Japan joins in the fun. Restricts 3 key materials for chips/smartphones to South Korea

Japan produces about 90% of fluorinated polyimide and about 70% of etching gas worldwide, Japanese media have said. It produces around 90% of photoresists, according to a government report

Looks like they are using the same tactic that trump is using against China lmfao.

www.reuters.com/article/us-southkorea-japan-laborers-factbox/factbox-the-high-tech-materials-at-the-heart-of-a-japan-south-korea-row-idUSKCN1TX12I

 

 

h/t WallStreetMeme