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07 Dec
07 Dec 2021

Trade deficit of 28.6 billion ISK in November

The value of exported goods from Iceland amounted to 72.2 billion ISK fob in November 2021 and the value of imported goods 100.8 billion ISK cif (93.5 billion ISK fob). Thus, there was a trade deficit, calculated on fob/cif value, of 28.6 billion ISK as compared with a trade deficit of 15.8 billion ISK in November 2020 at current rates of exchange.

07 Dec
07 Dec 2021

Two thirds of museum visits in 2019 by foreign tourists

Just over 2.8 million visits were made to museums in Iceland in 2019. Visits have increased by 1.2 million since 2010, 74.9%. Total numbers of visits to museums able to provide information about the nationality of visitors were 2.15 million, of whom 38.8% were made by Icelandic nationals but 61.2% by foreign guests.

07 Dec
07 Dec 2021

Concert attendance in Harpa never been lower

In 2020, less than 60 thousand concert guests attended 424 concerts in the three main concert halls in Iceland, Harpa, Salurinn and Hof. Of those, 45,575 attended 330 concerts in Harpa, 12,534 attended 76 concerts in Salurinn and 1,872 guests attended 18 concerts in Hof. Attendance in Harpa and Hof has thereby never been less than in 2020.

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Release calendar

  • 09 December 2021 General government finances, 3rd quarter 2021
  • 09 December 2021 Number of employers in October, 2021
  • 09 December 2021 New registrations of enterprises in November 2021
  • 10 December 2021 Income statement and balance sheet 2020
  • 10 December 2021 Short term indicators in December 2021
  • 10 December 2021 Households' gross disposable income, 3rd quarter 2021
  • 13 December 2021 Hourly labour costs
  • 14 December 2021 Cultural employment 2020
  • 15 December 2021 Fish catch in November 2021