Report: Sony cutting PS3 supply to South Korea

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 24 March 2009 09:40 GMT


According to this Chosun Online report, Sony is to stop exporting PS3 hardware to South Korea in an effort to stop “reverse importing”.

“We are troubled by ‘reverse-importing’, which is when products exported into South Korea are flown back into Japan,” said a Sony employee.

Thanks to a depreciating South Korean Won and a strong Yen, Japanese punters are increasingly tempted by electronics savings in South Korea.

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