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Iceland – All Year-round - 2.12.2014

Iceland – All Year-round (Ísland – allt árið) is a marketing initiative that aims to even seasonality in tourism and increase profitability from the industry in Iceland. The initiative aims at an international, integrated two-year marketing campaign for the destination Iceland under the brand of Inspired by Iceland. Read more

Continued impasse on Mackerel - 23.10.2014

Annual consultations between the Coastal States on the management of the mackerel stock in the North-East Atlantic were held in London on 21-23 October 2014. The scientific advice from ICES on total allowable catch for 2015 was presented and reflected a strong status of the stock. Scientific research also demonstrates continued massive presence of the stock in Icelandic waters. Regrettably, however, parties failed to reach an agreement on a comprehensive management of the stock as one coastal state was not in position to agree on a share for Iceland which other parties had consented to.

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