ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Comment

'Dr. Kospi' loses its sway to China

South Korea should dust off Itochu exec's 1973 plan for building trading houses

South Korean President Moon Jae-in needs to shake up his country's economy before investors lose interest in it. (Yonhap/Kyodo)   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Japan's curbs on semiconductor material exports to South Korea have created an international fuss. But if South Korea's economy were strong, the fuss would not amount to much.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more