Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, USA
Hong Kong
News Release

The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority:

Hong Kong’s foreign currency reserves at US$423.2 billion


For more information, please contact

Melissa Ng in New York City: (212) 752 33205
Wing Yan Tong in San Francisco: (415) 835 931
Daniel McAtee in Washington, D.C.: (202) 238 6360

December 7, 2018 - The Hong Kong Monetary Authority announced today that the official foreign currency reserve assets of Hong Kong amounted to US$423.2 billion as at the end of November 2018, compared with US$423.2 billion at end-October 2018.

Including unsettled foreign exchange contracts, the foreign currency reserve assets of Hong Kong at the end of November 2018 amounted to US$416.0 billion, compared with US$415.6 billion at end-October 2018.

The total foreign currency reserve assets of US$423.2 billion represent about seven times the currency in circulation or 45% of Hong Kong dollar M3.

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