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Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)

Rail Transport 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
Reserved Restrictive Measures under Commercial Presence (Negative List)
Sector
11. Transport Services
Sub-sector   E. Rail Transport Services
a.           Passenger transportation (CPC7111)
Obligations
concerned
National Treatment
Reserved
Restrictive
Measures
Commercial Presence
For the setting up and operation of rail passenger transport company, the Mainland party shall be the controlling shareholder.
   
Sector
11. Transport Services
Sub-sector   E. Rail Transport Services
b. Freight transportation (CPC7112)
Obligations
concerned
National Treatment
Reserved
Restrictive
Measures
Commercial Presence
Apply national treatment.
   
Sector
11. Transport Services
Sub-sector   E. Rail Transport Services
c. Pushing and towing services (CPC7113)
Obligations
concerned
National Treatment
Reserved
Restrictive
Measures
Commercial Presence
Apply national treatment.
   
Sector
11. Transport Services
Sub-sector   E. Rail Transport Services
d. Maintenance and repair of rail transport equipment (CPC8868)
Obligations
concerned
National Treatment
Reserved
Restrictive
Measures
Commercial Presence
Apply national treatment.
   
Sector
11. Transport Services
Sub-sector   E. Rail Transport Services
e. Supporting services for rail transport services (CPC743)
Obligations
concerned
National Treatment
Reserved
Restrictive
Measures
Commercial Presence
For engaging in the construction and operation of major rail lines, the Mainland party shall be the controlling shareholder.