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Interest on Judgments and Interest Rates

Interest on Judgments

Judgment debts shall carry simple interest from date of judgment until satisfaction :

  1. 1) at such rate as the Court may order; or
  2. 2) in the absence of such order, at such rate as may be determined from time to time by the Chief Justice by order.

(Please refer to Section 49(1) of the High Court Ordinance, Cap. 4 or Section 50(1) of the District Court Ordinance, Cap. 336 of the Laws of Hong Kong for details.)

Interest Rates

The Chief Justice has ordered the rate of interest on judgment debts as follows:

Interest Rates on Judgment debts (% per annum) Effective Date
8.125 01-10-2019
8.125 01-07-2019
8.125 01-04-2019
8.088 01-01-2019
8.000 01-10-2018
8.000 01-07-2018
8.000 01-04-2018
8.000 01-01-2018
8.000 01-10-2017
8.000 01-07-2017
8.000 01-04-2017
8.000 01-01-2017
8.000 01-10-2016
8.000 01-07-2016
8.000 01-04-2016
8.000 01-01-2016
8.000 01-10-2015
8.000 01-07-2015
8.000 01-04-2015
8.000 01-01-2015
8.000 01-10-2014
8.000 01-07-2014
8.000 01-04-2014
8.000 01-01-2014
8.000 01-10-2013
8.000 01-07-2013
8.000 01-04-2013
8.000 01-01-2013
8.000 01-10-2012
8.000 01-07-2012
8.000 01-04-2012
8.000 01-01-2012
8.000 01-10-2011
8.000 01-07-2011
8.000 01-04-2011
8.000 01-01-2011
8.000 01-10-2010
8.000 01-07-2010
8.000 01-04-2010
8.000 01-01-2010
8.000 01-10-2009
8.000 01-07-2009
8.000 01-04-2009
8.192 01-01-2009
8.250 01-10-2008
8.353 01-07-2008
9.398 01-04-2008
10.420 01-01-2008
10.750 01-10-2007
10.750 01-07-2007
10.750 01-04-2007
10.934 01-01-2007
11.000 01-10-2006
10.921 01-07-2006
10.711 01-04-2006
10.088 01-01-2006
9.234 01-10-2005
8.245 01-07-2005
8.000 01-04-2005
8.069 01-01-2005
8.000 01-10-2004
8.000 01-07-2004
8.000 01-04-2004
8.000 01-01-2004
8.000 01-10-2003
8.000 01-07-2003
8.000 01-04-2003
8.093 01-01-2003
8.125 01-10-2002
8.125 01-07-2002
8.140 01-04-2002
8.720 01-01-2002
9.820 01-10-2001
10.860 01-07-2001
12.080 01-04-2001
12.500 01-01-2001
12.500 01-10-2000
11.980 01-07-2000