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Iceland
Iceland
People take to the streets of Reykjavik, Iceland, on November 8, 2008 to call on the government to resign and for banks to be more open about the country's financial crisis.
GDP: 0.3%
Inflation: 7.93%
Unemployment: 2.2%
Markets: -45.81%
Gallon of gas: $7.54
Interest Rates: 18%


This tiny country is suffering near total economic collapse in the wake of the global crisis; in October its stock market crashed and its central bank went bankrupt. The Krona is down nearly 50% against dollar in past 6 months. Iceland receives $2.1 billion from International Monetary Fund, but says it will need $4 billion more.

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Last updated November 14 2008: 9:27 AM ET
Sources: IMF, national statistics offices, central banks, stock exchanges, AIRINC
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