June 1 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea’s consumer prices rose 4.1 percent in May from a year earlier, Statistics Korea said today in Gwacheon, south of Seoul.
The median estimate in a Bloomberg News survey of 11 economists was for a 4.2 percent increase. Prices were unchanged from April.
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