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Japan-South Korea rift

China caught in crossfire of Tokyo-Seoul chipmaking feud

Global semiconductor industry at risk as Japan readies next round of export controls

A chip developed by Huawei unit HiSilicon is displayed. China wants to nurture a home-grown chip industry, but it is still reliant on South Korea.   © Reuters

SEOUL/GUANGZHOU/TOKYO -- Japan's plan to impose further export restrictions on Seoul is casting a shadow over China's technology sector, which now relies heavily on South Korean companies for its semiconductor supply.

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