Forbes: Denmark is one of the Best Countries for Doing Business  


Denmark takes the sixth position in the prestigious Best Countries for Business 2016 ranking by Forbes.

Denmark is the sixth best out of 139 countries worldwide in the recent 2016 Best Countries for Business ranking by Forbes, measuring which economies are the most inviting for capital investment.

Denmark ranks in the top 20 in nine of the eleven metrics used to measure each country’s performance, scoring in the top 10 for personal freedom, low corruption, tax burden, trade freedom and innovation.

Innovation, low tax and no corruption

”The fact that Denmark is one of the world’s best countries for doing business is simply something to be very proud of. The Best Countries for Business 2016 ranking confirms that Denmark has something to offer foreign investors and companies looking for an attractive and innovative place to establish or expand their activities. This include, among other things, transparent and predictable framework conditions, a flexible labour market with skilled and independently working employees and a well-functioning eco system of world-leading, innovative business clusters,” says Steen Hommel, Director of Invest in Denmark.

  • No. 1 on corruption
  • No. 1 on personal freedom
  • No. 7 on tax burden
  • No. 7 on trade freedom
  • No. 10 on innovation
  • No. 11 on technology
  • No. 11 on property rights
  • No. 19 on investor protection

About Forbes’ Best Countries for Business

Best Countries for Business ranking evaluates the world’s economies by measuring which are the most inviting for capital investment.

The ranking grades 139 countries on 11 factors: property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape, investor protection and stock market performance.

The data is based on published reports from Freedom House, Heritage Foundation, Property Rights Alliance, Transparency International, World Bank Group and World Economic Forum.

See the full list Best Countries for Business 2016

See Denmark’s full profile in Forbes’ Best Countries for Business 2016

Do you want to know more about doing business in Denmark?

Please contact Director of Invest in Denmark, Steen Hommel, via e-mail or phone +45 3392 0271 for more information about doing business in Denmark.

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