News

Public Key Infrastructure for E-Government in Iceland, November 2001 - 12/6/01

In November 2001 a working group charged with the task of proposing a public key infrastructure (PKI) for the Icelandic government delivered its findings to the Minister of Finance.

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Treasury finances in January - October 2001. Report date: November 21, 2001 - 11/21/01

Figures for Treasury finances in the first ten months of the year 2001 are now available. The cash deficit from operations amounted to 1.2 billion kronur in the first ten months of the year, compared to a surplus of 10.4 billion kronur a year ago. Further reading

News release. October 3, 2001. Substantial tax reforms for business and households. - 10/4/01

The Government has decided to implement wide-ranging tax reforms, both for business and households. Further reading

News release. October 1, 2001. The 2002 Fiscal Budget - 10/1/01

The 2002 budget proposal projects a revenue surplus of 18.6 billion krónur, equivalent to 2½ per cent of GDP. The net financial surplus is still larger, 41 billion krónur. Further reading

Speech at the Icelandic-Italian Chamber of Commerce in Milan - The Icelandic Economy: Current Status and Future Developments. - 9/6/01

There are strong and increasing Italian influences in Iceland, clearly visible for example in the number of Italian restaurants that have opened all over the country in the recent years. Further reading

Speech at the Consular Conference - The Icelandic Economy: Current Status and Future Developments. - 9/3/01

The first thing to notice with respect to the Icelandic economy is its size. Or rather the lack thereof. It is one of the smallest economies in the world in absolute terms, its GDP this year estimated at 7,1 billion US dollars. Further reading

A statement prepared for the OECD Ministerial Meeting in Paris - Achieving Sustainable Development. - 5/17/01

The essence of sustainable development is to improve the current state of our environment, in the broad sense of the word, and deliver to future generations a better world than the one we inherited through both economic and social progress. Further reading

Conclusion of KPMG Report on Public Key Infrastructure, May 2001 - 5/16/01

In this final chapter the major findings of the study are presented. Next, some considerations are discussed and possible next steps are recommended.

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Management Summary of KPMG Report on Public Key Infrastructure, May 2001 - 5/15/01

The Management summary of the KPMG Report on Public Key Infrastructure.

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KPMG Report on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), May 2001 - 5/8/01

The Government of Iceland's committee on PKI. Preliminary PKI study on requirements and comparable initiatives in other countries. May 2001.

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Address at a meeting of the British-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce in London - Recent developments and future prospects for the Icelandic economy. - 2/16/01

Address at a meeting of the British-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce in London February 16, 2001 Further reading

News release January 5, 2001. The 2001 fiscal budget - 1/8/01

The 2002 budget proposal projects a revenue surplus of 18.6 billion krónur, equivalent to 2½ per cent of GDP. The net financial surplus is still larger, 41 billion krónur.

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