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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.

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Meet Iceland at World Hosting Days 2017

17.03.2017

Want to learn about Iceland's value proposition for data centers and hosting? Meet representatives from a number of Icelandic companies at WHD2017 in Europapark, Rust, Germany, March 27-30.

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.

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.

Kaup Seðlabanka Íslands á aflandskrónueignum

23.06.2017

Frá 12. mars síðastliðnum hefur Seðlabanki Íslands keypt aflandskrónueignir í tveimur áföngum fyrir samtals um 112,4 milljarða króna á genginu 137,5 krónur á evru. Seðlabankinn tilkynnti 12. mars síðastliðinn um samkomulag um kaup á aflandskrónueignum, eins og þær eru skilgreindar í lögum nr. 37/2016, um meðferð krónueigna sem háðar eru sérstökum t...

Málstofa um lykilinn að sjálfbærri þróun ferðamannastaða 27. júní

23.06.2017

Málstofa um lykilinn að sjálfbærri þróun ferðamannastaða á Íslandi verður haldin í tónlistar- og ráðstefnuhúsinu Hörpu í Reykjavík þriðjudsaginn 27. júní næstkomandi frá klukkan 14-16. Frummælendur eru Julien Daubanes aðstoðarprófessor við Háskólann í Kaupmannahöfn og Gunnþóra Ólafsdóttir, landfræðingur hjá Rannsóknarmiðstöð ferðamála og gestaranns...

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