Chile–Denmark relations

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Chilean-Danish relations
Map indicating locations of Chile and Denmark



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, an scientific and technical cooperation agreement were signed.[7] Chilean-Dainsh 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). 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). p. 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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