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Hong Kong"s inflation

Baekin Cha

Hong Kong"s inflation

a macroeconomic view

by Baekin Cha

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Published by City Polytechnic of Hong Kong, Asia-Pacific Financial and Forecasting Research Centre in Kowloon, Hong Kong .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliographic references : p13.

StatementBaekin Cha.
SeriesTechnical report -- No. 93-2
ContributionsCity Polytechnic of Hong Kong. Asia-Pacific Financial and Forecasting Research Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination15,[10]p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17870942M

  "Hong Kong is a very important centre for gold, especially because it acts as a doorway to China," said Sunil Kashyap, head of Asia-Pacific foreign exchange and precious metals at Scotiabank. "Current international hubs are in New York, Zurich and London. Hong Kong has hosted some truly exceptional public artworks through the years. The MTR has a well-respected public art programme, while private landowners like Swire and Hongkong Land have stocked their plazas and office lobbies with sculptures by world-renowned artists like Henry Moore, who has sculptures in Connaught Place and Exchange Square, and Ju Ming, whose Taichi: Single Whip Dip .

Hong Kong‘s success in attract­ing foreign investment and achiev­ing rapid development despite in­herent disadvantages is striking testimony to the truth of liberal economic principles. Of the physi­cal factors usually considered es­sential to industrial growth, nearly all are missing in Hong : First National City Bank. Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Hong Kong decreased to HKD Million in the first quarter of from HKD Million in the fourth quarter of Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Hong Kong averaged HKD Million from until , reaching an all time high of HKD Million in the fourth quarter of and a record low of HKD Million in the fourth quarter of

Hong Kong is one of the most digitally equipped cities, with a staggering % penetration rate of smartphones and % for internet subscriptions in With the growing influence of e-commerce in the rest of the world, one has to wonder why Hong Kong, by all means, a technologically advanced city, falls well behind in such development. The Exchange Rate Systems in Hong Kong and Singapore: Currency Board The Speculative Attacks on Hong Kongs Financial adjustment burden adjustment costs arbitrage Asian currencies Asian Financial Crisis asset bubble asset inflation asset price banks capital inflows Chapter China crisis and post-crisis crisis period currency board system.


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