South Korea, Japan, Japanese Beer, Korean Airlines, Trade Dispute

South Korea, Japan

No more for me: S. Korean beer imports from Japan plunge 97%

Before the trade spat, Japanese beer had long been South Koreans' favourite alternative to their country's own brews.


Before the trade spat, Japan ese beer had long been South Korea ns' favourite alternative to their country's own brews.

South Korea n imports of Japan ese beer slumped almost to zero last month in the face of a consumer boycott sparked by a bitter trade and historical dispute between Seoul and Tokyo, data showed Monday. Japan ese companies shipped $223,000 worth of beer to South Korea in August, figures from the Korea Trade

"Japan's rank dropped to the 13th place last month," an official from KTSPI told AFP, adding that beers from China, the Netherlands and Belgium now had the biggest shares of South Korea's imports.

South Koreans have since mounted a widespread boycott of Japanese goods, including beer, cosmetic products and cars, among others.

Several South Korean airlines including flag carrier Korean Air have suspended routes to Japan because of falling demand.

Read more: Yahoo Singapore

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