This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-GXM3J9

Exemptions not granted by the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants for courses and exams of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

in China

Trade barrier summary

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the UK grants waivers or exemptions for various exams to Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CICPA) members seeking ACCA qualifications. In contrast, ACCA members need to take CICPA exams in order to gain a CICPA qualification – resulting in a lack of reciprocity.

Sectors affected

  • Education and training



Date reported

25 March 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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