The CFETS, authorized by the PBC, calculates and publishes the central parity of RMB against USDcm-right and other major foreign currencies on each business day.

The central parity of RMB against USD is determined in the following way: The CFETS first enquires prices from all market makers before the opening of the market on each business day. Market  makers should refer to the closing rate of the inter-bank foreign exchange market on the previous day, in conjunction with demand and supply condition in the foreign exchange market and exchange rate movement of the major currencies. CFETS excludes the highest and lowest offers, and then calculates the weighted average of the remaining prices in the sample as the central parity of RMB against USD for the day. The weights are determined by the CFETS in line with the transaction volumes of the respective market makers in the market as well as other indicators such as the performance of market-making.

The central parity of RMB against HKD is calculated by counting the cross rates between the RMB central parity and the exchange rates of USD against HKD quoted at international FX market at 9:00 am, respectively.

The central parity of RMB against EUR, JPY, GBP, AUD, NZD, SGD, CHF, CAD, MYR, RUB, ZAR, KRW, AED, SAR, HUF, PLN, DKK, SEK, NOK, TRY, MXN and THB are determined in the following way: the CFETS enquires prices from market makers for EUR, JPY, GBP, AUD, NZD, SGD, CHF, CAD, MYR, RUB, ZAR, KRW, AED, SAR, HUF, PLN, DKK, SEK, NOK, TRY, MXN and THB respectively before the opening of the foreign exchange market on each business day,and excludes the highest and lowest offers, and then calculates the average of the remaining prices as the central parity of RMB against EUR, JPY, GBP, AUD, NZD, SGD, CHF, CAD, MYR, RUB, ZAR, KRW, AED, SAR, HUF, PLN, DKK, SEK, NOK, TRY, MXN and THB for the day.