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Denmark - best for business based on trust

The business climate of Denmark ranks as the best in Europe. Doing business in Denmark is fast, efficient and profitable. Get an overview of the many benefits.

There are many reasons why the World Bank continues to rank the business climate in Denmark as the best in Europe. They all start with one core value. Trust.

In Denmark, our entire society is based on a mutual willingness to rely on the words and actions of others. It is the lubricant that reduces the cost of transactions between people, companies and government and minimises risk when starting a new venture. To put it simply, trust boosts business activities, employment and prosperity.

A business investment in Denmark brings immediate benefits. A company can be established online within hours that gains access to some of the world’s most flexible hiring and firing rules, which makes it an easy and low-risk choice. Furthermore, the Danish public sector is respected for its positive and service-minded approach to doing business while Denmark has one of the most stable economies in the world, which includes business-friendly tax rules.


Overview Why denmark?

  • Trust as the lubricant     

    Trust boosts business activities, employment and prosperity. It is the lubricant that reduces the cost of transactions between people, companies and government

  • A strong public sector     

    The Danish public sector is respected for its positive, service-minded approach to doing business. Corruption and bribery are virtually unknown

  • In the centre of it all     

    Denmark is your gateway to Europe! No country provides easier access to Europe’s 500 million consumers – whether you travel by road, air

  • Work-life balance on top     

    According to OECD, we have one of the best work-life balances in the world while we also have one of the world’s most flexible hiring and firing rules

“Denmark is an ideal location for an innovation centre. Partly because of the access to highly skilled IT talents with solid business acumen, and partly because Danish clients are curious and embrace new digital solutions. In addition, the clients in Denmark are interested in jointly developing and testing innovative solutions. Therefore, it is crucial for us that we understand the local needs and are able to co-innovate with our Danish clients.”
Henrik Bodskov, CEO IBM Denmark

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If you would like to learn more about doing business in Denmark or Danish core industry competencies, please contact one of our experts. We have specialised staff across the globe with industry insights and well-connected networks, ready to advise you on every aspect of investing in Denmark.
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