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South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea. Its western border is formed by the Yellow Sea, while its eastern border is defined by the Sea of Japan. South Korea claims to be the sole legitimate government of the entire peninsula and adjacent islands. It has a population of 51.75 million, of which roughly half live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fifth largest metropolis in the world. Other major cities include Incheon, Busan, and Daegu. The Korean Peninsula was inhabited as early as the Lower Paleolithic period. Its first kingdom was noted in Chinese records in the early 7th century BCE. Following the unification of the Three Kingdoms of Korea into Silla and Balhae in the late 7th century, Korea was ruled by the Goryeo dynasty (918–1392) and the Joseon dynasty (1392–1897). The succeeding Korean Empire was annexed in 1910 into the Empire of Japan. Japanese rule ended following the former's surrender in World War II, after which Korea was divided into two zones; a northern zone occupied by the Soviet Union and a southern zone occupied by the United States. After negotiations o... [More]
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South Korea Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
TWD/KRW Ask 43.431 - 43.431 43.431 0.02 0.03% 2022/06/26 Time 5:57
KRW/MYR Ask 0.3417 - 0.3417 0.3417 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 1:38
KRW/ZAR Ask 1.227 - 1.2259 1.228 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 1:38
MYR/KRW Ask 293.107 - 292.989 293.198 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 1:38
NZD/KRW Ask 814.81 - 814.81 815.34 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 1:38
SGD/KRW Ask 930.83 - 930.31 930.85 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 1:38

South Korea Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
FTSE Korea 345.96 - 345.96 345.96 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 3:13
KOSPI 2366.6 - 2334.73 2369 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 11:42
KOSPI 50 2137.36 - 2115.45 2141.33 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 11:42
KOSDAQ 750.3 - 733.4 750.3 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 11:42
KQ 100 1548.13 - 1512.88 1548.13 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 11:42
KOSPI 100 2351.91 - 2326.35 2355.62 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 11:42

South Korea Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Imagis 2170 - 2170 2170 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 14:02
Incar Financial Service 7760 - 7760 7760 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 14:02
Samwha Elec 3015 - 3015 3015 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 12:33
Adbiotech 5550 - 5550 5550 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 12:33
U Bion 2145 - 2145 2145 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 4:20
IhsungCNI Co 11100 - 11100 11100 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 1:17

South Korea Bonds

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
South Korea 3Y 3.51 - 3.51 3.51 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 19:43
South Korea 5Y 3.662 - 3.662 3.662 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 19:43
South Korea 10Y 3.625 - 3.625 3.625 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 19:43
South Korea 20Y 3.566 - 3.566 3.566 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 19:43
South Korea 30Y 3.472 - 3.472 3.472 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/25 Time 19:43
South Korea 1Y 2.835 - 2.832 2.835 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 15:11

South Korea Funds

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
MiraeAsset Global Dynamic Feeder Bond 1 F 914.38 - 914.38 914.38 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 8:42
MiraeAsset Global Dynamic Feeder Bond 1 A 909.93 - 909.93 909.93 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 8:42
KIM Gold Plan Pension Umbrella Equity 1 C 818.77 - 818.77 818.77 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 8:42
KIM Navigator Equity 1 C3 1105.36 - 1105.36 1105.36 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 8:42
KIM Navigator Equity 1 C4 1114.04 - 1114.04 1114.04 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 8:42
KIM Navigator Equity 1 C5 1117.36 - 1117.36 1117.36 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 8:42

South Korea ETFs

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Miraeasset TIGER Synth-China STAR50 8540 - 8540 8540 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 17:41
MiraeAsset TIGER US Tech Top10 INDXX 10135 - 10135 10135 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 14:13
TIGER Glbal Lithium & Battery Tech Solactive (Synt 10860 - 10860 10860 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 14:13
SAMSUNG KODEX China Hang Seng TECH 6965 - 6965 6965 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 14:13
Samsung KODEX Silver Futures Special Asset 4250 - 4250 4250 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 14:13
MiraeAsset TIGER China A300 11200 - 11200 11200 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/24 Time 14:13

