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Hong Kong Blue Book (1871-1940)

Foremost among the reports of Hong Kong that had to be sent back to London was the annual Blue Book, it provided the British government with a financial summary of Hong Kong. It contained all available statistics, including details of all income and expenditure, imports and exports, public debt, census information, government buildings, public works, etc. Being one of the important government publications, digital images of Hong Kong Blue Book are grouped as a sub-collection under the larger database of Hong Kong Government Reports Online.