Current Status of China’s Free Trade Agreements as of 2021

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-Cambodia FTA
  2. China-Mauritius FTA
  3. China-Maldives FTA
  4. China-Georgia FTA
  5. China-Australia FTA
  6. China-Korea FTA
  7. China-Switzerland FTA
  8. China-Iceland FTA
  9. China-Costa Rica FTA
  10. China-Peru FTA
  11. China-Singapore FTA
  12. China-New Zealand FTA (including upgrade)
  13. China-Chile FTA
  14. China-Pakistan FTA
  15. China-ASEAN FTA
  16. Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic and Partnership Arrangement
  17. Mainland and Macao Closer Economic and Partnership Arrangement
  18. China-ASEAN FTA Upgrade
  19. China-Chile FTA Upgrade
  20. China-Singapore FTA Upgrade
  21. China-Pakistan FTA second phase

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

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