There are between South Korea and Japan. South Korea's has asked Japan to ban the Rising Sun at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Japan's Olympics organising said it sees no with the flag. It said: "The Rising Sun flag is used in Japan and it is not considered to be a statement, so it is not viewed as a prohibited ." South Korea said: "The Japanese know full well that their neighbours regard the Rising Sun flag as a symbol of Japan's and imperial past. Japan needs to be more and own up to its historical legacy."
Relations between the two have taken a downturn . They are currently in a bitter trade war. People in Korea are burning Japanese products and boycotting Japanese beer, clothing and other . Many South Koreans are shunning Japan as a destination. Japanese airlines had to cut the number of to Korea. Last month, Japan removed South Korea from its "white list" of trade partners. This led to in the exports of items like car and household electronics. The tensions pose a to the global supply of semi-conductors.