Boycotts, tensions not enough to break Seoul-Tokyo relations: NYT

Boycotts, tensions not enough to break Seoul-Tokyo relations: NYT

now despite the heightening tensions
between Seoul and Tokyo over trading historical issues the New York Times
reports that overall relations especially in terms of businesses will
likely endure this testing period and come out the other end relatively
unscathed ethan j has more South korea-japan
relations are at their lowest point in recent memory following Tokyo’s move to
formally remove soul from its white list of trusted trading partners
despite South Koreans boycotting Japanese goods and mass and switching up
their travel plans to avoid Japan when it comes to bilateral business ties they
would be a lot more difficult to break this is the view of the New York Times
on Wednesday u.s. time according to its report trade volume between the two
neighbors currently amounts to about 85 billion US dollars a year it added to
Japan in particular Hotz considerable sway as the main supplier of essential
raw materials and components that South Korea needs in its high-tech economic
machine the report quoted Rory green an economist who specializes in South Korea
and China at the london-based analyst T Aslam bard as saying any a
serious attempt to shatter trade ties would be a disaster adding that until
South Korea is able to produce its own materials a process that could take many
years the two countries have little choice but to stick together the report
went on to use South Korean firms hedging tech as an example it builds
intricate machines with over 1,300 parts for packaging foods like soup and kimchi
while many of its components are made domestically some can only be sourced
from Japan however it noted the sudden upswing in trade tensions between Seoul
and Tokyo has left many small businesses in South Korea unprepared many experts
seem to agree that while the trade conflict has left two countries deeply
at odds the two are bound to each other whether they like it or not and need to
find a way to resolve their current use S&J Arirang news

4 thoughts on “Boycotts, tensions not enough to break Seoul-Tokyo relations: NYT

  1. Korea is just exagerrating the issue as if this is a sanction to Korea. No. They used to be treated special, but they are brought down to normal treatment like every other country for secutiry purpose. What is wrong? How is this retaliation in any way?

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