Includes how foreign exchange is managed and implications for U.S. business;

Hong Kong

The local currency, the Hong Kong Dollar (HK$), is freely convertible, and there are no foreign exchange controls.


Macau’s local currency is the Macau Pataca (MOP) which is also freely convertible and free of foreign exchange controls. The Hong Kong Dollar is also usually accepted in Macau as a means of payment for commerce and retail transactions.

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