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Denmark's economy expands faster than estimated in second quarter

Later on Wednesday, the finance ministry is due to present the government's budget proposal for 2023 as well as new economic forecasts

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Denmark’s economy expands faster than estimated in second quarter.

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Denmark’s economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter, helped by higher spending in restaurants and hotels after the end of Covid-19 restrictions.
 
Gross domestic product expanded 0.9% from the first three months of the year, Statistics Denmark said on Wednesday. That compares with a preliminary reading of 0.7% growth published two weeks ago.
 
“We’re seeing dark clouds on the horizon” but the strong second-quarter performance gives “hope for a fairly soft landing for the Danish economy,” Mathias Dollerup Sproegel, a senior economist at Sydbank, said in a note.
 
Denmark’s economy has been outperforming peers in recent quarters, helped

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First Published: Aug 31 2022 | 1:40 PM IST

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