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Mink and Fur

Denmark is the world’s largest producer of mink skins.

Denmark is the world’s largest producer of mink skins. Danish mink skins are the most expensive on the world market, which is due to the fact that Danish mink farmers produce a superior fur quality in high demand by consumers.

1,500 Danish fur farmers produce approx. 19 million mink skins. In addition to mink, Denmark also produces a small number of fox, chinchilla and rabbit skins.

Kopenhagen Fur, the largest fur auction house in the world and global hub for the fur trade, sells the 19 million Danish mink skins and around 7 million mink skins from other countries annually. China is the largest market. Mink skins account for about one third of Danish exports to China.

Fur and mink skins are the third largest Danish agricultural export items of animal origin, representing an annual export value of approx. EUR 1,1 billion.

To learn more about Danish mink production and Kopenhagen Fur, visit: www.kopenhagenfur.com