Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Official Statistics Office
Icelandic Publishers Association (Félagíslenskabókaútgefenda)
Annual Book Fairs
- Iceland Publishers Association organises book fairs in Reykjavík, Akureyri and Egilsstadir (each once a year).
- Reykjavik Book Fair (Helsingin Kirjamessut) is held over 4 days in October.
Icelandic Literature Center offers translation grants to foreign publishers wishing to publish a work translated from Icelandic.
VAT on Books
11% for books and eBooks
Fixed Book Price System
Mini market profile Iceland (PA, 2010) [link to download/view]
Book market statistics (PA, 2017) [link to download/view]
There are no longer any wholesalers or distributors within Iceland. Most of the publishers also sell directly to readers. (PA Mini Market Profile, 2010)