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Overview

In 2003, the Central Government of China signed the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA) with the Government of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong and the Government of the Special Administrative Region of Macao respectively. Supplement I, II, III, IV, V and VI were signed in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009, respectively. The CEPA is a successful application of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle, a new pathway for the institutional cooperation between the mainland and Hong Kong and Macao, and an important milestone in the economic and trade exchange and cooperation between the mainland and Hong Kong and Macao. It is a Free Trade Agreement signed by the Central Government with the separate customs territories of Hong Kong and Macao , and also the first FTA to be fully implemented in the Chinese mainland.

Full Text of the Agreement

Agreement between Mainland and Hong Kong

 Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement, CEPA (Main Text)
 The Execution of Zero Tariff in Trade in Goods
 The Rules of Origin for Trade in Goods
 The Form of Origin Criteria for Hong Kong Goods Subject to Preferential Measures for Trade in Goods
 Procedure of the Issue and Check of the Certificate of Origin
 The Certificate of Origin (Sample) Hong Kong
 Specific Commitments on Opening Trade in Services
 List of Hong Kong Origin Products for Implementation of Zero Import Tariff by the Mainland
 The Definition and Related Regulations on “Service Providers”Arrangements
 Trade and Investment Facilitation

Supplementary Agreement

 Supplementary Agreement VI to the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements
 Supplementary Agreement V to the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements
 Vice Minister Liao Xiaoqi attended the Special Forum on Supplementary Agreement IV to CEPA in Hong Kong
 Supplementary Agreement IV to the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements
 Supplementary Agreement III to the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements
 The Mainland and Hong Kong Signed Supplementary Agreement III to CEPA
 Supplementary Agreement II to the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements (Main Text)
 Supplementary Agreements to the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangements

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