Japan removes South Korea from export ‘white list’

Japan has announced the removal of South Korea from their “white list” of countries holding preferential trade status “to ensure the appropriate implementation of security export control” under the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, Act No 228 of 1949. Japan has already imposed controls on three chemicals necessary to S Korea’s semiconductor industry. Japan will now control exports to …


About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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