A dynasty that ruled China AD 1259–1368, established by the Mongols under Kublai Khan. It preceded the Ming dynasty.
The basic monetary unit of China, equal to 10 jiao or 100 fen.
- ‘Revaluing the yuan could catapult China's economy past some of the world's biggest.’
- ‘The People's Bank of China is increasing the value of the yuan by two per cent.’
- ‘The right conditions do not exist at the moment for China to adjust its yuan exchange rate.’
- ‘Today, they are still sending production to China as the yuan and the dollar weaken.’
- ‘The United States has urged China to allow greater flexibility in the yuan exchange rate.’
- ‘The government has yet to announce foreign currencies the yuan is linked to.’
- ‘Maybe China will allow the yuan to float by 2008 if it is able to complete its financial reforms in time.’
- ‘During the late 1980s they had built two large fishing boats that cost half a million yuan.’
- ‘The speculation was fanned by the yuan's rise on April 29 to its strongest in a decade.’
- ‘They expect Hong Kong to eventually become a testing ground for convertibility of the yuan.’
- ‘Since the revaluation, the yuan has gained less than 0.3 percent against the dollar.’
- ‘For decades, the yuan has been pegged at a low rate to the US dollar.’
- ‘Reports showed that mainland car buyers defaulted on loans of up to 100 billion yuan last year.’
- ‘In the short term, floating the yuan will likely lead to its strengthening.’
- ‘China's football giant pays a bonus of millions of yuan when the team wins an important match.’
- ‘The Central Bank of China recently announced changes in the exchange rate of Chinese yuan.’
- ‘Exchange rates for the rouble, the Mongolian tugrik and the Chinese yuan may be inflated on the train.’
- ‘The yuan is pegged to the dollar and has not kept pace with the country's expansion, so making goods even cheaper.’
- ‘These pressures are also raising the cost of keeping the yuan pegged to the dollar.’
- ‘Do you agree with the idea that the NT dollar need not rise unless the Chinese yuan also rises?’
Chinese, literally round; compare with yen.