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The Low Down on Chinese Currency
People's Bank of China
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¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥20, ¥50, ¥100
1角, 5角, ¥1
The official currency of mainland China is the renminbi - abbreviated to CNY or RMB. Yuan is a unit of renminbi; however Chinese currency is generally known as the ‘yuan’, particularly in countries outside of China.
The name 'renminbi' literally means 'peoples currency' and was first issued in 1948 when the People's Bank of China was established.
It's easily exchanged in Hong Kong and Macau but is not the official currency in those destinations.
The most commonly used bills for Chinese yuan are the 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 notes.
What to spend your yuan on:
Admission to the Great Wall of China
Bottle of water
Postcard and a stamp
3-mile taxi ride
Must-See Places in China
Buying Chinese yuan online is easy
Order Chinese yuan online, lock in the rate and collect at your local store, at the airport before you fly or have it delivered at home
- 1. Click the ‘Buy yuan Now’ button below
And tell us how much you need for your trip.
- 2. Choose how to get it
Get your currency home-delivered or choose to collect at more than 3,600 pick up locations.
- 3. Pay online
Simply pay using either your debit card (recommended) or credit card and you’re all set!
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