Every year Danish fur farmers used to raise more than 16 million mink.
1,500 Danish fur farmers own the cooperative company Kopenhagen Fur.
Kopenhagen Fur is the world's largest auction house for furs and the global centre of the fur trade.
Fur skins are Denmark's largest export commodity to the booming economy in China/Hong Kong.
Fur farming is Denmark's third largest type of animal farming.
The Ministry of Commerce in Denmark has selected the fur trade as one of 29 special competence clusters in Danish economic life.
Fur farming is a sustainable production that relieves the food industry of large quantities of waste cuts and by-products.