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Title : The Industrial Activities in August 2012
Date : 2012-09-28 Writer : 김태언
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1. Production Trend

ㅇ  The Index of all industry production in August decreased by 1.7 percent from the previous month.

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

ㅇ The Manufacturing Production Index in August decreased by 0.9 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 August went down 3.1 percent from the previous month and 1.0 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The Producer's Inventory Index in August increased by 4.7 percent from the previous month and 9.4 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The Production Capacity Index in August showed no change from the previous month but increased by 3.4 percent from the same period of the previous year.  

ㅇ The Operation Ratio Index in August decreased by 4.2 percent from the previous month and 6.8 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The Manufacturing Average Operation Ratio in August marked 73.8 percent, which decreased by 3.2 percentage points from the previous month.
ㅇ The Index of Services in August decreased by 0.3 percent from the previous month but increased by 0.6 percent from the same period of the previous year.

2. Consumption Trend

ㅇ The Retail Sales Index in August decreased by 3.0 percent from the previous month and 0.3 percent from the same period of the previous year.
3. Investment Trend

ㅇ The Equipment Investment Index in August decreased by 13.9 percent from the previous month and 14.3 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The Domestic Machinery Shipment Index in August decreased by 7.0 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ The value of Domestic Machinery Orders Received in August decreased by 16.1 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ In August, the value of Construction Completed at constant prices decreased by 6.6 percent from the previous month and 7.3 percent from the same period of the previous year.

ㅇ In August, the value of Construction Orders Received at current prices decreased by 29.9 percent from the same period of the previous year.

4. Composite Economic Indexes

ㅇ The Composite Coincident Index in August showed no change from the previous month.
- The Cyclical Component of Composite Coincident Index, which reflects current economic situations, decreased by 0.5 points from the previous month.

ㅇ The Composite Leading Index in August increased by 0.2 percent from the previous month.
  - The Cyclical Component of Composite Leading Index, which predicts the turning point in business cycle, decreased by 0.2 points from the previous month.


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