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RSS Tourism

  • Tourism short-term indicators in June 20/06/2024
    Revenue from foreign tourists during the first quarter of 2024 was about 98 billion ISK compared with the same period last year when it was 95,5 billion ISK. Revenue from foreign tourists has increased by 21% in the last 12 months when compared with the same period the year before, from 497 billion ISK to […]
  • 13% decrease in overnight stays in April 31/05/2024
    In April 2024, there were 491,000 registered overnight stays in Iceland, which is a 13% decrease from April 2023 (563,000). Overnight stays at hotels were 330,700, which is a 9.7% decrease from April last year.
  • Tourism short-term indicators in May 16/05/2024
    Employment in the tourism industry in Iceland was 27,293 in March 2024, an increase of 2% compared with March 2023. In the 12-month period from April 2023 to March 2024, an average of 29,337 individuals worked in the tourism industry compared with 26,919 in the previous 12-month period.
  • 1.5% increase in overnight stays in March 30/04/2024
    In March 2024, there were 649,000 registered overnight stays in Iceland, which is a 1.5% increase from March 2023 (639,000). Overnight stays at hotels were 428,200, which is a 1.1% increase from March last year.
  • Tourism short-term indicators in April 18/04/2024
    Employment in the tourism industry in Iceland was 28.451 in February 2024, an increase of 3% compared with February 2023. In the 12-month period from March 2023 to February 2024, an average of 31,584 individuals worked in the tourism industry compared with 28,920 in the previous 12-month period.

RSS Fisheries

  • Catch in May was 87 thousand tonnes 14/06/2024
    Icelandic vessels landed just over 87 thousand tonnes in May, 14% less than in May 2023. Demersal catch was 5% less than in May last year and pelagic catch 37% less.
  • Publication of value of catch in first quarter 2024 postponed 31/05/2024
    Publication of a news release on the value of catch in first quarter 2024, which was scheduled today 31 may 2024, has been postponed until 28 June.
  • The production of fish farms was 50 thousand tonnes in 2023 29/05/2024
    The Icelandic aquaculture production was 50 thousand tonnes in 2023 which is a 3.5% decrease from the previous year. Salmon was about 88% of the production and arctic char 11%. The export value of salmon products was 40 billion ISK, 9% less than in 2022.
  • Catch in April was 155 thousand tonnes 15/05/2024
    Icelandic vessels landed 155 thousand tonnes in April 2024, 23% more than in April the year before. Increased catch was in most demersal species and pelagic catch increased by 24% due to an increase in catch of blue whiting.
  • Value of catch in February was 13.3 billion ISK 30/04/2024
    The value of catch at first sale in February 2024 was 13.3 billion ISK which is 29% decrease in value from February 2023. The value of catch in the 12 month period from March 2023 to February 2024 was 190 billion ISK which is 3% decrease in value from the same period one year earlier.

RSS External trade

  • Trade deficit of 20.8 billion ISK in May 06/06/2024
    The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to 88.9 billion ISK fob in May 2024 and the value of imported goods 109.7 billion ISK cif (103.4 billion ISK fob) according to preliminary figures. Thus, there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob/cif value, of 20.8 billion ISK as compared with a trade deficit of […]
  • Trade deficit of 47.2 billion ISK in April 30/05/2024
    The value of exported goods amounted to 72.8 billion ISK fob in April 2024 (72.9 billion ISK according to preliminary figures) and the value of imported goods was 120.1 billion ISK cif (119.3 billion) after revision of preliminary figures. The trade deficit in April was therefore 47.2 billion ISK (46.4 billion ISK).
  • Surplus in balance of trade in services 13 billion for the first quarter of 2024 23/05/2024
    The value of exported services in the first quarter of 2024 is estimated at 168.7 billion ISK while the value of imported services is estimated at 155.7 billion ISK. Therefore, the surplus in the balance of trade in services is estimated at 13 billion ISK compared with a surplus of 25.7 billion ISK for the […]
  • Trade deficit of 46.4 billion ISK in April 07/05/2024
    The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to 72.9 billion ISK fob in April 2024 and the value of imported goods 119.3 billion ISK cif (112.8 billion ISK fob) according to preliminary figures. Thus, there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob/cif value, of 46.4 billion ISK as compared with a trade deficit of […]
  • Trade deficit of 32.5 billion ISK in March 26/04/2024
    The value of exported goods amounted to 64.3 billion ISK fob in March 2024 (64.2 billion ISK according to preliminary figures) and the value of imported goods was 96.8 billion ISK cif (97.5 billion) after revision of preliminary figures. The trade deficit in March was therefore 32.5 billion ISK (33.3 billion ISK).