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Russia wants to supplant Japan as chipmaking chemical supplier: report

South Korea’s Hankyoreh newspaper reported what it said was a suggestion by Russia that it wants to supply etching gas, one of the chemicals needed to make semiconductors but whose export Japan threatens to restrict in retaliation for a Korean court’s ruling on colonial era forced laborers. “Russia has recently told the government through diplomatic […]