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Hong Kong dollar

Hong Kong dollar:

Official currency of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is Hong Kong dollar. It is subdivided into 100 cents. The governmental currency board of Hong Kong is the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and it is also the de facto central bank for Hong Kong and the Hong Kong dollar. As of April 2016, the Hong Kong dollar is the 13th  most traded currency in the world. Hong Kong dollar is also used in the neighboring Macau Special Administrative Region, where the Hong Kong dollar circulates alongside the Macau pataca.

Three commercial banks HSBC, Bank of China and Standard Chartered are licensed from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority to issue their own banknotes for general circulation in Hong Kong. These banks design the bank notes in denominations of HK$20, HK$50, HK$100, HK$500 and HK$1000, with all designs being similar to the other in the same denomination of banknote. However the Hong Kong Monetary Authority on behalf of the Government of Hong Kong issued the HK$10 banknote and all coins.

Hong Kong Dollar (Hong Kong (China)):

Code:  HKD

Symbol: "$", "HK$" or "元"

Subunit:       

 ​1⁄10=dime, 1⁄100=cent

Banknotes:

$10, $20, $50, $100, $150, $500, $1,000

Coins:

 $0.1, $0.2, $0.5, $1, $2, $5, $10

Unofficial users:  

Macau

Monetary authority:

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Hong Kong dollar

Most traded Currencies:

  1. United States dollar (USD)

  2. Euro (EUR)

  3. Japanese yen (JPY)

  4. Pound sterling (GBP)

  5. Australian dollar (AUD)

  6. Canadian dollar (CAD)

  7. Swiss franc (CHF)

  8. Renminbi (CNY)

  9. Swedish krona (SEK)

  10. New Zealand dollar (NZD)

  11. Mexican peso (MXN)

  12. Singapore dollar (SGD)

  13. Hong Kong dollar (HKD) (HK$)

  14. Norwegian krone (NOK)

  15. South Korean won (KRW)

  16. Turkish lira (TRY)

  17. Russian ruble (RUB)

  18. Indian Rupee (INR)

  19. Brazilian real (BRL)

  20. South African rand (ZAR)

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