Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):+8
Capital City:Beijing
Largest City:Shanghai
Currency:Chinese Yuan (Renminbi) = 10 jiao = 100 fen
Currency Code:CNY
Banknote Denominations:1 / 5 / 10 / 20 / 50 / 100
Exchangeable Currencies:Honk Kong Dollar and All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:50
Additional Information:Bureaux generally only stock 100 Yuan notes

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Thursday 17 January 2019 4:02pm
Latest update: Health section - If you’re travelling for Chinese New Year, check the information and advice from the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 13 minutes ago)