October 3, 2008
Aluminum exported for 100 billion ISK

Aluminum export from Iceland this year amounts to 100 billion Icelandic krona, according to Statistics Iceland.

Vidskiptabladid business daily reported yesterday that according to information from Statistics Iceland, aluminum export from Iceland this year amounts to 100 billion Icelandic krona. According to the paper, aluminum is Iceland’s most important export product, with a 39% share of the total export of products from Iceland, while seafood, the second most important export product, accounts for 37%. In August, aluminium for the worth of 15.4 billion Icelandic krona was exported from Iceland, which is a 90% increase from the same month last year.



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Aluminum ready for export


Alcoa Fjardaál employee prepares aluminum for export.