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Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)

CEPA Main Text and Six Annexes (signed on 29 June 2003 and 29 September 2003 respectively)

Note : The Mainland and Hong Kong submitted a joint notification on the CEPA to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on 27 December 2003.  The English translation of the CEPA text submitted is posted on this webpage.  The CEPA was signed in the Chinese language, and only the Chinese text is authentic.

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Main Text

(Note : Consolidated version of Main Text inclusive of CEPA Supplement X, please refer to Consolidated version of CEPA.)
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Annex 1: Arrangements for Implementation of Zero Tariff on Trade in Goods

(Note : Consolidated version of Annex 1 inclusive of CEPA Supplement X, please refer to Consolidated version of CEPA.)
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Table 1 - List of Hong Kong Origin Products for Implementation of Zero Import Tariff by the Mainland

(Note: In submitting CO(CEPA) applications, traders are required to use the Mainland tariff codes prevailing in that year. The latest list of goods under CEPA and their corresponding rules of origin, please refer to the website :
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Annex 2 : Rules of Origin for Trade in Goods

(Note : Consolidated version of Annex 2 inclusive of CEPA Supplement X, please refer to Consolidated version of CEPA.)
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Table 1 - Schedule on Rules of Origin of Hong Kong Goods Subject to Tariff Preference for Trade in Goods
 
(Note: In submitting CO(CEPA) applications, traders are required to use the Mainland tariff codes prevailing in that year. The latest list of goods under CEPA and their corresponding rules of origin, please refer to the website :
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Annex 3 : Procedures for the Issuing and Verification of Certificates of Origin word format pdf format
Form 1 - Certificate of Hong Kong Origin (CEPA) word format pdf format
Annex 4 : Specific Commitments on Liberalization of Trade in Services

(Note : Please refer to the Agreement on Trade in Services signed on 27 November 2015.)
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Annex 5 : Definition of "Service Supplier" and Related Requirements

(Note : Please refer to the Agreement on Trade in Services signed on 27 November 2015.)
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Annex 6 : Trade and Investment Facilitation

(Note : Consolidated version of Annex 6 inclusive of CEPA Supplement X, please refer to Consolidated version of CEPA.)
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