CETA - a boost for jobs and exports in Denmark

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Denmark already export a wide range of goods and services to Canada.

CETA will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.


Companies and jobs

1,463 The number of Danish companies that export to Canada.

79% The share of EU companies exporting to Canada that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

8,900 The number of jobs in Denmark that EU exports to Canada help support.

865,000 The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Canada help support.


What kind of products does Denmark export to Canada?

Companies across Denmark export goods and services to Canada.
Let's take three towns or cities:


Exports and Imports

Denmark and Canada already have a close trading relationship. CETA will give it a big boost.

13th In goods, Canada is Denmark's 13th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€474 m The value of Denmark's trade surplus with Canada.

€1 bn The value of Danish exports to Canada.

€537 m The value of Danish imports from Canada.


EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2016. The product examples are drawn from a representative sample of all EU companies exporting to Canada.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2013 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, 2015. EU Exports to the World: Effects on Employment and Income. Figures based on latest available data (2011).