"Iceland has made significant achievements since the crisis. ... We have a very positive outlook on growth, especially for this year and next year because it appears to us that the growth is broad based. ... The fact that Iceland managed to preserve the social welfare system in the face of a very sizeable fiscal consolidation is one of the major achievements under the program and of the Icelandic government."
Daria V. Zakharova vid Internationella valutafonden i Bloomberg om Islands hantering av finanskrisen.