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

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  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Asylum Applications
6684 20 Dec 15451 Persons
Balance of Trade
-1710 22 May -2510 USD Million
Bank Lending Rate
3.57 22 Apr 3.5 percent
Bankruptcies
12 22 May 13 Companies
Business Confidence
86 22 May 87 points
CPI Housing Utilities
106 22 May 106 points
CPI Transportation
120 22 May 119 points
Capacity Utilization
105 22 Apr 105 points
Capital Flows
1689 22 Apr 5414 USD Million
Car Production
3506774 20 Dec 3950617
Car Registrations
124184 22 May 123439
Central Bank Balance Sheet
563776 22 Apr 593177 KRW Billion
Changes in Inventories
2199 22 Mar 896 KRW Billion
Coincident Index
121 22 Apr 121 points
Competitiveness Index
79.62 19 Dec 78.84 Points
Competitiveness Rank
13 19 Dec 15
Construction Orders
8331951 22 Apr 6255662 KRW Million
Construction Output
-1.1 22 Apr -5.2 percent
Consumer Confidence
103 22 May 104 points
Consumer Credit
1859423 22 Mar 1862065 KRW Billion
Consumer Price Index CPI
108 22 May 107 points
Consumer Spending
223209 22 Mar 224393 KRW Billion
Core Consumer Prices
106 22 May 105 points
Core Inflation Rate
4.1 22 May 3.6 percent
Coronavirus Cases
18312993 22 Jun 18305783 Persons
Coronavirus Deaths
24498 22 Jun 24488 Persons
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
245 22 Jun 245 doses per 100 people
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
125892627 22 Jun 125880909 doses
Corporate Tax Rate
25 21 Dec 25 percent
Corruption Index
62 21 Dec 61 Points
Corruption Rank
32 21 Dec 33
Credit Rating
86 22 Jun
Currency
1289 22 Jun 1300
Current Account
-80 22 Apr 7060 USD Million
Current Account to GDP
3.5 20 Dec 3.7 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate
1.94 22 Mar 1.92 percent
Disposable Personal Income
2078537 21 Dec 1938679 KRW Billion
Ease of Doing Business
5 19 Dec 5
Economic Optimism Index
107 22 May 106 Net Balance
Electricity Production
23450 22 Feb 25674 Gigawatt-hour
Employed Persons
28222 22 May 28082 Thousand
Employment Rate
61.4 22 Mar 60.6 percent
Export Prices
131 22 May 127 points
Exports
61520 22 May 57690 USD Million
External Debt
654098 22 Mar 628468 USD Million
Fiscal Expenditure
257627 22 Apr 196285 KRW Billion
Food Inflation
6.02 22 May 4.57 percent
Foreign Direct Investment
5447000 22 Mar 11301161 USD Thousand
Foreign Exchange Reserves
447711 22 May 449298 USD Million
Foreign Stock Investment
940574 22 Mar 992149 USD Million
GDP
1631 20 Dec 1647 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate
3 22 Mar 4.2 percent
GDP Constant Prices
487105 22 Mar 483070 KRW Billion
GDP Deflator
109 22 Mar 107 points
GDP From Agriculture
8724 22 Mar 8365 KRW Billion
GDP From Construction
21443 22 Mar 21521 KRW Billion
GDP From Manufacturing
134196 22 Mar 129751 KRW Billion
GDP From Mining
472 22 Mar 483 KRW Billion
GDP From Public Administration
29684 21 Dec 29369 KRW Billion
GDP From Services
272796 22 Mar 272756 KRW Billion
GDP From Transport
14099 22 Mar 14507 KRW Billion
GDP From Utilities
12729 22 Mar 12165 KRW Billion
GDP Growth Rate
0.6 22 Mar 1.2 percent
GDP per capita
31265 20 Dec 31611 USD
GDP per capita PPP
42252 20 Dec 42719 USD
Gasoline Prices
1.58 22 May 1.57 USD/Liter
Gold Reserves
104 22 Mar 104 Tonnes
Government Budget
-6.1 20 Dec -2.6 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value
-21317 22 Apr -33145 KRW Billion
Government Debt to GDP
42.6 20 Dec 36.4 percent of GDP
Government Revenues
236310 22 Apr 163140 KRW Billion
Government Spending
86413 22 Mar 86269 KRW Billion
Government Spending To GDP
31.15 18 Dec 30.27 percent of GDP
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
138804 22 Mar 141318 KRW Billion
Gross National Product
455547 22 Mar 490926 KRW Billion
Home Ownership Rate
58 19 Dec 57.7 percent
Households Debt To GDP
107 21 Sep 106 percent of GDP
Housing Index
101 22 May 100 points
IP Addresses
25814048 17 Mar 25049894 IP
Import Prices
154 22 May 148 points
Imports
63222 22 May 60350 USD Million
Industrial Production
3.3 22 Apr 3.7 percent
Industrial Production Mom
-3.3 22 Apr 1.1 percent
Inflation Expectations
3.3 22 May 3.1 percent
Inflation Rate
5.4 22 May 4.8 percent
Inflation Rate Mom
0.7 22 May 0.7 percent
