Wang Di

Wang Di is a research assistant at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She is currently completing her MSc in International Political Economy at the same university. She has published several newspaper commentaries in the Straits Times and Business Times in Singapore.

Papers Published in World Economics:

The Chinese Renminbi (Yuan)

This paper is a tentative endeavour to delineate the potential of the renminbi to become a global currency. It first analyses the critical economic, financial and policy attributes that are required to support a currency to gain an international role. It then examines whether China has the potential to acquire these attributes. The paper concludes by offering some provisional observations on the implications for Asia and the global economy should the renminbi evolve into a world currency in the coming decades.

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