Denmark

 

Waving Flag of Denmark (Animated Gif)

The Kingdom of Denmark

Monarch H.M. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

Prime Minister H.E. Mrs. Mette Frederiksen

Speaker of the Parliament (Folketing) H.E. Mr. Henrik Dam Kristensen

Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. Jeppe Kofod

Non-resident Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Kingdom of Denmark based in London H.E. Mr. Tahir Taghizade

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Svend Olling

 

Bilateral Relations

The Kingdom of Denmark recognized the independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan on December 31, 1991. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on April 2, 1992.

The Azerbaijani-Danish Working Group on Inter-parliamentary Relations was established on April 8, 2011 at the Milli Majlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

 

High-level visits

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Heydar Aliyev paid an official visit to the Kingdom of Denmark on March 6-12, 1995.

 

Treaty and legal basis

2 agreements were signed between Azerbaijan and Denmark.

 

Economic Cooperation

Danish companies are interested in investment opportunities in Azerbaijan. Danish companies operating in our country, including “Maersk Drilling” have invested in the oil sector of Azerbaijan.

Smaller companies also implement different projects in the energy sector of Azerbaijan.

Danish beer producer “Carlsberg” has been operating in Azerbaijan since 2008.

 

Trade turnover between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Denmark (in USD millions)

 

Years

 

Imports

 

Exports

 

Trade turnover

 

Balance of Trade

2014

19,13

0,76

19,89

18,37

2015

16,64

0,07

16,71

-16,57

2016

22,2

0,1

22,32

-22,1

2017

22.48

1.01

23.49

-21.47

2018

25.36

0.84

  26.20

-24.52

Source: State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan

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