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Danish job market hikes by 4,100 in February, continues grows for 22nd straight month

COPENHAGEN: Employment levels reached their highest point in more than four years in February, Statistics Denmark reported on Tuesday. Monthly job totals increased by 4,100 in February, bringing Denmark’s total work force up to 2,594,200 wage earners. Economy Minister Morten Østergaard said he wanted to see that number hit three million, but pointed out that February continued an upward trend ... Read More »

Danish job market grows for 22nd straight month

COPENHAGEN: Employment levels reached their highest point in more than four years in February, Statistics Denmark reported on Tuesday. Monthly job totals increased by 4,100 in February, bringing Denmark’s total work force up to 2,594,200 wage earners. Economy Minister Morten Østergaard said he wanted to see that number hit three million, but pointed out that February continued an upward trend ... Read More »

Danish job market grows for 22nd straight month

COPENHAGEN: Employment levels reached their highest point in more than four years in February, Statistics Denmark reported on Tuesday. Monthly job totals increased by 4,100 in February, bringing Denmark’s total work force up to 2,594,200 wage earners. Economy Minister Morten Østergaard said he wanted to see that number hit three million, but pointed out that February continued an upward trend ... Read More »

Over 1.14m Danish broiler chickens die yearly in slaughter house

COPENHAGEN: Some 1.14 million Danish broiler chickens die every year before they arrive at a slaughterhouse due to injuries sustained in the process of rounding them up. The most common injury is a wing contusion, which often leads to the immediate death of the animal. The injuries happen, for instance, when mechanical catchers work at a faster speed than allowed ... Read More »

Danish Aabenraa Fjord faces 3,000 liters of oil spill: Customs

HELSINKI: According to the South Jutland Police, the oil was stored in a tank at the former Ensted Power Station, a thermal power plant that closed down in October 2013. Police said that a broken pipe began spewing the oil into the bay Wednesday morning. Some 3,000 litres of diesel oil leaked into Aabenraa Fjord off the eastern coast of ... Read More »

Danish Customs charged 3 smugglers in $8m smuggling attempt Danish Customs charged 3 smugglers in $8m smuggling attempt

COPENHAGEN: Danish Customs police stated that they have charged 3 smugglers with the attempted smuggling and distribution of 200 kilograms of cocaine in Denmark, worth at least 43.5 million kroner ($8 million), in an operation with U.S. agents. Customs Police spokesman Ole Madsen says the suspects were German, Colombian and Danish, but did not provide more information on their identities. ... Read More »

Danish Aalborg Portland records net sales of €858.4m in 2014

COPENHAGEN: The Aalborg Portland Group has reported net sales of €858.4 million in 2014, up from €670.8 million in 2013. Profit was also up, at €109.0 million from €76.2 million. The strong performance can be largely attributed to the inclusion of Turkish subsidiary Cimentas for the full year in 2014, where it was only included in the final quarter of ... Read More »

Danish tourism growth stagnant at 4% between 2002-2014

COPENHAGEN: A study of European tourism carried out by the magazine Momentum showed that Denmark’s tourism growth over that period was a stagnant four percent between2002 to 2014,as compared to a 25 percent growth average across 48 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) countries. Only Kyrgyzstan, Slovakia, Luxembourg and Cyprus performed worse than Denmark. Over the ten-year span, ... Read More »

Danish gross tonnage surges to 14.9m in 2014: Maritime Authority

COPENHAGEN: The Danish Maritime Authority has been published annual report of 2014. The gross tonnage registered in the Danish Registers of Shipping beat a record with a gross tonnage of 14.9 million in 2014 compared to just below 13 million in 2013, which is record increase in the tonnage registered in Denmark, Danish Maritime authority said. “It is very positive ... Read More »

Danish Magasin revenue increases by 10% in Q1 -2015

COPENHAGEN: The Danish chain of department stores ‘Magasin du Nord’ has increased its revenue by almost 10% in Q1 2015, as compared to the same period last year. The Debenhams subsidiary released its financial report today. 6 years ago, however, the department store was in the midst of a major crisis with an ailing image, declining numbers of customers and ... Read More »

