4 months South Korea braces for Japan decision on trade status, seen as soon as Friday MB |Biz
By Reuters SEOUL – South Korea is bracing for Japan’s decision to drop it from a “white list” of countries that enjoy minimum trade restrictions, which could come as soon as Friday, Seoul’s foreign minister said, as companies prepared for the possible fallout. A truck drives between shipping containers at a container terminal at Incheon port in Incheon, South Korea, May 26, 2016. (REUTERS File Photo / Kim Hong-Ji / MANILA BULLETIN) Japan reined in exports of high-tech materials to South Korea as ties worsened this month, fueled by a compensation row over South Koreans forced to work in Japan’s ... more