In 2019 KSE in cooperation with GIZ launched the Foreign Trade Research Center that is primarily focused on the issues of fostering Ukrainian exports and supporting the evidence-based implementation of the Export Strategy (Roadmap for Strategic Development of Trade) of Ukraine for 2017-2021.
Key research expertise:
Trade under WTO
Global economic developments and foreign trade
Macroeconomic policy and trade
Innovation and productivity growth for export promotion, etc.
Mission of Trade+
Driving evidence based Trade of the XXI Century
Promoting Ukraine’s strategic and proactive stance vis-à-vis current global economic trends
Promoting and enabling Ukraine-centered trade policy making
Supporting and building strategic alliances with Ukrainian businesses who share our vision
Providing access to the institutionalized knowledge on trade and capacity building among local stakeholders
Building strategic alliances with think tanks at the focus countries.