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The United States and Europe issued a statement to amend the preferential measures for pure electric vehicles

Industry News 2023.01.30 1323

The United States and the European Union (EU) held a ministerial meeting on December 5. A joint statement "will respond constructively" to the U.S. spending and revenue law (inflation-cutting law) subsidizing electric vehicles (EV) produced in North America. The United States formally recognized the concerns of the EU and included the adjustment policy in the document.


 


"US-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC)" meeting Held in the Eastern United States. The US side was attended by Secretary of State Blinken, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, and Representative Dai Qi from the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR). The EU side is joined by European Commission executive vice-president Dombrovskis (in charge of trade policy) and executive vice-president Vestager (in charge of competition policy).


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Macron (left) and Biden (right) (December 1, Washington , REUTERS)

 


The preferential policies for pure electric vehicles in the United States are limited to vehicles assembled in North The hidden worry of moving the base from Europe to North America. U.S. President Joe Biden proposed an adjustment policy after a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on December 1.


 


Blinken told reporters after the meeting, "Moving forward advanced the discussion." No specific amendments were disclosed. Dombrowskis said there were still issues that should be consulted with the United States.


 


AI) and other high-tech fields have reached an agreement on the policy of expanding cooperation in high-tech fields. Signed an agreement to share information early in the event of disruption in the semiconductor supply chain. With regard to quantum technologies, a task force with experts will be established. Promote the formulation of international standards under the leadership of the United States and Europe.


 


The United States is asking allies such as the European Union and Japan to follow the lead in cutting-edge semiconductors China export controls. "There were extensive consultations," Gina Raimondo told reporters.