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The region relies heavily on exports and in general the entire infrastructure sufficiently supports the region's specific export industries. 

The predominant transportation method is by road, with daily scheduled transport. Ocean freight is used more on an irregular basis dependent on specific exporter needs.  Goods are primarily transported to Reykjavik and from there it is exported to Europe and USA via ocean or air freight. This efficient transportation system provides the possibilities of shipping fresh and chilled seafood from the region to foreign markets.

Air transport is scheduled from the northern region on a daily basis and from the southern region twice a week.

Energy supply in the region has constraints, especially for large scale energy intensive industries such as metal smelters. Despite these limitations, sufficient energy from hydro-power can be provided to small and medium scale industries with the maximum total limit around 15-20 MW.  The region is a “cold” geothermal area (compared to Iceland in general) with limited geothermal energy (natural hot water). Long term investment possibilities are available in hydro-power. 

Mobile communication and high-speed internet connectivity is very good within the region. 

Land and premises are available throughout the region, including some inexpensive industrial properties. Some of the properties are ready and have been approved for food processing. If suitable buildings are not available, building contractors can be easily recruited and . For purchasing land there are specific rules that apply for those who are not residents of the European Economic Space. 

Ports are in every village and in the largest ports ships up to 150 m long and with approximately 10 meter draught can use the port facilities. Service for sailing boats is also available. 

Clean cold water is abundant in the region, suitable for water intensive processes.