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All these flow from the Basic Law (CEPA)

Leon Lai:

We can enjoy a better position to expand into the Mainland market


Leon Lai
International Film Star

Allan Zeman:

With China's Individual Visit Scheme, we can grow with more opportunities


Allan Zeman
Chairman, Ocean Park

Fred Lam:

With the zero tariff treatment, we can strengthen the competitiveness of Hong Kong goods


Fred Lam
Executive Director
Hong Kong Trade Development Council

News Reporter:

Hong Kong can in the name of “Hong Kong, China”, take part in WTO events and sign CEPA with the Mainland.


All these flow from the Basic Law

Article 116
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be a separate customs territory.

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region may, using the name "Hong Kong, China", participate in relevant international organizations and international trade agreements (including preferential trade arrangements), such as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and arrangements regarding international trade in textiles.

Export quotas, tariff preferences and other similar arrangements, which are obtained or made by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or which were obtained or made and remain valid, shall be enjoyed exclusively by the Region.


For more information about the Basic Law, please visit District Offices of the Home Affairs Department.