China In Context

South Korea makes a pivotal shift on China

August 22, 2023 SOAS China Institute Season 3 Episode 127
China In Context
South Korea makes a pivotal shift on China
Show Notes

Throughout the course of history, China has exerted enormous influence over Korea. Korean kings were obliged to pay homage to Chinese emperors yet in the modern era, the relationship is in flux. The pro-US policies of President Yoon Suk-Yeol are causing some people in China to accuse the South Koreans of disloyalty. In this podcast, host Duncan Bartlett is joined from Seoul by Rory Green, Chief China Economist and Head of Asia Research at Global Data TS Lombard.