03.03.2009
Nordic commitment to green growth
Iceland's President
"The Nordic countries have every opportunity to be world leaders in innovative and climate-friendly energy. Investments in environmental technology and the sustainable use of energy resources will also create positive opportunities for growth," the I...
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27.02.2009
Prime ministers unanimous in support of Iceland
Iceland's President
The Nordic prime ministers fully support Iceland and are committed to helping the country out of its economic crisis, they told a press conference at the Blue Lagoon after their meeting on Thursday during the two-day Nordic Globalisation Forum.
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04.02.2009
New Icelandic Government formed

A Government of the Social Democratic Alliance and the Left-Green Movement took office on February 1, 2009. The two parties agree on the importance of holding early elections, set for 25 April 2009.

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04.02.2009
New Icelandic Government formed

A Government of the Social Democratic Alliance and the Left-Green Movement took office on February 1, 2009. The two parties agree on the importance of holding early elections, set for 25 April 2009.

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15.10.2008
Business as Usual

From the Icelandic Tourist Board: While Iceland and most other countries are currently dealing with a serious financial crisis, business in Iceland is being conducted as usual. All services - including banking services – are functioning...
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15.10.2008
Information center for the public, businesses and the media

Due to the special circumstances on the Icelandic financial markets the Government of Icelandic has decided to open an information center for the public, businesses and the media, both in Iceland and abroad. The purpose of the center is to r...
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13.10.2008
Iceland's Economic Climate

Over the past two weeks, economic developments took a sharp turn for the worse in Iceland. The country’s three main commercial banks, Glitnir, Landsbanki and Kaupthing, collapsed owing to the financial storm now raging in inter...
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05.12.2007
Ambassador delivers credentials in Singapore

Today, 29 November 2007 Ambassador Gunnar Pálsson delivered his credentials to the President of the Republic of Singapore, H.E. Mr. Sellapan Ramanathan, as the Ambassador of Iceland to Singapore, residing in New Delhi.


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03.12.2007
Icelandic investment bank enters Indian market
Iceland's President

The Icelandic investment bank Askar Capital has joined hands with India´s SKIL Group to set up a $500 million private equity fund, as part of its initiative to enter the Indian market with a special focus on the SME sector.


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26.11.2007
Indo-Icelandic Seminar on Energy and Investment
H.E. Arni Mathiesen, the Minister of Finance for Iceland, was the Guest of Honour, at a Business Seminar organized by the Confederation of Indian Industries on 23 November, on the occasion of the visit of a trade delegation from Iceland. More
26.11.2007
Bilateral Treaty on the Avoidance of Double Taxation
Friday 23 November, the Finance Ministers of Iceland and India, H.E. Mr. Árni M. Mathiesen and H.E. Mr. P. Chidambaram, signed a Bilateral Treaty on the Avoidance of Double Taxation. At the signing ceremony in New Delhi, Mr. Chidambaram express...
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14.11.2007
Foreign Minister addresses Parliament
Iceland's President
Today, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Ms. Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladótir, delivered her first foreign policy speech to Althingi, the Parliament of Iceland. In her ad...
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