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Comprehensive strategy for capital account liberalisation - 8.6.2015

The public interest demands that the capital controls be lifted without jeopardising economic and financial stability. The objectives of the current liberalisation strategy are based on the fundamental principal that the controls must be lifted in stages without upsetting the balance in the economy and without imposing additional financial burdens on the Treasury or the Icelandic people.

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“Fundamental reform of the monetary system must be considered.” Says head of Iceland Parliament's Committee for Economic Affairs - 31.3.2015

Frosti Sigurjonsson, Member of the Parliament of Iceland and Chairman of the Committee for Economic Affairs and Trade, today published a report outlining the need for a fundamental reform of Iceland's monetary system.

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Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

  • Prime Minister since May 2013 and Minister of Justice since August 2014
    Member of Althingi since 2009




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