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Japan-South Korea rift

SK Hynix warns Japan export curb may pose 'problems' for production

South Korean chipmaker’s profit falls 89% in Q2 as prices drop

SK Hynix says it is stockpiling certain chipmaking chemicals after Japan introduced curbs on their export to South Korea.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- SK Hynix warned that Japan's export curbs on key semiconductor materials to South Korea could undermine the company's chip production and said it is stockpiling materials to deal with the restrictions.

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