November 24, 2020
Could RCEP Help Improve South Korea-Japan Relations?
By Kyle Ferrier
As a byproduct of the mega-deal, Seoul and Tokyo are now bound by their first ever shared free trade agreement.
December 06, 2019
Japan-South Korea Ties on Ice Until Bilateral Trade Meeting
By Thisanka Siripala
Japan and South Korea’s relationship hangs on a thread until talks resume at a high-level policy meeting later this month.
September 04, 2019
What Are Japan’s ‘Sanctions’ on South Korea?
By Shin Kawashima
It is time for a clear-eyed look at the facts.
August 19, 2019
Trade Dependence and Politicization: Lessons From the Japan-Korea Conflict
By Jongsoo Lee
The trade spat has driven home the danger of overreliance on Japanese imports -- and not only for South Korea.
August 12, 2019
South Korea Strikes Back, Removes Japan From Trade White List
By Kim Tong-Hyung
Seoul will remove Japan from its own preferred trade list after Tokyo did the same to South Korea.
August 02, 2019
South Korea Vows Countermeasures as Japan Downgrades Trade Status
By Mari Yamaguchi
As Japan escalates its trade restrictions, South Korea vows to respond in kind.