BEIJING,  — The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System:

Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan

U.S. dollar 100 666.91

Euro 100 715.61

Japanese yen 100 5.1006

Hong Kong dollar 100 84.997

British pound 100 833.75

Australian dollar 100 481.11

New Zealand dollar 100 434.35

Singapore dollar 100 485.20

Swiss franc 100 693.34

Canadian dollar 100 530.33

Malaysian ringgit 65.723 100

Ruble 945.49 100

Rand 232.78 100

Korean won 18,740 100

UAE dirham 55.036 100

Saudi riyal 56.203 100

Hungarian forint 5,476.12 100

Polish zloty 64.069 100

Danish krone 103.93 100

Swedish krona 146.33 100

Norwegian krone 141.32 100

Turkish lira 247.247 100

Mexican peso 292.83 100

Thai baht 514.91 100

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.

Originally Published by XinHua