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Financial interactions between the Central Bank of Iceland and the Government - 12/30/13

The Central Bank of Iceland and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs have negotiated an extension of the maturity date of the bond issued by the Treasury at the end of 2008. Further reading

Economic Outlook in the Nordic countries 2014 - 12/11/13

The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends has published its review called "The Economic Outlook in the Nordic countries 2014“. 

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Budget proposal information material - 10/9/13

On October 1st, the Budget Proposal for 2014 was released.

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Treasury Budget proposal 2014 - 10/2/13

The Treasury Budget proposal for 2014 provides balanced Treasury operations for the first time since 2007. Stopping debt accumulation and achieving balanced public sector finances are the foundations of resilience.

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation and Third Post Program Monitoring Discussions with Iceland - 8/7/13

On August 1, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation and third Post Program Monitoring discussions with Iceland.

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Treasury accounts 2012 - 7/17/13

The results of Treasury accounting for the year 2012 have now been published and the accounts sent to Parliament.

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Draft legislation on Financial Stability Council - 5/22/13

Draft legislation on the establishment of a Financial Stability Council has been submitted for review on the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs‘ website. The draft legislation was prepared by a committee appointed by the Minister in December 2012.

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A letter from the Committee of representatives of parliamentary groups on removal of currency controls - 4/9/13

The Committee of representatives of parliamentary groups on removal of currency controls has sent a letter to the Minstry of Finance and Economic Affairs and party leaders.

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The Treasury's Medium Term Debt Management Strategy for 2013-2016 - 3/27/13

The Medium Term Debt Management Strategy 2013-2016 sets forth the Government‘s plans for debt financing plans for the specified period.

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Ministry hands in Pre-Accession Economic Programme to the EU - 2/4/13

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has handed in a Pre-Accession Economic Programme to the EU Commission.
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A statement from Katrín Júlíusdóttir, the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs - 1/28/13

I welcome the EFTA Court's ruling on the Icesave issue. Having this issue unresolved has hampered the economic recovery of Iceland where steady progress has been made nonetheless.

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Iceland welcomes acquittal in Icesave case - 1/28/13

The EFTA Court ruling on Icesave rejected all claims by the EFTA Surveillance Authority that Iceland should be declared in breach of the EEA Agreement. The Court rejected the claim that Iceland has breached the Deposit Guarantee Directive or has discriminated against depositors contrary to EEA law.

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