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Weekly Web Release December 23, 2004 - 12/23/04

Inflation and interest rate increases - The 2004 Treasury accounts - International accounting standards - Many small trickles make a stream. Further reading

Weekly Web Release December 16, 2004 - 12/17/04

Government spending on development assistance - Iceland´s oldest tax is abolished - Bills presented by the Minister of Finance that were passed into law during Althingi´s autumn session Further reading

Weekly Web Release December 9, 2004 - 12/10/04

Treasury finances, January - October 2004 - The 2005 fiscal budget passed by the Althingi - The OECD forecast Further reading

Treasury finances January - October 2004. Report date: December 9, 2004 - 12/10/04

Figures for Treasury finances for the ten month of 2004 are now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 228,7 billion, increasing by 17,2 billion or 8.1%. Further reading

News release no. 25/2004. An English translation of a joint news release from the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance about Tax Reduction. - 11/26/04

Personal income tax will be cut, net wealth tax abolished and child benefit payments substantially increased. Further reading

Weekly Web Release November 18, 2004 - 11/19/04

Economic prospects in the Nordic countries - A rising dependency ratio in Europe calls for action Further reading

Weekly Web Release November 11, 2004 - 11/12/04

Company executives optimistic, survey shows - Reimbursement of state aid appealed to EFTA Court - Double-taxation agreements Further reading

News release no. 19/2004. Fiscal budget proposal 2005. - 10/1/04

The Ministry of finance has issued the fiscal budget proposal for the year 2005. Further reading

Publications from the Icelandic Ministry of Finance. - 10/1/04

The Ministry has published a new report, Economic Outlook for Iceland - autumn 2004. Further reading

Treasury finances January - July 2004. Report date: September 16, 2004 - 9/17/04

Figures for Treasury finances for the seven month of 2004 are now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 150.4 billion, increasing by 2,9 billion or 2.0%. Further reading

Welcome remarks for Dr. Anne Krueger, the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Meeting held at the premises of the Central Bank of Iceland. - 6/24/04

Welcome remarks for Dr. Anne Krueger, the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Meeting held at the premises of the Central Bank of Iceland. Further reading

Speech by Mr. Geir H. Haarde, Minister of Finance at the UNCTAD XI Ministerial meeting in Sao Paulo in Brazil. - 6/16/04

Mr. Geir H. Haarde, Minister of Finance is attending the XI UNCTAD Ministerial meeting in Sao Paulo in Brazil, The minister participated in the disquisitions yesterday. Further reading

Keynote Address by his Excellency, Mr. Geir H. Haarde at the Parliamentary Meeting on the Occasion of UNCTAD XI. - 6/16/04

The Minister of Finance was a distinct speaker at the Parliamentary Meeting on the Occasion of UNCTAD XI. Further reading

Presentation by Mr. Geir H. Haarde Minister of Finance in Iceland at the OECD Forum 2004, Ministeral Meetings. - 5/13/04

Mr. Geir H. Haarde Minister of Finance in Iceland was the keynote speaker in the afternoon session of the Health, Economy and Trade Feature at OECD Forum 2004, Ministerial Meetings. Strengthening growth and public finances in an era of demographic change. Further reading