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The Chinese Yuan Renminbi is the primary currency of China. This currency is used by an estimated 1,412,360,000 people. Based on our estimate, Chinese Yuan Renminbi is the #1 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Chinese Yuan Renminbi is "CNY". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 156. The currency symbol for the Yuan is "¥".

Chinese Yuan Renminbi conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

CNY Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Chinese Yuan Renminbi is China.

There are approximately 1,412,360,000 people around the world who use the Chinese Yuan Renminbi. The Chinese Yuan Renminbi is the #1 most used widely currency is the world.

1,412,360,000 user population
Ranked #1 in the world

CNY Exchange Rates

1 Chinese Yuan Renminbi equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: ¥4.68


Inverse: ¥7.32
British Pound


Inverse: ¥8.50
Indian Rupee


Inverse: ¥0.085
Japanese Yen


Inverse: ¥0.051
US Dollar


Inverse: ¥6.97

† Rates last updated at 10 hours ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

CNY Currency Facts

CNY Details

ISO 4217 CodeCNY
ISO 4217 Number156
Unit NameYuan
Currency Nicknameskuài, Mao

CNY Denominations

Minor Unit Namejiao
Minor Unit Symbol
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes¥5, ¥10, ¥20, ¥50, ¥100, ¥1
Rarely Used Banknotes¥2, 2角, 5角, 1角
Frequently Used Coins¥1, 5角, 1角
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

CNY Issuance

Central BankPeople's Bank of China
Central Bank Websitehttp://www.pbc.gov.cn

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population1,412,360,000 people
Population Rank#1
CNY Inflation Rate0.98%
Inflation Rank#102

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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