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INR to CNY - Rate Guide

Indian Rupee to Chinese Yuan exchange rates aren't all the same.

The total cost you are charged by your bank or foreign exchange provider consists of a margin from the interbank mid-rate plus fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions as shown below.

 

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1 INR = 0.098676 CNY

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INR to CNY - Trading Range (90 Day)
14-DAY HIGH (1d)
90-DAY TREND: At 0.098672 INR/CNY is trading 0.6% below the average 0.099305 with a range 0.097278 to 0.1012. There are no current alerts.
Update: 06-Dec 16:04-EST 21:04-GMT 08:04-AEDT(+1D)

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INR/CNY Exchange Rates and Providers Compared

This guide to the Indian Rupee to Chinese Yuan exchange rate with 90-day chart & alerts, historic rates, forecasts and INR to CNY comparison tables for foreign transfers and travel money rates and fees on offer by banks and foreign exchange providers. If you want to calculate equivalent amounts in foreign currencies or rate margins then use our INR/CNY Quick Calculator.

Exchange rates can vary significantly depending on the transaction type (transfer, cash or card), currency pair and amount. The below table shows an example of total costs charged by FX specialists and banks for INR/CNY International Money Transfers. Costs are calculated against the current interbank mid-rate.

 
  

INR to CNY International Money Transfers

  

Foreign Transfer ProvidersReceive CNY(¥)Exchange RateFee INRTotal CostDeal Links
ICICI Bank International Money Transfers
ICICI Bank logo
¥941.730.095124₹1004.56%
Banks - Average Rate
Indian Bank logo ICICI Bank logo
¥939.290.094877154.81%
Indian Bank International Money Transfers
Indian Bank logo
¥936.840.09463₹1005.06%
 

ICICI Bank logo

ICICI Bank: Foreign Transfer INR→CNY
From Amount (INR)₹10,000
Fee:₹100 INR (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.095124 (3.6% from mid-rate)
To Amount (CNY) ¥941.73
Total Cost:4.56%
Time:1:05 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Banks - Average Rate

Foreign Transfer INR→CNY
From Amount (INR)₹10,000
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:0.092755 (6% from mid-rate)
To Amount (CNY) ¥939.29
Total Cost:4.81%
Difference:
¥2.44 CNY less than using ICICI Bank
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
 

Indian Bank logo

Indian Bank: Foreign Transfer INR→CNY
From Amount (INR)₹10,000
Fee:₹100 INR (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.094630 (4.1% from mid-rate)
To Amount (CNY) ¥936.84
Total Cost:5.06%
Difference:
¥4.89 CNY less than using ICICI Bank
Time:1:05 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 12/07/2019 - See full table

INR and CNY in the Markets

When determining the best time to make a foreign exchange transaction, in this case the INR vs CNY, you should pay attention to the recent market trends for both currencies.

Indian Rupee (INR)

The rupee is doing remarkably well in what is normally a seasonally weak time of year and despite a 35 percent rise in the oil price this year (oil is India's largest import).

In early May, by the narrowest of margins, the rupee reached a 16-month high against the Australian dollar (₹48.4), before falling back slightly. It rose towards long-term highs against the euro (₹77.3) and was flat on the year against the US dollar (₹69.2), although it was 8 percent higher against the greenback than it had been in October of last year.

Read more in the article INR Forecasts.

 

Chinese Yuan (CNY)

In early August the offshore yuan surged to a decade high of 7.05 per US dollar, breaking the symbolic and closely watched USD/CNY = 7.0 exchange rate, after the trade war flared up again and the US labelled China a "currency manipulator".

Increasingly, the yuan is being used as a barometer for progress made on US-China trade talks.

Trade tensions have ramped up again since May when President Trump announced higher tariffs on Chinese goods, after China retaliated with tariffs of its own, and then after Trump placed Huawei on the "entity list," thereby making it impossible for the tech giant to do business with US firms.

Why can't I just get the INR/CNY market rate I see online or in the media?

The mid-rate is the rate you will see quoted online or the news. It is actually just the half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the INR / CNY was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

All foreign exchange providers charge a fee for providing their service and this fee is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate). Some providers such as Transferwise will quote you the mid-rate (or close to) and charge a separate percentage fee.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

We help you Compare & Save Money on Exchange Rates.

 

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