Denmark has one of the world’s largest surpluses
29 February 2012
Denmark makes an impressive amount of money through trading and economic transactions, writes the Berlingske Tidende daily newspaper
DKK 323 million a day is what the Danish economy earns from trading and other financial activities with other nations. As such, Denmark had a national surplus of DKK 188.7 billion last year. That is the largest profit in history regardless of whether it is measured against gross domestic product or sheer capital. The surplus has been growing steadily since 2008.
This significant amount of capital means that Denmark can now start building a sizeable amount of savings which would come in handy should there be another downturn in the economy.