Markets Last Reference
Currency 1133 May/21
Stock Market (points) 3126 May/21
Government Bond 10Y (%) 2.12 May/21

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.6 Mar/21
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.8 Mar/21
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.7 Apr/21
Inflation Rate (%) 2.3 Apr/21
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.2 Apr/21
Interest Rate (%) 0.5 Apr/21
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 390 Apr/21
Current Account (USD Million) 7816 Mar/21
Current Account to GDP (%) 3.5 Dec/20
Government Debt to GDP (%) 42.6 Dec/20
Government Budget (% of GDP) -2.6 Dec/19
Business Confidence (points) 96 Apr/21
Manufacturing PMI (points) 54.6 Apr/21
Consumer Confidence (points) 102 Apr/21
Retail Sales MoM (%) 2.3 Mar/21
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25 Dec/21
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 42 Dec/20
Coronavirus Cases (Persons) 132290 May/21
Coronavirus Deaths (Persons) 1903 May/21
Coronavirus Recovered (Persons) 122163 May/21

GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.6 Mar/21
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.8 Mar/21
GDP (USD Billion) 1647 Dec/19
GDP Constant Prices (KRW Billion) 470847 Mar/21
Gross National Product (KRW Billion) 481952 Dec/20
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (KRW Billion) 142219 Mar/21
GDP per capita (USD) 28606 Dec/19
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 42661 Dec/19
GDP From Agriculture (KRW Billion) 8558 Mar/21
GDP From Construction (KRW Billion) 22105 Mar/21
GDP From Manufacturing (KRW Billion) 129270 Mar/21
GDP From Mining (KRW Billion) 470 Mar/21
GDP From Public Administration (KRW Billion) 28517 Dec/20
GDP From Services (KRW Billion) 260912 Mar/21
GDP From Transport (KRW Billion) 13118 Mar/21
GDP From Utilities (KRW Billion) 12661 Mar/21

Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.7 Apr/21
Employed Persons (Thousand ) 27212 Apr/21
Unemployed Persons (Thousand ) 1032 Apr/21
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 63 Apr/21
Labour Costs (points) 104 Dec/20
Productivity (points) 119 Dec/20
Wages (KRW/Month) 3868678 Dec/20
Minimum Wages (KRW/Hour) 8720 Dec/21
Wages in Manufacturing (KRW/Month) 4248573 Dec/20
Population (Million) 51.78 Dec/20
Retirement Age Women 62 Dec/20
Retirement Age Men 62 Dec/20
Employment Rate (%) 59.8 Mar/21
Youth Unemployment Rate (%) 10 Apr/21

Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate (%) 2.3 Apr/21
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.2 Apr/21
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 107 Apr/21
Core Consumer Prices (points) 107 Apr/21
Core Inflation Rate (%) 1.4 Apr/21
GDP Deflator (points) 104 Dec/20
Producer Prices (points) 107 Mar/21
Producer Prices Change (%) 3.9 Mar/21
Export Prices (points) 104 Apr/21
Import Prices (points) 109 Apr/21
Food Inflation (%) 8.1 Apr/21
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 104 Apr/21
CPI Transportation (points) 105 Apr/21
Inflation Expectations (%) 2.1 Apr/21

Health Last Reference
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate (doses per 100 people) 9.11 May/21
Coronavirus Vaccination Total (doses) 4669153 May/21
Coronavirus Cases (Persons) 132290 May/21
Coronavirus Deaths (Persons) 1903 May/21
Coronavirus Recovered (Persons) 122163 May/21

Money Last Reference
Interest Rate (%) 0.5 Apr/21
Interbank Rate (%) 0.65 May/21
Money Supply M0 (KRW Million) 140779600 Mar/21
Money Supply M1 (KRW Billion) 1247791 Mar/21
Money Supply M2 (KRW Billion) 3321851 Mar/21
Money Supply M3 (KRW Billion) 4606922 Mar/21
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 452310 Apr/21
Loans to Private Sector (KRW Hundred Million) 10113743 Apr/21
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 0.94 Feb/21
Central Bank Balance Sheet (KRW Billion) 559221 Mar/21
Foreign Stock Investment (USD Million) 976287 Dec/20
Lending Rate (%) 1.5 May/21
Private Debt To GDP (%) 253 Dec/19

Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 390 Apr/21
Current Account (USD Million) 7816 Mar/21
Current Account to GDP (%) 3.5 Dec/20
Exports (USD Million) 51190 Apr/21
Imports (USD Million) 50800 Apr/21
External Debt (USD Million) 542448 Dec/20
Terms of Trade (points) 92.5 Mar/21
Capital Flows (USD Million) 10001 Mar/21
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Thousand ) 4738478 Mar/21
Tourism Revenues (USD Million) 692200 Feb/21
Tourist Arrivals 74604 Mar/21
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 104 Dec/20
Terrorism Index 0.66 Dec/19
Weapons Sales (USD Million) 827 Dec/20

Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP (%) 42.6 Dec/20
Government Budget (% of GDP) -2.6 Dec/19
Government Budget Value (KRW Billion) -30104 Mar/21
Government Spending (KRW Billion) 81349 Mar/21
Government Revenues (KRW Billion) 143996 Mar/21
Fiscal Expenditure (KRW Billion) 174100 Mar/21
Asylum Applications (Persons) 15451 Dec/19
Credit Rating 86 May/21
Government Spending To GDP (%) 31.15 Dec/18
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 46281 Dec/19

Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25 Dec/21
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 42 Dec/20
Sales Tax Rate (%) 10 Dec/21
Social Security Rate (%) 18.94 Dec/20
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 9.96 Dec/20
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 8.98 Dec/20

Business Last Reference
Business Confidence (points) 96 Apr/21
Manufacturing PMI (points) 54.6 Apr/21
Industrial Production (%) 4.7 Mar/21
Industrial Production Mom (%) -0.8 Mar/21
Manufacturing Production (%) 4.7 Mar/21
Capacity Utilization (points) 106 Mar/21
New Orders (KRW Million) 14687024 Mar/21
Changes in Inventories (KRW Billion) 468 Mar/21
Bankruptcies (Companies) 25 Mar/21
Car Registrations 139187 Apr/21
Leading Economic Index (points) 125 Mar/21
Internet Speed (KBps) 28554 Mar/17
IP Addresses (IP) 25814048 Mar/17
Car Production 3506774 Dec/20
Coincident Index (points) 115 Mar/21
Competitiveness Index (Points) 79.62 Dec/19
Competitiveness Rank 13 Dec/19
Corruption Index (Points) 61 Dec/20
Corruption Rank 33 Dec/20
Ease of Doing Business 5 Dec/19
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 23375 Mar/21
Mining Production (%) -11.1 Feb/21
Steel Production (Thousand Tonnes) 6100 Mar/21

Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Confidence (points) 102 Apr/21
Retail Sales MoM (%) 2.3 Mar/21
Retail Sales YoY (%) 10.9 Mar/21
Consumer Spending (KRW Billion) 212176 Mar/21
Disposable Personal Income (KRW Billion) 1938679 Dec/20
Personal Savings (%) 35.7 Sep/20
Consumer Credit (KRW Billion) 1726091 Dec/20
Bank Lending Rate (%) 2.77 Mar/21
Economic Optimism Index (Net Balance) 105 Apr/21
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 1.38 Apr/21
Households Debt To GDP (% of GDP) 101 Sep/20

Housing Last Reference
Housing Index (points) 114 Apr/21
Construction Orders (KRW Million) 6152422 Mar/21
Construction Output (%) -5.7 Mar/21
Home Ownership Rate (%) 58 Dec/19


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