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China, Yuan Renminbi

Shortname CNY

About the currency

The official currency used in Mainland China is the Chinese Yuan Renminbi. The currency is usually just called Renminbi and can be written with its currency symbol ¥ or with the currency code CNY. One Chinese Yuan Renminbi is 10 Jiao written as 角. Banknotes in China are denominated in ¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥20, ¥50 and ¥100. Coins come in the values of ¥1, 5角 and 1.