News and announcements

14 May
14 May 2021

Fish catch in April was 115 thousand tonnes

The total catch of Icelandic vessels was 115 thousand tonnes in April 2021 which is 30% more than in April 2020. Demersal catch was 47 thousand tonnes of which 23 thusand tonnes were cod. The pelagic catch in April was mostly blue whiting, 65 thousand tonnes.

12 May
12 May 2021

Fewer sheep but more beef cows

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.

11 May
11 May 2021

The import price index 1.7% higher in the first quarter

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.

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Release calendar

  • 20 May 2021 Harmonised indices of consumer prices in April 2021
  • 20 May 2021 Building cost index for June 2021
  • 21 May 2021 Monthly wages index in April 2021 and related indices
  • 25 May 2021 Overnight stays 2020
  • 25 May 2021 Deaths in 2020
  • 26 May 2021 Trade in goods and services, 1st quarter 2021 - preliminary figures
  • 26 May 2021 Insolvencies and prior activity of enterprises in April 2021
  • 27 May 2021 Producer price index in April 2021
  • 27 May 2021 The labour market in April 2021