The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) released today (Monday) the analytical data on the Hong Kong SAR's foreign currency reserves and foreign currency liquidity as at the end of December 2010 (Annex). These data are published monthly in the Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity in accordance with the International Monetary Fund's Special Data Dissemination Standard.
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
31 January 2011
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 2011, the scheduled dates for issuing the press releases are as follows:
|SDDS International Reserves (Hong Kong's Latest Foreign Currency Reserve Assets Figures)|
|SDDS Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank (Analytical Accounts of the Exchange Fund)|
|Exchange Fund Abridged Balance Sheet and Currency Board Account|
|31 January||SDDS Template on International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity|