The Mohammed Cartoon affair has become a trade advantage for Denmark
The turbulence in the wake of the publication of the Mohammed cartoons did not harm Denmark’s exports — probably quite the opposite, says Joergen Tulstrup, senior researcher at the Danish Institute for Economic Analysis.
The relatively insignificant setback noticed in trade from Arabic countries is by far outweighed by our reputation in important markets around the world, Joergen Tulstrup writes in Today — The Danish Industy’s Daily.
That fact is reflected in the high expectations for growing employment in the industry — higher than at any previous time during the past four years, the analysis shows.
That doesn’t mean we can relax our vigilance, folks. Keep stuffing your faces with Havarti and Danish ham, and washing it down with Carlsberg.
I know it’s tough, but there’s a war on.
Update: Commenter Zonka supplies this link to a pdf document, in English, of the full report.