Protesters rally against Japan's new trade restrictions in Seoul on Aug. 24, 2019. Tokyo's move to limit key chemical exports to tech companies has sparked ongoing boycotts of Japanese products in South Korea.
Both Tokyo and Seoul will be reticent to ease their trade spat until the economic toll outweighs the political risk of conceding. But for South Korea, that reckoning will come sooner due to its semiconductor sector's reliance on Japanese exports....
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