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South Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade 'white list'

12 Aug 2019

SEOUL South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between the two countries. | Video

South Korea launches 'Let's Learn Japan's Restrictions' website for puzzled businesses

02 Aug 2019

SEOUL The South Korean government has launched a new learning website for companies puzzled by Japan's recent trade restrictions against the country amid growing confusion over changes of rules about buying Japanese goods.

South Korea launches 'Let's Learn Japan's Restrictions' website for puzzled businesses

02 Aug 2019

SEOUL The South Korean government has launched a new learning website for companies puzzled by Japan's recent trade restrictions against the country amid growing confusion over changes of rules about buying Japanese goods.

South Korea launches 'Let's Learn Japan's Restrictions' website for puzzled businesses

02 Aug 2019

SEOUL The South Korean government has launched a new learning website for companies puzzled by Japan's recent trade restrictions against the country amid growing confusion over changes of rules about buying Japanese goods.

South Korean chip giants face 'strangling' from Japanese export curbs

01 Aug 2019

SEOUL South Korean chipmakers are hitting a dead end in their quest to find alternatives for key Japanese materials that have been slapped with export restrictions, raising the prospect of major disruption to their operations in the coming months.

Samsung says Japanese curbs cloud outlook as profit halves, shares fall

31 Jul 2019

SEOUL Samsung Electronics warned on Wednesday that Japanese curbs on the export of chip-making materials was blurring its outlook and said it would delay a plan to return money to shareholders due to "significant new challenges." | Video

Korean Air to cut flights to Japan as diplomatic row hits demand

29 Jul 2019

SEOUL Korean Air Lines , the country's top carrier, said on Monday it will suspend flights between the South Korean city of Busan and Japan's Sapporo from Sept. 3, due to lean demand amid a worsening diplomatic and economic row between the two nations.

Samsung Electronics' delayed Galaxy Fold now ready for September launch

25 Jul 2019

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will go on sale from September in selected markets after the launch was delayed by screen problems earlier this year, the company said on Thursday. | Video

SK Hynix warns of chip supply disruption on Japan's export curbs

25 Jul 2019

SEOUL Chipmaker SK Hynix Inc warned on Thursday of a supply disruption due to an escalating trade dispute between South Korea and Japan, and said it would cut investment and production to support a nascent recovery in chip demand.

LG Display aims to diversify suppliers due to South Korea-Japan spat

23 Jul 2019

SEOUL LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is looking to diversify its supplier base in case a diplomatic spat sees Japan extend export curbs on display-making materials bound for South Korea.

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