Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Hong Kong Official Currency Reserve Assets at $419.2 Billion in October 2017

Hong Kong | 7th November 2017

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced today (Tuesday) that the official foreign currency reserve assets of Hong Kong amounted to $419.2 billion as at the end of October 2017 (end-September 2017: $419.3 billion).


Including unsettled foreign exchange contracts, the foreign currency reserve assets of Hong Kong at the end of October 2017 amounted to $410.9 billion (end-September 2017: $411.0 billion).

The total foreign currency reserve assets of $419.2 billion represent over seven times the currency in circulation or about 47% of Hong Kong dollar M3.

Official Press Release by Hong Hong Monetary Authority (The latest monthly figures are preliminary and subject to change)

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