Australia and Hong Kong finalise new FTA

15 November, 2018

Australia and Hong Kong concluded (15-Nov-2018) negotiations on the Australia-Hong Kong free trade agreement (FTA). The new FTA guarantees certainty of access to Hong Kong for Australian suppliers of education, professional, financial, transport, construction, tourism and recreational services. Exports of goods to Hong Kong by Australian businesses were AUD12 billion (USD8.7 billion) in 2017. Australia now has FTAs with seven of its top eight export markets for goods and services. [more - original PR]