South Korea | Automotive Regulatory

Revision of the EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement

Annexes of the EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement were revised including those covering the recognition of UNECE regulations for vehicles and their parts

The EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement fully entered into force in 2015.  Its Appendices 2-C-2 and 2-C-3 cover motor vehicles and their parts and lists those for which both parties recognize UNECE regulations.  Recently, some changes were made to the text.

According to the Decision No 3 of the Korea-EU Trade Committee of 29 April 2021 on the amendment of Appendices 2-C-2 and 2-C-3 of Annex 2-C to the EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement (2021/1082), among others the following changes were made:

If you want to find out more about the role and impact of the EU Free Trade Agreements for the automotive industry and for the recognition of UNECE regulations, do not hesitate to contact us.


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