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Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)

Other Services1

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
12. Other Services Not Included Elsewhere
    B. Other services (CPC97)
         After-death services facilities
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)


12. Other Services Not Included Elsewhere
  1. Services of membership organizations (CPC95)
  2. Other services (CPC97)
  3. Private households with employed persons (CPC98)
  4. Services provided by extraterritorial organizations and bodies (CPC99)
Obligations concerned National Treatment
Reserved Restrictive

Commercial Presence

  1. Not to provide services on trade unions, ethnic minority bodies, and religious or political group membership organisations.
  2. Not to set up representative offices of overseas organisations and institutions in the Mainland.

1 Covering the liberalisation measures provided in CEPA Supplement X.