South Korea - Change in Inventories

South Korea: Change in Inventories

Mnemonic CIVT.IKOR
Unit Bil. KRW, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 41.43 %
Data 2019 Q4 3,924
2019 Q3 6,699

Series Information

Source The Bank of Korea
Release GDP
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1960
End Date 12/31/2019

South Korea: Business

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Business Confidence Apr 2020 96.63 97.38 Index long term avg=100, SA Monthly
Industrial Production Mar 2020 113.2 99.7 Index 2015=100, NSA Monthly
Real Change in Inventories 2020 Q1 5,557 1,499 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly
Change in Inventories 2019 Q4 3,924 6,699 Bil. KRW, SA Quarterly

Release Information

Quarterly national accounts for South Korea, including GDP(E) with GFCF and private consumption detail, and GDP(O) with KSIC industry detail. Also annual GDP(I).

  • National accounts framework: UN SNA 2008
  • Industrial classification: KSIC Rev. 10
  • Measurements:
    • Billions of Korean won at chained 2015 prices (Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW)
    • At current prices (Bil. KRW)
    • Associated deflators
  • Adjustments:
    • Original (NSA)
    • Seasonally adjusted (SA)
  • Native frequency: Quarterly
  • Start date: 1960Q1

Source documents:

  • Gross capital formation by type of capital goods: Tables,,,
  • Gross capital formation by sectors: Tables,
  • Gross fixed capital formation by sectors: Tables,

The tables for detailed GCF and GFCF are published later than those for the main GDP(E) components.

The data are provisional when first released. The “advance” estimates are replaced with “preliminary” estimates which are subject to revision until “final” estimates are announced.