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Free Trade Agreement between Hong Kong, China and Australia

Full Text of the Free Trade Agreement

Preamble
Chapter 1: Initial Provisions, General Definitions and Interpretations
Chapter 2: Trade in Goods
Chapter 3: Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures
Chapter 4: Customs Procedures and Trade Facilitation
Chapter 5: Technical Barriers to Trade
Chapter 6: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Chapter 7: Cross-Border Trade in Services
Annex 7-A: Professional Services
Annex 7-B: Education Cooperation
Annex I:  (Existing Non-Conforming Measures)
  Explanatory Notes
  Schedule of Hong Kong, China
  Schedule of Australia
Annex II:  (Reservations)
  Explanatory Notes
  Schedule of Hong Kong, China
  Schedule of Australia

Note: Annex I and Annex II above also apply to Chapter 12 (Establishment and Related Provisions).
Chapter 8: Financial Services
Chapter 9: Telecommunications
Chapter 10: Movement of Natural Persons
Annex 10-A:  (Schedules of Specific Commitments)
  Schedule of Hong Kong, China
  Schedule of Australia
Chapter 11: Electronic Commerce
Chapter 12: Establishment and Related Provisions
Annex I:  (Existing Non-Conforming Measures)
  Explanatory Notes
  Schedule of Hong Kong, China
  Schedule of Australia
Annex II:  (Reservations)
  Explanatory Notes
  Schedule of Hong Kong, China
  Schedule of Australia

Note: Annex I and Annex II above also apply to Chapter 7 (Cross-Border Trade in Services).
Chapter 13: Government Procurement
Annex 13-A:  (Schedules)
  Schedule of Hong Kong, China
  Schedule of Australia
Chapter 14: Intellectual Property
Chapter 15: Competition Policy
Chapter 16: Transparency
Chapter 17: Institutional Provisions
Chapter 18: Consultations and Dispute Settlement
Chapter 19: General Provisions and Exceptions
Chapter 20: Final Provisions