28 February 2020 – Limited the export of face masks

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Type of Intervention: Medical products and medicines
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Korean government required that all manufacturers of face masks reduce exports to 10 percent or less than total capacity. More than half of production must be provided to domestic retailers to ensure adequate public supply.
Full details here: https://abcnews.go.com/International/south-korea-takes-measures-face-masks-domestically-amid/story?id=69254114