The newly appointed Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Isshu Sugawara recently crossed the wires, making some comments on the Japan-South Korea dispute over the wartime workers.
To make a decision on South Korean trade talks within ten days.
Japanese actions are within WTO rules.
This comes after South Korea filed a complaint over Japan’s tighter export controls at the World Trade Organization (WTO) against Japanese “politically motivated” and “discriminatory”.
The market mood remains buoyed by the US-China trade progress, with USD/JPY battling 108.00, having posted fresh six-week tops at 108.17 in the Asian trading.
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