Economic Calendar and indicators of South Korea

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 1.6% 1 Q 2021 1.2% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 3.7% Apr 2021 3.9% Monthly
CPI y/y 2.3% Apr 2021 1.5% Monthly
BOK Interest Rate Decision 0.50% 0.50%
Trade Balance N/D Apr 2021 $0.388 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
2021.05.13 03:00, KRW, BOK M2 Money Supply y/y, Actual: 9.6%, Forecast: 8.7%, Previous: 8.9%
2021.05.13 21:00, KRW, Export Price Index y/y, Actual: 10.6%, Forecast: 7.4%, Previous: 5.9%
2021.05.13 21:00, KRW, Import Price Index y/y, Actual: 15.0%, Forecast: 14.5%, Previous: 9.0%
2021.05.15 02:00, KRW, Exports y/y, Forecast: 41.1%, Previous: 41.1%
2021.05.15 02:00, KRW, Imports y/y, Forecast: 33.9%, Previous: 33.9%
2021.05.15 02:00, KRW, Trade Balance, Forecast: $0.388 B, Previous: $0.388 B
2021.05.19 00:00, KRW, Buddha's Birthday
2021.05.20 21:00, KRW, PPI m/m, Forecast: 0.8%, Previous: 0.9%
2021.05.20 21:00, KRW, PPI y/y, Forecast: 4.7%, Previous: 3.9%

Economic indicators

GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 1.6% 1 Q 2021 1.2% Quarterly
GDP y/y 1.8% 1 Q 2021 -1.2% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Unemployment Rate 3.7% Apr 2021 3.9% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
CPI m/m 0.2% Apr 2021 0.1% Monthly
CPI y/y 2.3% Apr 2021 1.5% Monthly
Export Price Index y/y 10.6% Apr 2021 5.9% Monthly
Import Price Index y/y 15.0% Apr 2021 9.0% Monthly
PPI m/m 0.9% Mar 2021 0.8% Monthly
PPI y/y 3.9% Mar 2021 2.1% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BOK Interest Rate Decision 0.50% 0.50%
BOK M2 Money Supply y/y 9.6% Mar 2021 8.9% Monthly
Foreign Exchange Reserves $452.31 B Apr 2021 $446.13 B Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $7.82 B Mar 2021 $7.94 B Monthly
Exports y/y N/D Apr 2021 41.1% Monthly
Imports y/y N/D Apr 2021 33.9% Monthly
Trade Balance N/D Apr 2021 $0.388 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
BOK Manufacturing BSI 95 May 2021 91 Monthly
Industrial Production m/m -0.8% Mar 2021 4.4% Monthly
Industrial Production y/y 4.7% Mar 2021 0.9% Monthly
Markit Manufacturing PMI 54.6 Apr 2021 55.3 Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Consumer Confidence 102.2 Apr 2021 100.5 Monthly
Index of Services m/m 1.2% Mar 2021 1.1% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m 2.3% Mar 2021 -0.8% Monthly