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Hong Kong: Youde telegram to UKHC Ottawa (‘Black Saturday’ financial crisis) [“the Chinese recognise that there is a crisis but believe we are trying to use it”] [declassified 2013]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1057 f65
Editorial comments: MT was visiting Canada and the US 25-30 September 1983. Relevant supporting document follows the main item. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here. Read other documents selected from this file.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Monetary policy, Foreign policy (Asia), British policy towards Hong Kong