Including Creative Industries into the Export Strategy

Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Key objectives of the measure:

Ukraine has a great potential of the cultural and creative industries development. According to the “Creative economy outlook 2002-2015” by UNCTAD Ukraine was the second rated country with transition economy in the list of  top10 creative goods exporters in 2015. According to the Global Creativity Index (Technology-Talent-Tolerance) by Martin Prosperity Institute in 2015 Ukraine took the 45th place. In 2014 the input of the cultural activities into the GDP was 4.04%.

Development of the creative industries is one of the priorities of the Ukrainian Government.

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

In close cooperation between the Ministry of Economy and Trade and the Ministry of Culture according to the Governmental Decree of late 2017 the creative industries were defined as the most future-oriented sectors of economy in the Export Strategy of Ukraine (Roadmap for the strategic development of trade).

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

It is expected that the measure will facilitate the innovations, modernization and creation of the high added value in the economy; promote the emerging of small and medium enterprises; job creation; attract domestic and foreign investments into, inter alia, creative industries.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure: