Riot police in Causeway Bay during a demonstration against Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong. Photo: DPA Riot police in Causeway Bay during a demonstration against Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong. Photo: DPA
Riot police in Causeway Bay during a demonstration against Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong. Photo: DPA

Hong Kong national security law heightens South Korea’s painful choice: US or China?

  • US pressure on South Korea to cut its reliance on Chinese supply chains is likely to grow if city is stripped of its special trading status, experts say
  • Both countries are key to South Korea’s economy and in preventing aggression from Pyongyang, but China is biggest trading partner by far

Topic |   US-China relations
Riot police in Causeway Bay during a demonstration against Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong. Photo: DPA Riot police in Causeway Bay during a demonstration against Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong. Photo: DPA
Riot police in Causeway Bay during a demonstration against Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong. Photo: DPA
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