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Four Lotte retail stores closed after 'inspections'

Shutdown comes in wake of South Korean giant Lotte agreeing to provide land for US missile defence system

A Lotte Mart spokesman said the four stores, in Dandong, Changzhou and two other locations, were closed last week after the inspections, but could not provide further details. Lotte Mart had about 115 stores in China by January.


SOUTH Korea's Lotte Group said on Monday four of its retail stores in China were closed after inspections by authorities, as Seoul protests at discriminating action by China after Lotte agreed to provide land for a US missile defence system.

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