This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Hong Kong, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Hong Kong and IMF  country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Hong Kong.

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At a Glance : Hong Kong's Relations with the IMF

  • Current IMF membership: 189 countries
  • As a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong SAR is not a member of the Fund
  • Annual consultation discussions have been held with the Hong Kong SAR authorities since October 1990
  • The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on January 11, 2016 ( Country Report 16/17)

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News and Highlights


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Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific

Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook

Following robust growth in the first half of 2016, the near-term outlook for Asia remains strong. Accommodative policies and a recent easing of financial conditions will underpin domestic demand, offsetting weak export growth. GDP growth is forecast to be broadly stable at 5.4 percent in 2016 and 5.3 percent in 2017. Asia continues to face downside risks amid headwinds that can significantly impact medium-term growth prospects.

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