EXPLAINED: Why has ‘green’ Denmark just agreed nine motorway projects?

EXPLAINED: Why has ‘green’ Denmark just agreed nine motorway projects?

Denmark's government on Monday struck a 160bn kroner (€22bn) infrastructure agreement with other parties, of which 64bn is going on new roads, and just 3bn on bicycle projects. What is going on?

Explained: Why is Denmark starting to apply the brakes to its economy?
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Explained: Why is Denmark starting to apply the brakes to its economy?

Denmark to end general coronavirus compensation for businesses

Denmark to end general coronavirus compensation for businesses

Danish economy hit hard by second lockdown but optimism remains

Danish economy hit hard by second lockdown but optimism remains

Danish business organisation calls for tax breaks on leisure

Danish business organisation calls for tax breaks on leisure

Denmark’s state wealth expands despite pandemic

Denmark’s state wealth expands despite pandemic

Why a haircut could cost more when Denmark’s salons reopen

Why a haircut could cost more when Denmark’s salons reopen

Danish central bank expects coronavirus lockdown to slow economy

Danish central bank expects coronavirus lockdown to slow economy

Denmark’s economy hardest-hit since global economic crisis but worst may be over

Denmark’s economy hardest-hit since global economic crisis but worst may be over

Denmark’s economy ‘worst hit’ in Nordic countries by coronavirus

Denmark’s economy ‘worst hit’ in Nordic countries by coronavirus

Maersk in profit despite coronavirus crisis, but other Danish sectors struggle

Maersk in profit despite coronavirus crisis, but other Danish sectors struggle

What does Denmark’s GDP drop tell us about jobs and the economy?

What does Denmark’s GDP drop tell us about jobs and the economy?

Denmark’s economy suffers ‘historic’ GDP drop in second quarter

Denmark’s economy suffers ‘historic’ GDP drop in second quarter

‘Sweden best of a bad bunch’: Nordic economies to weather corona crisis better than rest of Europe

‘Sweden best of a bad bunch’: Nordic economies to weather corona crisis better than rest of Europe

Coronavirus: ‘Frugal’ Denmark, Sweden and Austria outline alternative EU recovery plan

Coronavirus: ‘Frugal’ Denmark, Sweden and Austria outline alternative EU recovery plan

Are the Nordic countries heading for an economic downturn?

Are the Nordic countries heading for an economic downturn?

Number of people on Danish welfare benefits increases, reversing trend

Number of people on Danish welfare benefits increases, reversing trend

Danish consumers positive about future, despite tentative economic outlook

Danish consumers positive about future, despite tentative economic outlook

Denmark creates 208,000 new jobs in five years and companies are still in need of employees

Denmark creates 208,000 new jobs in five years and companies are still in need of employees

European slowdown sidesteps Denmark, new figures say

European slowdown sidesteps Denmark, new figures say

Number of people receiving Danish unemployment benefit hits ten-year low

Number of people receiving Danish unemployment benefit hits ten-year low

Denmark exports the ‘worst in eight years’

Denmark exports the ‘worst in eight years’

