Minister of Finance Benedikt Jóhannesson hopes that agreements with the European Union on the abolition of tariffs on agricultural imports will take effect mid-way through next year.
University of Iceland Professor of Epidemiology, Unnur Anna Valdimarsdóttir has been awarded a 2 million Euro (USD 2.1 million) Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council.
Representatives of Icelandic authorities, SA – Business Iceland and Promote Iceland met with their counterparts from Iceland Foods in Iceland Friday to discuss the registration of the trademark Iceland in the European Union.
The Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs has launched legal action against the British supermarket chain Iceland Foods.
It’s unclear whether Iceland’s European Union application is no longer valid, or whether a new government could request that negotiations resume.
Iceland and the European Union yesterday signed a new convention which will see both parties abolish import duties in several key food areas.
Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson is currently on an official visit to Brussels for the first time since Iceland terminated accession talks with the EU in March, where he met with President of the European Council Donald Tusk today and President of the European Commission...