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Canada-Denmark relations

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Bilateral relationship

Canada and Denmark are partners and allies in a strong bilateral relationship. Both countries support multilateral solutions for global issues, such as the strengthening of international peace and security, conflict resolution, as well as improving the social and economic well-being of the global community. Canada is represented in Denmark at the Embassy of Canada to Denmark, in Copenhagen, and by an Honorary Consul in Nuuk, Greenland. In Canada, Denmark maintains an Embassy in Ottawa, a Consulate General in Toronto, and honorary consulates in Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Saint John, St. John's, Vancouver and Winnipeg.

Trade relationship

Canada and Denmark are both strong trading nations, and share a similar way of doing business. Our economies depend on innovation and knowledge-intensive sectors for growth, and are underpinned by the strengths of our small-to-medium sized companies. Both countries have particularly vibrant agri-food export sectors.

In 2018, Canada's exports to Denmark totalled $370 million. Canada's imports from Denmark in 2018 totalled $1.483 billion.

Trade and investment agreements

Trade and investment agreements involving Canada and Denmark:

For more information, consult trade and investment agreements.

Promoting peace, security and stabilization

Denmark is a strong supporter of multilateralism, including through NATO, which is the cornerstone of Denmark’s defence policy. The Danish Armed Forces are actively engaged around the world, including through NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence in Estonia, the Counter-Daesh Coalition, and the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali.

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