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Why is the trade friction between Japan and S. Korea an important affair

July 22, 2019

Long-standing disputes and historical animosity are behind Japan’s punishing trade terms against South Korea. The Japanese imposed tighter controls on the export of semiconductor materials to South Korea. It also threatens to exclude Seoul from the “white list” of trusted trade partners. The Koreans are shocked at the Japanese move which could cripple South Korea’s electronics […]

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