We combined foreign reserves,
capital control and financial depth with other economic variables in the same
model and discussed the factors that affect the demand of China’s foreign
reserves. The results showed that 1) a considerable number of foreign reserves
are passively accumulated, for instance, stronger capital controls deeper
financial system will lower the demand of foreign reserves; 2) the ratio of Hot
Money/GDP is more significant than the FDI/GDP as a proxy of foreign reserves’
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