The Composite State of the Economy Index in Israel rose by 0.24 percent month-on-month in November of 2019, following a downwardly revised 0.28 percent increase in October. The sub-indexes measuring consumer goods imports (-7.76 percent vs 9.97 percent in October) and production input imports (-0.95 percent vs 3.29 percent) fell. At the same time, the gauge of goods exports dropped 1.18 percent, after increasing 6.81 percent in the prior month. Leading Economic Index in Israel averaged 0.35 percent from 1975 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1.11 percent in May of 1991 and a record low of -0.65 percent in February of 1980.

Leading Economic Index in Israel is expected to be 0.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Leading Economic Index in Israel to stand at 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Israel Leading Economic Index is projected to trend around 0.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Israel Leading Economic Index

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.24 0.28 1.11 -0.65 1975 - 2019 percent Monthly
2011=100



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-09-26 01:30 PM Composite Economic Index Aug 0.23% 0.23% 0.2%
2019-11-04 11:00 AM Composite Economic Index Sep 0.25% 0.20% 0.3%
2019-11-26 09:00 AM Composite Economic Index Oct 0.30% 0.29% 0.2%
2019-12-26 10:00 AM Composite Economic Index Nov 0.24% 0.28% 0.30%
2020-01-23 11:00 AM Composite Economic Index Dec 0.24% 0.30%


News Stream
2019-11-26
Israel State of the Economy Index Rises in October
The Composite State of the Economy Index in Israel rose by 0.30 percent month-on-month in October of 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.29 percent increase in September. There were increases in the sub-indexes measuring consumer goods imports (9.30 percent vs 8.85 percent in September) and production input imports (3.65 percent vs 3.32 percent). At the same time, the gauge of goods exports jumped 7.20 percent, after decreasing 9.08 percent in the prior month.

2019-11-04
Israel State of the Economy Index Rises in September
The Composite State of the Economy Index in Israel rose by 0.25 percent month-on-month in September of 2019, following a downwardly revised 0.20 percent increase in August. There were increases in the sub-indexes measuring consumer goods imports (7.06 percent vs -3.71 percent in August) and production input imports (2.95 percent vs 1.59 percent). Meanwhile, the gauge of goods exports dropped 11.98 percent, after increasing 2.35 percent in the prior month.

2019-09-26
Israel State of the Economy Index Rises in August
The Composite State of the Economy Index in Israel rose by 0.23 percent month-on-month in August 2019, the same pace as in July. There were increases in the sub-indexes measuring goods exports (2.97 percent vs 0.49 percent) and production input imports (1.28 percent vs -3.78 percent). Meanwhile, the gauge of consumer goods imports dropped 4.60 percent, after a 3.45 percent decline in July.

2019-08-26
Israel Leading Economic Index Rises 0.19% in July
The Composite State of the Economy Index in Israel increased by 0.19 percent month-on-month in July of 2019, the same as in the previous month. Increases were seen in exports of goods (0.8 vs 10.4 in June) and the job vacancy rate (3.6 vs 3.5). On the other hand, declines were recorded for imports of consumer goods (-3 vs 7) and of manufacturing inputs (-3.8 vs -2.1).

2019-07-23
Israel Leading Economic Index Rises in June
The Composite State of the Economy Index in Israel increased by 0.23 percent month-on-month in June of 2019, up from an upwardly revised 0.14 percent gain in May. Increases were seen in exports of goods (6.8 vs -5.9) and imports of both consumer goods (7.6 vs -9.7 in May) and manufacturing inputs (2.2 vs -5.3). Meantime, the job vacancy rate remained at 3.6 percent, the same as in the previous month.

2019-06-24
Israel Economic Activity Eases to Over 1-Year Low
The Composite State of the Economy Index in Israel increased by 0.13 percent month-on-month in May of 2019, easing from a downwardly revised 0.23 percent gain in April. It was the lowest reading since April 2018, mainly dragged down by a fall in both import of manufacturing inputs (-5.2 percent vs 4.1 percent in April) and consumer goods (-10.2 percent vs -5.4 percent). Meanwhile, goods exports fell at a softer pace (-8.1 percent vs -8.6 percent) while the job vacancy rate remained at 3.6 percent, the same as in the previous month.


Israel Leading Economic Index
In Israel, the Composite State-of-the-Economy Index is a synthetic indicator examining the direction in which real economic activity is moving in a real time. It is calculated based on 10 different components: industrial production index, trade revenue, services revenue, imports of consumer products, imports of manufacturing inputs, export of goods, export of services, number of employee posts in the private sector, rate of vacant employee positions and the number of building starts. The index has a base value of 100 as of 2011.

Israel Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 23.96 20.37 44.60 -39.48 points [+]
Industrial Production -8.40 23.10 62.70 -29.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 2.40 0.70 7.20 -7.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 2989.70 -277.50 7999.10 -4763.00 ILS Million [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.24 0.28 1.11 -0.65 percent [+]
Internet Speed 13669.17 14389.01 14389.01 2457.91 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 2363587.00 2271896.00 2835458.00 1097501.00 IP [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 52.80 51.80 67.20 27.80 points [+]
Manufacturing Production -8.80 27.60 34.20 -18.50 percent [+]
Mining Production -12.20 -2.10 339.20 -65.10 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 35.00 49.00 54.00 29.00 [+]
Corruption Index 61.00 62.00 79.70 58.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 34.00 32.00 39.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 76.74 76.63 76.74 4.79 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 20.00 20.00 27.00 14.00 [+]