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Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)

Real Estate 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 Cross-border Services ( Positive List )
Sectors or
Sub-sectors
1. Business services
   D. Real estate services
     b. Real estate services on a fee or contract basis (CPC822)
Specific
commitments
To allow contractual service providers employed by Hong Kong service suppliers, in the mode of movement of natural persons, to provide services under this sector or sub-sector in the Mainland.1
Reserved Restrictive Measures under Commercial Presence ( Negative List )
Sector
1. Business services
Sub-sector   D. Real Estate Services
a.    Real estate services involving own or leased property (CPC821)
Obligations
concerned
National Treatment
Reserved
Restrictive
Measures
Commercial Presence

Apply national treatment.
 
For clarity and avoidance of doubt, the property management portfolios (expressed in gross floor area) of the Hong Kong service suppliers in both Hong Kong and the Mainland are taken into account in assessing their application for property management enterprise qualification in the Mainland.
   
Sector
1. Business Services
Sub-sector   D. Real Estate Services
b. Real estate services on a fee or contract basis (CPC822)
Obligations concerned National Treatment
Reserved Restrictive
Measures
Commercial Presence
 
Apply national treatment.
 
For clarity and avoidance of doubt, the property management portfolios (expressed in gross floor area) of the Hong Kong service suppliers in both Hong Kong and the Mainland are taken into account in assessing their application for property management enterprise qualification in the Mainland.

1 Covering the liberalisation measures provided in CEPA Supplement X.