With more people in Hong Kong now accepting used banknotes in good condition for lai see, the need for printing new banknotes has been cut by 45 per cent. Photo: Shutterstock

350 million banknotes worth HK$10 billion: Hong Kong's love affair with lai see cash 

The holiday creates demand for about 350 million banknotes worth almost HK$10 billion every year

Topic |   Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)

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With more people in Hong Kong now accepting used banknotes in good condition for lai see, the need for printing new banknotes has been cut by 45 per cent. Photo: Shutterstock
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