23. May 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.

10. May 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).

05. May 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.