Leading Economic Index in South Korea increased to 114.20 Index Points in April from 113.70 Index Points in March of 2019. Leading Economic Index in South Korea averaged 45.40 Index Points from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 114.20 Index Points in April of 2019 and a record low of 4.40 Index Points in January of 1970.

Leading Economic Index in South Korea is expected to be 115.30 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Leading Economic Index in South Korea to stand at 116.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Korea Leading Economic Index is projected to trend around 118.80 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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South Korea Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 76.00 75.00 119.00 35.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.40 50.20 52.60 45.70 [+]
Industrial Production -0.10 -2.30 39.40 -25.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.60 2.10 10.50 -10.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.20 -2.90 40.80 -26.60 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 101.40 101.60 104.60 3.80 Index Points [+]
New Orders 6262325.00 6746865.00 14895263.00 93961.00 KRW Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 6511.70 4887.10 12981.70 -9865.30 KRW Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 40.00 27.00 3377.00 26.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 128434.00 130093.00 155971.00 49944.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 114.20 113.70 114.20 4.40 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 28553.69 26116.23 29047.94 6992.81 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 25814048.00 25049894.00 25814048.00 13271570.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 5977.91 6266.42 6405.68 650.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -5.90 -5.30 43.10 -36.00 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 5.00 4.00 23.00 4.00 [+]
Electricity Production 23317.47 23788.46 25106.16 13859.99 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Car Production 4028834.00 4114913.00 4657094.00 1954494.00 [+]
Coincident Index 110.10 109.80 110.10 4.30 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.84 78.03 78.84 4.93 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 15.00 17.00 26.00 11.00 [+]
Corruption Index 57.00 54.00 57.00 38.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 45.00 51.00 52.00 27.00 [+]


South Korea Leading Economic Index

In South Korea, Leading Composite Index examines the overall economic situation, predicting the direction and speed of a turning point in the economy. The index integrates a set of selected major indices that reflect each part of economy: opening-to-application ratio, inventory circulation indicator, consumer expectation index, machinery orders received, import of capital goods, construction orders received, stock price index, total liquidity, interest rate spread, 3-year treasury bonds less call rate, net barter terms of trade. The index has a base value of 100 as of 2010. This page provides - South Korea Leading Economic Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Korea Leading Economic Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
114.20 113.70 114.20 4.40 1970 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2015=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 0.90 May/19
Australia -0.08 May/19
Brazil -0.47 Apr/19
Canada 0.50 Mar/19
Japan 95.50 Apr/19
Mexico 1.30 Mar/19
Russia 1.60 Apr/19
Singapore 109.30 Mar/19
South Africa -0.40 Mar/19
South Korea 114.20 Apr/19
Turkey 1.40 Apr/19
United Kingdom 0.30 Apr/19
United States 127.79 Apr/19


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