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Leading Economic Indicator (LEI) - the behavior of indicators that consistently move upward or downward before the actual expansion or contraction of overall economic activity.  The system is based on an empirical observation that the cycles of many economic data series are related to the cycles of total business activity.

1st Quarter 2014

Leading Economic Indicator (LEI) slides
in the first quarter of 2014

(Posted 17 February 2014)

The composite leading economic indicator (LEI) exhibited a downward direction in the first quarter of 2014, posting 0.037 from a revised 0.141 in the fourth quarter of 2013.  This indicates that the country’s economic activity may slow down during the quarter. [more]


Key Figures


Composite leading economic indicator (LEI) versus
 the Non-Agriculture GVA cycle: Q1 1995 to Q1 2014



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Updated: 17 February 2014


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