South Korea Announced to strengthen inspection of 3 items such as plastic waste in Japan August 17th 6:35
The South Korean government announced that it will strengthen inspection of radioactive materials when importing from Japan and Russia for three items of waste for recycling, such as waste plastic. President Moon Jae-in has just called for a dialogue with the Japanese government over strengthening export controls, and this measure is likely to urge the Japanese side to respond promptly to bilateral talks.
This was announced by the Korean Ministry of the Environment on the 16th. According to this, when importing waste plastic stock, waste battery, and waste tires from two countries, Japan and Russia, inspection of radioactive materials, etc. This means that documents are checked once every three months, once every three months.
The ratio of imports from Japan is about 40% for waste plastic, about 15% for waste battery, and about 3% for waste tires.
The inspection of these three wastes for recycling has been targeted in Japan and Russia, but the Korean Ministry of the Environment will inspect the ash of coal imported almost all from Japan this month. It has just been clarified to strengthen.
For this reason, the Korean media has expressed the view that it is a “countermeasure against Japanese economic retaliation”.
However, President Moon Jae-in has just called on the Japanese government to talk about strengthening export controls in a speech on the 15th, and this measure is likely to urge the Japanese side to respond promptly to bilateral talks. The