China Maritime Arbitration Commission

Arbitration Fee Schedule I

This fee schedule applies to arbitration cases administered by CMAC and its sub-commissions/Arbitration Centers with the exception that the parties agree to apply CMAC Arbitration Fee Schedule II and the cases administered by CMAC Hong Kong Arbitration Center.

1. Registration Fee

Amount of Claim (RMB) Amount of Registration Fee (RMB)
Up to 1,000 100
From 1,001 to 50,000 100 + 5% of the amount over 1,000
From 50,001 to 100,000 2,550 + 4% of the amount over 50,000
From 100,001 to 200,000 4,550 + 3% of the amount over 100,000
From 200,001 to 500,000 7,550 + 2% of the amount over 200,000
From 500,001 to 1,000,000 13,550 + 1% of the amount over 500,000
Over 1,000,001 18,550 + 0.3% of the amount over 1,000,000

 

2. Handling Fee

Amount of Claim (RMB) Amount of Registration Fee (RMB)
Up to 200,000 5,000
From 200,001 to 500,000 5,000 + 2% of the amount over 200,000
From 500,001 to 1,000,000 11,000 + 1% of the amount over 500,000
From 1,000,001 to 5,000,000 16,000 + 0.4% of the amount over 1,000,000
From 5,000,001 to 10,000,000 32,000 + 0.3% of the amount over 5,000,000
From 20,000,001 to 40,000,000 47,000 + 0.25% of the amount over 10,000,000
Over 40,000,001 112,000 + 0.1% of the amount over 40,000,000

 

The Amount in dispute referred to in the Arbitration Fee Schedule shall be based on the sum of money claimed by the Claimant or counterclaimed by the Respondent. If the amount claimed is different from the actual amount in dispute, the actual amount in dispute shall be the basis for calculation.

Where the amount of claim is not ascertained at the time of applying for arbitration, or where special circumstances exist, the amount of arbitration fee shall be determined by CMAC.

Where the arbitration fee is to be charged in foreign currency, the amount in the foreign currency shall be equivalent to corresponding amount in RMB specified in this schedule.

Apart from charging arbitration fee according to the Arbitration Fee Schedule, CMAC and/or its sub-commissions/Arbitration Centers may also collect other additional and reasonable actual expenses pursuant to the relevant provisions of the Arbitration Rules.

 

China Maritime Arbitration Commission

Arbitration Fee Schedule II

This fee schedule applies to arbitration cases administered by CMAC Hong Kong Arbitration Center under Chapter V of the Arbitration Rules and to arbitration cases where the parties explicitly agree to apply this schedule II and the cases administered by CMAC Hong Kong Arbitration Center.

I. Registration Fee

When submitting a Request for Arbitration to CMAC and/or its sub-commissions/Arbitration Centers, the Claimant shall pay a registration fee of HKD 8,000 which shall include the expenses for examining the application for arbitration, initiating the arbitral proceedings, computerizing management, filing documents and labor costs. The registration fee is not refundable.

 

II. Administrative Fee

1. Administrative Fee Table

AMOUNT IN DISPUTE (HKD) ADMINISTRATIVE FEE (HKD)
Up to 500,000 16,000
From 500,001 to 1,000,000 16,000 + 0.78% of the amount over 500,000
From 1,000,001 to 5,000,000 19,900 + 0.65% of the amount over 1,000,000
From 5,000,001 to 10,000,000 45,900 + 0.38% of the amount over 5,000,000
From 10,000,001 to 20,000,000 64,900 + 0.22% of the amount over 10,000,000
From 20,000,001 to 40,000,000 86,900 + 0.15% of the amount over 20,000,000
From 40,000,001 to 80,000,000 116,900 + 0.08% of the amount over 40,000,000
From 80,000,001 to 200,000,000 148,900 + 0.052% of the amount over 80,000,000
From 200,000,001 to 400,000,000 211,300 + 0.04% of the amount over 200,000,000
Over 400,000,001 291,300

 

2. The administrative fee includes the remuneration of the case manager and the costs of using oral hearing rooms of CMAC and/or its sub-commissions/arbitration centers.

3. Claims and counterclaims are aggregated for the determination of the amount in dispute. Where the amount in dispute is not ascertained at the time of applying for arbitration, or where special circumstances exist, the amount of the administrative fee shall be determined by CMAC taking into account the circumstances of the case.

4. Apart from charging the administrative fee according to this Table, CMAC may also collect other additional and reasonable actual expenses pursuant to the relevant provisions of the Arbitration Rules, including but not limited to translation fees, written record fees, and the costs of using oral hearing rooms other than those of CMAC and/or its sub-commissions/arbitration centers.

5. Where the registration fee and the administrative fee are to be charged in a currency other than HKD, CMAC shall charge an amount of RMB or the foreign currency equivalent to the corresponding amount in HKD as specified in this Table.