Representatives from South Korea travel to the United States to negotiate subsidies and discrimination against Korean-made electric vehicles

The Minister of Commerce and Negotiations of the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Energy of South Korea, Andergen, went to the United States on September 6 to meet with relevant people from the US government and Congress and raised the issue of discrimination against Korean-made electric vehicles by the US Inflation Reduction Act. Negotiate.

South Korea believes that the "Inflation Reduction Act" only provides subsidies for electric vehicles produced in the United States, which violates the relevant provisions of the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement and will be an important test for South Korea and the United States and their trade relations.

It is reported that Andergen met with members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and White House officials on the same day, and asked to solve the problem that the U.S. implementation of the "Inflation Reduction Act" has adversely affected Korean-made electric vehicles. On the 8th and 9th, they will attend the ministerial meeting of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) in Los Angeles, where they will meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo.

Andergen said South Korea would ask the U.S. to change the law if necessary.

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