(From left) South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a trilateral summit in Chengdu on December 24. Photo: DPA(From left) South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a trilateral summit in Chengdu on December 24. Photo: DPA
(From left) South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a trilateral summit in Chengdu on December 24. Photo: DPA
Rebecca Chunghee Kim
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Rebecca Chunghee Kim

The Japan-South Korea trade war is a selfish political dispute and a lose-lose for small businesses

  • As the dispute between Tokyo and Seoul drags on, a few factors have been overlooked: companies do not like becoming collateral damage in a trade war and, also, small businesses and ordinary people suffer when politicians fight

(From left) South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a trilateral summit in Chengdu on December 24. Photo: DPA(From left) South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a trilateral summit in Chengdu on December 24. Photo: DPA
(From left) South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a trilateral summit in Chengdu on December 24. Photo: DPA
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