The landed catch of Icelandic vessels in July 2019 was 94.6 thousand tonnes which is a 1% increase from July last year. Demersal catch increased by 11% or 4000 tonnes while pelagic catch decreased by 2%.
The total catch of Icelandic vessels in 2018 was 1,259 thousand tonnes, 79 thousand tonnes more than in the previous year. The first sale value was 128 billion ISK which is 15.6% increase from 2017.
The number of tourists coming to Iceland in July was approximately 210 thousand and decreased by 16% compared to the same month in 2018 when they were 250 thousand.
Total export of trade in goods and services was estimated 120,400 million ISK in May and total import of trade in goods and services was estimated 102,900 million ISK. The surplus of balance of trade in goods and services was estimated 17,500 million ISK in May 2019