The Single Market accounts for 56 million jobs across the EU

Thursday, September 27, 2018

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.

Historic growth in Danish shipping registries continues

Friday, June 1, 2018

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.

Making trade work for all – The Danish case

Monday, May 28, 2018

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 launched

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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.

The Danish government launches the Technology Pact

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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.

The Danish Government appoints new expert group on data ethics

Monday, March 12, 2018

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.

New growth plan to pave the way for world-class Danish life science

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

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.

New Strategy to make Denmark the New Digital Frontrunner

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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.

New Plan for Growth in the Danish Maritime Sector

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Government’s Plan for Growth in the Danish Maritime Sector positions the country to become a global maritime hub by 2025.

New political agreement will strengthen Danish businesses

Monday, November 13, 2017

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.

Agreement on business and entrepreneurial initiatives

Saturday, November 11, 2017

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 launches review on Danish participation in EU Banking Union

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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.

The Danish Minister of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs receives recommendations on making Denmark a global maritime power hub

Friday, April 21, 2017

Today The Danish Government receives recommendations from the Maritime Strategy Team on how to maintain the Danish stronghold as a maritime nation towards 2025.

Danish ships to be issued with digital certificates

Friday, June 24, 2016

Denmark is an international frontrunner as ships flying the Danish flag are being digitally certified as of today.

Denmark is ready for the Tour de France Grand Départ

Monday, June 20, 2016

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.

Speech to Danish Maritime Forum 2015

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Basis for Minister for Business and Growth Troels Lund Poulsen's speech to Danish Maritme Forum 2015.

Danish Maritime Days: setting the global maritime agenda

Monday, October 5, 2015

The Danish government and the Danish maritime industry are welcoming the international maritime world to Danish Maritime Days 2015.

Report on possible Danish participation in the Banking Union

Monday, May 11, 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.

Negative mortgage rates can be handled

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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.

Danish crew receives Bravery Award

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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.

Denmark nominates Director General of the Danish Maritime Authority for the post as Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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.

China and Denmark sign agreement on lower mobile prices

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

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.

Danish Maritime Days set to unleash the potential of the maritime industry

Monday, October 6, 2014

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.

Agreement concerning the regulation of refinancing risk relating to the granting of variable-rate loans

Thursday, February 6, 2014

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.

Safeguarding the Danish mortgage-credit model

Thursday, November 28, 2013

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.

Danish Maritime Days will place the Blue Denmark on the world map

Friday, November 15, 2013

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.

Safeguarding the Danish mortgage model

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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.

Global Green Growth Forum

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Speech by the Danish Minister of Business and Growth, Henrik Sass Larsen, at 3GF session on Industrial Symbiosis, October 22, 2013

Broad agreement on new requirements for banks

Thursday, October 10, 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 financial crisis in Denmark– causes, consequences and lessons

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Committee's conclusions on the causes of the financial crisis in Denmark.

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