Victims of Japan’s forced labour and their family members at the Supreme Court in Seoul. Photo: AP

Japan moves to curb exports to South Korean tech firms, in escalation of forced labour row

  • The exports include chemicals used in chips and smartphone production and regulations will be tightened from July 4
  • South Korea has condemned the plan as ‘economic retaliation’, saying it will take countermeasures and file a complaint with the World Trade Organisation
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Victims of Japan’s forced labour and their family members at the Supreme Court in Seoul. Photo: AP
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