Chinese Currency
Money in Chinese is called 钱 (qián). The currency used in the People’s Republic of China is 人民币 (rénmínbì), literally meaning “people’s currency”, which can be abbreviated as “RMB”.
In the United States, a price on a tag can be shown as $67.89. In the PRC, the price is labeled as 67.89元 (yuán).
块 (kuài) is the measure word of the basic Chinese monetary unit for the dollar. [67]
This can also be called 元 (yuán)
毛 (máo) is the measure word of the Chinese monetary unit for the dime (or 1/10 块). [8]
This can also be called 角 (jiǎo)
分 (fēn) is the measure word of the Chinese monetary unit for the cent (or 1/100 块) . [9]
块 and 毛 are often used in spoken Chinese rather than 元 and 角.
When 2毛 is at the beginning of an amount of money, it is said as “两毛”, but when 2分 is at the end of an amount of money, “二分” is commonly used.
0.22元 = 两毛二分
Bills: 100元, 50元, 20元, 10元, 5元, 2元, 1元, 5角, 2角, 1角Coins: 1元, 5角, 1角, 5分, 2分, 1分

Chinese Currency

Money in Chinese is called 钱 (qián). The currency used in the People’s Republic of China is 人民币 (rénmínbì), literally meaning “people’s currency”, which can be abbreviated as “RMB”.

In the United States, a price on a tag can be shown as $67.89. In the PRC, the price is labeled as 67.89元 (yuán).

块 (kuài) is the measure word of the basic Chinese monetary unit for the dollar. [67]

  • This can also be called 元 (yuán)

毛 (máo) is the measure word of the Chinese monetary unit for the dime (or 1/10 块). [8]

  • This can also be called 角 (jiǎo)

分 (fēn) is the measure word of the Chinese monetary unit for the cent (or 1/100 块) . [9]

块 and 毛 are often used in spoken Chinese rather than 元 and 角.

When 2毛 is at the beginning of an amount of money, it is said as “两毛”, but when 2分 is at the end of an amount of money, “二分” is commonly used.

  • 0.22元 = 两毛二分

Bills: 100元, 50元, 20元, 10元, 5元, 2元, 1元, 5角, 2角, 1角
Coins: 1元, 5角, 1角, 5分, 2分, 1分