Kiel Trade Indicator

Imports and Exports for 75 Countries

The Kiel Institute presents a novel leading indicator for international trade. The calculations are based on real-time-data from container ships, which are evaluated by using artificial intelligence.

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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.


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.

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