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30 Jun 2008There is no requirement on the total amount of capital investment for Macao service suppliers who set up wholly-owned, equity joint venture

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Annex

Supplements and Amendments V to the Mainlands Specific Commitments on

    ?Liberalization of Trade in Services for Macao

Sectors or sub-sectors 1. Business services

     A. Professional services

    b. Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services (CPC862) Specific commitments 1. The validity period of the "Temporary Performing Auditing

    Business Permit", applied by Macao auditing firms and auditors for

    the purpose of conducting auditing business on a temporary basis in

    the Mainland, is extended from two years to five years.

    2. To agree setting up an examination centre in Macao for the

    Mainland Certified Public Accountants Examination.

     ? Sectoral classification is based on WTOs GATS Services Sectoral Classification List (GNS/W/120).

    For the contents of the sectors, reference is made to the relevant CPC, United Nations Provisional

    Central Product Classification.

Sectors or sub-sectors 1. Business services

     A. Professional services

     d. Architectural services (CPC8671)

     e. Engineering services (CPC8672)

     f. Integrated engineering services (CPC8673)

     g. Urban planning services and landscape architectural

    services (except general urban planning) (CPC8674) Specific commitments To allow Macao service suppliers, in the form of equity joint

    venture or contractual joint venture, to set up construction and

    engineering design enterprises in the Mainland, without any

    restrictions on the proportion of total investment contributed by the

    Mainland partners to the registered capital.

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    Sectors or sub-sectors 1. Business services

    A. Professional services

    h. Medical and dental services (CPC9312)

    Specific commitments 1. To allow Macao service suppliers to set up wholly-owned

     ? outpatient clinics in the Guangdong Province.

    2. There is no restriction on the ratio of capital investment

    between the Mainland and Macao partners for the equity joint venture

    or contractual joint venture outpatient clinics set up by Macao service

    suppliers in the Guangdong Province.

    3. There is no requirement on the total amount of capital

    investment for Macao service suppliers who set up wholly-owned,

    equity joint venture or contractual joint venture outpatient clinics in

    the Guangdong Province.

    4. The provincial health administrative department of the

    Guangdong Province is responsible for the proposal establishment

    and approval procedures for setting up wholly-owned, equity joint

    venture or contractual joint venture outpatient clinics by Macao

    service suppliers in the Guangdong Province.

    5. To allow qualified Macao permanent residents with Chinese

    citizenship to apply for and obtain Medical Practitioner’s

    ?Qualification Certificates of the Mainland through accreditation.

     ? Should be complied with the requirements on setting up outpatient clinics in the Mainland. ? Details of implementation measures to be promulgated by the Ministry of Health.

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    Sectors or sub-sectors 1. Business services

     B. Computer and related services

    Information technology services

    Specific commitments Effective on the day of signature, when applying for qualification certification of computer information system integration in the Mainland, Macao service suppliers are assessed according to the following criteria:

    (1) no assessment on professional job title, but assessed by the

    relevant academic qualifications and working experiences;

    (2) projects undertaken in both Mainland and Macao are taken

    into account in counting the business turnover in system

    integration qualification;

    (3) for enterprises applying for Level 3 qualification

    certification, personnel involved in software development

    and system integration should not be less than 25, in which

    the proportion of personnel obtained qualification of above

    undergraduate, should be no less than 80%.

    Other assessment criteria will be implemented in accordance with the provisions of the relevant regulations of the Mainland.

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Sectors or sub-sectors 1. Business services

     F. Other business services

     h. Services incidental to mining (CPC 883, only including oil

    and natural gas)

    Specific commitments To allow Macao service suppliers, on a contractual joint venture

    basis, to provide services of exploitation of oil and natural gas in the

    Mainland.

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Sectors or sub-sectors 1. Business services

     F. Other business services

     k. Placement and supply services of personnel (CPC872) Specific commitments 1. The minimum registered capital requirement for the

    wholly-owned job referral agencies set up by Macao service suppliers

    in the Guangdong Province will follow the requirements applicable to

    the Mainland enterprises in the Guangdong Province.

    2. The minimum registered capital requirement for the

    wholly-owned job intermediaries set up by Macao service suppliers in

    the Guangdong Province will follow the requirements applicable to

    the Mainland enterprises in the Guangdong Province.

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Sectors or sub-sectors 1. Business services

     F. Other business services

     m. Related scientific and technical consulting services

    Prospecting services for iron, manganese and copper mines

     Geological, geophysical and other scientific prospecting

    services (part of CPC86751)

     Subsurface surveying services (part of CPC86752) Specific commitments To allow Macao service suppliers on a wholly-owned, equity

    joint venture or contractual joint venture basis to carry out

    prospecting and surveying services of iron, manganese and copper in

    the Mainland.

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Sectors or sub-sectors 1. Business services

     F. Other business services

    r. Printing and publishing services Specific commitments The minimum registered capital requirement for Macao service

    suppliers who set up printing enterprises in the Mainland to provide

    packaging and ornament services for printed materials will follow the

    requirements applicable to the Mainland enterprises.

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Sectors or sub-sectors 1. Business services

     F. Other business services

    Convention services and exhibition services CPC87909 Specific commitments To allow Macao service suppliers to set up wholly-owned,

    equity joint venture or contractual joint venture enterprises in Beijing

    Municipality, Tianjin Municipality, Chongqing Municipality and the

    Zhejiang Province, to provide services of organizing overseas

    ?. Participating exhibitors should be exhibitions on a pilot basis

    enterprises registered in that province or municipality

    correspondingly.

     ? Should be submitted to the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade for approval in

    accordance with the relevant laws and regulations in the Mainland.

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Sectors or sub-sectors 4. Distribution services

     A. Commission agents’ services (excluding salt and tobacco)

     B. Wholesale trade services (excluding salt and tobacco)

     C. Retailing services (excluding tobacco)

     D. Franchising

    Specific commitments For the same Macao service supplier which opens more than

    30 stores accumulatively in the Mainland, if the commodities for sale

    include pharmaceutical products, pesticides, mulching films, chemical

    fertilizers, vegetable oil, edible sugar and cotton, and the above

    commodities are of different brands and come from different

    suppliers, the Macao service supplier is allowed to run business on a

     ? wholly-owned basis.

     ? If the commodity for sale is processed oil, Mainland’s commitments to members of the World Trade

    Organization are still applicable.

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