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S.Korea c.bank sets new inflation target at 2.5-3.5 pct

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SEOUL, Oct 11 (Reuters) - South Korea's central bank said onThursday it set its inflation target for the 2013-2015 period ata range from 2.5 percent to 3.5 percent in terms of the annualconsumer price index growth.

Its previous inflation target for the 2010-2012 period hadbeen set at between 2 percent and 4 percent.

(Reporting by Christine Kim; Writing by Choonsik Yoo; Editingby Eric Meijer)

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Keywords: KOREA ECONOMY/INFLATION