SEOUL, Oct 2 South Korea's current account surplus widened to a seasonally adjusted $ 1.8

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SEOUL, Oct 2 (Reuters) South Korea's current account surplus widened to a seasonally adjusted $1.83 billion in August from a revised $1.69 billion surplus in July, central bank data showed on Tuesday.

For the first eight months of the year, South Korea's current account produced a seasonally adjusted surplus of $4.85 billion, compared with a $1.52 billion surplus for the same period in 2006, the Bank of Korea data showed.

The data also showed that South Korea's overseas borrowing rose by a net $7.85 billion in August after a net gain of $6.00 billion in July.

Following are details of South Korea's provisional current account data (balance, seasonally adjusted, in millions of dollars, rounded): Aug *July *June Current account 1,831 1,687 666 Goods account 3,740 3,096 2,512 Services account -1,828 -1,451 -1,629 Income account 263 349 119 Current transfer -344 -306 -336 ^Capital account -604 537 -1,358 * revised ^ unadjusted for seasonal patterns Reuters MP VP0645

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