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RSS Tourism

  • Foreign overnight stays in October increased by 44% 30/11/2022
    So far this year overnight stays are 7,860,000 which is an 79% increase between years and a 3% increase from 2018 when they were 7,506,800. In October 2022, there were 715,500 overnight stays in Iceland which is a 33% increase between years.
  • Tourism short-term indicators in November 17/11/2022
    Employment in the tourism industries in Iceland was 31,552 in September 2022, an increase of 23% compared with September 2021. In the 12-month period from October 2021 to September 2022, an average of 27,287 individuals worked in the tourism industry compared with 18,445 in the previous 12-month period.
  • Foreign overnight stays in September increase by 37% 31/10/2022
    So far this year overnight stays are 7,144,400 and have never been greater. This is a 2% increase from 2018 when they were 6,990,300. In September 2022, there were 853,500 overnight stays in Iceland which is a 27% increase between years. Foreign overnight stays were 81% thereof, or 853,500, which is a 37% increase from […]
  • Tourism short-term indicators in October 26/10/2022
    Turnover according to VAT reports in Icelandic tourism sectors just over 196 billion ISK in July y to August this year, an increase of almost 78% from the previous year.
  • Overnight stays in August exceed all previous years 29/09/2022
    In August 2022, there were 1,472,200 overnight stays in Iceland which exceeds August in all previous years. Foreign overnight stays were 81% thereof, or 1,188,200, which is 70% increase from the previous year (699,900). Domestic overnight stays were 284,000 which is a 16% decrease from the previous year.

RSS Fisheries

  • Value of catch in the first three quarters of 2022 was 150 billion ISK 29/11/2022
    In the first three quarters of 2022, the value of catch of Icelandic vessels was 150 billion ISK according to preliminary statistics, 26% more than during the same period in 2021. The catch was 1.2 million tonnes but was 813 thousand tonnes in 2021.
  • Fish catch was 129 thousand tonnes in October 15/11/2022
    The total fish catch in October 2022 was about 129 thousand tonnes according to preliminary data, which is 8.5% more than in October 2021. Demersal catch was 22 thousand tonnes and pelagic catch was 90 thousand tonnes.
  • Value catch in August was 16.8 billion ISK 31/10/2022
    The value of catch in Iceland in July 2022 at first sale was 16.8 billion ISK but was 15 billion in July 2021. 32% of the value last August comes from cod catch and 27% from mackerel catch. In the 12 months period from September 2021 to August 2022 the total value of catch was […]
  • Fish catch was 121 thousand tonnes in September 14/10/2022
    The total fish catch in September 2022 was about 121 thousand tonnes according to preliminary data, which is 13% more than the catch in September 2021. Demersal catch was 20 thousand tonnes and pelagic catch was 82 thousand tonnes.
  • Value of catch from costal fisheries 4.7 billion ISK 12/10/2022
    In the summer of 2022, the value of landed catch from coastal fisheries was 4.7 billion ISK, there of 1.3 billion ISK in May, 1.9 billion ISK in June and 1.5 billion in July. The coastal fisheries period ended in July this year. In 2021 the value of coastal fisheries catch was 3.9 billion ISK, […]

RSS External trade

  • Trade deficit of 58.3 billion ISK in October 30/11/2022
    The value of exported goods amounted to 78.5 billion ISK fob in October 2022, which is unchanged from preliminary figures at the beginning of the month, and the value of imported goods was 136.8 billion ISK cif (131.2 billion). The deficit in trade in goods in October was therefore 58.3 billion ISK. The increase in […]
  • Surplus in balance of trade in services 110.1 billion for the third quarter of 2022 25/11/2022
    The exported value of services in the third quarter of 2022 is estimated at 263.2 billion ISK while the imported value of services is estimated at 153.1 billion ISK. Therefore, the surplus in the balance of trade in services is estimated at 110.1 billion ISK compared with a surplus of 63.7 billion ISK for the […]
  • Surplus of trade in services 43.3 billion ISK in August 18/11/2022
    The total value of exports of services in August 2022 is estimated at 93 billion ISK, increasing by 63% compared with August 2021, at current rates of exchange. The total exported value of travel in August is estimated at 50.3 billion ISK and to have increased by 57% compared with the same month last year.
  • Trade deficit of 52.7 billion ISK in October 07/11/2022
    The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to 78,5 billion ISK fob in October 2022 and the value of imported goods 131.2 billion ISK cif (127.7 billion ISK fob). Thus, there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob/cif value, of 52.7 billion ISK as compared with a trade deficit of 12.9 billion ISK in […]
  • Trade deficit of 43.8 billion ISK in September 31/10/2022
    The value of exported goods amounted to 92.1 billion ISK fob in September 2022, which is unchanged from preliminary figures at the beginning of the month (92,1), and the value of imported goods was 135.8 billion ISK cif (135.5) according to revision of preliminary figures. The deficit in trade in goods in September was therefore […]