Chile Leading Economic Index  2009-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Chile's leading economic index IMACEC increased 1.7 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, compared to a 1.2 percent rise in the previous month and well above market expectations of 0.9 percent. It is the highest increase since August last year, as non-mining activities advanced 1.8 percent (from 1.6 percent in December), triggered by retail trade and services. In addition, mining which accounts for around 14 percent went up 0.9 percent, rebounding from 3 percent contraction in December. On a monthly basis, economic activity grew 0.4 percent. Leading Economic Index in Chile averaged 3.21 percent from 2009 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 13 percent in March of 2011 and a record low of -4.30 percent in February of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-01-05 11:30 AM Nov 0.8% -0.4% 0.8% -0.1%
2017-02-06 11:30 AM Dec 1.2% 0.8% 1.2% 1%
2017-03-06 11:30 AM Jan 1.7% 1.2% 0.9% 0.9%
2017-04-05 11:30 AM Feb 1.7%
2017-05-05 11:30 AM Mar
2017-06-05 12:30 PM Apr




Chile Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 45.98 44.88 64.43 37.24 [+]
Industrial Production -0.90 0.30 14.05 -11.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -2.30 0.20 9.50 -7.37 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.10 0.50 32.10 -14.20 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -1682.00 -118.00 1204.80 -1682.00 CLP Billion [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 23805.00 27308.00 38025.00 21184.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 1.70 1.20 13.00 -4.30 percent [+]
Mining Production -1.90 0.30 36.70 -14.20 percent [+]
Steel Production 90.00 90.00 157.00 0.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Ease of Doing Business 57.00 55.00 57.00 34.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.64 4.58 4.82 4.58 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 33.00 35.00 35.00 26.00 [+]
Copper Production 452.00 517.30 528.60 356.20 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 66.00 70.00 79.40 60.50 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 24.00 23.00 25.00 14.00 [+]



Chile Leading Economic Index Notes

In Chile, the Monthly Economic Activity Indicator – IMACEC – is an index that summarizes the activity of the different economic sectors in a given month, anticipating the future movements in GDP. The calculation is based on multiple IMACEC supply indicators, as well as estimates in the absence of direct monthly information which are weighted by share of economic activities in GDP in the previous year. The economic activities include: agriculture and forestry, fishing, mining, manufacturing, electricity, gas, water, construction, commerce, restaurants and hotels, transport, communications, financial intermediation, business services, housing services, education, health, other services, public administration. The index has a base value of 100 as of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - Chile Leading Economic Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Chile Leading Economic Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 1.20 13.00 -4.30 2009 - 2017 percent Monthly
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