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Korean shoppers drop Japanese artwork, cosmetics and other consumer goods from shopping basket Updated: 2019-09-22 18:14:54 KST

Amid the ongoing trade spat between Seoul and Tokyo, Korean shoppers have been buying much less of Japanese products.
According to the Korea International Trade Association, imports of consumer goods made in Japan dropped last month, by 5.4 percent on-year, amounting to a total of 164 million dollars.
Imports of artwork plummeted nearly 99 percent, fish products such as caviar by 79 percent, and cosmetics by more than 70 percent.
Stationary products and kitchenware also tumbled 44 percent.
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