Current Status of China’s Free Trade Agreements as of October 25th, 2017

China has signed many free trade agreements with various countries. Free trade agreements will help you when trading goods by reducing tariffs and customs. Please check the list attached.

Signed FTAs

Bilateral FTAs:

  1. China-Georgia FTA;
  2. China-Australia FTA;
  3. China-Korea FTA;
  4. China-Switzerland FTA;
  5. China-Iceland FTA;
  6. China-Costa Rica FTA;
  7. China-Peru FTA;
  8. China-Singapore FTA;
  9. China-New Zealand FTA;
  10. China-Chile FTA;
  11. China-Pakistan FTA;
  12. Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic and Partnership Arrangement;
  13. Mainland and Macau Closer Economic and Partnership Arrangement; and
  14. China-ASEAN FTA Upgrade Negotiations.

Regional FTAs:

  1. China-ASEAN FTA with China-ASEAN FTA Upgrade Negotiations.

FTAs under negotiation:

  1. Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, RCEP;
  2. China-GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) FTA;
  3. China-Japan-Korea FTA;
  4. China-Sri Lanka FTA;
  5. China-Maldives FTA;
  6. China-Israel FTA;
  7. China-Norway FTA;
  8. China-Pakistan FTA second phase;
  9. China-Singapore Upgrade FTA;
  10. China-New Zealand Upgrade FTA; and
  11. China-Chile Upgrade FTA.

FTAs under consideration:
The following Free Trade Agreements are still under consideration:

  1. China-Columbia FTA Joint Feasibility Study;
  2. China-Moldova FTA Joint Feasibility Study;
  3. China-Fiji FTA Joint Feasibility Study;
  4. China-Nepal FTA Joint Feasibility Study;
  5. China-Papua New Guinea FTA Joint Feasibility Study;
  6. China-Canada FTA Joint Feasibility Study;
  7. China-Bengal FTA Joint Feasibility Study;
  8. China-Mauritius FTA Joint Feasibility Study;
  9. China-Mongol FTA Joint Feasibility Study;
  10. China-Peru Upgrade FTA Joint Feasibility Study; and,
  11. China-Switzerland Upgrade FTA Joint Feasibility Study.

Source: Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China, China FTA Network

Note that the information on this website is for general knowledge and should not be considered as professional opinion. Each client is different and will require specific advices.

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