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Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)

Convention and Exhibition 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)
Sector
Sub-sector
  • 1. Business Services
    • F. Other Business Services
      • s. Convention and exhibition services (CPC87909)
Specific commitments
  1. To allow Hong Kong service suppliers to organise exhibitions in the form of cross-border supply.
  2. 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.
Reserved Restrictive Measures under Commercial Presence (Negative List)
Sector
Sub-sector
  • 1. Business Services
    • F. Other Business Services
      • s. Convention and exhibition services (CPC87909)
Obligations
concerned:
National Treatment
Reserved Restrictive
Measures:
Commercial Presence
Apply national treatment.

For details about the cooperation in convention and exhibition industry under the Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation (Ecotech Agreement), please refer to the Ecotech Agreement.