Former PBOC official says China should not allow yuan weaker than 7

Former People’s Bank of China official Sheng Songcheng

Writing a piece in China Business News.

  • says the yuan falling through 7 may shake the confidence of markets
  • increase pressures on capital outflows
  • devaluing the yuan has only a small positive impact on trade

Not dropping under 7 is a popular view. Not there yet anyway. 

USD/CNY was set at 6.8988 today by the PBOC. 

CNY has been weak. 

Meanwhile USD/CNH (CNH is the offshore)


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