13 Sep 2017According to new figures, unemployment in Iceland is 2%, which is the lowest figure for unemployment of all the OECD counries. Two countries have under 3% unemployment, the Czech Republic (2.9%) and Japan (2.8%).
15 Feb 2017The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Iceland has decided to keep the Bank’s interest rates unchanged. The Bank’s key interest rate – the rate on seven-day term deposits – will therefore remain 5%.
20 Dec 2016Tourists have spent ISK 217 billion (approx. €1.8 billion) on their credit cards so far in 2016, with the month of November standing out as a period of strong growth for the Icelandic tourist industry.
23 Nov 2016 "It was unexpected and nice to receive these news from Northern Ireland," says director Pétur Einarsson whose documentary, Ransacked, received an award for best documentary at the Foyle film festival.
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