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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.



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