Chile Leading Economic Index  2009-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Chile´s leading economic index IMACEC decreased 0.4 percent year-on-year in October of 2016, following a 1.4 percent rise in September and below market expectations of a flat reading. It was the first drop since October of 2009 and the highest since July the same year, mainly due to a 7.1 percent slump in mining. Meanwhile, non-mining activities edged up 0.3 percent, with services partially offsetting a decline in manufacturing. On a monthly basis, economic activity contracted 1.1 percent. Leading Economic Index in Chile averaged 3.26 percent from 2009 until 2016, 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)
2016-10-05 11:30 AM Aug 2.5% 0.5% 2% 1%
2016-11-07 11:30 AM Sep 1.4% 2.5% 1.9%
2016-12-05 11:30 AM Oct -0.4% 1.4% 0% 0.5%
2017-01-05 11:30 AM Nov -0.4% 0.68%
2017-02-06 11:30 AM Dec 0.16%
2017-03-07 11:30 AM Jan 0.31%




Chile Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 42.73 43.63 64.43 37.24 [+]
Industrial Production -7.40 -0.20 14.05 -11.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -4.57 1.47 9.50 -7.37 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -6.90 1.40 32.10 -14.20 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -528280.00 -722461.00 1357457.00 -929621.00 CLP Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 25552.00 32377.00 38025.00 21184.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.40 1.40 13.00 -4.30 percent [+]
Mining Production -9.20 -1.60 36.70 -14.20 percent [+]
Steel Production 90.00 95.00 157.00 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 445.10 461.00 525.50 356.20 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 70.00 73.00 79.40 60.50 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 23.00 21.00 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 December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.40 1.40 13.00 -4.30 2009 - 2016 percent Monthly
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