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DI Economic forecast - New lockdowns in Europe place exports under great pressure
Rising infection rates and new lockdowns all across Europe threaten to undermine the economic recovery. Therefore, DI fears that the development of Danish exports will result in the much discussed “W-shape”. The GDP of Denmark is estimated to…
The Netherlands, with a population of more than 16 million, is the most densely populated country in Europe.
36% of the population lives in rural areas where the coverage of water supply and waste water treatment is amongst the lowest in Europe.
The level of water and waste water service, including waste water treatment, is not among the highest in Europe. There have been several cases of lack of water supply and of failing water treatment in the country.
Slovakia is one of the worst countries in Europe in terms of water quality and the poor standards of waste water treatment, and the country already faces fines for non-compliance with EU regulations.
Estonia is located entirely in the catchment area of the Baltic Sea and almost half of Lake Peipsi (Europe’s 5th biggest lake) is located on Estonian territory.
Hungary is a country in Central Europe with an area of 93028km² and a population of more than 9 million. The country has two distinct seasons – summer and winter – which have large variations in temperature.
March 17, 2020: Information concerning new and more stringent corona measures
In the evening of 17 March, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced new significant and strict measures to help break the infection chain and deal with the present crisis affecting Denmark, Europe and the rest of the world.
The country has one of the lowest water resource reserves in Europe with a per capita water availability around 1630m3/yr. Furthermore, water resources are unevenly distributed geographically with more than 50% of the country experiencing shortages…
DI in Brussels
The EU provides access to the Single Market, exports and Danish jobs, while also giving Denmark a stronger voice in and beyond Europe. Therefore, DI has an office in Brussels to represent the policy interests of DI’s member companies.