Denmark is an international frontrunner as ships flying the Danish flag are being digitally certified as of today.
Copenhagen has been named the best cycling city in the world, Denmark has a unique cycling culture and the Danes are passionate about the Tour de France. Therefore, Denmark is a natural choice as a future venue for the Tour de France Grand Départ. That was the message when Denmark today presented their bid for a Tour de France start to the ASO in Paris.
Basis for Minister for Business and Growth Troels Lund Poulsen's speech to Danish Maritme Forum 2015.
The Danish government and the Danish maritime industry are welcoming the international maritime world to Danish Maritime Days 2015.
In February 2014 the Danish government set up an interministerial working group with a view to assess whether it is in the overall interest of Denmark to participate in the Banking Union. The working group has now finalised its report.
The Danish Minister for Business and Growth appointed a working group in early February 2015 tasked with analyzing mortgage banks’ challenges with handling negative interest rates. The working group has now submitted its report to the Danish Minister for Business and Growth.
The crew from the DFDS ship BRITANNIA SEAWAYS receives this year’s “Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea”. The award is presented by United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) for exceptional bravery displayed at sea.
When the election for the post as Secretary General of United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) is announced later this year, the Danish Government will nominate Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority Andreas Nordseth for the position.
The cost of using mobile services for Danes visiting China and likewise for Chinese people visiting Denmark should be reduced. So today, the Chinese and Danish governments sign a Memorandum of Understanding on lower roaming tariffs.
The Danish government and the Danish maritime industry have in close collaboration taken initiative to launch a new international maritime event, Danish Maritime Days. The purpose is to gather key stakeholders in order to discuss how to unleash the potential of the global maritime industry.
The Government and Venstre, Socialistisk Folkeparti and Det Konservative Folkeparti have made an agreement on the bill of Danish mortgage institutions, which are carried out for the benefit both Danish mortgage credit institutions and home owners.
The Minister for Business and Growth has today presented a bill which removes the mortgage-credit institutions’ refinancing risk and safeguards the Danish mortgage-credit sector.
Today, the Danish Minister of Business and Growth met with the maritime industry organisations, professional organisations as well as the Growth Team for the Blue Denmark where the Minister presented the results of the first year's work on the Plan for Growth.
Following the stricter requirements by rating agencies and the EU to the Danish mortgage-credit sector the Danish Government and Danmarks Nationalbank (the central bank) have thoroughly considered how to handle the sector’s refinancing risk.
Speech by the Danish Minister of Business and Growth, Henrik Sass Larsen, at 3GF session on Industrial Symbiosis, October 22, 2013
A broad majority of the Danish political parties today agreed to strengthen the regulation of Danish banks and mortgage-credit institutions, in particular in relation to large systemic institutions (SIFIs), and agreed on establishing a governing board in the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA).
The Committee's conclusions on the causes of the financial crisis in Denmark.
Speech by Minister of Business and Growth, Mrs. Annette Vilhelmsen at the 2nd European Standardization Summit, June 19., 2013.
The SIFI Committee recommends additional requirements concerning i.e. the capital and liquidity of Danish SIFIs. New tools aim to provide the best possible basis for carrying out crisis management of SIFIs without costs for the state. This is proposed in the report which the Committee has just handed over to Annette Vilhelmsen, Minister for Business and Growth.
‘LaunchPad Denmark – Accelerating your World Class Startup’ is a Danish initiative for entrepreneurs from all over the world. By participating in a business plan cup, 30 world class entrepreneurs can win a unique scholarship including professional coaching and training, access to capital, cash prizes, sponsorships, and most importantly access to a vigorous entrepreneurship community in Denmark and a gateway to the European market.
Denmark’s creative industries are strong. Danish design and architecture is world renowned, and in recent years the Danish fashion & clothing sector has seen significantly increasing revenue and internationalisation. Furthermore, Danish films and TV programmes have won numerous international awards, which has helped attract tourists and talent to the country as well as strengthening Denmark’s international brand as a creative nation.
Opening speech by Minister of Business and Growth, Mr. Ole Sohn, at the 3GF session on Financing Green Growth, the 9th of October 2012.
The Danish EU Presidency has reached an agreement about a European label for venture capital and social entrepreneurship funds in the EU. Thereby the Council and the European Parliament has agreed on two key initiative in the Single Market Act; an initiative which can abate the current financing challenges for especially innovative and newly established companies in the EU.
The Danish Presidency has just reached an agreement in the EU ensuring seafarers improved training.
The European patent prize has today been awarded to inventors from Danish Widex at the European Inventor Award 2012 in the Danish Playhouse in Copenhagen. The prize is awarded for Widex' revolutionary computer technology to design hearing aids. The prestigious prize emphasizes Danish companies’ innovation capacity, says Danish Minister for Business and Growth, Ole Sohn.
As a protection of the Danish pension savers, Minister for Business and Growth, Ole Sohn, has signed an agreement with the insurance association Forsikring & Pension, preventing policyholders from suffering unnecessary losses due to historical low interest rates and exceptional market conditions. To increase capital strength, restrictions on dividends and upwrites of pensions are introduced.
On 7-8 June 2012 the Danish Minister for Business and Growth, Ole Sohn, brought the shipping industry’s administrative burdens in the EU into focus.
On 7-8 June 2012 Danish Minister for Business and Growth, Ole Sohn, will focus on growth when EU ministers responsible for maritime affairs and IT and Telecommunication (ICT) will discuss initiatives to strengthen growth and employment in Europe at the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council.
The Danish EU Presidency has reached an agreement on European standardisation. Thereby the Council and the European Parliament has agreed on the first of the twelve initiatives in the Single Market Act intended to modernise European trade and contribute to growth in Europe. The agreement will improve conditions for participation of businesses and stakeholders in the development of standards, ensure that standards reach the market faster, which will shorten the time span from idea to production, and boost the development of European standards for services.
The administrative burdens on listed companies are being reduced in order to make it easier for businesses to raise capital and contribute to growth and employment in the EU. This is at the heart of changes to the so called Transparency Directive. The Danish Presidency is leading negotiations of the Directive, and has just received a mandate in the Council of Ministers to begin negotiations with the European Parliament.