The Renminbi is the official currency of the People's Republic of China. The yuan (Chinese: 元; pinyin: yuán) is the basic unit of the renminbi, but is also used to Yen sign · People's Bank of China · Fifth series of the renminbi. Currency converter to convert from United States Dollar (USD) to Chinese Yuan (CNY) including the latest exchange rates, a chart showing the exchange rate. CNY to USD currency chart. XE's free live currency conversion chart for Chinese Yuan Renminbi to US Dollar allows you to pair exchange rate history for up to.