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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 |

Danish Comment — Eksporten skuffer stadig

  1. Vareeksporten faldt med 0,4% m/m i februar, hvilket var fjerde måned i træk uden fremgang
  2. Vareimporten faldt med 3,4% m/m, hvormed overskuddet på handelsbalancen steg fra nedreviderede 5,6 til 7,0 mia. kr.
  3. Skuffende at dansk eksport ikke formår at vise bedre takter i lyset af den solide globale økonom

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark |

Global Comment — Fears of trade war intensifying

  1. Trump has announced plans to impose tariffs of up to USD 60bn on Chinese imports
  2. Markets reacted with broad-based significant risk aversion
  3. Chinese retaliation might be on the cards

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark |

Fast Comment Denmark — No crisis in the Danish economy

  1. Preliminary GDP indicator showed growth of 0.9 percent q-o-q in Q4 last year
  2. Thus, the economy ended the year on solid footing and grew 2 percent in 2017
  3. This confirms our view that the negative growth in Q3 was a temporary glitch

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark |

Fast Comment Denmark — Danish economy in reverse in Q3; not the beginning of a new downturn

  1. GDP contracted 0.6% q-o-q in Q3, weaker than expected
  2. Not the beginning of a new downturn, as the labour market remains strong
  3. Still, we will probably have to lower our GDP-growth forecast for 2017 from 2.2% to 1.8%

Jes Asmussen, Chief Economist Denmark |

Fast Comment Finland — Robust manufacturing growth continues

  1. Industrial production increased by 1.3 percent y-o-y in June
  2. New manufacturing orders growing briskly
  3. Goods exports indicate more broad-based growth

Janne Ronkanen, Senior Economist |