Chile Leading Economic Index  2009-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Chile's IMACEC economic activity index rose 2.6 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, following a 3.2 percent increase in the prior month and exceeding market consensus of a 2.3 percent gain. It was the slowest expansion in economic activity since September last year. Non-mining activities grew at a slower pace (2.5 percent vs 3.2 percent in November), driven by increases in services and retail trade. On the other hand, mining activities rose faster (3.8 percent vs 2.9 percent), mainly due to copper. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, economic activity inched up 0.3 percent, after gaining 0.7 percent in November. Leading Economic Index in Chile averaged 3.05 percent from 2009 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 13 percent in March of 2011 and a record low of -4.30 percent in February of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-05 11:30 AM IMACEC Economic Activity YoY 2.9% 1.6% 2.9% 2.7%
2018-01-05 11:30 AM IMACEC Economic Activity YoY 3.2% 2.9% 2.4% 2.6%
2018-02-05 11:30 AM IMACEC Economic Activity YoY 2.6% 3.2% 2.3% 2.6%
2018-03-05 11:30 AM IMACEC Economic Activity YoY 2.6%
2018-04-05 11:30 AM IMACEC Economic Activity YoY
2018-05-05 11:30 AM IMACEC Economic Activity YoY


Chile Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 53.79 44.00 64.43 37.24 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 0.30 2.40 14.05 -11.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.40 2.00 10.70 -8.20 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -3.40 2.30 32.10 -14.20 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 201.57 301.36 1204.80 -1682.26 CLP Billion [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 34758.00 34458.00 38025.00 21184.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 2.60 3.20 13.00 -4.30 percent [+]
Internet Speed 9258.62 8567.16 9258.62 1097.83 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3793061.00 3843649.00 3924514.00 1174118.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 105.00 95.00 157.00 0.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 4.20 3.90 36.70 -21.40 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 55.00 57.00 57.00 34.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.71 4.64 4.82 4.58 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 33.00 33.00 35.00 26.00 [+]
Copper Production 536.60 503.70 536.60 356.20 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 66.00 70.00 79.40 60.50 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 24.00 23.00 25.00 14.00 [+]


Chile Leading Economic Index

In Chile, the Monthly Economic Activity Indicator – IMACEC – is an index that summarizes the activity of the different economic sectors in a given month, anticipating the future movements in GDP. The calculation is based on multiple IMACEC supply indicators, as well as estimates in the absence of direct monthly information which are weighted by share of economic activities in GDP in the previous year. The economic activities include: agriculture and forestry, fishing, mining, manufacturing, electricity, gas, water, construction, commerce, restaurants and hotels, transport, communications, financial intermediation, business services, housing services, education, health, other services, public administration. The index has a base value of 100 as of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - Chile Leading Economic Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Chile Leading Economic Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.60 3.20 13.00 -4.30 2009 - 2017 percent Monthly
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leading economic index by Country
Country Last
Australia -0.25 Jan/18
Brazil 1.41 Dec/17
Canada 0.40 Nov/17
China 100.53 Dec/17
Japan 107.90 Dec/17
Mexico 1.50 Nov/17
Russia -0.30 Nov/17
South Korea 134.10 Dec/17
Turkey 4.42 Jan/18
United States 184.16 Dec/17


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