South Korea will file a WTO complaint against Japan on export restrictions

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

South Korea to file a complaint over Japan's tighter export controls at the World Trade Organization today

  • Wednesday, 11 September 2019
  • Says Tokyo's export curbs are politically motivated
Referring to Japan imposing tighter export curbs in July
  • on three materials to South Korea used to make smartphone chips or displays
South Korea will formerly request consultations with Japan
  • seek the withdrawal of export curbs
  • If this doesn't resolve issues, South Korea will request a WTO panel ruling 
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