Japan agreed to the shipment of high-tech materials to South Korea for the first time since the imposition of export restrictions in the past month, but this decision came with political pressure additional warning of the possibility that Japan’s expansion of restrictions on deliveries to its neighbor Asian.
Placed approval the warning of the subsequent willingness of Tokyo to increase the stakes in the diplomatic dispute, however they do not want to cut off exports entirely to South Korea. This led to the conflict, which established its roots in the financial war and exacerbated by tighter restrictions on the shipments of three high-tech components, to stoke nationalism and stir the fears of business.
The deterioration of relations between U.S. allies late last year as part of the dispute kept for decades on workers ‘ compensation enforced during the Japanese occupation. South Korea was ranked on their difficulty with Japan, which colonized the Korean Peninsula during World War II.
Said Minister of industry and Japanese Hiroshige Seko in a press conference : ” in general, we don’t know every time we give the permission to export. However, noted the South Korean government to move our as a ban on exports, which is the criticism unfair. “ The minister said the Japanese This is the first time since the imposition of export restrictions in the last month, it allowed Japan to ship one of the three high-tech.
He was quick to add that Tokyo would continue restrictions on the chemicals of the three high-tech which include polyamide see, the and resistant to light, hydrogen fluoride, if there are any cases for ” improper “. It should be noted that the use of these three chemicals for the manufacture of screens of smart phones and processors and tortillas, which are also used at the same time in the manufacture of weapons.
Male Japanese officials for security reasons non-specific to impose restrictions on the export, but pointed to the erosion of confidence after the court ordered South Korea last year Japanese companies to compensate workers forced during the Japanese occupation. And Tokyo that the matter was settled by a treaty in 1965 to develop bilateral relations.