A man protests against Japan’s decision to restrict exports outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul. Photo: Kyodo

South Koreans call for boycott of Japanese cars, beer and cosmetics as ‘trade war’ intensifies

  • Japan this week announced restrictions on hi-tech materials exported to South Korea, as both countries remain locked in a row over forced labour
  • An online petition calling for Seoul to ‘retaliate’ against Japan garnered 17,000 supporters in four days
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A man protests against Japan’s decision to restrict exports outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul. Photo: Kyodo
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