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Moon heads for India to cultivate markets beyond China, US

South Korean President to drop by Samsung's new smartphone factory

South Korean President Moon Jae-in
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is pushing the "New Southern Policy" to deepen ties with southeast Asia and reduce dependence on China and the U.S.    © Reuters

SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in embarks on a six-day state visit to India and Singapore on Sunday, seeking to expand the country's economic influence in southern and southeastern Asia through exports and local production amid the growing trade war between the U.S. and China.

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