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TABLE-South Korea Q3 GDP growth slowest since late 2009

Q3 2012 *Q2 2012 Gross domestic product 0.2 0.3

SECTORAL GROWTH:

Agriculture, forestry, fishing -4.0 2.0 Manufacturing -0.2 -0.2 Construction 2.9 -2.7 Service sector 0.1 0.5

EXPENDITURE GROWTH:

Private consumption 0.6 0.4 Capital investment -4.3 -7.0 Construction investment 0.2 -0.4 Goods exports 2.5 -1.4 Goods imports 1.7 -1.8

- - - - OVER YEAR EARLIER

Q3 2012 *Q2 2012 Gross domestic product 1.6 2.3

SECTORAL GROWTH:

Agriculture, forestry, fishing -0.1 -1.6 Manufacturing 1.3 2.6 Construction -1.8 -2.0 Service sector 2.4 2.6

EXPENDITURE GROWTH:

Private consumption 1.5 1.1 Capital investment -6.0 -3.5 Construction investment -0.1 -2.1 Goods exports 2.6 2.1 Goods imports 0.9 -0.1

- - - - PAST QUARTERLY GDP GROWTH (PERCENT CHANGE OVER):

prev quarter year earlier Q4 2010 0.6 4.9 Q3 2010 0.7 4.5

- - - - ANNUAL GDP GROWTH IN PERCENT:

2010 6.3 2009 0.3 2008 2.3 2007 5.1 * Revised on Sept 6, 2012

(Reporting by Christine Kim; Editing by Choonsik Yoo)