Analysts say that if global microchip supply lines are threatened, Chinese firms like Huawei may benefit. Photo: Reuters

How China can win a ‘trade war’ between Japan and South Korea

  • Chinese companies including Huawei are well-placed to capitalise as Seoul and Tokyo take aim at each other’s tech firms, analysts say
  • Meanwhile, Beijing’s diplomats have another reason to smile
Topic |   Japan

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Analysts say that if global microchip supply lines are threatened, Chinese firms like Huawei may benefit. Photo: Reuters
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South Korean demonstrators urge a boycott of Japanese goods. Photo: EPA

Japan-South Korea ‘trade war’: Moon warns Tokyo not to ‘force Seoul’s hand’ over export curbs on hi-tech materials

  • The South Korean president will meet heads of 30 major conglomerates on Wednesday to discuss a response to Japan’s announcement
  • He said Seoul preferred ‘a diplomatic settlement’ as tit-for-tat measures were undesirable for both countries
Topic |   Trade

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South Korean demonstrators urge a boycott of Japanese goods. Photo: EPA
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