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People's Republic of China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

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  • International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept
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    The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR)'s healthy labor market and supportive fiscal policy helped its domestic economy's resilience, while its gross domestic product (GDP) growth was marginally slow owing to its weak external environment. Its fiscal policy has been effective in reducing output volatility and providing timely support to help counter the impact from slowing external demand. The authorities have taken appropriate macroprudential measures to help safeguard the banking system, which should continue to be fine-tuned in line with evolving risks.

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    Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Staff Country Reports with number 13/11.

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    Length: 43
    Date of creation: 17 Jan 2013
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    Handle: RePEc:imf:imfscr:13/11

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    Keywords: Article IV consultation reports; Economic growth; Fiscal policy; Housing; Real estate prices; Banking sector; Capital flows; Spillovers; Economic integration; Staff Reports; Economic indicators; Public information notices; Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China; exchange rate; banking; banking system; real exchange rate; foreign exchange; exchange rate regime; foreign exchange swaps; bank lending; exchange swaps; exchange rate system; banking systems; exchange rates; capital adequacy; foreign asset; effective exchange rate; foreign exchange reserves; bank credit; capital adequacy ratio; country comparison; exchange rate adjustment; current account balance; net interest margin; return on assets; exchange reserves; settlement system; retail banking; mortgage loan; monetary authority; bank asset quality; tier 1 capital; mortgage lending; spot exchange rate; bank distress; nominal exchange rate; macroeconomic stability; exchange rate premium; deposit insurance; banking distress; bank asset; bank assets; interbank market; bank for international settlements; bank regulator; government finance; forward exchange rate; forward exchange; exchange rate regimes;

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