 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, %)

2.2% inflation, August 2014


Unemployment by months
2012-2014, %

3.3% July 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 - August  423.1
Wage index, July  484.7
BCI - for September  120.8
PPI - July 201.4
Fish catches, July t. 89,333, july MISK -888
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