Danish gross tonnage surges to 14.9m in 2014: Maritime Authority

COPENHAGEN: The Danish Maritime Authority has been published annual report of 2014. The gross tonnage registered in the Danish Registers of Shipping beat a record with a gross tonnage of 14.9 million in 2014 compared to just below 13 million in 2013, which is record increase in the tonnage registered in Denmark, Danish Maritime authority said. “It is very positive ... Read More »

Danish Saxo bank sells 2.5% stake to 579m Kroner

COPENHAGEN: Saxo Bank CEO Lars Seier Christensen said that the Danish trade and investment bank Saxo Bank has sold a 2.5 percent stake in the company to the US-based international investment company CarVal Investors for 579 million kroner. “In the process of exploring opportunities in the market, we found a combination that allows us to both issue additional capital and ... Read More »

Danish Dagrofa revenue slashes to DKK 318m in 2014

COPENHAGEN: The Danish retailer Dagrofa has revealed its 2014 results, reporting revenue of DKK 19,628bn  alongside a loss of DKK 318m , versus a 2013 loss of DKK 272m . Elsewhere, Dansk Supermarked is continuing with the renovation of its Bilka hypermarkets to the ‘future Bilka’ concept. Commenting on the performance, Per Thau, CEO of Dagrofa said, ‘For our retail ... Read More »

Danish gross tonnage surges to 14.9m in 2014: Maritime Authority

COPENHAGEN: The Danish Maritime Authority has been published annual report of 2014. The gross tonnage registered in the Danish Registers of Shipping beat a record with a gross tonnage of 14.9 million in 2014 compared to just below 13 million in 2013, which is record increase in the tonnage registered in Denmark, Danish Maritime authority said. “It is very positive ... Read More »

Danish Bestseller’s women employees over 90% in 2014

COPENHAGEN: Bestseller is one of the biggest Danish success stories in China to date, with 6,500 stores spread across 400 cities. Of the company’s 80,000 employees, 90 percent are women. Allan Warburg told DR that this proportion also applied to women in leadership roles. “There’s no doubt that Bestseller would never have achieved the things it has in China if ... Read More »

Danish gross tonnage surges to 14.9m in 2014: Maritime Authority

COPENHAGEN: The Danish Maritime Authority has been published annual report of 2014. The gross tonnage registered in the Danish Registers of Shipping beat a record with a gross tonnage of 14.9 million in 2014 compared to just below 13 million in 2013, which is record increase in the tonnage registered in Denmark, Danish Maritime authority said. “It is very positive ... Read More »

Danish TDC group makes revenue of 23.3b Kroner in 2014

COPENHAGEN: According to the statics of Danish finance department released last week, the Denmark’s TDC group made 23.3 billion Kroner of revenues in 2014.  After great year of its business in 2014 ,TDC Group is now considering to sell out its IT business if the right bid came along, allowing it to focus on its core fixed-line and mobile operations, ... Read More »

Danish Nordisk opens new facility in Russia, generates 150 jobs

COPENHAGEN: Many Danish companies may be downsizing their operations in Russia due to the ongoing geopolitical situation in the country, but Novo Nordisk isn’t among them. The pharmaceutical giant has revealed that it has opened a new manufacturing facility – dedicated to the treatment of diabetes – in the city of Kaluga, located about 150 kilometres southwest of Moscow. “The ... Read More »

Danish Maritime records 14.9m of gross tonnage in 2014

COPENHAGEN: Danish Maritime Authority has published annual report of 2014. According to the report, the gross tonnage registered in the Danish Registers of Shipping beat a record with a gross tonnage of 14.9 million in 2014 compared to just below 13 million in 2013. Thus, the Danish merchant fleet is larger than ever. It is very positive that the Danish ... Read More »

Danish VAT revenues increase 19% in March

COPENHAGEN: The revenues from Value Added Tax (VAT) have increased by 19 percent last month, giving a boost to the budget. The preliminary data which could still be subject to revision shows that, VAT revenues increased by nearly 19 percent in March. This is a high figure considering that in January and February revenues from the tax on goods and ... Read More »