Direct investment abroad sets a record

Abstract icon Danish direct equity investments abroad reached kr. 126 billion in 2021 which is its highest level so far. Direct investments in the form of group loans pulled in the opposite direction by kr. -39 billion, as intercompany loans were repaid to Denmark, or foreign companies lent money to Danish companies in the same group. In total, Danish direct investments abroad were kr. 87 billion in 2021, which is an increase of kr. 33 billion compared to 2020. At the global level, direct investments also increased in 2021.
Subject Financial statistics
Type Foreign direct investment, flows
Period 4th Quarter 2021
Published 14 February 2022
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