The Icelandic Economy: Presentation of the 2015 Edition

The Chamber has published a new edition of the report called “The Icelandic Economy”. The report covers the current economic landscape, recent developments and notable events in Iceland‘s political, economic and business environment and Iceland‘s future prospects with regards to the economy‘s external obligations and long-term growth prospects.

A presentation has been published to accompany the report. It provides readers with the charts from the report in an accessible format.

Click here to view the presentation (PDF format)

Key topics include:

  • Iceland‘s ranking in terms of GDP, economic growth and various competitiveness indicators
  • Labour market developments since the financial crisis
  • Public and private debt levels and the post-crisis deleveraging phase
  • Monetary policy, inflation and exchange rate developments since the financial crisis
  • International trade in relation to external debt and exports composition
  • Policy changes made by the new government, including EU negotiation developments
  • The effects of the capital controls on households, firms and pension funds
  • Major on-going and prospective investment projects
  • The banking system, access to credit and asset market developments
  • Iceland‘s long-term growth prospects

The full version of the report can be accessed here

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