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Intent to establish a sovereign wealth fund in Iceland

September 21, 2018

The authorities intend to establish a sovereign wealth fund, the National Fund of Iceland. The purpose of the Fund will primarily be to serve as a sort of...

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National Budget proposal 2019

September 11, 2018

The National Budget proposal for 2019 is being submitted to Parliament today. It is assumed that the overall Treasury surplus will be 1% of year-2019 GDP, or...

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The principal functions of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs focus on ensuring stability and growth in Iceland. The Ministry is ultimately responsible for the state's financial and economic affairs, for which it formulates policy and prepares plans and budgets. In addition, the Ministry works on various projects aimed at improving central government operations, as well as managing the state's assets and human resources.

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Bjarni Benediktsson

Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs

Bjarni Benediktsson

Bjarni Benediktsson took office as Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs on November 30 2017. Has has been a member of the Icelandic parliament Althingi for Southwest Iceland since 2003, Bjarni Benediktsson has been leader of the Independence party since 2009.
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