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Renminbi Going Global

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  • Xiaoli Chen

    (Shandong University)

  • Yin-Wong Cheung

    (University of California, Santa Cruz and Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research)

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The paper assesses the international status of the Chinese currency renminbi (RMB) by recounting and reviewing the recent polices China instituted to promote the use of the RMB in the global market. The evidence suggests that the RMB is gaining acceptance overseas. However, compared with the size of the Chinese economy, the current scale of the use of the RMB is quite small. The path to a fully fledged international RMB will be a distant goal.

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Paper provided by Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research in its series Working Papers with number 082011.

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Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2011
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Handle: RePEc:hkm:wpaper:082011

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Keywords: RMB Internationalization; Off-Shore RMB Market; Cross-Border Trade Settlement; Panda Bonds;

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  1. Prasad, Eswar S. & Ye, Lei, 2011. "The renminbi’s role in the global monetary system," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue Nov, pages 127-197.

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