The two nations signed an amity commerce treaty and affiliated commerce
agreement in July 1902. Diplomatic relations were broken
due to the Eulsa Treaty with Japan.
During the Korea war in 1952, Denmark
sent a medical unit to support.
Since diplomatic relations were
re-established in March 1959, they
have trained 10 industrial Korean leaders
in special areas such as agriculture,
nuclear science, bio-pathology,
etc., a total of 67 different specialty
fields, annually at their expenses.
The Visa Waiver of October 1969,
Double Taxation Avoidance of October
1977, the Commercial Mediation Agreement
of 1982, and the Investment Guarantee
of 1988 are in force. Additionally,
an Aviation Agreement with Denmark,
Sweden, and Norway was concluded
Denmark imported US$ 347 million
of goods and services from Korea
and exported US$ 351 million in
2000. Their main goods in exportation
are pork, steam boiler, chemicals,
medicinal products, parts for internal
combustion engines and imports include freight vessels,
automobiles, airplanes, containers,
Koran immigrants numbered 200 and
expatriates 50 as of December, 2000.
Diplomatic relations with North
Korea were established in 1973.