Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs (Denmark)

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The Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs, now called the Ministry of Business and Growth,[1] is a ministry that was established by the first Helle Thorning-Schmidt cabinet.

The ministry was created in 2001 as a merger between the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Ministry of Trade and Industry. After the 2011 election the ministry was divided into two; Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Interior and Ministry of Business and Growth. Henrik Sass Larsen is current minister of Business and Growth and Margrethe Vestager is current minister of Economic Affairs and the Interior.

Ministers[edit]

From To Minister of Economic and Business Affairs Years of living
27 November 2001 10 September 2008 Bendt Bendtsen (Conservative) b. 1954
10 September 2008 23 February 2010 Lene Espersen (Conservative) b. 1965
23 February 2010 3 October 2011 Brian Mikkelsen (Conservative) b. 1966
3 October 2011 16 October 2012 Ole Sohn (Socialist People's Party) b. 1954
16 October 2012 9 August 2013 Annette Vilhelmsen (Socialist People's Party) b. 1959
9 August 2013 Incumbent Henrik Sass Larsen (Socialist Party) b. 1966

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ OECD 2012, p. 124.

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