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Économie de l'Islande en un coup d’œil

Étude économique de l'Islande - 7 juillet 2021

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Reform Priorities (April 2021)

Going for Growth 2021 - Iceland

The pandemic-related collapse of foreign tourism and international travel, which account for almost a fifth of GDP, highlighted the need to diversify the economy. Iceland needs to improve resilience and find new drivers of productivity and employment growth, in particular given the objective of emission reductions. Boosting skills across the population is hence the top priority, along with reforms to strengthen competitive forces.

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2021 Structural Reform Priorities

  • Education and skills: Foster strong and relevant skills
  • Environmental policy: Move towards a low-carbon economy
  • Agriculture: Reduce agricultural support
  • Competition and regulation: Remove barriers to domestic and foreign entry
  • Tax system: Lower the marginal tax wedge

 

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