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    Best USD to CNY Exchange Rates Compared Live

    The best USD to CNY exchange rate is 7.2236. Compare foreign transfer and currency exchange rates, find better rates & deals.

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    Comparing USD-CNY exchange rates

    Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare US dollar (USD) to Chinese yuan (CNY) rates from different sources before making a conversion.

    The above Dollar to Yuan comparison table makes it easy to compare the Total Fees (both variable and fixed) you are being charged vs the latest USD-CNY mid-rate (see below) and the possible savings of using another provider.

    @bestfxrates : USD to CNY remains stable at 7.2181 despite divergent monetary policies. With US inflation falling & rate cut rumors, offset by China's near 16-year lows & a weak economy, the yuan could see a controlled dip to aid growth. Investors eye Fed & Beijing moves for currency impact. #USDCNY #ForexUpdate

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    USD to CNY Market Data

    US dollar (USD) to Chinese yuan (CNY) market data - latest interbank exchange rate, trend, chart & historic rates.

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    7.2236We compare provider deals to this wholesale mid-market rate. Read more
    USD to CNY at 7.2236 is just above its 3-month average, having traded in a very stable 2.2% range from 7.0868 to 7.2461
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      1 CNY = 0.1384 USD
    03 May 2024
    0.2% 2 Week
    17 Feb 2024
    1.5% 3 Month
    18 May 2023
    2.7% 1 Year
    19 May 2019
    4.4% 5 Year
    20 May 2014
    16.1% 10 Year
    22 May 2004
    12.7% 20 Year
    USD/CNY historic rates & change to 17-May-2024

    What are equivalent amounts of USD and CNY?

    Here are some popular conversion amounts for USD to CNY (US dollar to Chinese yuan)*.

    $ 1 ¥ 7.2236
    $ 5 ¥ 36.12
    $ 10 ¥ 72.24
    $ 20 ¥ 144.47
    $ 50 ¥ 361.18
    $ 100 ¥ 722.36
    $ 250 ¥ 1,806
    $ 500 ¥ 3,612
    $ 1,000 ¥ 7,224
    $ 2,000 ¥ 14,447
    $ 5,000 ¥ 36,118
    $ 10,000 ¥ 72,236
    $ 20,000 ¥ 144,472
    $ 50,000 ¥ 361,180
    $ 100,000 ¥ 722,360
    $ 0.1384 ¥ 1
    $ 0.6920 ¥ 5
    $ 1.3840 ¥ 10
    $ 2.7680 ¥ 20
    $ 6.9200 ¥ 50
    $ 13.84 ¥ 100
    $ 34.60 ¥ 250
    $ 69.20 ¥ 500
    $ 138.40 ¥ 1,000
    $ 276.80 ¥ 2,000
    $ 692.00 ¥ 5,000
    $ 1,384 ¥ 10,000
    $ 2,768 ¥ 20,000
    $ 6,920 ¥ 50,000
    $ 13,840 ¥ 100,000

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    *Converted at the current USDCNY interbank exchange rate. Calculate actual payout amounts for Send Money and Travel Money exchange rates.


    Forecasts for USD to CNY


    Recent exchange rate forecasts for the USD to CNY pair show a complex interplay of factors impacting both currencies. The US dollar (USD) has been facing pressure as US inflation declines, leading to speculations of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve. In contrast, the Chinese Yuan (CNY) is near 16-year lows against the USD due to the dovish interest rate policies of the Chinese Central Bank. Market analysts anticipate Beijing to allow the yuan to gradually depreciate to bolster growth in the Chinese economy.

    Read our full review of recent USD to CNY forecasts.


    How to get a good USD to CNY exchange rate

    There are several ways to save on exchange rates when converting US dollar to Chinese yuan:

    1. Shop around for the best USD/CNY exchange rate: Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare rates from different sources before making a conversion.
    2. Timing is important: Keep an eye on the USD/CNY rate on currency markets, as exchange rates can fluctuate frequently. Try to make your transactions when the exchange rate is in your favor. You can do this easily with our BER Smart Rate Tracker.
    3. Use a credit/debit or travel card that doesn't charge foreign transaction fees: Some credit cards charge additional fees for transactions made in a foreign currency, so it's important to check with your card issuer to see if they charge these fees and what their exchange rate is.
    4. Use a multi-currency account: Having a multi-currency account allows you to hold and transfer money in both USD and CNY at close to the interbank rate. It also allows you to make payments or withdrawals in the local currency while avoiding high conversion fees.
    5. Buy currency in advance: If you know that you will need foreign currency in the future, consider buying it in advance when the exchange rate is favorable.

    The key is reducing excessive costs and fees

    Generally speaking, if you are buying Chinese yuan with US dollar, then it's better for the USD/CNY exchange rate to be higher.

    However working against you are the fees all foreign exchange providers charge for providing their service. These fees is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate).

    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.

    It's worth noting that while these tips can help you save on exchange rates, it's important to be aware that no single method is guaranteed to provide the best exchange rate in every situation, and it may require some research and comparison-shopping to find the best option for your specific needs.

    Will the US dollar rise against the Chinese yuan?

    It is almost impossible to predict what an exchange rate will do in the future, the best approach is to monitor the currency markets and transact when an exchange rate moves in your favour.

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