Components of money supply – Foreign currency (Adjusted to exclude foreign currency swap deposits)

API Detailed Documentation


Request Parameters (Mandatory)

Parameter Name Description
segment Used to indicate which sets of data are going to retrieve.
Format: segment=data segment name (new/old)
Example: segment=new
Output Fields (JSON) Swagger Format
Name Type Unit Of Measure Description
end_of_monthDateAs at end of
Year and Month in ISO format yyyy-mm, For example, 1997-01
demand_deposits_with_lbNumberHK$ millionDemand deposits with licensed banks
m1_supplyNumberHK$ millionM1
savings_deposits_with_lbNumberHK$ millionSavings deposits with licensed banks
time_deposits_with_lbNumberHK$ millionTime deposits with licensed banks
ncds_issuedby_lb_heldby_pubNumberHK$ millionNCDs issued by licensed banks and held by public
m2_supplyNumberHK$ millionM2
deposits_with_rlbsdtcsNumberHK$ millionDeposits with RLBs & DTCs
ncds_issuedby_rlbsdtcs_heldby_pubNumberHK$ millionNCDs issued by RLBs & DTCs and held by public
m3_supplyNumberHK$ millionM3


1. There is a break in data series due to the inclusion of short-term Exchange Fund placements of less than one month since April 1997.
* Adjusted figures are not available prior to December 1984.

API Examples

Javascript Example

url: '',
alert('results found:'+ data.result.datasize)

Python Example

import urllib.request
url = ''
with urllib.request.urlopen (url) as req:
print (

How to use the APIs

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