alt
Posted : 2013-04-01 09:30
Updated : 2013-04-01 09:30

S. Korea's consumer prices grow 1.3 pct on-year in March

South Korea's consumer prices increased at a slower pace in March, keeping its on-year growth in the 1-percent range for the fifth straight month, a government report showed Monday.

The country's consumer prices index rose 1.3 percent on-year in March, slowing from a 1.4 percent gain in the previous month, according to the report by Statistics Korea. From a month earlier, it dropped 0.2 percent.

The on-year figure represents the fifth straight month since November that the price growth has stayed in the 1-percent range. It is also the slowest growth since 1.2 percent in August.

  • 1. Korean Air heiress freed from jail
  • 2. Jeonju, Guam top travel destinations
  • 3. Mini cooler sales soaring
  • 4. Fear politics not helping NK leader
  • 5. Toms hosts Teheran walk without shoes
  • 6. 3 cases of killer virus reported
  • 7. Korea's role crucial to fight climate change
  • 8. Witcher 3 release angers Korean gamers
  • 9. New PM nominated
  • 10. UN racism ruling piques government