South Korean protesters burn portraits of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe near the Japanese embassy in Seoul. Photo: EPA-EFE

Seoul axes Tokyo from trusted export list in tit-for-tat move as angry South Koreans wage anti-Abe protests

  • South Korea is the first country to be dropped from Japan’s list of nations granted minimal constraints on exports of products
  • Seoul is working to bring the escalating trade row to the World Trade Organisation and has hinted at imposing restrictions on Japanese food imports and trips to Japan
Topic |   Trade
South Korean protesters burn portraits of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe near the Japanese embassy in Seoul. Photo: EPA-EFE
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