Japan has imposed export restrictions on three chemical ingredients used in smartphones and semiconductors. Photo: Shutterstock

Japan and South Korea trade accusations ahead of WTO meeting

  • Officials from two countries discussing Tokyo’s export restrictions on chemical ingredients at World Trade Organisation in Geneva
  • Seoul claims Japan – not South Korea – has breached international sanctions on the North, while Tokyo says its ‘trust’ in Seoul has been damaged
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Japan has imposed export restrictions on three chemical ingredients used in smartphones and semiconductors. Photo: Shutterstock
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Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho

Lee Jeong-ho reports on China's diplomacy for the Post. He also covers East Asian security and defence stories. Before joining the Post he was with the South Korean Air Force and News1 Korea. He has a bachelor's degree in media and communications and Chinese studies from Sydney University and a master's of international studies in Chinese area studies from Seoul National University.