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PROMOTE ICELAND (Íslandsstofa)

Promote Iceland is a public-private partnership established to improve the competitiveness of Icelandic companies in foreign markets and to stimulate economic growth through increased export.


The Finnish-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce was established on June 20, 2007 in Helsinki, It is an independent, non-governmental, non-proffit business association.

Business between Finland and Iceland is expanding. The main objective of the Chamber is to reinforce and support this development by providing an independent platform for exchanging information, on both existing and new business opportunities and to furthering the development of economic and cultural relations between the countries. 

The objectives of the Chamber are conducted among others by:  

  • Supporting networking between Finnish and Icelandic businesses
  • Organizing meetings and seminars on topics that support trade between the countries
  • Sharing information for media and other interest parties
  • organizing visits and by other means taking actively care of its members´interests
  • The BICC's objective is to promote and maintain commercial links between Britain and Iceland, and further ties in the fields of education, culture, business and politics.
  • Is a network of companies, institutions and individuals as well as a platform for communicating with the public.
  • Is a forum to publicly discuss trade interest between Britain and Iceland.
  • Engages in the transfer of knowledge, policies and trends in matters concerning trade between Britain and Iceland.
  • Organises meetings and conferences concerning common matters between the two countries.
  • Guards the commercial interest of its members in respect of British and Icelandic authorities.
  • The chairman of the board is Pekka Mäkinen


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Doing business in Iceland

"Doing Business in Iceland" is a detailed booklet written by the Invest in Iceland and major accounting firms in Iceland, with assistance from the Internal Revenue Directorate, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, The Ministry of Economic Affairs, and other bodies

For more information on doing business in Iceland visit Invest in Iceland, Icelandic Chamber of Commerce, Statistics Iceland, Central Bank of Iceland, Promote Iceland.

For further information please contact the Trade and Cultural Representative at the Embassy Ms. Arna Lísbet Þorgeirsdóttir

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