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Hitt og þetta 8. september 2006

(IFN) Foreign nationals in Iceland account for 5.5% of all employed

Reykjavik (IFN) The number of employed foreign nationals in the Icelandic labour market increased from 3,400 to 9,010 in the years 1998 to 2005, Statistics Iceland said on Friday.

Employed foreign nationals were 2.3% of all employed in 1998 and 5.5% in 2005.

Of employed foreign nationals 48% worked in services, 47% worked in industry and 5% in agriculture and fishing.

Within the industries 1,890 foreign nationals worked in constructions in 2005, compared to 120 in 1998.

1,170 foreign nationals worked in constructions in the eastern part of the country because of power projects and aluminium plant construction in the area.

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25 ára afmælistilboð VB – 50% afsláttur af áskrift

Afmælistilboð VB

Viðskiptablaðið er 25 ára og af því tilefni býðst nýjum áskrifendum að kaupa áskrift á 50% afslætti.
Afmælisverðið er aðeins 2.500 krónur.

Tilboðið er fyrir nýja áskrifendur. Núverandi áskrifendur geta bætt við sig áskrift á þessu verði. Gildir í 4 mánuði. Áskrifendur fá Viðskiptablaðið, Frjálsa verslun og Fiskifréttir sent ásamt vefaðgangi að vb.is og fiskifrettir.is