Comprehensive strategy for capital account liberalisation

The objectives of the current liberalisation strategy are based on the fundamental principal that the controls must be lifted in stages without upsetting the balance in the economy and without imposing additional financial burdens on the Treasury or the Icelandic people.


Bjarni Benediktsson, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs

Bjarni Benediktsson

  • Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs since 23 May 2013
  • Chairman of the Independence Party since 2009
  • Member of the Alþingi since 2003