Strong business investment appetite

Analysis - August 2019 - No. 15

Authors Malthe-Thagaard, Sune
Subject Danish Economy; Current economic and monetary trends; Models; Economic activity and employment
Type Analysis
Year 2019
Published 13 August 2019
Over the past decade, business investment appetite has been in line with that experienced during previous crises and upswings. Investment has increased as spare production capacity has been absorbed. During the crisis and post-crisis years, investment was mainly constrained by high economic uncertainty and low foreign demand for Danish products. Since the mid-1990s, the growing weight of the service sectors in the Danish economy has structurally reduced investment.