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Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Towards Creative Iceland:building local, going global

A new study on creative industries in Iceland, Towards Creative Iceland: building local, going global has found that they generated turnover of ISK 1891 billion in 2009, accounting for 6.36% of the economy's total VATtaxable turnover.
Full-time equivalent jobs in the creative industries numbered 9,371 in the same year. Export revenues for the sector in 2009 were about ISK 24 billion, or approximately 3% of Iceland's total exports.
The report is done with support from The Consultative Forum of Creative Industries
in Iceland, Promote Iceland, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism and the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

The full report (in English) is here:


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