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Hong Kong dollar (HKD) is the currency in Hong Kong

Facts about Hong Kong dollar

  • Country:
    Hong Kong
  • Currency:
    Hong Kong dollar
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    HKD
  • Short for the currency:
    HK$
  • Currency subunits:
    100 cents

The currency used in Hong Kong is called Hong Kong dollar. The currency was introduced in 1937 and replaced the former silvertrade dollar since 1863 and other currencies that has been around dince Hong Kong became a port for free trade in 1814. The Hong Kong dollar has a fixed exchange rate to the US dollar at 0.12.

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Hongkong is one of the worlds leading financial centers. The market economy is built around international trade. Taxation is very low for both the private and the business sector.

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