China to issue new 100-yuan bank note

Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) on Monday announced that it would issue a new 100-yuan bank note from November 12, a media report said.

The new bank note will be harder to counterfeit and easier for machines to read, the Global Times reported.

Part of the fifth set of bank notes introduced by PBOC in 1999, it was last changed in 2005.

The design of the new bank note will remain largely the same as the 2005 series but it will have enhanced security features, PBOC said.

The 100-yuan note is the largest denomination of the Chinese currency.

The old version of the 100-yuan note will also remain in circulation after the new edition is issued, PBOC added.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here