Denmark avoids European production slump – for now

Denmark avoids European production slump – for now

Danish economy avoids global uncertainty, so far

Danish economy avoids global uncertainty, so far

Unemployment falls in Denmark for ninth consecutive month

Unemployment falls in Denmark for ninth consecutive month

Bankruptcy of Danish toy store chain reflects pressure on retail sector

Bankruptcy of Danish toy store chain reflects pressure on retail sector

Regional data reflects economic upswing in Denmark: DI

Regional data reflects economic upswing in Denmark: DI

Danish cleaning firm ISS sells off units

Danish cleaning firm ISS sells off units

Danish Black Friday sales fall short of record

Danish Black Friday sales fall short of record

Danish stock index sets single-day increase record

Danish stock index sets single-day increase record

No-deal Brexit would be bad news for Danish industry: analysts

No-deal Brexit would be bad news for Danish industry: analysts

Denmark in top ten on world competitiveness list

Denmark in top ten on world competitiveness list

Danish share prices fall amid global instability

Danish share prices fall amid global instability

Denmark’s Maersk Tankers ends Iran shipping after renewed US sanctions

Denmark’s Maersk Tankers ends Iran shipping after renewed US sanctions

Disappointing trends for Danish exports: DI

Disappointing trends for Danish exports: DI

Denmark’s upswing will fizzle out without more workers: DI

Denmark’s upswing will fizzle out without more workers: DI

High earners benefit most from Danish tax plan: thinktank

High earners benefit most from Danish tax plan: thinktank

Danish companies warming up for a strong 2018: analysis

Danish companies warming up for a strong 2018: analysis

Here’s how much Danes spent on Christmas

Here’s how much Danes spent on Christmas

Finance minister: Denmark will be poorer if Trump wins

Finance minister: Denmark will be poorer if Trump wins

Danish bankruptcies cost 1,000 jobs in September

Danish bankruptcies cost 1,000 jobs in September

Danish economy set for ‘historically’ low growth

Danish economy set for ‘historically’ low growth

Danish economic growth continues to disappoint

Danish economic growth continues to disappoint

Record day for elite Danish stocks

Record day for elite Danish stocks

Danish economy a ‘dud’ due to export decline

Danish economy a ‘dud’ due to export decline

Danish economy shrinks but unemployment drops

Danish economy shrinks but unemployment drops

Bernie Sanders won’t like this report on Denmark

Bernie Sanders won’t like this report on Denmark

Danish economy growing steadily, ‘wise men’ say

Danish economy growing steadily, ‘wise men’ say

Danes’ buying power lags behind their incomes

Danes’ buying power lags behind their incomes

Danish stocks bounce back after global plunge

Danish stocks bounce back after global plunge

Danish stocks plummet as Asia fears spread

Danish stocks plummet as Asia fears spread

Danish stocks suffer historic one-day drop

Danish stocks suffer historic one-day drop

Danish inflation outpaces EU average

Danish inflation outpaces EU average

Denmark goes to polls on sustained growth

Denmark goes to polls on sustained growth

Denmark’s job market grows yet again

Denmark’s job market grows yet again

‘Denmark is out of the crisis’: Thorning-Schmidt

‘Denmark is out of the crisis’: Thorning-Schmidt

Danish job market grows for 22nd straight month

Danish job market grows for 22nd straight month

Danish Central Bank reissues treasury bills

Danish Central Bank reissues treasury bills

Consumer confidence at nine-year high

Consumer confidence at nine-year high

Central bank upgrades Danish growth outlook

Central bank upgrades Danish growth outlook

Danish prices rise again after historic drop

Danish prices rise again after historic drop

Danish economic growth to take hold this year: DI

Danish economic growth to take hold this year: DI

Danish prices drop for first time in 60 years

Danish prices drop for first time in 60 years

Denmark’s economy ‘on right track’ for 2015

Denmark’s economy ‘on right track’ for 2015

Denmark cuts growth forecast as demand falls

Denmark cuts growth forecast as demand falls

Minister: Capping wealth won’t solve inequality

Minister: Capping wealth won’t solve inequality

Danes twice as likely to leave work on time

Danes twice as likely to leave work on time

Denmark set for ‘fragile and moderate’ growth

Denmark set for ‘fragile and moderate’ growth

Oops! Danish economy grew after all: new data

Oops! Danish economy grew after all: new data

Central bank nearly halves growth outlook

Central bank nearly halves growth outlook

Danish economy figures revised: Corona damage less severe than feared

Danish economy figures revised: Corona damage less severe than feared

Denmark’s one percent problem

Denmark’s one percent problem

Danish economy shrinks and exports are weak

Danish economy shrinks and exports are weak

Three billion kroner in EU funds go to Danish jobs

Three billion kroner in EU funds go to Danish jobs

Denmark’s swingers clubs are on an upswing

Denmark’s swingers clubs are on an upswing

Danes benefit the most from EU: think-tank

Danes benefit the most from EU: think-tank

Danes most optimistic about jobs recovery

Danes most optimistic about jobs recovery

Danske Bank posts best result since 2008

Danske Bank posts best result since 2008

Consumer confidence back to pre-crisis levels

Consumer confidence back to pre-crisis levels

Drop top tax to boost state coffers: analysis

Drop top tax to boost state coffers: analysis

Being an expat in Copenhagen costs dearly

Being an expat in Copenhagen costs dearly

Home prices up in CPH but down elsewhere

Home prices up in CPH but down elsewhere

Cheaper beer and food staple prices

Cheaper beer and food staple prices

Material wealth makes Americans more idealistic than Danes

Material wealth makes Americans more idealistic than Danes

Consumer confidence at seven-year high

Consumer confidence at seven-year high

Denmark’s economy grows via consumption

Denmark’s economy grows via consumption

How the Nordic welfare model helped cushion the economic fall

How the Nordic welfare model helped cushion the economic fall

Danish government presents ‘corona war chest’ 2021 budget proposal

Danish government presents ‘corona war chest’ 2021 budget proposal

Denmark’s second quarter GDP drop ‘less than previous estimate’

Denmark’s second quarter GDP drop ‘less than previous estimate’

‘Historic day’: How the EU agreed its €750 billion rescue plan to save shattered economies

‘Historic day’: How the EU agreed its €750 billion rescue plan to save shattered economies

‘Stopgap’ or life saver?: Italy’s scheme to help the self-employed survive the coronavirus crisis

‘Stopgap’ or life saver?: Italy’s scheme to help the self-employed survive the coronavirus crisis