Posted on 31. Aug, 2017 in: News

DSB cuts to finance budget costs

The government has earmarked DKK500m (€66m) for ‘basic welfare’ programmes such as health and care for the elderly in its draft 2018 budget to be presented today, Berlingske revealed last night. In a…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2017 in: News

2% growth signals death knell for financial crisis

For the first time in 10 years the Danish economy is heading for 2% GDP growth, signalling the end of the financial crisis. The government’s latest Economic Review, a ‘state of the economy’…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2017 in: News

Foreigners to fund tax cuts

The government has again suggested that foreign nationals should earn the right to social benefits in this country. In response to questions as to how the government intends to finance its DKK23bn tax…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2017 in: News

Tax incentive to tempt small investors

After presenting its tax reform agenda, Tuesday, the government followed up yesterday by proposing cuts in capital gains tax to encourage people to invest some of the DKK850bn currently sitting idle in bank…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2017 in: News

World Bank: Denmark good for business

A new study suggests running a business in this country isn’t as difficult as many believe. The World Bank’s latest ‘Ease-of-doing-business’ index ranks Denmark at number three, behind only New Zealand and Singapore. According…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2017 in: News

Government considers aid for Sahara military force

The government is considering whether to contribute financial aid to the new Group of Five Sahel (FC-G5S) joint military force being set up by five countries to combat human traffickers and terrorists in…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2017 in: News

Denmark, Cyprus agree on EU goals

After talks with his Cypriot counterpart Ioannis Kasoulides in Nicosia, Wednesday, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said Cyprus and Denmark agree that the ‘EU should deliver tangible resource on issues that matter to European…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2017 in: News

Business shorts

Goldman Sachs sells off DONG shares / SAS strike? Goldman Sachs is selling a further 1.78% of its shareholding in Dong Energy, diluting its overall stake to 2.7%. The US investor will offload 7.5m…

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Posted on 30. Aug, 2017 in: News

Tax reform will make work ‘more attractive’

The government laid out its much-anticipated tax reform proposals, Tuesday, including a wide range of cuts aimed at reducing the overall tax burden by DKK23bn. The measures, aimed at encouraging people more people…

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Posted on 30. Aug, 2017 in: News

DPP: Government facing tough negotiations

The Danish People’s Party (DPP), the government’s guarantor or a parliamentary majority, welcomed the government’s tax reform as ‘extremely interesting’ but warned of ‘tough talks’ ahead. Party leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl, who had…

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