H.E. Mr. Freddy Svane, Ambassador of the Royal Danish Embassy at Chamber India event
President of Chamber India Mr. Abhinav Balyan met with H.E. Mr. Freddy Svane, Ambassador of the Royal Danish Embassy at an event hosted by the chamber.
The diplomatic relations between India and Denmark, established in September 1949, are marked by regular high level exchanges; and are based on historical links, common democratic traditions and shared desire for regional, as well as international peace and stability.
Bilateral relations were elevated to the level of “Green Strategic Partnership” during the Virtual Summit held on 28 September 2020 between Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Denmark Ms. Mette Frederiksen. The current development of renewed India-Denmark relations has been guided by the “Green Strategic Partnership”.
Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi paid an official visit to Denmark on 3-4 May 2022. The visit included two components- bilateral talks with PM Frederiksen and the 2nd India-Nordic Summit hosted by India and Denmark.
Bilateral trade in goods and services between India and Denmark has grown by 78%, from USD 2.8 billion in 2016 to USD 5 billion in 2021. As per Denmark Statistics, the total volume of bilateral trade in goods and services between India and Denmark rose to around USD 5 billion as compared to USD 3.6 billion in 2020 (registering a growth of around 38.5% y-o-y). Indian exports reached USD 2 billion in 2021 as compared to USD 1.8 billion in 2020, while imports amounted to around USD 3 billion as against USD 1.8 billion in 2020.