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

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

Foreign currency reserves at US$486 billion


For more information, please contact

Melissa Ng in New York City: (212) 752 3320
Wing Yan Tong in San Francisco: (415) 835 9315

Daniel McAtee in Washington, D.C.: (202) 238 6360

December 7, 2020 - The Hong Kong Monetary Authority announced today that the official foreign currency reserve assets of Hong Kong amounted to US$486 billion as at the end of November 2020, compared with US$474.9 billion at end-October.

There were no unsettled foreign exchange contracts at end-November 2020 (end-October 2020: US$1 billion).

The total foreign currency reserve assets of US$486 billion represent over six times the currency in circulation or about 42 per cent of Hong Kong dollar M3.

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