Regional Economic Outlook

October 22, 2019

Headwinds from prolonged global policy uncertainty, distortionary trade measures, and growth deceleration in the economies of important trading partners are influencing economic growth in Asia and the Pacific. Although the region is still the world’s fastest growing major region, contributing more than two-thirds to global growth, near-term prospects have deteriorated noticeably since the April 2019 World Economic Outlook, with risks skewed to the downside.
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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 24, 2019 (Country Report 19/20)

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Hong Kong and the IMF

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