Markets Last Reference
Currency 1112 Apr/21
Stock Market (points) 3077 Mar/21
Government Bond 10Y (%) 2.02 Apr/21

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.2 Dec/20
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -1.2 Dec/20
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.9 Mar/21
Inflation Rate (%) 1.5 Mar/21
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.1 Mar/21
Interest Rate (%) 0.5 Apr/21
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 4170 Mar/21
Current Account (USD Million) 8034 Feb/21
Current Account to GDP (%) 3.5 Dec/20
Government Debt to GDP (%) 37.7 Dec/19
Government Budget (% of GDP) -2.6 Dec/19
Business Confidence (points) 89 Mar/21
Manufacturing PMI (points) 55.3 Mar/21
Consumer Confidence (points) 100 Mar/21
Retail Sales MoM (%) -0.8 Feb/21
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25 Dec/21
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 42 Dec/20
Coronavirus Cases (Persons) 114115 Apr/21
Coronavirus Deaths (Persons) 1797 Apr/21
Coronavirus Recovered (Persons) 103062 Apr/21

GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.2 Dec/20
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -1.2 Dec/20
GDP (USD Billion) 1647 Dec/19
GDP Constant Prices (KRW Billion) 463395 Dec/20
Gross National Product (KRW Billion) 481952 Dec/20
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (KRW Billion) 139111 Dec/20
GDP per capita (USD) 28606 Dec/19
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 42661 Dec/19
GDP From Agriculture (KRW Billion) 8048 Dec/20
GDP From Construction (KRW Billion) 22091 Dec/20
GDP From Manufacturing (KRW Billion) 125601 Dec/20
GDP From Mining (KRW Billion) 511 Dec/20
GDP From Public Administration (KRW Billion) 27856 Mar/20
GDP From Services (KRW Billion) 258125 Dec/20
GDP From Transport (KRW Billion) 12924 Dec/20
GDP From Utilities (KRW Billion) 12052 Dec/20

Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.9 Mar/21
Employed Persons (Thousand ) 27145 Mar/21
Unemployed Persons (Thousand ) 1095 Mar/21
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 62.5 Mar/21
Labour Costs (points) 109 Sep/20
Productivity (points) 114 Sep/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 (%) 57.4 Jan/21
Youth Unemployment Rate (%) 10 Mar/21

Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate (%) 1.5 Mar/21
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.1 Mar/21
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 107 Mar/21
Core Consumer Prices (points) 107 Mar/21
Core Inflation Rate (%) 0.8 Feb/21
GDP Deflator (points) 104 Dec/20
Producer Prices (points) 106 Feb/21
Producer Prices Change (%) 2 Feb/21
Export Prices (points) 101 Mar/21
Import Prices (points) 110 Mar/21
Food Inflation (%) 8.4 Mar/21
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 104 Mar/21
CPI Transportation (points) 104 Mar/21
Inflation Expectations (%) 2.1 Mar/21

Money Last Reference
Interest Rate (%) 0.5 Apr/21
Interbank Rate (%) 0.71 Apr/21
Money Supply M0 (KRW Million) 140770000 Feb/21
Money Supply M1 (KRW Billion) 1214267 Feb/21
Money Supply M2 (KRW Billion) 3267578 Feb/21
Money Supply M3 (KRW Billion) 4546085 Feb/21
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 446130 Mar/21
Loans to Private Sector (KRW Hundred Million) 9999709 Mar/21
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 0.98 Jan/21
Central Bank Balance Sheet (KRW Billion) 541441 Feb/21
Foreign Stock Investment (USD Million) 976287 Dec/20
Lending Rate (%) 1.5 Apr/21
Private Debt To GDP (%) 253 Dec/19

Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 4170 Mar/21
Current Account (USD Million) 8034 Feb/21
Current Account to GDP (%) 3.5 Dec/20
Exports (USD Million) 53800 Mar/21
Imports (USD Million) 49653 Mar/21
External Debt (USD Million) 542448 Dec/20
Terms of Trade (points) 92.8 Feb/21
Capital Flows (USD Million) 7411 Feb/21
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Thousand ) 4738478 Mar/21
Tourism Revenues (USD Million) 786700 Dec/20
Tourist Arrivals 62344 Dec/20
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 (%) 37.7 Dec/19
Government Budget (% of GDP) -2.6 Dec/19
Government Budget Value (KRW Billion) -12694 Feb/21
Government Spending (KRW Billion) 79988 Dec/20
Government Revenues (KRW Billion) 92518 Feb/21
Fiscal Expenditure (KRW Billion) 105212 Feb/21
Asylum Applications (Persons) 15451 Dec/19
Credit Rating 86 Apr/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) 89 Mar/21
Manufacturing PMI (points) 55.3 Mar/21
Industrial Production (%) 0.9 Feb/21
Industrial Production Mom (%) 4.3 Feb/21
Manufacturing Production (%) 1 Feb/21
Capacity Utilization (points) 105 Feb/21
New Orders (KRW Million) 8756127 Feb/21
Changes in Inventories (KRW Billion) 153 Dec/20
Bankruptcies (Companies) 25 Mar/21
Car Registrations 141236 Mar/21
Leading Economic Index (points) 125 Feb/21
Internet Speed (KBps) 28554 Mar/17
IP Addresses (IP) 25814048 Mar/17
Car Production 3950617 Dec/19
Coincident Index (points) 114 Feb/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) 24495 Jan/21
Mining Production (%) -10.5 Jan/21
Steel Production (Thousand Tonnes) 5500 Feb/21

Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Confidence (points) 100 Mar/21
Retail Sales MoM (%) -0.8 Feb/21
Retail Sales YoY (%) 8.4 Feb/21
Consumer Spending (KRW Billion) 209654 Dec/20
Disposable Personal Income (KRW Billion) 1938679 Dec/20
Personal Savings (%) 35.7 Sep/20
Consumer Credit (KRW Billion) 1726091 Dec/20
Bank Lending Rate (%) 2.74 Feb/21
Economic Optimism Index (Net Balance) 101 Mar/21
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 1.35 Mar/21
Households Debt To GDP (% of GDP) 101 Sep/20

Housing Last Reference
Housing Index (points) 113 Mar/21
Construction Orders (KRW Million) 4179354 Feb/21
Construction Output (%) -8.7 Feb/21
Home Ownership Rate (%) 58 Dec/19

Health Last Reference
Coronavirus Cases (Persons) 114115 Apr/21
Coronavirus Deaths (Persons) 1797 Apr/21
Coronavirus Recovered (Persons) 103062 Apr/21


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