Paired with voracious debt-financed spending by U. Yuan established as sole unified legal currency, as communists seek to end the hyperinflation that has plagued China.
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June 12, Author: The pace can seem breathtaking. Offshore transactions are on the rise. Companies with substantial sales in China now use renminbi for offshore acquisitions, to manage global supply chain relationships and to pay employees. In April regulators allowed mutual funds in China to invest via the program into Hong Kong for the first time, sparking a rally in Asian stock markets.
Plus, the International Monetary Fund is mulling giving the renminbi reserve currency status. Everywhere you look, the renminbi is gaining traction.
But there are still major steps that must be taken by policymakers in Beijing before the currency reaches full convertibility. And when those steps will be taken remains to be seen.
The IMF decision on reserve currency status, if positive, will be a crucial milestone in the international development of the currency, giving the renminbi the cachet to sit beside the US dollar and the euro on the global stage.
The list goes on.
The impetus is coming, in part, from clients. Do they invest offshore in renminbi? Do they inject funds into China in renminbi? Do they hedge in renminbi? Carmen Ling, global head of renminbi solutions, corporate and institutional clients at Standard Chartered, likes to point to the growing amount of renminbi cross-border trades outside of China.
Ling cites a recent trade from a European company in offshore renminbi—also known as CNH—paying a supplier in Africa. The African supplier was happy to be paid in yuan yuan renminbi, the denominationbecause it could remit funds to its suppliers back in China.
These transactions are becoming the bread-and-butter of global financial institutions. With internationalization comes responsibility. So far, 57 nations have signed on as founding members of the fund with China—the US and Japan are conspicuously absent.
If they [the IMF board] think that a review within five years is warranted by changing international monetary arrangements, then that review will be on the table.
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On Friday, Chinese policymakers formally revealed that they would turn a slice of Shenzhen into a new sort of SEZ to experiment in currency convertibility. Since the beginning of , the renminbi midpoint rate and spot rate against the US dollar have been divergent in their variation trend.
On January 6, the offshore renminbi traded in Hong Kong (CNH) closed at , marking a record low after the ‘' exchange rate reform.
Full Renminbi Convertibility. When the renminbi is said to be “fully convertible” it means that China has opened up its capital account.
This would, for example, allow Chinese citizens to invest their capital overseas in stocks and bonds and alike. This is what the Chinese government is slowly achieving. to the extent that the pace of the renminbi attaining full convertibility would affect the ability of residents and non-residents to use the currency in settling international transactions and acquiring renminbi-denominated assets.
Modeling the Transition Towards Renminbi's Full Convertibility: Implications for China's Growth Bonatti, Luigi and Fracasso, Andrea () Modeling the Transition Towards Renminbi's Full Convertibility: Implications for China's Growth.