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Foreign companies face Korea risk

A serious flare-up between North and South Korea would cause a huge disruption to commerce

Sterling Wong & Lee J Miller | Bloomberg 

Annual military drills between the US and South Korea this week could reignite tensions after Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump traded barbs. For foreign firms that count on South Korea for significant revenue, any escalation that curbs commerce could leave them vulnerable. As the world braces for another round of accusations, here are three charts that highlight some of the companies with the most business at stake in South Korea, according to their financial statements. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said last week North Korea was approaching his nation’s ...

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First Published: Tue, August 22 2017. 02:07 IST