Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have completed the submission of materials related to the semiconductor supply chain requested by the US government. Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy Moon Seung-wook, who visited the United States for related consultations, said that the data was submitted in consensus with the United States and that there is no need for additional data.

Correspondent Yunsu Kim from Washington.

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day after the deadline for submitting materials related to the semiconductor supply chain by the US government, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy Moon Seung-wook arrived in Washington to discuss with the US Commerce Secretary.

Minister Moon predicted that there would be no request for additional data to be submitted, saying that the submission of semiconductor data by Korean companies was made in consensus with the US government.

[Munseunguk / Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy Minister: know geolro the data submitted under somewhat consensus with the company and talk, does us not have such expectations, anyway, let's discuss better not to worry about that part -

before the US Department of Commerce In order to analyze and respond to the cause of the shortage of semiconductors, we asked the global semiconductor industry to submit a questionnaire with 26 items including inventory, orders, and customer information.

By yesterday (9th), the deadline for submission, 189 companies submitted data, and Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix also submitted data excluding sensitive information.

The U.S. Department of Commerce has been under pressure to request additional data by mobilizing the Defense Materials Production Act if the data is insufficient.

[Lamondo / U.S. Secretary of Commerce: (Submission of data) is voluntary, not compulsory.

We are asking global semiconductor companies for cooperation.]

Minister Moon met with US Commerce Secretary Ramondo and said that he would also discuss long-term cooperation plans to connect the semiconductor supply chains between Korea and the US to resolve the semiconductor supply-demand discrepancy.