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Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 6 April 2020

The CBI released the minutes of the MPC meeting held on 17 March 2020. Icelandair Group completed the sale of Icelandair Hotels. Eimskip adjusted its container sailing system. The number of overnight stays decreased by 12.7% YoY in February. The ISK depreciated by 11.9% against the euro in March. The GDM released a Quarterly Government Debt Management Prospect for Q2.

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Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 16 March 2020

The MPC lowered the Bank’s interest rates by 0.50 percentage points to mitigate economic impact of COVID-19 virus. The committee also decided to lower reserve requirements on deposit institutions to ease the liquidity position of the banking system. The number of foreign passenger from Iceland via Keflavik airport decreased by 11% YoY in February. Registered unemployment was 5.0% in Febuary, a YoY increase of 1.9 percentage points.

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