The Chinese yuan, or renminbi, is one of the last few controlled ‘big’ currencies. Did anyone read that post about the South Africa rand batting above its league? It showed a really bizarre anomaly:

  1. China is one of the world’s largest economies;
  2. It is also (unsurprisingly) one of the world’s largest traders;
  3. But its currency is (relatively speaking) rarely traded.

Here is this great infographic about the yuan from the Money Project:

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There’s a little too much dragon-metaphor going on there for my taste. But the graphs are awesome.

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