As the occasion arises, the Central Bank releases additional reports and special publications on topics related to its operations. Under the category Informational Reports are miscellaneous documents containing information on the Bank’s activities.
As the occasion arises, the Central Bank releases additional reports and special publications on topics related to its operations. Under the category Special Publications are reports and other in-depth reports.
The Bank also issues a range of other reports, including a series of research papers published under the title Working Papers.
The Central Bank of Iceland publishes a quarterly summary of economic developments, compendium of statistics, and update on the status of the financial system in its Economic Indicators report. The main focus is on web-based publication. Economic Indicators is also published in Icelandic under the title Hagvísar Seðlabanka Íslands.
The Bank’s semi-annual Financial Stability report presents an overview of the position of the financial system, its strengths and potential weaknesses, and the macroeconomic and operational risks it may face. In addition, it explains how the Central Bank carries out the tasks necessary for the operation of a sound and effective financial system. Financial Stability is also published in Icelandic under the title Fjármálastöðugleiki.
Economy of Iceland
Economy of Iceland is a biennial booklet that has been issued by the Bank since 1987. It is intended mainly for an international readership. This includes international institutions that deal with Icelandic economic matters on a regular basis, rating agencies, financial institutions, foreign investors, embassies and diplomatic missions and, more generally, anyone who is interested in general information about the Icelandic economy.
The individual authors’ papers previously included in each issue of Monetary Bulletin are now issued in a separate web-based publication entitled Economic Affairs. The papers are issued in Icelandic as part of the series Efnahagsmál. Articles published in Economic Affairs are compiled in a printed anthology at the end of each calendar year.
The Central Bank’s Annual Report is usually published each March or April. The Annual Report contains a summary of various aspects of economic affairs, particularly those falling under the Bank’s purview. It also summarises the Bank’s activities. The Annual Report is published in both Icelandic and English. In order to view PDF documents, you need Acrobat Reader.
Monetary Bulletin is published four times a year. In early May and early November, it contains an inflation and macroeconomic forecast, together with an in-depth analysis of economic and monetary developments and prospects. The February and August issues include updated inflation and macroeconomic forecasts and an abbreviated report on economic and monetary developments and outlook. Monetary Bulletin is also issued in Icelandic under the title Peningamál.