At present, the EU has the largest trade network in the world, with more than 40 individual agreements with countries and regions. These agreements facilitate trade in goods and services between the EU and its external partners. Denmark`s international trade policy is in principle aimed at promoting free trade on a global basis and ensuring market opening with important trading partners. The Danish economy can be characterized by a small, open economy that relies heavily on the ability to freely exchange goods, goods and services with other nations. Denmark believes in principle that the world economy, including developing countries, will benefit from an increase in international trade. Denmark`s international trade policy is implemented in close cooperation with other EU Member States. The EU has concluded free trade agreements with 70 countries outside the EU. Click here to see an overview of the 70 countries. The agreements eliminate or reduce customs duties and allow Danish companies to make great savings, both in terms of exports and imports. Under these agreements, the EU provides important trade support to help partner countries implement the agreements, strengthen export competitiveness and build economic infrastructure. The countries concerned belong to the African, Caribbean and Pacific regions These agreements aim to develop stricter trade regimes based on rules and values with the trading partner countries concerned and contain specific provisions on trade and sustainable development. Denmark is one of the most active Member States of the European Union in terms of trade and development.
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