A notice in a South Korean shop campaigns for a boycott of Japanese-made products on July 12. South Korea is unhappy that Japan is restricting its exports to the country after reports that some sensitive material that could be used to produce weapons were ending up in North Korea, despite international sanctions. Photo: AP
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Japan and South Korea enter the fray of a growing war on not just trade, but also global supply chains

  • Under attack, the previously underrated and ignored supply chain, essentially the nervous system of international trade, is starting to deliver painful shocks throughout the global economy

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A notice in a South Korean shop campaigns for a boycott of Japanese-made products on July 12. South Korea is unhappy that Japan is restricting its exports to the country after reports that some sensitive material that could be used to produce weapons were ending up in North Korea, despite international sanctions. Photo: AP
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