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Professor Julien Chaisse Quoted in South China Morning Post Regarding the gradual withdrawal of South Korean firms from China


Professor Julien Chaisse, Associate Member of the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, explains that large South Korean firms have been gradually withdrawing from China for a number of years and have been able to leave on a managed basis. They are leaving to avoid a repeat of the political crisis that ruined Lotte’s China business, and to avoid tariffs on exports of their China-made products to the US. Read the full article here: Finbarr Bermingham and Lee Jeong-ho, “How the trade war led to Samsung and other South Korean companies' exodus from China”, South China Morning Post, 17 February 2020 <>.