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Title : The Industrial Activities in March and in the First Quarter 2012
Date : 2012-04-30 Writer : 김태언
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1. Production Trend

ㅇ The Index of all industry production in March decreased by 1.4 percent from the previous month.

ㅇ The Index of all industry production in March increased by 0.2 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The Industrial Production Index in March decreased by 3.1 percent from the previous month but increased by 0.3 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The Producer's Shipment Index in March went down 3.0 percent from the previous month and 0.1 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The Producer's Inventory Index in March decreased by 2.5 percent from the previous month but increased by 15.5 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The Production Capacity Index in March showed no change from the previous month and increased by 2.8 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The Operation Ratio Index in March went down 3.5 percent from the previous month and 3.8 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The Manufacturing Average Operation Ratio in March marked 78.2 percent, which decreased by 2.9 percent points from the previous month.

ㅇ The Index of Services in March went down 1.0 percent from the previous month but went up 1.4 percent from the same period of the previous year.

2. Consumption Trend

ㅇ The Retail Sales Index in March went down 2.7 percent from the previous month and showed no change from the same period of the previous year.

3. Investment Trend

ㅇ The Equipment Investment Index in March decreased by 7.0 percent from the previous month but increased by 1.0 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The value of Domestic Machinery Orders Received in March decreased by 26.0 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ In March, the value of Construction Completed at constant prices decreased by 1.8 percent from the previous month and 7.9 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ In March, the value of Construction Orders Received at current prices decreased by 4.4 percent from the same period of the previous year.

4. Composite Economic Indexes

ㅇ The Composite Coincident Index in March increased by 0.1 percent from the previous month.
- The Cyclical Component of Composite Coincident Index, which reflects current economic situations, decreased by 0.4 points from the previous month.


ㅇ The Composite Leading Index in March increased by 0.4 percent from the previous month.
- The Cyclical Component of Composite Leading Index, which predicts the turning point in business cycle, showed no change from the previous month.

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