Paper says freer yuan would help monetary policy

The People's Bank of China would gain greater control over the country's money supply if it allowed more flexibility for the yuan, a semi-official think-tank said in a report published Monday 23 January.

The China Society of Economic Reform said in a research note said China had little control over money supply because of the country's rapidly growing foreign exchange reserves and the inflexible trading range which the yuan has.

"The key issue for monetary policy is the yuan's exchange rate," it

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