Market exchange rates in China -- May 21

BEIJING, May 21 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange T

Market exchange rates in China -- May 21
BEIJING, May 21 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System: Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan U.S. dollar 100 643.00 Euro 100 786.15 Japanese yen 100 5.9075 Hong Kong dollar 100 82.834 British pound 100 912.04 Australian dollar 100 499.75 New Zealand dollar 100 462.73 Singapore dollar 100 483.22 Swiss franc 100 716.41 Canadian dollar 100 532.99 Malaysian ringgit 64.452 100 Ruble 1,142.79 100 Rand 217.46 100 Korean won 17,534 100 UAE dirham 57.13 100 Saudi riyal 58.328 100 Hungarian forint 4,442.63 100 Polish zloty 57.144 100 Danish krone 94.58 100 Swedish krona 129.13 100 Norwegian krone 129.08 100 Turkish lira 130.36 100 Mexican peso 309.16 100 Thai baht 487.79 100 The central parity rate of the yuan against the U.S. dollar is based on a weighted average of prices offered by market makers before the opening of the interbank market each business day. The central parity rate of the yuan against the Hong Kong dollar is based on the central parity rate of the yuan against the U.S. dollar and the exchange rate of the Hong Kong dollar against the U.S. dollar at 9 a.m. in international foreign exchange markets on the same business day. The central parity rates of the yuan against the other 22 currencies are based on the average prices offered by market makers before the opening of the interbank foreign exchange market.