Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon

Credit: Reuters- Published on July 10, 2019
South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to help reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers.

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Published on July 11, 2019 -  02:40
Tokyo and Seoul are in a high-tech trade dispute
Japan has put on a new limit to the export of high-tech materials to South Korea, a move that could potentially affect the whole world's supply of smartphones. It all started with a dispute over compensation for wartime labourers. Grace Lee reports.

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