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Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)

Library, Museum and Other Cultural Services

Liberalisation Measures under CEPA

The Agreement on Trade in Services covers and consolidates commitments relating to liberalisation of trade in services provided in CEPA and its Supplements and also the Agreement between the Mainland and Hong Kong on Achieving Basic Liberalisation of Trade in Services in Guangdong.
 
Agreement on Trade in Services
Liberalisation Measures under Cultural Services (Positive List)
Sectors or Sub-sectors
  • 10. Recreational, Cultural and Sporting services
    • C. Library, archive, museum and other cultural services (CPC963)
Specific commitments
      1. To further develop closer cooperation between the library sectors in the Mainland and Hong Kong, and to explore potential cooperation in the provision of library services.1
      2. To allow Hong Kong service suppliers to provide, in the form of wholly-owned operations, professional services for libraries in the Mainland.2
      3. To allow Hong Kong service suppliers to provide, in the form of wholly-owned operations, professional services for museums in the Mainland.3


1 Covering the liberalisation measures provided in CEPA Supplement VIII.
2 Covering the liberalisation measures provided in CEPA Supplement VIII.
3 Covering the liberalisation measures provided in CEPA Supplement VIII.