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S.Korea, Japan to end expanded currency swap deal - Seoul

SEOUL, Oct 9 (Reuters) - South Korea and Japan have agreed to let their expanded currency swap arrangements introduced a year ago expire at the end of this month as scheduled, the Bank of Korea said in a statement on Tuesday.

The value of bilateral currency swap arrangements between the two neighbouring economic powerhouses will now return to $13 billion from $70 billion previously, it said in a statement.

(Reporting by Choonsik Yoo; Editing by David Chance)

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Keywords: KORA JAPAN/SWAP