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Japan aims to sink South Korea's support for ailing shipbuilder

Festering feud between Tokyo and Seoul over Daewoo looks headed to WTO for settlement

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering's Okpo shipyard may see a slowdown if the WTO rules in Japan's favor over South Korean government subsidies to domestic builders.

TOKYO -- Japan is trying to resolve its shipbuilding subsidy feud with South Korea in accordance with the World Trade Organization's dispute settlement mechanism.

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