Export, import prices rise in September
Export and import prices in South Korea rose in September due to higher prices of coal and oil products, central bank data showed. The export price index stood at 78.00 in September, up 0.7 percent from the previous month, according to the Bank of Korea. It was the first increase since June. Higher export prices were attributed to an increase in coal and oil products, whose export prices advanced 3.3 percent last month.