Interbank Rate
2.16 22 Jun 2.16 percent
Interest Rate
1.75 22 May 1.5 percent
Internet Speed
28554 17 Mar 26116 KBps
Labor Force Participation Rate
64.9 22 May 64 percent
Labour Costs
106 21 Dec 112 points
Leading Economic Index
128 22 Apr 128 points
Lending Rate
2.75 22 Jun 2.75 percent
Loans to Private Sector
11191639 22 May 11060280 KRW Hundred Million
Manufacturing PMI
51.8 22 May 52.1 points
Manufacturing Production
3.7 22 Apr 3.7 percent
Military Expenditure
46056 20 Dec 43891 USD Million
Minimum Wages
9160 22 Dec 8720 KRW/Hour
Mining Production
-11.3 22 Feb 5.9 percent
Money Supply M0
162181000 22 Apr 160550100 KRW Million
Money Supply M1
1370039 22 Apr 1374255 KRW Billion
Money Supply M2
3656058 22 Apr 3644068 KRW Billion
Money Supply M3
4977732 22 Apr 4960392 KRW Billion
New Orders
11741765 22 Apr 14210286 KRW Million
Personal Income Tax Rate
45 21 Dec 42 percent
Personal Savings
35.4 21 Dec 35.9 percent
Population
51.78 20 Dec 51.71 Million
Price to Rent Ratio
113 21 Dec 112
Private Debt to GDP
273 20 Dec 253 percent
Producer Price Inflation MoM
0.5 22 May 1.6 percent
Producer Prices
119 22 May 118 points
Producer Prices Change
9.7 22 May 9.7 percent
Productivity
123 21 Dec 120 points
Retail Sales MoM
-0.2 22 Apr -0.5 percent
Retail Sales YoY
0.5 22 Apr 2.3 percent
Retirement Age Men
62 20 Dec 60
Retirement Age Women
62 20 Dec 60
Steel Production
5800 22 May 5500 Thousand Tonnes
Stock Market
2367 22 Jun 2314 points
Terms of Trade
85.8 22 Apr 84 points
Terrorism Index
0.66 19 Dec 0.3
Tourism Revenues
785900 22 Feb 748100 USD Million
Tourist Arrivals
99999 22 Feb 81851
Unemployed Persons
811 22 May 782 Thousand
Unemployment Rate
2.8 22 May 2.7 percent
Wages
4505228 22 Mar 4087406 KRW/Month
Wages in Manufacturing
5232994 22 Mar 4563390 KRW/Month
Weapons Sales
827 20 Dec 693 SIPRI TIV Million
Youth Unemployment Rate
7.3 22 May 7.4 percent
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Asylum Applications 6684 4000 4350 5500 5500 Persons
Balance of Trade -1710 6500 South Korea 6500 5100 USD Million
Bank Lending Rate 3.57 3.57 South Korea 3.82 4.07 percent
Bankruptcies 12 25 25 25 25 Companies
Business Confidence 86 87 South Korea 83 80 points
CPI Housing Utilities 106 107 108 108 109 points
CPI Transportation 120 120 120 120 121 points
Capacity Utilization 105 108 108 109 109 points
Car Production 3506774 44000000 South Korea 44000000 44000000
Car Registrations 124184 175000 South Korea 175000 190500
Central Bank Balance Sheet 563776 576017 South Korea 576017 602747 KRW Billion
Changes in Inventories 2199 3030 South Korea 3030 3030 KRW Billion
Coincident Index 121 117 117 119 119 points
Construction Output -1.1 2.5 South Korea 2.5 2.5 percent
Consumer Confidence 103 110 South Korea 110 110 points
Consumer Credit 1859423 1861849 South Korea 1896550 1917927 KRW Billion
Consumer Price Index CPI 108 108 South Korea 109 109 points
Consumer Spending 223209 228001 South Korea 226700 231125 KRW Billion
Core Consumer Prices 106 104 South Korea 104 105 points
Core Inflation Rate 4.1 2.1 South Korea 2.1 1.6 percent
Corporate Tax Rate 25 25 South Korea South Korea South Korea percent
Credit Rating 86 AA- South Korea South Korea South Korea
Currency 1289 1307 1324 1340 1357
Current Account -80 5500 South Korea 5500 8600 USD Million
Current Account to GDP 3.5 4 South Korea South Korea South Korea percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate 1.94 1.94 South Korea 2.19 2.44 percent
Disposable Personal Income 2078537 1998778 South Korea 1992962 2140893 KRW Billion
Electricity Production 23450 25300 South Korea 25300 25300 Gigawatt-hour
Employed Persons 28222 28000 28000 28000 28000 Thousand
Employment Rate 61.4 61 South Korea 61 60 percent
Exports 61520 50500 South Korea 50500 50500 USD Million
External Debt 654098 660947 South Korea South Korea South Korea USD Million
Fiscal Expenditure 257627 415000 415000 415000 415000 KRW Billion
Food Inflation 6.02 2.5 South Korea 2.5 2.5 percent
Foreign Direct Investment 5447000 9000000 South Korea 9000000 10000000 USD Thousand
Foreign Exchange Reserves 447711 493441 South Korea 508722 540791 USD Million
Foreign Stock Investment 940574 900000 900000 900000 900000 USD Million
GDP 1631 1710 South Korea South Korea South Korea USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3 3.1 South Korea 2.8 3 percent
