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Engineering in Iceland

Engineering is a one of the most important scientific disciplines in Iceland due to its unique geological location. The high concentration of volcanoes in the island has allowed its inhabitants to become leaders in the generation of geothermal energy. In order to exploit this natural and renewable source of energy, a robust academic body of knowledge has formed in Iceland

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Economy in Iceland

Iceland is unique country, with unique characteristics that separate it from the rest. Its society and economy reflect that. First of all, Iceland has a mixed economy with high levels of free trade and government intervention. In addition, it is one of the few countries located in Europe that is not part of the European Union. Hence, Iceland has its

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Icelandic stock market

It is known that the Icelandic stock market suffered a great deal in the crisis of 2008. After having reached its peak of 3495, the OMX Iceland All-Shares Index collapsed to its bottom at 167 on April 8, 2009, a fall of 95.2% from top to bottom. Since then, the market has steadily recovered and the index currently stands at

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Construction in Iceland

The architecture and construction style of Iceland is very particular and unique. While it draws from Scandinavian influences, it was influenced by the lack of native trees on the island. Stone and later concrete became popular building materials. In addition, grass- and turf-covered houses are not uncommon to see. Currently, The Iceland Construction Authority is in charge of planning, controlling

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Healthcare in Iceland

The healthcare system of Iceland stands out from the rest not only because of its quality but also its far reach. The country has universal healthcare and is mostly paid for by taxes (85%) and to a lesser extent by service fees (15%). There is almost no private health insurance in Iceland and no private hospitals. This system, that might

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Talent in in Iceland

Remote working has never been more important and broader across the globe. Due to Covid-19, the need for professional freelancers and top talent in Iceland was made a trend. Iceland stands-out internationally as a leader provider of educated workforce. The workforce in Reykjavik Capital Area is well educated with 41% of the inhabitants achieving a university degree. In addition, Iceland

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B2B consultancy

In Swapp Agency, we understand that in B2B, our customers seek to save time and money in their production process. Many companies don’t consider B2B actions and fail at expanding their business abroad. Iceland is a very particular market where expertise is crucial for foreign or local investment success. The country is very open, however, companies must understand how locals

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Retail in Iceland

The economy of Iceland has grown more than 33% in the last 10 years. Consumer spending and retail in Iceland have kept the same or even faster pace. Foreign ownership of business is welcome in Iceland, with few exceptions regarding fishery and energy production. It is very easy to establish a business in Iceland, which was listed as a top

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Icelandic currency

Iceland is one of the few countries located in Europe that is not part of the European Union. Moreover, Iceland it has its own central bank and currency, the Icelandic Króna. This uniqueness brings Iceland the advantages and disadvantages of having its own monetary policy. For example, while the country is capable of devaluing the Icelandic currency to gain competitivity,

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ABOUT SWAPP AGENCY

Swapp Agency is an innovative recruitment firm in Reykjavik that focuses on helping people find jobs and companies to fill their openings in Iceland.

Swapp offers a range of services to their clients in operational support.

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