The ministry

The Ministry of Economic Affairs plays a central role in the government's economic policy and supports the government's work with structure and reform policy to ensure a strong Danish economy and a modern welfare society.

The ministry supervises and assesses the Danish economy and publishes the Economic Survey.

In addition, the ministry handles cases regarding the Economic Councils, the model law and assessments regarding distribution and incentives. Finally, the Ministry of Economy is responsible for Denmark's cooperation in the EU's economic policy area (ECOFIN) as well as a number of other areas of international economics.