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$440.6 billion


For more information, please contact

Melissa Ng in New York City: (212) 752 3320
Daniel McAtee in Washington, D.C.: (202) 238 6360
Wing Yan Tong in San Francisco: (415) 835 9315


November 7, 2019 - The Hong Kong Monetary Authority announced today that the official foreign currency reserve assets of Hong Kong amounted to US$440.6 billion as at the end of October 2019, compared with US$438.7 billion at end-September 2019.

Including unsettled foreign exchange contracts, the foreign currency reserve assets of Hong Kong at the end of October 2019 amounted to US$433.4 billion, compared with US$431.5 billion at end-September 2019.

The total foreign currency reserve assets of US$440.6 billion represent about seven times the currency in circulation or 46 per cent of Hong Kong dollar M3.

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