The monthly wage index in April increased by 1.6% from previous month. This is mainly due to the GDP being above a set limit in collective agreements. In the last twelve months the wage index has risen by 8.5%. Figures have been updated.
The value of exported goods from Iceland in 2021 amounted to 762.4 billion ISK fob and the value of imported goods amounted to 994.3 billion ISK cif (926.5 billion ISK fob). Thus there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob value, of 231.8 ISK billion in 2021 compared with a trade deficit of 145.3 billion ISK in 2020 at current rates of exchange.
The harmonised index of consumer prices in the European Economic Area in April 2022 increased by 0.8% from the previous month. In one year, the index has increased by 8.1%. Figures have been updated.
Revenue from non-Icelandic tourists during the first quarter of 2022 was just over 52 billion ISK compared with the same period last year when it was 7.9 billion ISK. Revenue from non-Icelandic tourists has increased by 337% in the last 12 months when compared with the same period the year before, from 56.8 billion ISK to 248.2 billion ISK.