S Korea Plans to ‘Significantly Boost’ Semiconductor Cooperation with Netherlands, US, Japan

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President of South Korea Yoon Suk Yeol makes some remarks to the media on the day of his meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak inside 10 Downing Street, during his state visit, in London, Britain November 22, 2023.

South Korea’s President Yoon Suk Yeol told AFP that Seoul plans to ramp up semiconductor cooperation with Western countries, as the key industry is buffeted by geopolitical turbulence from US-China competition.

South Korea plans “to significantly boost semiconductor cooperation with such major countries as the Netherlands, the United States and Japan going forward”, Yoon told AFP in an exclusive written interview ahead of his state visit to the Netherlands Monday.