Japan’s tougher export rules could deal a crippling blow to chip and display makers such as Samsung. Photo: Kyodo

South Korea to invest US$857 million to break its dependence on Japanese tech materials in response to Tokyo tightening export rules

  • Ties between Japan and South Korea have sunk to their lowest point in years amid deepening rift over wartime forced labour
  • Japan’s decision to tighten export rules could hurt chip and display makers such as Samsung, incentivising Seoul to develop materials domestically
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Japan’s tougher export rules could deal a crippling blow to chip and display makers such as Samsung. Photo: Kyodo
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