South Korea Import Price Index y/y

Country:
South Korea
KRW, South Korean won
Source:
Sector:
Prices
Low 21.6% 25.0%
19.5%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
19.7%
21.6%
Next release Actual Forecast
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Import Price Index y/y reflects changes in prices of goods and services imported to South Korea in the given month compared to the same month of the previous year. Each category of goods or services used for the index calculation is given a certain weight. The growth of import prices is an indication of trading activity and is a leading indicator of consumer inflation in South Korea.

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The chart of the entire available history of the "South Korea Import Price Index y/y" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Aug 2021
21.6%
25.0%
19.5%
Jul 2021
19.2%
17.4%
14.4%
Jun 2021
14.0%
8.9%
14.2%
May 2021
13.8%
13.2%
15.3%
Apr 2021
15.0%
14.5%
9.0%
Mar 2021
9.0%
4.6%
-0.3%
Feb 2021
-0.8%
-6.5%
-5.8%
Jan 2021
-6.7%
-11.2%
-9.9%
Dec 2020
-10.2%
-7.4%
-10.3%
Nov 2020
-10.6%
-14.4%
-11.2%
Oct 2020
-11.6%
-10.0%
-11.3%
Sep 2020
-11.5%
-5.7%
-10.5%
Aug 2020
-10.5%
-13.9%
-8.9%
Jul 2020
-9.0%
-5.3%
-7.4%
Jun 2020
-7.3%
-8.1%
-13.0%
May 2020
-12.8%
-16.7%
-14.6%
Apr 2020
-14.1%
-14.1%
-7.9%
Mar 2020
-7.7%
-0.6%
-1.0%
Feb 2020
-0.9%
4.6%
2.7%
Jan 2020
2.7%
2.6%
3.3%
Dec 2019
3.4%
-2.2%
-2.1%
Nov 2019
-2.1%
-5.3%
-6.0%
Oct 2019
-5.7%
-6.1%
-2.0%
Sep 2019
-2.2%
-0.3%
-0.2%
Aug 2019
0.0%
1.0%
-1.1%
Jul 2019
-1.3%
-4.1%
-0.6%
Jun 2019
-0.4%
2.7%
4.5%
May 2019
4.6%
3.0%
5.4%
Apr 2019
4.8%
3.7%
4.3%
Mar 2019
4.3%
5.0%
3.5%
Feb 2019
3.6%
4.3%
2.4%
Jan 2019
2.5%
3.2%
Dec 2018
3.2%
6.1%
Nov 2018
6.0%
10.9%
Oct 2018
10.7%
9.6%
Sep 2018
9.7%
10.0%
Aug 2018
10.0%
11.9%
Jul 2018
12.2%
10.9%
Jun 2018
10.9%
8.1%
May 2018
8.1%
3.7%
Apr 2018
4.0%
3.2%
Mar 2018
3.1%
0.4%
Feb 2018
0.4%
-2.4%
Jan 2018
-2.4%
-0.9%
Dec 2017
-1.0%
4.0%
Nov 2017
3.9%
6.8%
Oct 2017
6.8%
10.8%
Sep 2017
10.7%
9.1%
Aug 2017
9.0%
5.5%
Jul 2017
5.4%
2.0%

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