Chinese Currency

Travelling to China and needs to know the name of the Chinese money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $1 US dollars in Chinese currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local money in China, currency symbol, notes and more.


Chinese Currency Exchange Rate Today

China Money

  • The official money used in China is Yuan.

  • The currency symbol of the Chinese money is ¥.

  • The Chinese currency code is CNY.

  • The Yuan Notes: The Chinese currency notes are made up of ¥0.1, ¥0.2, ¥0.5, ¥2, ¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥20, ¥50, ¥100.

  • The Yuan Coins: 1 Yuan is made up of 100 Fens. Chinese Fen Coins go from ¥0.01, ¥0.02, ¥0.05, ¥0.1, ¥0.5, ¥1.

What is the best currency to use in China? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Chinese money and use the local Yuan as it is accepted everywhere in China. US dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Can I use my credit cards in China? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within China (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Yuan to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's important to check out the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Chinese Yuan before buying the Yuan you require for your next trip at American Dollar to Yuan Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Yuan to British Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's wise to check out the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Chinese Yuan before purchasing the Yuan you need for your up coming trip at British Pound to Yuan Exchange Rate Today.