Economic Calendar and indicators of South Korea

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q -1.3% 1 Q 2020 -1.4% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 3.8% Apr 2020 3.8% Monthly
CPI y/y -0.3% May 2020 0.1% Monthly
BOK Interest Rate Decision 0.5% 0.75%
Trade Balance $0.436 B May 2020 $-1.393 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
21:00
KRW
$407.31 B
$403.76 B
$403.98 B
23:00
KRW
$-3.12 B
$8.82 B
$5.96 B
00:00
KRW
Memorial Day
23:00
KRW
3.7%
3.8%
03:00
KRW
21:00
KRW
21:00
KRW
-16.7%
-14.1%

Economic indicators

GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q -1.3% 1 Q 2020 -1.4% Quarterly
GDP y/y 1.4% 1 Q 2020 1.3% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Unemployment Rate 3.8% Apr 2020 3.8% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
CPI m/m -0.2% May 2020 -0.6% Monthly
CPI y/y -0.3% May 2020 0.1% Monthly
Export Price Index y/y -5.9% Apr 2020 -3.8% Monthly
Import Price Index y/y -14.1% Apr 2020 -7.9% Monthly
PPI m/m -0.7% Apr 2020 -0.9% Monthly
PPI y/y -1.5% Apr 2020 -0.5% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BOK Interest Rate Decision 0.5% 0.75%
BOK M2 Money Supply y/y 7.5% Mar 2020 8.0% Monthly
Foreign Exchange Reserves $407.31 B May 2020 $403.98 B Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $-3.12 B Apr 2020 $5.96 B Monthly
Exports y/y -23.7% May 2020 -25.1% Monthly
Imports y/y -21.1% May 2020 -15.8% Monthly
Trade Balance $0.436 B May 2020 $-1.393 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
BOK Manufacturing BSI 45 Jun 2020 45 Monthly
Industrial Production m/m -6.0% Apr 2020 4.7% Monthly
Industrial Production y/y -4.5% Apr 2020 7.4% Monthly
Markit Manufacturing PMI 41.3 May 2020 41.6 Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Consumer Confidence 77.6 May 2020 70.8 Monthly
Index of Services m/m 0.5% Apr 2020 -4.4% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m 5.3% Apr 2020 -1.0% Monthly