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TABLE-S.Korea May exports fall 9.4% y/y, worse than expected

SEOUL, June 1 (Reuters) - Following are South Korea's preliminary export and import figures for May, released by the Korea Customs Service on Saturday (rounded):

May *AprilBalance ($ billion) +2.27 +4.00Exports ($ billion) 45.91 48.83(% growth vs yr ago) -9.4 -2.0Imports ($ billion) 43.64 44.83(% growth vs yr ago) -1.9 +2.6* Revised on May 15

NOTES: - Exports fell for the sixth month in a row over a year earlier. - Reuters poll: Exports were seen falling 5.6% in May from a year earlier and imports gaining 0.4%, a survey of 12 economists showed. - There were 23 working days in May 2019 versus 21.5 days a year earlier.

(Reporting by Joori Roh; Editing by Choonsik Yoo)