10 Good Reasons to Invest in Denmark  

Denmark - the safe choice

1) The safe choice

With bribery practically unknown, Denmark has earned top rankings in the international transparency index for years. The extremely low level of corruption makes Denmark an attractive location for business activities. 
Lucrative market access

2) Lucrative market access

Easy access to the entire European Union and next day delivery reach of 500 million of the wealthiest consumers in the world.

Flexible labour market in Denmark

3) The most flexible labour market

The Danish “flexicurity” model offers a high flexibility in hiring and firing practices. The Danish workforce is among the most productive in Europe and no restrictions apply regarding overtime work, allowing companies to operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Motivated talent pool

4) Highly qualified and motivated talent pool

96 percent of young people complete a secondary education program and 47 percent a tertiary one. English proficiency is in the world’s top three. 4 out of 5 speak English and half the Danes speak German.

The perfect hub

5) The perfect hub

Copenhagen Airport - the most efficient airport in Europe - is the main hub in the Nordic and Baltic region with more than 60 operating airlines serving altogether more than 160 destinations and handling approximately 380,000 tons of airfreight each year with the shortest goods transit times of all European airports.

Easy business set-up

6) Easy business set-up

Denmark is the easiest places in the world to do business according to the World Bank. Set up a business in one day and have residence and work permits issued in 5 weeks. Foreign companies will benefit from an easy plug 'n play registration when setting up a business in Denmark. 
World leader

7) World leader in cleantech and life sciences

42 percent of the electricity used in Denmark is generated by Danish wind power. Danish companies control one third of the global wind market and are the first to exploit second generation biofuels on a commercial basis.

Denmark is cost-efficient

8) Cost efficient

  • Practically no social contribution costs for employees
  • Lowest office rental and corporate taxes (22%) in Scandinavia and below EU average
  • Competitive salary levels, especially for management
The world's best test market

9) The world's best test market

Not only is Denmark praised as the best test market in the world, it also has world-class IT infrastructure with some of the world’s highest ICT penetration rates for mobiles, broadband and PCs.

High quality of life

10) High quality of life

Danes consistently come out as the happiest people in the world on international happiness indices and Copenhagen has been awarded the most liveable city in the world in 2016. With a residence and work permit you have access to the full range of Danish welfare services, including free medical care and education. 

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Jesper Evensen

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