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Chinese Yuan

The currency of the People's Republic of China. It was introduced in Communist areas of China in 1948 during the Chinese Civil War, replacing multiple currencies previously in use. For much of its history, it was pegged to the U.S. dollar, which became especially important during the 1980s when China began opening itself to international trade. In 2005, the peg was changed to a currency basket, though the dollar remains important. In 2009, the Chinese government started to signal further dissociation from the dollar, though analysts disagree on how serious such moves are given the amount of dollar debt held by China.
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The renminbi's recent decline, however, was not the result of policy action.
Nevertheless, the PBoC said in a statement that the slide of the renminbi was in response to the U.S's "unilateralism and trade protectionism measures and the imposition of increased tariffs on China".
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'The survey confirms the continued momentum of the renminbi. Respondents on average predicted that it will reach 8.5 percent of global reserves by 2020i1/4which would represent a very large increase from the latest IMF published level of 1.2 percent at the end of 2017,' said Christian Deseglise, global head of central banks at HSBC.
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