A new Danish study demonstrates that trade in goods and services within the Single Market is imperative to economic activity in all EU member states and accounts for 56 million jobs across the EU. The study also illustrates how SMEs gain access to world markets by participating in the Single Market value chains.
Another 11 ships from TORM and NORDEN will fly the Danish flag soon. This builds on the historic milestone when Danish shipping registries recently reached 20 mio. BT. and are the fastest growing registers in the world.
A new study estimates that increased international trade has raised Danish GDP by 16 pct. since 1992, which equals €12.000 per household. In the same time period employment and wages has risen, unemployment has fallen, while income inequality has remained low. This is a clear indication that Denmark has managed to make the gains from international trade benefit society at large.
Digital Hub Denmark is now officially established as a public-private partnership between the government, The Confederation of Danish Industry, The Danish Chamber of Commerce and Finance Denmark. The partnership aims to make Denmark one of the main European tech-hubs within artificial intelligence, internet of things and big data. The chairman of Digital Hub Denmark is Per Kogut, CEO, NNIT.
Today, the Danish government launches the Technology Pact with more than 80 partners from companies, educational and research institutions, business organizations, private companies, non-profit organizations and private foundations. With the Pact, the Danish government commits to a joint mission that more Danes obtain technical and digital skills, as Danish companies have an increasing demand for employees with precisely those skills.
New expert group on data ethics is to draw up a set of data ethical recommendations. The ambition with the work on data ethics includes making Danish companies' responsible data use a competitive advantage.
With its growth plan for life science, the government seeks to strengthen growth and development within the Danish life science industry and make Denmark one of Europe's leading life science nations.
With The Strategy for Denmark’s Digital Growth, the government will create the best foundation for Danish companies to exploit new technologies to generate growth and more wealth for all Danes. All in all, the strategy allocates 1 bn. DKK for initiatives running until 2025.
The Government’s Plan for Growth in the Danish Maritime Sector positions the country to become a global maritime hub by 2025.
Close to 15 billion DKK will be allocated towards 2025 to strengthen Denmark’s position as a global maritime hub and make Danish businesses more internationally competitive.
strengthen the basis for future growth. The agreement has a total financial framework of around DKK 0.7 billion in 2018, increasing to around DKK 2.2 billion in 2025. The focus of the agreement is to strengthen Danish businesses and create a strong entrepreneurial and equity culture, among other things through an equity savings account. At the same time, the Danes will benefit from lower taxes on certain border-sensitive goods and a relaxation of the tax on electric heating for renewable energy.
The Danish government has decided to launch a review which should pave the way for a final decision on Danish participation in the Banking Union in the autumn of 2019.
Today The Danish Government receives recommendations from the Maritime Strategy Team on how to maintain the Danish stronghold as a maritime nation towards 2025.
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.