GDP Constant Prices 487105 497562 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW Billion
GDP From Agriculture 8724 8616 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW Billion
GDP From Construction 21443 22167 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW Billion
GDP From Manufacturing 134196 133643 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW Billion
GDP From Mining 472 498 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW Billion
GDP From Public Administration 29684 30574 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW Billion
GDP From Services 272796 280939 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW Billion
GDP From Transport 14099 14943 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW Billion
GDP From Utilities 12729 12530 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW Billion
GDP Growth Rate 0.6 0.5 South Korea 0 0.8 percent
GDP per capita 31265 28075 South Korea South Korea South Korea USD
GDP per capita PPP 42252 42500 South Korea South Korea South Korea USD
Gasoline Prices 1.58 1.64 South Korea 1.69 1.75 USD/Liter
Government Budget -6.1 -2.8 South Korea -2.8 -2.8 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value -21317 -28300 -26000 -23000 -23000 KRW Billion
Government Debt to GDP 42.6 50 South Korea South Korea South Korea percent of GDP
Government Revenues 236310 399000 399000 399000 399000 KRW Billion
Government Spending 86413 86904 South Korea 87644 88857 KRW Billion
Government Spending To GDP 31.15 39 South Korea South Korea South Korea percent of GDP
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 138804 145558 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW Billion
Gross National Product 455547 485994 South Korea 483278 505654 KRW Billion
Home Ownership Rate 58 58.5 South Korea 58.5 58.5 percent
Households Debt To GDP 107 93 South Korea South Korea South Korea percent of GDP
Housing Index 101 120 South Korea 120 125 points
Imports 63222 44000 South Korea 44000 45000 USD Million
Industrial Production 3.3 3.2 South Korea 3.2 3.6 percent
Industrial Production Mom -3.3 1.5 South Korea 1.5 1.5 percent
Inflation Rate 5.4 5.7 South Korea 5.3 4.5 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.7 0 South Korea 0.1 0.1 percent
Interbank Rate 2.16 2.16 South Korea 2.41 2.66 percent
Interest Rate 1.75 1.75 South Korea 2 2.25 percent
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.9 63 South Korea 63 63 percent
Labour Costs 106 142 South Korea 142 142 points
Leading Economic Index 128 126 South Korea 126 128 points
Loans to Private Sector 11191639 10538334 South Korea 10783766 10976541 KRW Hundred Million
Manufacturing PMI 51.8 50.5 South Korea 51 50 points
Manufacturing Production 3.7 2.5 South Korea 2.5 2.5 percent
Military Expenditure 46056 40650 40650 40650 40650 USD Million
Minimum Wages 9160 8990 South Korea South Korea South Korea KRW/Hour
Mining Production -11.3 2.5 South Korea 2.5 4 percent
Money Supply M2 3656058 3536902 South Korea 3536902 3779000 KRW Billion
Personal Income Tax Rate 45 40 South Korea South Korea South Korea percent
Personal Savings 35.4 34 34 33 33 percent
Population 51.78 51.98 South Korea South Korea South Korea Million
Private Debt to GDP 273 263 263 263 263 percent
Producer Prices 119 115 South Korea 116 116 points
Producer Prices Change 9.7 5.7 South Korea 4 2.5 percent
Retail Sales MoM -0.2 0.5 South Korea 0.5 0.5 percent
Retail Sales YoY 0.5 5 South Korea 5 5 percent
Retirement Age Men 62 60 South Korea South Korea South Korea
Retirement Age Women 62 60 South Korea South Korea South Korea
Steel Production 5800 5900 South Korea 5900 6000 Thousand Tonnes
Stock Market 2367 2376 2313 2252 2192 points
Tourism Revenues 785900 1000000 South Korea 1000000 1000000 USD Million
Tourist Arrivals 99999 1000000 South Korea 1000000 1250000
Unemployed Persons 811 1110 1110 1110 1110 Thousand
Unemployment Rate 2.8 3.8 South Korea 3.7 3.5 percent
Wages 4505228 3886000 South Korea 4026000 4121000 KRW/Month
Wages in Manufacturing 5232994 4191000 South Korea 4446000 4427000 KRW/Month
Weapons Sales 827 800 800 800 800 SIPRI TIV Million
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.3 8.5 South Korea 8.5 8.5 percent