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South Korean petrol stations refuse to fill up Japanese cars amid growing boycott

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Sales of holidays, beer and even tickets to see Butt Detective the Movie slump amid trade tensionsPetrol stations and garages in South Korea are refusing to fill up or service Japanese cars as part of a growing boycott of Japanese goods sparked by trade and political tensions.Sales of trips to Japan, Japanese beer and even tickets for the anime work Butt Detective the Movie have all been affected, and there are demonstrations outside Japan’s embassy in Seoul, though some now worry the campaign is setting Koreans against each other. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/24/south-korean-petrol-stations-refuse-to-fill-up-japanese-cars-amid-growing-boycott

Author : Gavin Blair in Tokyo

Publish date : 2019-07-24 04:08:24

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