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Analytical Accounts of the Exchange Fund

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) released today (14 January) the key analytical accounts of the Exchange Fund at the end of December 2021.

Foreign assets, representing the external assets of the Exchange Fund, decreased during the month by HK$21. 5 billion to HK$4,065. 2 billion.

The Monetary Base, comprising Certificates of Indebtedness, Government‑issued currency notes and coins in circulation, the balance of the banking system and Exchange Fund Bills and Notes issued, amounted to HK$2,131. 6 billion.

Claims on the private sector in Hong Kong amounted to HK$260. 4 billion.

The analytical accounts of the Exchange Fund are released in accordance with the International Monetary Fund’s Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) and are referred to as the Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank under SDDS (Annex).

Annex

Hong Kong Monetary Authority 14 January 2022

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At present, four press releases relating to the Exchange Fund’s data are issued by the HKMA each month. Three of these releases are issued to disseminate monetary data in accordance with the International Monetary Fund’s Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS). The fourth press release, on the Exchange Fund’s Abridged Balance Sheet and Currency Board Account, is made in accordance with the HKMA’s policy of maintaining a high level of transparency. For the month of January 2022, the scheduled dates for issuing the press releases are as follows: 7 January (Issued) SDDS International Reserves (Hong Kong’s Latest Foreign Currency Reserve Assets Figures) 14 January SDDS Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank (Analytical Accounts of the Exchange Fund) 31 January SDDS Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity 31 January Exchange Fund Abridged Balance Sheet and Currency Board Account

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