Competition in the Danish banking sector – Subreport: What does competition look like among banks in an international perspective?

Original title: Konkurrencen I den danske banksektor - Delrapport: Hvordan ser konkurrencen ud blandt banker i et internationalt perspektiv?

Competition in the Danish banking market has been the subject of much scrutiny over recent years. In light of this, Copenhagen Economics has been asked to assess the competition in the Danish banking market, thereby providing a solid foundation for the continued debate.

Looking at typical indicators such as price, earnings, return and efficiency, we find no indications for insufficient competition. On the contrary, the Danish banking sector seems quite competitive in comparison to international standards.

More specifically we find that:

The study is commissioned by Finans Danmark.

The contribution to the study from Copenhagen Economics comprises three subreports and one summary report: