| 1 Renminbi
Yuan (RMBY) = 10 chiao/jiao or 100 fen.
Notes are printed in denominations of RMBY 1, 2, 5 , 10, 50 and
100, , and 5, 2 and 1 chiao/jiao. Coins come in denominations of
RMBY 1, 1.5 chiao/jiao and 5, 2 and 1 fen.
RMBY is not traded outside China.
Branches of the Bank of China will exchange foreign
banknotes and travellers cheques. In hotels and Friendship Stores
for tourists, imported items such as spirits can be purchased with
Scottish and Northern Irish currency cannot
Diners Club, American Express,
East-American Visa, Federal JCB Card,
Million Card, MasterCard, and Visa
are accepted in major provincial cities in designated establishments.
To avoid added exchange rate charges, it's recommended to take travellers
cheques in US Dollars.
The below listed figures are included as a guideline to the fluctuation
of the Renminbi against Sterling and the US Dollar: