South Korea’s composite consumer sentiment index (CSI) increased to 105 in June this year, as compared to 104 posted in May, which was its highest since May last year. According to the Bank of Korea, the country’s key measure of consumer sentiment increased during the period to its best in above a year as the citizens’ satisfaction with their living standards enhanced.
The citizens’ median inflation expectation for the next year eased to 2.8% during the period, as compared to 2.9% posted in May, which was the lowest median level since September 2007.
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