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Fast Comment Denmark

Fast Comment Denmark — Inflation ticks up for a second consecutive month

  1. Consumer prices rose 0.2 percent m-o-m in May - weaker than expected
  2. Annual inflation ticked up from 0.8 to 1.1 percent
  3. Inflation is still relatively low but should move up further

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk

Fast Comment Denmark — A bit more speed in the economy than expected

  1. Preliminary GDP showed growth of 0.4% q-o-q in Q1 - a bit stronger than expected
  2. Car sales secured solid private consumption growth - but exports and investments disappointed
  3. We maintain our outlook of moderate growth but also that annual growth has peaked

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk

Fast Comment Denmark — Spring mood in the industrial sector

  1. No sign of Italian crisis in industry (yet)
  2. Service sector disappoints slightly but construction picking up
  3. Barometers send overall positive signs of continued moderate growth

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk

Fast Comment Denmark — Somewhat slower economic expansion

  1. Preliminary GDP indicator showed growth of 0.3 percent q-o-q in Q1
  2. Slightly stronger than our expectations of +0.1 percent q-o-q
  3. However, it is still a more subdued growth rate than we have become used to over recent years

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk

Fast Comment Denmark — Exports disappoint again

  1. Exports of goods fell 0.4 percent m-o-m in February; fourth month in a row without improvement
  2. Imports of goods fell 3.4 percent m-o-m; surplus on the trade balance picked up from DKK 5.6bn to 7.0bn
  3. Disappointing that exports do not appear to be benefiting more from improvement in global economy

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk

Fast Comment Denmark — Solid growth in Q4, but overall picture still murky

  1. Despite a small downward revision, GDP growth ended 2017 on a strong note
  2. One-off payment from abroad still clouds the picture
  3. Labour market in good health with new drop in unemployment in February

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark | jeas01@handelsbanken.dk