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Certificate of Hong Kong Origin - Form AHK (CO(Form AHK))

Goods of Hong Kong origin for exportation to the ASEAN Member States (AMS)1 are eligible for preferential tariff treatment under the ASEAN - Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA). For the purpose of claiming preferential tariff treatment, the importer of the goods concerned should possess a valid Certificate of Hong Kong Origin - Form AHK (CO(Form AHK)) issued by the Trade and Industry Department (TID) or one of the Government Approved Certification Organizations (GACOs)2 to cover goods of Hong Kong origin, or Movement Confirmation (MC) issued by one of the GACOs to cover eligible re-exports.

  • Certificate of Origin (CO) Circulars:
    Please refer to CO Circular No. 4/2019 for the rules of origin requirements under the AHKFTA, CO Circular No. 5/2019 for requirements relating to the application of CO(Form AHK) and CO Circular No. 6/2019 for requirements relating to the application of MC.
Circular No. Date of Issue Title
1/2021 08.01.2021 ASEAN - Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA)
Exporting Goods Originating in Hong Kong to ASEAN - AHKFTA enters into force in full
8/2019 31.05.2019 ASEAN - Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA)
Tariff Reduction Commitments of Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam
6/2019 09.05.2019 ASEAN - Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA)
Movement Confirmation
5/2019 09.05.2019 ASEAN - Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA)
Certificate of Hong Kong Origin - Form AHK (CO(Form AHK))
4/2019 09.05.2019 ASEAN - Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA)
Exporting Goods Originating in Hong Kong to ASEAN

1 ASEAN comprises Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam.

2 The GACOs are the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce; the Federation of Hong Kong Industries; the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong; the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce and the Indian Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong.