South Korea economy hit by Beijing boycott

The deployment of missile defence system known as THAAD in South Korea has angered China, which says it is a threat to its security. Beijing is urging its citizens to boycott South Korean goods. That is affecting tourism and even national TV.

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    The United States says it will no longer ask South Korea to pay for an anti-missile system to defend against possible attacks from North Korea.

    The missile defence system, known as THAAD, has angered China, which says it is a threat to its security.

    Beijing is urging its citizens to boycott South Korean goods.

    That is affecting tourism and even South Korean TV.

     

    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Seoul.


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