Circular to Licensed Corporations
Updated Technical Specifications for OTC Derivatives Reporting

29 Apr 2020

Today the Hong Kong Trade Repository (HKTR) published a revised version of Administrative and Interface Development Guide (AIDG) to update the technical specifications for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives trade reporting. A copy of HKTR’s Letter is attached to this Circular.

Amongst other things, the revised AIDG updates the existing coding scheme “FloatingRateIndex” to align with the latest version of FpmL Coding Schemes published in March 2020. Licensed Corporations are reminded of their obligation to report all transactions involving the new floating rate indices supported by the HKTR.

Licensed Corporations that may be subject to mandatory reporting obligations are advised to refer to the revised AIDG.

For questions about the service, operation and testing arrangement of the HKTR, please contact the HKTR at 8100 3115 or email to For questions about the policy or regulatory requirements, please email to (for Licensed Corporations and Central Counterparties).

Supervision of Markets Division
Securities and Futures Commission

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Supplementary document:
HKTR's Letter

Page last updated : 29 Apr 2020