28.08.2017

Chief Economist‘s presentation on the financial crisis and the recent recovery in Iceland

Thórarinn G. Pétursson, Chief Economist of the Central Bank of Iceland gave a presentation for the Finnish Academy last Friday.

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28.06.2017

CNBC Interview with the Governor

On June 27, CNBC published on its website an interview with Governor Már Guðmundsson. It was recorded at the ECB annual forum in Sintra in Portugal.

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23.05.2017

Minutes of the second meeting of the Macroeconomic Council

The second meeting of the Macroeconomic Council was held on 6 April 2017. Members of the Council are the Prime Minister, the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources, executives from the Confederation of Icelandic Employers, Association of Local Authorities, and Central Bank of Iceland.

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10.05.2017

Governor interviewed by Bloomberg in Japan

Last weekend, Governor Már Guðmundsson attended a Bank for International Settlements (BIS) meeting of central bank governors in Tokyo. Following the meeting, the Governor and Hannes Heimisson, Iceland’s ambassador to Japan, met with Mr. Nobuteru Ishihara, Japanese Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy, and with Board members of the Japanese-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce. The Governor also gave press interviews, including a live broadcast on Bloomberg Markets which can be viewed here (press the headline).

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05.05.2017

Interview with the Governor

In connection with the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank last month, Governor Már Gudmundsson was interviewed for the IMF news outlet. In the interview, which has now been published on the Fund's website, the Governor answered questions about economic developments and prospects in Iceland, collaboration with the IMF, and other topics.

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01.06.2007

Opening address