Sales of Japanese beer, cars and clothing in South Korea have declined since the dispute erupted in early July. Photo: Shutterstock
Sales of Japanese beer, cars and clothing in South Korea have declined since the dispute erupted in early July. Photo: Shutterstock
South Korea

Japanese firms fear escalation in South Korean trade spat as beer, car and fashion brands take a hit

  • The likes of Toyota, Asahi Breweries, Uniqlo, and Muji are all keeping a close eye on tensions between the East Asian neighbours
  • Analysts say both sides have adopted Donald Trump's approach, which has in effect, legitimised the weaponisation of trade

Sales of Japanese beer, cars and clothing in South Korea have declined since the dispute erupted in early July. Photo: Shutterstock
Sales of Japanese beer, cars and clothing in South Korea have declined since the dispute erupted in early July. Photo: Shutterstock
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