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  • Grievance related to unreasonable regulation on bid for water treatment facility operator
    • 담당부서 : 외투기업고충처리실(고상원)
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  • Organization : Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd (KHNP), MOSF
  • Regulation : Administrative interpretation of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT)
□ (Background) For registration as a water treatment facility operator, the KHNP made a new condition that a company should acquire a license for electric works issued by the Korean government.

□ (Main Issue) As foreign companies had already pointed out that the KHNP only acknowledged construction projects that were made after the acquisition of a Korean license for electric works, the issue was deemed another entry barrier to global companies.

Resoultion and Results
Resolution and Results
□ (Resolution Process) The Ombudsman sent an e-mail to the President and CEO of the KHNP to improve the system in line with the global bidding standard to give equal opportunities to foreign companies.

□ (Result) Based on the MOSF’s new administrative interpretation, the KHNP changed the rule to recognize the construction achievements of a parent company of a foreign