Markets Last Reference
Currency 1164 Jan/20
Stock Market (points) 2267 Jan/20
Government Bond 10Y (%) 1.72 Jan/20
Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.2 Dec/19
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.2 Dec/19
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.8 Dec/19
Inflation Rate (%) 0.7 Dec/19
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.2 Dec/19
Interest Rate (%) 1.25 Jan/20
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 2017 Dec/19
Current Account (USD Million) 5975 Nov/19
Current Account to GDP (%) 4.7 Dec/18
Government Debt to GDP (%) 36.6 Dec/18
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.6 Dec/18
Business Confidence (points) 74 Dec/19
Manufacturing PMI (points) 50.1 Dec/19
Consumer Confidence (points) 100 Dec/19
Retail Sales MoM (%) 3 Nov/19
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25 Dec/19
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 40 Dec/18
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.2 Dec/19
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.2 Dec/19
GDP (USD Billion) 1619 Dec/18
GDP Constant Prices (KRW Billion) 467045 Dec/19
Gross National Product (KRW Billion) 456452 Sep/19
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (KRW Billion) 134629 Dec/19
GDP per capita (USD) 26762 Dec/18
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 36776 Dec/18
GDP From Agriculture (KRW Billion) 8403 Dec/19
GDP From Construction (KRW Billion) 22160 Dec/19
GDP From Manufacturing (KRW Billion) 125987 Dec/19
GDP From Mining (KRW Billion) 499 Dec/19
GDP From Public Administration (KRW Billion) 26856 Jun/19
GDP From Services (KRW Billion) 258292 Sep/19
GDP From Transport (KRW Billion) 15649 Dec/19
GDP From Utilities (KRW Billion) 11529 Dec/19
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.8 Dec/19
Employed Persons (Thousand ) 27381 Dec/19
Unemployed Persons (Thousand ) 1068 Dec/19
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 62.9 Dec/19
Labour Costs (points) 111 Sep/19
Productivity (points) 110 Sep/19
Wages (KRW/Month) 3863726 Sep/19
Minimum Wages (KRW/Hour) 8350 Dec/19
Wages in Manufacturing (KRW/Month) 4199394 Sep/19
Population (Million) 51.61 Dec/18
Retirement Age Women 60 Dec/18
Retirement Age Men 60 Dec/18
Employment Rate (%) 60.8 Dec/19
Youth Unemployment Rate (%) 7.3 Dec/19
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate (%) 0.7 Dec/19
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.2 Dec/19
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 105 Dec/19
Core Consumer Prices (points) 105 Dec/19
Core Inflation Rate (%) 0.6 Dec/19
GDP Deflator (points) 105 Sep/19
Producer Prices (points) 104 Dec/19
Producer Prices Change (%) 0.7 Dec/19
Export Prices (points) 97.54 Dec/19
Import Prices (points) 109 Dec/19
Food Inflation (%) 0.1 Dec/19
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 104 Dec/19
CPI Transportation (points) 104 Dec/19
Inflation Expectations (%) 1.7 Dec/19
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate (%) 1.25 Jan/20
Interbank Rate (%) 1.44 Jan/20
Money Supply M0 (KRW Million) 112775100 Nov/19
Money Supply M1 (KRW Billion) 912801 Nov/19
Money Supply M2 (KRW Billion) 2903992 Nov/19
Money Supply M3 (KRW Billion) 4101121 Nov/19
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 408820 Dec/19
Loans to Private Sector (KRW Hundred Million) 8689783 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.63 Oct/19
Central Bank Balance Sheet (KRW Billion) 492519 Nov/19
Foreign Stock Investment (USD Hundreds of Millions) 688697 Sep/19
Lending Rate (%) 2.25 Jan/20
Private Debt To GDP (%) 261 Dec/18
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 2017 Dec/19
Current Account (USD Million) 5975 Nov/19
Current Account to GDP (%) 4.7 Dec/18
Exports (USD Million) 45716 Dec/19
Imports (USD Million) 43699 Dec/19
External Debt (USD Million) 458200 Sep/19
Terms of Trade (points) 90.8 Nov/19
Capital Flows (USD Million) 5336 Nov/19
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Thousand ) 9844064 Dec/19
Tourism Revenues (USD Million) 1627000 Nov/19
Tourist Arrivals 1456429 Nov/19
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 104 Dec/19
Terrorism Index 0.3 Dec/18
Weapons Sales (USD Million) 1083 Dec/18
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP (%) 36.6 Dec/18
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.6 Dec/18
Government Budget Value (KRW Billion) -7906 Nov/19
Government Spending (KRW Billion) 78782 Dec/19
Government Revenues (KRW Billion) 409618 Nov/19
Fiscal Expenditure (KRW Billion) 417525 Nov/19
Asylum Applications (Persons) 839 Sep/18
Credit Rating 86 Jan/20
Government Spending To GDP (%) 32.26 Dec/16
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 41157 Dec/18
Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25 Dec/19
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 40 Dec/18
Sales Tax Rate (%) 10 Dec/19
Social Security Rate (%) 18.81 Dec/18
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 10.4 Dec/18
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 8.41 Dec/18
Business Last Reference
Business Confidence (points) 74 Dec/19
Manufacturing PMI (points) 50.1 Dec/19
Industrial Production (%) -0.3 Nov/19
Industrial Production Mom (%) -0.5 Nov/19
Manufacturing Production (%) -0.1 Nov/19
Capacity Utilization (points) 103 Nov/19
New Orders (KRW Million) 5863845 Nov/19
Changes in Inventories (KRW Billion) 2431 Dec/19
Bankruptcies (Companies) 25 Nov/19
Car Registrations 139411 Dec/19
Leading Economic Index (points) 117 Nov/19
Internet Speed (KBps) 28554 Mar/17
IP Addresses (IP) 25814048 Mar/17
Car Production 4028834 Dec/18
Coincident Index (points) 112 Nov/19
Competitiveness Index (Points) 79.62 Dec/19
Competitiveness Rank 13 Dec/19
Corruption Index (Points) 57 Dec/18
Corruption Rank 45 Dec/18
Ease of Doing Business 5 Dec/19
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 22681 Oct/19
Mining Production (%) -4.4 Sep/19
Steel Production (Thousand Tonnes) 5895 Nov/19
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Confidence (points) 100 Dec/19
Retail Sales MoM (%) 3 Nov/19
Retail Sales YoY (%) 3.7 Nov/19
Consumer Spending (KRW Billion) 223925 Dec/19
Disposable Personal Income (KRW Billion) 1890779 Dec/18
Personal Savings (%) 35 Sep/19
Consumer Credit (KRW Billion) 1572660 Sep/19
Bank Lending Rate (%) 3.18 Nov/19
Economic Optimism Index (Net Balance) 92 Dec/19
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 1.35 Dec/19
Households Debt To GDP (% of GDP) 92.9 Jun/19
Housing Last Reference
Housing Index (points) 100 Dec/19
Construction Orders (KRW Million) 5454550 Nov/19
Construction Output (%) -4.7 Nov/19
Home Ownership Rate (%) 57.7 Dec/18


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