Sparstrategie des Finanzministeriums

icelandickrona_ipaDas isländische Finanzministerium hat gestern eine mittelfristige Sparstrategie für den Staatshaushalt der Jahre 2012-2015 vorgelegt. Die Strategie soll die Pläne der Regierung unterstützen, die Schuldenfinanzierung in der genannten Periode zu meistern.

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Iceland’s Economics Minister Considers CAD

steingrimurj-althingi-280910_pkIcelandic Minister of Economic Affairs Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, who just returned from a visit to Canada, commented that even though it is not the government’s policy to assume a currency collaboration with Canada, the idea of pegging the Icelandic króna to the Canadian dollar is not “absurd”.

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Reykjavík Blues Festival at Full Steam

bluesfestival2009_pkThe Reykjavík Blues Festival kicked off on Saturday and will carry on throughout April 5. Tonight, “Iceland’s Queen of Blues” Andrea Gylfadóttir and her backup band the Blues Men will perform with the Marel Blues Project at Hilton Reykjavík Nordica.

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Icelanders to Seek Oil in Dragon Zone

gasstation-n1_pkThree Icelandic companies have been founded specifically for oil exploration in the so-called Dragon Zone, off Iceland’s northeastern coast between Iceland and Jan Mayen, Norway, and have applied for permits at the National Energy Authority to that effect.

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