Exchange and currency of China

Chinese Yuan currency in China is (Renminyuan). It is commonly called, and original (CNY), also called comfort (Kuai) is colloquially. Representation of English RMB. There is a (Fen) and minutes (hair / Mao in Jiao. Colloquially) corner as auxiliary currency. 1 yuan = 10 square = 100 minutes. There and Macau Pataca (HK $) HK (MOP) as currency in circulation in the other, but can be used in mainland China only Chinese Yuan. Paper money is in circulation the old design, but are mainly used It is a portrait of Mao Zedong was written.


You can also use old bill like Japan but currency in circulation mainly is as follows.
● coins
1 square, pentagonal, one yuan

● bill
One corner, 2 square, pentagonal, 1 yuan, 5 yuan, 10 yuan, 20 yuan, 50 yuan, 100 yuan

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It is possible to exchange Airport, bank, currency exchange, or some hotel. Person of the exchange in China is better than the rate in Japan. Rate is the highest of the exchange at the bank, but there is also a currency exchange is open 24 hours a day to Shanghai airport, it would be easy to use. (Commission of about 50 yuan it costs per degree of exchange at the airport)

※ Let's set aside to get to when the exchange, the "Exchange Certificates". It is required when you want to re-exchange into yen based on the excess.