Greenland Challenged Despite Strong Fisheries

Analysis - August 2017 - No. 13

Authors Danmarks Nationalbank
Subject Other economic analyses; International Economy; Other countries
Type Analysis
Year 2017
Published 16 August 2017
Strong economic growth in Greenland in 2016 and 2017 is to a large extent attributable to fisheries. Rising building and construction investments have also boosted growth in Greenland's economy. Despite the good times, the Greenlandic politicians need to address a number of major challenges. It is difficult to combine a sound economy with independence.