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Denmark
  • Imports from Denmark A$1,095 million
  • Exports to Denmark A$189 million
  • Capital Copenhagen
  • Official Language Danish
  • Area 43,000 sq km
  • Population 5.6 million

Last updated: 12 Nov 2014

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Changes to VAT in the European Union
19 Dec 2014
From 1 January 2015, there will be changes to the way Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged in the European Union (EU) which may affect Australian companies operating in the region.

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Denmark is a member of the European Union (EU) and is subject to EU trade regulatory requirements.

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  • ECONOMIC CLIMATE
    Denmark showed signs of recovery in 2010 and 2011 following a downturn, as a result of the global financial crisis. The recovery remains slow; the Danish economy recorded a modest growth of 0.4 per cent in 2013. Exports and imports accounted for 55 per cent and 49 per cent of GDP respectively in 2013.
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  • TRADE RELATIONS
    Total two-way merchandise trade between Australia and Denmark in 2013 was A$1.28 billion, weighted heavily in Denmark's favour. Australia's merchandise exports to Denmark were valued at A$189 million in 2013 and consisted mainly of alcoholic beverages, orthopaedic appliances and beef.
    » read more at DFAT
  • POLITICAL CLIMATE
    The Kingdom of Denmark is a constitutional monarchy based on its 1953 Constitution. The reigning monarch is Queen Margrethe II. The heir to the throne, Crown Prince Frederik, is married to Australian-born Crown Princess Mary.
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European Union VAT changes

From 1 January 2015, there will be changes to the way Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged in the European Union (EU).

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