Chile–Denmark relations

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Chilean-Danish relations
Map indicating locations of Chile and Denmark


Embassy of Chile in Copenhagen

Chile–Denmark relations refers to the current and historical relations between Chile and Denmark. Chile has an embassy in Copenhagen,[1] and Denmark has an embassy in Santiago.[2] Relations between the two countries are described as "friendly"[1] and excellent.[3]

Both countries signed a commerce treaty on 4 February 1899.[4] On 23 December 1931, a settlement treaty[5] and a conciliation treaty were signed between Chile and Denmark.[6] In 1965, a scientific and technical cooperation agreement were signed.[7] Chilean-Danish Business Council were established in 2004. The council were created for the businesses representatives that worked in Chile and Denmark.[8]

In 2009, Chile exported 840 million DKK to Denmark, while Denmark exported 645 million DKK to Chile.[9] In 2010, Danish company Vestas invested 250 million dollars in Talinay Oriente, Chile.[10][11]

Both Chilean Presidents Patricio Aylwin and Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle visited Denmark, during their terms.[3] On 26 January 2004, Chilean President Ricardo Lagos visited Denmark.[12]

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  1. ^ a b Government of Chile. "Chilean embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Chile) (in Spanish). Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Government of Denmark. "Danish embassy in Santiago, Chile". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Denmark) (in Danish (or Spanish)). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Denmark). Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Government of Chile. "Commercial relations between Chile and Denmark" (in Danish). Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  4. ^ The Consolidated treaty series, volume 200. Oceana Publications. 30 June 1969. p. 1. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 
  5. ^ Board of Trade journal 60. University of Michigan. 1908. Retrieved 22 February 2011. Treaty of Commerce and Navigation between Denmark and Chile, signed at Berlin on 4th February 1899 
  6. ^ "Danmarks traktater". Johannes Heinrich Schultz. Johannes Heinrich Schultz. 1933. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  7. ^ United Nations Treaty Series (1971). "Agreement between Denmark and Chile on scientific and technical cooperation" (PDF). 542 (9199): 7. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 
  8. ^ "Chilean-Danish Business Council". Danish embassy in Santiago, Chile. Retrieved 22 December 2011. 
  9. ^ "Landefakta Chile" (in Danish). Retrieved 18 December 2011. 
  10. ^ "Danes to invest in Latinamerica's largest wind farm in northern Chile". MercoPress. 12 July 2010. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 
  11. ^ "Vestas starts construction of own development project for 100 MW in Chile". Vestas. 15 September 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 
  12. ^ "President Lagos visits Denmark". LO, The Danish Confederation of Trade Unions (in Danish). LO, The Danish Confederation of Trade Unions. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 

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