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"Currency" Shopping/Bargaining Tip by cwest03

Shopping/Bargaining, Beijing: 22 reviews and 44 photos

 
 

The Chinese surrency is the yuan. $1 US = about 8 Chinese Yuan. That means that this bill is worth about $12.50
you can buy a lot of stuff with this like:
10 Mao watches
dinner and a cab ride
breakfast for 4 in a nice hotel restaurant
breakfast for 165 of your closest friends at a local restaurant
a sweatshirt at the silk market
a nice jade necklace
several skewers of mutton

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  • Updated Sep 1, 2002
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