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

China travel advice 2:30pm, 18 June 2018: Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) – addition of information on personal attacks  

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 26 minutes ago)