Currency Rate Chinese Yuan to USD

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Buying rate

CN¥ 0.130789

Selling rate

CN¥0.148348


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The Chinese Yuan Renminbi, commonly abbreviated as CNY, is the official currency of the People's Republic of China. Known locally as the "renminbi," the CNY is symbolized as "¥" or "元." Introduced in 1949, the renminbi replaced the old Chinese yuan at a rate of 10,000 old yuan = 1 renminbi, marking China's transition to a unified currency system.
 
Currency Details
 Symbol: ¥ or 元
ISO Code: CNY
Subunits: 1 Yuan = 10 jiao or 100 fen (subunits are rarely used)
Banknotes and Coins
The CNY is available in both coins and banknotes:
 
Coins:
 1 jiao (0.1 yuan)
5 jiao (0.5 yuan)
1 yuan
2 yuan
5 yuan

Banknotes:
 1 yuan
5 yuan
10 yuan
20 yuan
50 yuan
100 yuan
 
History and Background
The Chinese Yuan Renminbi has a complex history, beginning with the introduction of the yuan as the official currency during the Qing Dynasty. The modern renminbi was established in 1949 after the Communist Party took control of China and unified the currency.
 
Economic Significance
The CNY is central to China's economy, facilitating trade, investment, and economic development. China has the world's second-largest economy, driven by manufacturing, agriculture, services, and increasingly, technology and innovation. The renminbi's value is influenced by various factors, including China's economic policies, international trade relations, and global market conditions.
 
Usage and Exchange
The CNY is widely accepted across China for all transactions, from everyday purchases to significant business deals. For visitors and expatriates, exchanging foreign currency for renminbi is straightforward, with numerous exchange bureaus, banks, and ATMs available throughout the country. Major credit cards are also widely accepted, ensuring convenience for international travelers.