- Hong Kong Note Printing
Hong Kong Note Printing Limited prints the
bank notes of all the three note-issuing banks in Hong Kong.
The banknote printing plant was founded in
1984by Thomas De La Rue in Tai Po. In April 1996, the Hong Kong Governmentpurchased the plant through the Exchange Fund, and operated it under the current name. In March 1997, the Government sold 15% of the Company's issued share capital to the China Banknote Printing & Minting Corporation(CBPMC).
In October the same year, the Government sold 10% of the company's issued share capital to each of the three note-issuing banks in Hong Kong (total 30%), namely The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, the
Standard Chartered Bank(now Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong)), and the Hong Kong Branch of the Bank of China(now Bank of China (Hong Kong)).
Hong Kong dollar
Hong Kong banknotes
* [http://www.hknpl.com.hk HKNPL website]
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