Denmark–Malaysia relations

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Denmark–Malaysia relations
Map indicating locations of Denmark and Malaysia


Diplomatic mission
Danish Embassy, Kuala LumpurMalaysian Embassy, Stockholm
Ambassador Jesper VahrAmbassador Norlin Othman

Denmark–Malaysia relations (Danish: Forholdet mellem Danmark og Malaysia; Malay: Hubungan Denmark–Malaysia; Jawi: هوبوڠن الدنمارك–مليسيا) refers to the current and historical relations between Denmark and Malaysia. Denmark has an embassy in Kuala Lumpur, and Malaysia is represented in Denmark, through its embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.[1][2] Diplomatic relations was established in 1963.[3] Current Danish ambassador to Malaysia is Nicolai Ruge.[4]


In 1990, a guarantee agreement were signed between Denmark and Malaysia.[5] Bilateral co-operation began in 1994, with an environment programme.[6] Later Denmark also cooperated with the private sector. Danish assistance to Malaysia was initiated as part of the Environment and Disaster Relief Facility.[7] An agreement on financial and technical support was signed between the two countries.[8] Both countries work together on the environmental substances.[9][10] In 2008, both countries signed a Clean Development Mechanism agreement.[4]

Economic relations[edit]

Danish exports to Malaysia, amounted to 792 million DKK in 2008, while Malaysian exports amounted 1,7 million DKK.[11] There is also a Malaysian Danish Business Council.[12]


  1. ^ Government of Denmark. "Danish embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Denmark). Archived from the original on 12 January 2011. Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  2. ^ Government of Malaysia. "Malaysian Diplomatic and Consular mission in Denmark". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 7 March 2012. Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  3. ^ "Denmark - Royal Danish Embassy". Scandinavian Society - Malaysia. Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  4. ^ a b "Danish Power Contract In Malaysia". 28 October 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Trade deal soon, says Danish official". New Straits Times: 8. 7 November 1990. Retrieved 2 June 2011.
  6. ^ Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. "Danish - Malaysian Environmental Cooperation" (PDF). Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  7. ^ "Environmental Cooperation Programme". Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  8. ^ Government of Denmark. "Clean Development Mechanism". Embassy of Denmark, Kuala Lumpur. Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  9. ^ "Malaysia-Denmark Working on Environmentally Hazardous Substances". ScandAsia. 11 September 2007. Retrieved 2 June 2011.
  10. ^ "Danish-Malaysia Energy and Environmental Forum, Kuala Lumpur". ScandAsia. 24 January 2007. Retrieved 2 June 2011.
  11. ^ Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. "Landefakta Malaysia" (in Danish). WayBack Machine. Archived from the original on 3 December 2008. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  12. ^ "Home". Malaysian Danish Business Council. Retrieved 12 December 2017.

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