Kiel Institute Economic Outlooks

Upswing loses momentum

GERMANY: catch-up process intact but slows down during winter term. EURO AREA: normalization after covid leads to stronger performance. WORLD: supply chain issues slow down momentum but strong upward trend intact.

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Frequently Requested Experts

Experts at the Kiel Institute combine scientific research with policy advice on a broad range of global economic issues.

Kiel Trade Indicator

The Kiel Trade Indicator estimates the expected imports and exports for 75 countries and regions, as well as the worldwide trade in goods in total. The calculation is based on real-time data from container ships in several hundred ports and sea regions, which an algorithm programmed at the Kiel Institute evaluates using artificial intelligence.

Kiel Trade Indicator


Research Centers at a Glance

In eight research centers and other cross-cutting initiatives, our scientists investigate the drivers and effects of international economic activity.

Research Centers & Initiatives


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