EU Countries Profiles » Denmark

Country Details:

Basic Information
Capital: Copenhagen 
Language: Danish
Population: 5,809,502 
Total Area: 43,094 sq km 
Currency: Danish Krone 

The Diplomatic representation in Jordan: 
Danish Honorary Consulate
Tel: +962 6 560 9500
Fax: +962 6 569 8322

Economic profile
GDP: $287.8 billion
Real Growth rate: 2.3% 
GDP-Per Capita: $50,100
Inflation rate: 1.1% 
Unemployment rate: 5.7%

Trade Balance:
Exports:  $99.37 billion
Imports:  $90.83 billion
Revenues: $172.5 billion
Expenditures: $ 168.9 billion

Natural resources: petroleum, natural gas, fish, salt, limestone, chalk, stone, gravel and sand

Major exports: machinery and instruments, meat and meat products, dairy products, fish, pharmaceuticals, furniture, windmills

Major imports: machinery and equipment, raw materials and semi manufactures for industry, chemicals, grain and foodstuffs, consumer goods
Trade partners: Germany, Sweden, Norway, Netherlands, China, UK, US.
Agriculture Products: barley, wheat, potatoes, sugar beets; pork, dairy products; fish

Major industries: 
iron, steel, nonferrous metals, chemicals, food processing, machinery and transportation equipment, textiles and clothing, electronics, construction, furniture and other wood products, shipbuilding and refurbishment, windmills, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment

Labor force:  2.998 million distributed as follows: 
Agriculture:  2.4%
Industry:      18.3%
Services      79.3%

External Trade Between Jordan & Denmark - JOD

Year Exports Imports
2017 927,089 47,009,483
2018 880,500 59,574,300
2019  404,800 58,164,900
2020 776,000 48,647,200
2021 (January - February) 92,800 8,473,900

Source: Department of Statistics

Main Jordanian Exports to Denmark:
Pharmaceutical products 
Vegetable products: Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 
Textiles and textile articles: Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
Furniture, bedding,mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishing, lamps and lighting fittings

Main Jordanian Imports from Denmark:
Pharmaceutical products 
Live animals; animal products: Dairy produce; birds’ eggs; natural honey, Meat and edible meat offal
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances, Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof;
Articles of iron or steel 
Miscellaneous edible preparations:  Protein concentrates and textured protein substances,
Vegetable products: Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin, wheat gluten
Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; clocks and watches; musical instruments
Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof.

Agreements between Jordan and Denmark: 

  • EU- Jordan Association Agreement – signed in 1997