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Capital Controls Lifted

13.03.2017

As of March 14th 2017, capital controls in Iceland are lifted. The removal of the capital controls represents the completion of Iceland's return to international financial markets.

Recent news

Viad Corp invests in Flyover Iceland

08.11.2017

Viad Corp (NYSE: VVI) has acquired a majority stake in the Icelandic entity Esja Attractions and thus secured an ideal location in Reykjavik to construct FlyOver Iceland, expected to open in 2019. "Reykjavik, Iceland is a perfect location for a FlyOver attraction as the region is enjoying robust tourism growth with visitation expected to reach 2.7 million by 2019,” says Steve Moster, Viad's president and CEO.

National Budget Proposal 2018

12.09.2017

The Fiscal Budget Proposal submitted to the Icelandic parliament Althingi today is consistent with the objectives of the five-year Fiscal Plan for 2018-2022, adopted by the Althingi last June.

The next steps in capital account liberalisation

20.05.2016

This afternoon the Icelandic Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Bjarni Benediktsson, submitted before Parliament a bill of Law that sets forth the next steps towards liberalisation of capital controls in Iceland.

Yfirlýsing peningastefnunefndar 13. desember 2017

13.12.2017

Peningastefnunefnd Seðlabanka Íslands hefur ákveðið að halda vöxtum bankans óbreyttum. Meginvextir bankans, vextir á sjö daga bundnum innlánum, verða því áfram 4,25%. Samkvæmt nýlega birtum þjóðhagsreikningum var hagvöxtur 4,3% á fyrstu níu mánuðum ársins, sem er meiri vöxtur en fyrri tölur höfðu gefið til kynna. Því eru horfur á að hagvöxtur verði...

Vaxtaákvörðun kynnt og vefútsending

12.12.2017

Miðvikudaginn 13. desember 2017, verður birt og gerð grein fyrir ákvörðun peningastefnunefndar um vexti Seðlabanka Íslands. Vaxtaákvörðunin verður birt með frétt á vef Seðlabanka Íslands klukkan 8:55. Klukkustund síðar, klukkan 10:00, hefst svo vefútsending þar sem Már Guðmundsson, seðlabankastjóri og formaður peningastefnunefndar, og Arnór Sighvat...

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