Country Overview: Denmark

Last Revised: March 30, 2019

In 2017, Denmark ranked 57th among U.S. export destinations and 34th among Virginia export destinations. Denmark is an industrialized “value-added” country dependent on foreign supplies of most raw materials and semi-manufactured goods. Services are playing an increasingly important role in the economy. Communication and information technologies play a steadily growing role in the Danish/U.S. services trade; other important service sectors include management consulting and financial services. Some of the top opportunities for U.S. exporters in Denmark include:

  • Defense Industry
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical Power Systems
  • Green Building Products
  • Agriculture
  • Cosmetics
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Safety & Security