Economic Calendar and indicators of South Korea

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.7% 1 Q 2022 1.2% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 2.7% Apr 2022 2.7% Monthly
CPI y/y 4.8% Apr 2022 4.1% Monthly
BOK Interest Rate Decision 1.50% 1.25%
Trade Balance $-2.508 B Apr 2022 $-2.661 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
2022.05.16 02:00, KRW, Exports y/y, Actual: 12.9%, Forecast: 12.6%, Previous: 12.6%
2022.05.16 02:00, KRW, Imports y/y, Actual: 18.6%, Forecast: 18.6%, Previous: 18.6%
2022.05.16 02:00, KRW, Trade Balance, Actual: $-2.508 B, Forecast: $-2.661 B, Previous: $-2.661 B
2022.05.19 21:00, KRW, PPI m/m, Forecast: 2.0%, Previous: 1.3%
2022.05.19 21:00, KRW, PPI y/y, Forecast: 9.1%, Previous: 8.8%
2022.05.23 21:00, KRW, Consumer Confidence, Forecast: 103.4, Previous: 103.8
2022.05.24 21:00, KRW, BOK Manufacturing BSI, Forecast: 80, Previous: 85

Economic indicators

GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q 0.7% 1 Q 2022 1.2% Quarterly
GDP y/y 3.1% 1 Q 2022 4.2% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Unemployment Rate 2.7% Apr 2022 2.7% Monthly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
CPI m/m 0.7% Apr 2022 0.7% Monthly
CPI y/y 4.8% Apr 2022 4.1% Monthly
Export Price Index y/y 21.4% Apr 2022 23.4% Monthly
Import Price Index y/y 35.0% Apr 2022 35.9% Monthly
PPI m/m 1.3% Mar 2022 0.5% Monthly
PPI y/y 8.8% Mar 2022 8.5% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
BOK Interest Rate Decision 1.50% 1.25%
BOK M2 Money Supply y/y 8.5% Mar 2022 9.5% Monthly
Foreign Exchange Reserves $449.30 B Apr 2022 $457.81 B Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account $6.73 B Mar 2022 $6.42 B Monthly
Exports y/y 12.9% Apr 2022 12.6% Monthly
Imports y/y 18.6% Apr 2022 18.6% Monthly
Trade Balance $-2.508 B Apr 2022 $-2.661 B Monthly
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
BOK Manufacturing BSI 85 May 2022 83 Monthly
Industrial Production m/m 1.3% Mar 2022 0.3% Monthly
Industrial Production y/y 3.7% Mar 2022 6.3% Monthly
S&P Global Manufacturing PMI 52.1 Apr 2022 51.2 Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
Consumer Confidence 103.8 Apr 2022 103.2 Monthly
Index of Services m/m 1.5% Mar 2022 -0.4% Monthly
Retail Sales m/m -0.5% Mar 2022 0.0% Monthly