More international investment in Denmark

More containers heading to Danish shores
More containers heading to Danish shores (Image credit: Pixabay)

According to new figures from the National Bank, 2015 saw an increase in international investment in Denmark for the second year in a row.

There has been a lull in foreign investment in Denmark in recent years, but foreign investments in Denmark increased by 29 billion kroner to 684 billion kroner overall last year.

“We’ve had a period where we have struggled to attract international companies,” said Kent Damgaard, the deputy head of the confederation of Danish industry, Dansk Industri.

“The foreign companies reduced their investments several years on the trot – something that fortunately looks to have stopped. It’s a good sign and reflects that the politicians have focused on bettering the conditions for the business sector in recent years.”

Danish exports up
Damgaard went on to contend it was important because the international companies bring a wealth of knowledge along with their business – which in turn increases productivity across the board.

Danish investment abroad continued its upward trajectory by 79 billion kroner to 1.163 trillion kroner in 2015.

Carlos Monteiro is a Brazilian citizen, graduated in Business Administration by the Catholic University of São Paulo. He lives in Odense, Denmark with his Danish Wife, Cathrine, and their half Danish /Brazilian daughter Ines Marie. You are very welcome to be in contact him at any time.
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