The Chinese currency Renminbi, or the yuan, has appreciated 34% against the US dollar since the exchange rate reform began eight years ago.
The central parity rate of the yuan stood at 6.17 yuan per US dollar on Monday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
The yuan advanced some 20% against the euro during this period.
Experts said after eight years of appreciation, the yuan’s exchange rate is close to the equilibrium level, and a general trend of two-way exchange rate fluctuation is coming into being, according to (Xinhua) News Agency.
Since the beginning of the year until now, the yuan’s value went up in 65 trading days and down in 63 trading days.
China discontinued the yuan peg to the greenback on July 21, 2005, and moved into a managed floating exchange rate me