Central Banking

New Hong Kong banknotes

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the three note-issuing banks (Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited) announced on 5 July the issue and unveiled the designs of the remaining three denominations of the new series of Hong Kong banknotes.

The three denominations, $20, $50 and $1,000, will go into circulation in October 2004. The first two denominations, $100 and $500, of the new series ha