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South Korea’s Consumer Prices Rose 3.9% in October From Year Ago

November 01, 2011

Nov. 1 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea’s consumer prices rose 3.9 percent in October from a year earlier, Statistics Korea said today in Gwacheon, south of Seoul.

The median estimate in a Bloomberg News survey of 12 economists was for a 4.2 percent gain. Prices fell 0.2 percent from September.

--With assistance from Sarina Yoo in Seoul. Editors: Shamim Adam, Ken McCallum

To contact the reporters on this story: William Sim in Seoul at wsim2@bloomberg.net; Eunkyung Seo in Seoul at eseo3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Paul Panckhurst at ppanckhurst@bloomberg.net


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