Lee Jae-myung “Virtual asset taxation postponed by one year”… First diplomatic step between the US and China


Democratic presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung said at a youth meeting that he would defer tax on virtual assets for a year. Candidate Lee also met with the US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and the Pacific and the Chinese ambassador to Korea one after another to take diplomatic steps.

This is reporter Yoo Soo-hwan.

At a meeting that invited young people on the topic of the future of virtual assets, Democratic presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung said that it is right to suspend taxation as a different approach to virtual assets is needed.

It hinted at a one-year delay in the imposition of capital gains tax on virtual assets and a significant increase in the deduction limit.

He also mentioned that Lee Jae-myung would be different and differentiated from the current government.

[이재명/민주당 대선 후보 : (문재인 정부 정책 내용에) 실망감을 많이 가지고 있을 것 같습니다. 이재명이 후보가 된 더불어민주당은 과거와는 완전히 다를 것이다….]

Diplomatic activities continued.

Daniel Crettenbrink, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, conveyed his hope that the ROK-U.S. alliance will continue to grow into an economic alliance. We discussed the relationship.

[이재명/민주당 대선 후보 : 저희가 지난번에 대책회의를 하면서 리스트(목록)라도 만들어서 우리가 이 비상상태일 때 대비를 해보자는 제안을 제가 드린 바가 있는데….]

Ambassador Singh responded that he would cooperate, saying, “It is not aimed at a specific country.”

[싱 하이밍/주한중국대사 : (요소수 문제는) 한국과 적극적으로 협력해서 해결할 수 있도록 노력했고 또 계속 노력하겠습니다.]

Candidate Lee will take the ‘Matta Bus’, which means ‘every week public bus’, which is a converted 45-seater bus from Ulsan tomorrow (12th), and starts exploring the people’s livelihoods across the country.

There is also an analysis that Lee Jae-myung-sik has been strategically differentiated from the current government by introducing the Lee Jae-myung-sik initiative in youth policy following the additional disaster aid for all citizens.

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