The Bank of Israel's Composite State of the Economy Index increased 0.18% month-over-month in April of 2022, the biggest rise so far this year, amid the expansion of economic activity, the start of recovery of incoming tourism in recent months, and the labor market's return to the strong state that prevailed prior to the COVID-19 crisis. source: Bank of Israel

Leading Economic Index in Israel averaged 0.34 percent from 1975 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 1.11 percent in May of 1991 and a record low of -2.16 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - Israel Leading Composite Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Israel Leading Economic Index - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

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Israel Leading Economic Index

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-01 12:30 PM Mar 0.19% 0.1% -0.2%
2022-06-01 08:30 AM Apr 0.18% 0.09% -0.05%
2022-06-27 10:00 AM May 0.18% 0.1%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Leading Economic Index 0.18 0.09 percent Apr 2022
Manufacturing PMI 51.20 47.40 points Apr 2022

Israel Leading Economic Index
In Israel, the Composite State-of-the-Economy Index is a synthetic indicator examining the direction in which real economic activity is moving in a real time. It is calculated based on 10 different components: industrial production index, trade revenue, services revenue, imports of consumer products, imports of manufacturing inputs, export of goods, export of services, number of employee posts in the private sector, rate of vacant employee positions and the number of building starts. The index has a base value of 100 as of 2011.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.18 0.09 1.11 -2.16 1975 - 2022 percent Monthly

News Stream
Israel Leading Economic Index Drops in February
The Bank of Israel's Composite State of the Economy Index declined slightly by 0.08 percent month-over-month in February of 2022, after a downwardly revised 0.06 percent increase in the previous month. February’s reading was negatively influenced by lower exports and imports in the month. Meanwhile, the job vacancy rate remained at a record high that reflects employers’ continued desire to expand their operations following the reopening of the economy.
Israel Leading Economic Index Little Changed on Covid
The Bank of Israel's Composite State of the Economy Index was little changed in December, partially reflecting the impact of the fifth coronavirus wave, as flights were cancelled and incoming tourism fell. There were declines in industrial production, retail trade revenues, imports of consumer goods and production inputs and in building starts while services revenues and exports employee posts increased. The job vacancy rate remained unchanged at a record high level that reflects the continued desire of employers to expand their operations.
Israel Leading Economic Index Rises for 10th Month
The Composite State of the Economy Index in Israel edged up by 0.16 percent month-on-month in November of 2021, the tenth month of increases, following a downwardly revised 0.13 percent uptick in October . Both import of consumer goods (2.74 percent vs -2.15 percent in October) and production inputs (2.14 percent vs -0.86 percent) rebounded, while export of goods declined (-3.18 percent vs 2.86 percent). Meanwhile, the job vacancy rate went up (5.03 percent vs 4.99 percent).