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  • Information regarding investment opportunities in Iceland
  • Data collection on the business environment
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  • Arrange meetings with local professional consultants and business partners
  • Lobby for improved conditions for foreign investors

Capital Controls Lifted


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

Increased support for R&D


The Icelandic government announces increased support for R&D in its first Fiscal Strategy Plan 2019-2023. Tax concessions will be increased already 2019 and the ceiling on them will be removed later in the period.

New Tier III Data Center in Reykjavik


Reykjavik's first large scale, sustainable, free-cooling, Tier III data center will be built as a joint venture by three ICT companies and a real estate developer. The stage is scheduled to be complete early 2019 but the fully developed data center, intended to be one of Iceland's most technologically advanced, will be up to 5,000 square meters.

Vorfundur fjárhagsnefndar Alþjóðagjaldeyrissjóðsins


Dagana 20. og 21. apríl verður vorfundur fjárhagsnefndar Alþjóðagjaldeyrissjóðsins (International Monetary and Financial Committee, IMFC) haldinn. Að venju fer fundurinn fram í Washington. Fulltrúi Norður- og Eystrasaltslandanna á fundinum að þessu sinni verður Már Guðmundsson seðlabankastjóri. Á heimasíðu Alþjóðagjaldeyrissjóðsins hefur nú verið b...

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