The Danish trade balance recorded a DKK 7.8 billion surplus in April 2019, swinging from a DKK 7.8 billion gap in the same month a year earlier. Exports increased 10 percent to DKK 58.2 billion, driven by sales of machinery (21,9 pct); chemicals & related products (14.2 pct), and live animals, food, beverages & tobacco (5.3 pct). By contrast, sales fell for: miscellaneous manufactured articles (-1.2 pct); crude materials inedible except fuels (-9.5 pct), and transport equipment (-7 pct). Meantime, imports went down 10 percent from a year earlier to DKK 50.3 billion, led by lower purchases of transport equipment (-9.7 pct); manufactured goods classified chiefly by material (-2.0 pct), and live animals, food, beverages & tobacco (-0.6 pct). Meanwhile, purchases increased for: machinery (8.9 pct); miscellaneous manufactured articles (4.0 pct), and chemicals & related products (0.7 pct). Balance of Trade in Denmark averaged 1776.19 DKK Million from 1960 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 10659.10 DKK Million in October of 2013 and a record low of -7805 DKK Million in April of 2018.

Balance of Trade in Denmark is expected to be 7400.00 DKK Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Denmark to stand at 2800.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Denmark Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 3500.00 DKK Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-11 07:00 AM Balance of Trade DKK6B DKK2.0B DKK 2.5B
2019-04-09 06:00 AM Balance of Trade DKK4.5B DKK5.7B DKK 4.1B
2019-05-09 06:00 AM Balance of Trade DKK4.8B DKK4.0B DKK 5.1B
2019-06-07 06:00 AM Balance of Trade DKK7.8B DKK5.0B DKK 2.6B
2019-07-09 06:00 AM Balance of Trade DKK7.8B DKK 5.9B
2019-08-09 06:00 AM Balance of Trade DKK 7.4B
2019-09-09 06:00 AM Balance of Trade DKK 5.3B


Denmark Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 7826.90 5016.20 10659.10 -7814.70 DKK Million [+]
Current Account 15123.00 -1315.00 20001.00 -4967.00 DKK Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 6.10 8.00 8.90 -6.00 percent [+]
Imports 50349.60 54850.30 60684.00 915.00 DKK Million [+]
Exports 58176.50 59866.50 64126.50 771.00 DKK Million [+]
External Debt 976.00 1102.00 176785.00 976.00 DKK Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.00 101.00 109.00 96.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 40.00 10.00 4975.00 -706.00 DKK Million [+]
Gold Reserves 66.50 66.50 66.60 66.50 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 117.00 108.00 418.20 69.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.82 1.51 2.15 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 27.00 20.00 272.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 735.40 689.50 735.40 402.30 DKK Billion [+]

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Denmark Balance of Trade

Denmark has been reporting consistent trade surpluses since 1988. Denmark is self-sufficient in energy producing oil, natural gas, wind and bio energy. Its principal exports are machinery, chemicals and food products. Denmark imports mainly machinery and equipment, raw materials and semi manufactures for industry, foodstuffs and chemicals. In 2017, the largest trade surpluses were recorded with the US, the UK, Norway, France and Russia, while the biggest trade deficits were recorded with Germany, the Netherlands, China and Sweden. This page provides - Denmark Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Denmark Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7826.90 5016.20 10659.10 -7814.70 1960 - 2019 DKK Million Monthly
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Argentina 1373.00 May/19
Australia 4871.00 Apr/19
Brazil 6422.00 May/19
Canada -966.20 Apr/19
China 416.58 May/19
Euro Area 15671.60 Apr/19
France -4981.00 Apr/19
Germany 17900.00 Apr/19
India -15360.00 May/19
Indonesia 207.60 May/19
Italy 2884.57 Apr/19
Japan -967.11 May/19
Mexico 1370.00 Apr/19
Netherlands 4154.00 Apr/19
Russia 13705.00 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 180059.00 Dec/18
Singapore 3962.64 May/19
South Africa -3427.45 Apr/19
South Korea 2271.00 May/19
Spain -1605300.00 Apr/19
Switzerland 1654.00 May/19
Turkey -2982.01 Apr/19
United Kingdom -2740.00 Apr/19
United States -50791.00 Apr/19


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