South Korea's overall consumer price growth edged up for the first time in three months in October.
Statistics Korea says the consumer inflation rate saw a slight increase but it remained at 0 percent compared to last year.
The consumer price index for October edged up point-2 percent compared to September.
Compared to same month last year, it remained the same.
By sector, lower agricultural, livestock and fisheries prices dragged on growth.
But service, electricity, water, and gas prices contributed to growth.