Circular to Licensed Corporations in relation to the reporting of OTC derivatives transactions to the HKMA trade repository – Revised Technical Specifications

2 Sep 2019

Refinements to existing technical specifications in the Administration and Interface Development Guide (AIDG) maintained by the Hong Kong Trade Repository (HKTR) have been made to reflect changes since 21 April 2017.

Other changes have also been made to the AIDG for the introduction of the new SWIFT WebAccess solution on 17 February 2020. The HKTR has scheduled a series of simulation and connectivity tests for this system enhancement.

The revised AIDG (version 1.5.3) can be downloaded at the following page of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)’s website:

Please see the attached letter issued by the HKMA for more information and the schedule of activities and tests for the introduction of SWIFT WebAccess solution.

Licensed Corporations that are subject to mandatory reporting or plan to access the HKTR via SWIFT WebAccess should pay attention to the attached letter and take appropriate action to ensure reporting obligation will continue to be complied with.

Should you have any queries regarding the above, please contact the HKTR at (852) 8100 3115 or email to


Supervision of Markets Division
Securities and Futures Commission

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Supplementary document:
Announcement from HKMA

Page last updated : 2 Sep 2019