South Korea's consumer prices remained stable in June, figures from Statistics Korea showed on Thursday.
The consumer price index remained unchanged year-on-year in June, after a 0.3 percent decrease in May. Economists had expected a 0.1 percent fall.
Excluding food and energy, core consumer prices increased 0.2 percent in June, following a 0.1 percent rise in the preceding month.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in June, offsetting a 0.2 percent decrease in the previous month.
The core CPI remained unchanged monthly in June, after a 0.1 percent rise in the prior month.