News

News release no. 25/2003. October 1, 2003. The 2004 Fiscal Budget. - 10/6/03

The Government Budget for 2004 clearly reflects the new period of economic growth which has begun in Iceland. Further reading

Statement on behalf of the Nordic Countries at the Joint Annual Meeting of the World Bank and the IMF in Dubai. - 9/23/03

Statement by the Hon. Geir H. Haarde, Alternate Governor of the World Bank for Iceland, on behalf of the Nordic Countries, at the Joint Annual Meeting of the World Bank and the IMF in Dubai 2003. Further reading

Statement on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries to the International Monetary and Finance Committee Meeting in Dubai. - 9/21/03

Statement by Mr. Geir H. Haarde, Minister of Finance of Iceland, on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries, i.e. Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Sweden, to the International Monetary and Finance Committee Meeting in Dubai, September 21, 2003. Further reading

Ministry of Finance - News Release No. 14/2003. - 6/5/03

ECOFIN ministers from the Nordic and Baltic Sea Countries, i.e. Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden, met for their 8th conference on June 4-5 in Reykjavík, Iceland. Further reading

Economic Outlook for Iceland, spring 2003 - 4/17/03

The Ministry has published a new report, Economic Outlook for Iceland - spring 2003. The report contains the Ministry´s new national forecast for 2003 and 2004 and the medium-term outlook up to 2010. Further reading

Statement by Mr. Geir H. Haarde Minister of Iceland on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic countries to the IMFC in Washington. - 4/12/03

In his statement, the Minister discussed among other things Risks and Challenges in the Global Economy, Trade and Market Access, and Strengthening the Voice of the Developing Countries at the Fund. Further reading

Treasury finances in 2002. Report date: February 7, 2003. - 2/7/03

Figures for Treasury finances in 2002 are now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 223.7 billion, increasing by 13.1 billion from the year before or 5.8 per cent. Further reading

The macro-economic impact of the construction of power projects and aluminium smelters - 1/10/03

The Minisistry has published a report on the macro-economic impact of the proposed aluminium projects in Eastern Iceland and Hvalfjörður. Further reading