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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/tech/2019/08/693_274010.html) reduced by 72%. (I’m a bot)
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    > A voluntary campaign to boycott Japan-made goods has been confirmed to be "Effective" as Seoul's imports of consumer goods from Tokyo fell more than 10 percent in July from a year ago, according to data provided by the Korea Customs Service, Thursday.

    > The data showed Korea imported $74.6 billion worth of consumer goods in July, a 9 percent increase year-on-year, but the imports from Japan stood at $2.86 billion, a 13.8 percent decrease compared to July 2018 when it was at $3.32 billion.

    > "The data confirmed that Korean people's voluntary campaign to boycott Japanese goods is not a storm in a tea cup and has enormous power to counter Japan's export control on Korea," Kang said.

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