Leading Economic Index in South Korea increased to 113.70 Index Points in December from 113.50 Index Points in November of 2018. Leading Economic Index in South Korea averaged 44.93 Index Points from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 113.70 Index Points in December of 2018 and a record low of 4.40 Index Points in January of 1970.

Leading Economic Index in South Korea is expected to be 114.90 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 67.00 71.00 119.00 35.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.30 49.80 52.60 45.70 [+]
Industrial Production 1.60 1.10 39.40 -25.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.40 -1.60 10.50 -10.70 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.00 1.30 40.80 -26.60 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 102.70 102.50 104.60 3.80 Index Points [+]
New Orders 8787486.00 6427427.00 14895263.00 93961.00 KRW Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 1731.70 -1354.20 13533.70 -15359.30 KRW Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 39.00 47.00 3377.00 26.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 135108.00 118994.00 155971.00 49944.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 113.70 113.50 113.70 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 6162.32 5928.09 6405.68 650.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 6.50 5.60 43.10 -36.00 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 5.00 4.00 23.00 4.00 [+]
Electricity Production 24400.07 23615.32 24724.60 13859.99 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Car Production 4114913.00 4228509.00 4657094.00 1954494.00 [+]
Coincident Index 109.50 109.30 109.50 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 February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
113.70 113.50 113.70 4.40 1970 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2015=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina -0.90 Dec/18
Australia -0.22 Dec/18
Brazil 0.21 Dec/18
Canada -0.10 Nov/18
Japan 97.90 Dec/18
Mexico 1.80 Nov/18
Russia 1.90 Dec/18
Singapore 112.00 Dec/18
South Africa -0.30 Nov/18
South Korea 113.70 Dec/18
Turkey -0.40 Dec/18
United Kingdom 0.20 Dec/18
United States 125.13 Dec/18


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