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Iceland completes IMF Programme - 8/26/11

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed and approved today the sixth and final review of Iceland's Economic Recovery Programme, supported by a Stand-By Arrangement, making the country the first to complete such a program following the international financial recession.

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Iceland issues USD 1 billion bond - A milestone says Finance Minister - 6/9/11

Iceland has today issued a USD 1 billion Reg S / 144A bond offering due in 2016.

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Central Bank of Iceland, on behalf of the Treasury, agrees to purchase foreign Treasury bonds for approx 346 million euro - 5/6/11

In a tender among investors in Treasury bonds that closed yesterday, the Central Bank of Iceland, on behalf of the Treasury, agreed to purchase, at par value, foreign Treasury bonds maturing in 2011 and 2012 for just approximately 346 million euros (roughly 57 b.kr.).

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Minister of Finance welcomes a conclusion of wage negotiations - Government issues a statement - 5/5/11

The Government of Iceland today issued a statement on the occasion of the conclusion of wage negotiations between the social partners. The negotiation have been ongoing for some time but concluded on Thursday afternoon.

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Statement from the Government of Iceland on the outcome of the referendum on the Icesave Agreements - 4/10/11

A referendum on the so-called ‘Icesave Agreement' was held in Iceland on Saturday, 9 April.

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President referred bill on Icesave to a referendum - 2/20/11

The President of Iceland has referred the bill of legislation authorizing the Minister of Finance to ratify the so-called Icesave agreements to a referendum.

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Parliament agrees on a bill regarding Icesave - 2/16/11

The Icelandic Parliament, Althingi, agreed today on a bill from the Minister of Finance that confirms the fresh agreement reached between Iceland, UK and The Netherlands on the Icesave issue.

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The Ministry of Finance presents the Treasury's Medium-term Debt Management Strategy for 2011-2014 - 2/2/11

The Treasury's debt management strategy reflects the government's plans for financing its activities during this period.

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