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Important note for using AIDG excel templates via Microsoft Excel

30 March 2020

Microsoft has announced that starting from 13 October 2020, it will not continue providing technical support and security updates for the Microsoft Office 2010 including Microsoft Excel 2010. Therefore, TR members who are using Microsoft Excel 2010 to process the AIDG excel templates are encouraged upgrading the Microsoft Excel to more recent version for trade reporting on or before that day.


For the published AIDG excel templates certified for Microsoft Excel 2010, 2013 and 2016, supports will still be provided to the TR members who isusing Microsoft Excel 2013 and 2016 to process the AIDG excel templates. For users migrating to Excel 2019, a new set of AIDG excel templates certified for the Microsoft Excel 2013, 2016 and 2019 will be provided upon requests.


Should you have any enquiries on the above, please contact the HKTR at 8100 3115 or email to
Last revision date:30 March 2020