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Ousting of Japan ally PM Abbott opened door to rivals; Tokyo slow to respond to new competitive process.
In 2014, a blossoming friendship between Australian
South Korea’s shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), the world’s third-largest shipbuilder, has received a contract termination for three floating liquefied
Japan wants Australia to explain why it decided not to pick a Japanese design for a new fleet of submarines choosing instead a proposal from France's DCNS.
"The decision was deeply regrettable,