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S. Korean Imports from Japan Drop Following Japanese Export Restrictions

S. Korean Imports from Japan Drop Following Japanese Export Restrictions

SEOUL, July 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean economy’s dependence on Japan has been on a downward trend since Japan imposed export restrictions against South Korea in July 2019, the country’s leading business lobby group said Sunday. The share of imports from Japan among overall South Korean imports fell from 9.8 percent in Q1 [...]

Imports of Chinese Solar Modules Surge as S. Korean Renewable Energy Market Grows

Imports of Chinese Solar Modules Surge as S. Korean Renewable Energy Market Grows

SEOUL, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) — As the South Korean government continues to distribute solar panels and other renewable energy platforms, Chinese manufacturers are bolstering their offensive in the South Korean market for solar panels. The Korea International Trade Association reported that imports of Chinese solar modules in January to June period this year reached [...]

Imports of Japanese Consumer Goods Down for 7th Month amid Boycott

Imports of Japanese Consumer Goods Down for 7th Month amid Boycott

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s imports of key consumer goods from Japan fell for the seventh consecutive month in January as a boycott of Japanese goods has dragged out amid their monthslong feud over their shared wartime history, data showed Tuesday. Imports of consumer goods from Japan dipped 35.9 percent from a [...]