Chinese yuan to British pound historical chart

Chinese yuan (CNY) to British pound (GBP) exchange rate chart and trend analysis based on real data sourced directly from UK currency suppliers

CNY to GBP chart


Our British pound to Chinese yuan chart plots the actual Chinese yuan buyback rates offered by our panel of UK currency providers at the end of each day, so you can see the historical performance of the Chinese yuan against the pound and monitor fluctuations in the exchange rate over time.


This page shows the Chinese yuan to pound exchange rate, not the Chinese yuan buyback rate advertised in our Chinese yuan buyback comparisons. Both rates are the same, but the buyback rate is displayed in a different format due to the way UK currency suppliers advertise their buyback rates. Learn more

GBP to CNY historical rates

This annual exchange rate summary provides a detailed breakdown of the performance of the Chinese yuan against the British pound over the past several years so you can put today's Chinese yuan buyback rates into context:

Annual exchange rate data for British pounds to Chinese yuan
2024 0.1023 --- 0.1038 0.1005 ---
2023 0.1091 0.1023 0.1116 0.1004 6.63%
2022 0.1118 0.1091 0.1283 0.1042 2.49%
2021 0.1078 0.1119 0.1149 0.1011 -3.68%
2020 0.1047 0.1078 0.1213 0.0998 -2.86%
2019 0.111 0.1046 0.1157 0.1024 6.08%
2018 0.1115 0.1111 0.1173 0.1078 0.35%
2017 0.1127 0.1115 0.117 0.1078 1.06%
2016 0.1 0.1127 0.1195 0.0939 -11.30%

Best place to sell Chinese yuan in the UK

If you want to exchange Chinese yuan into British pounds, we can help you to find a reputable foreign exchange provider. We compare the Chinese yuan rates from tried-and-tested companies who will buy currency by post or over the counter.

For a complete comparison of providers and their latest buyback rates, see our Chinese yuan currency buyback comparisons.