New Taiwan dollar

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New Taiwan dollar
新臺幣 / 新台幣 (in Chinese)
ISO 4217 Code TWD
User(s) Republic of China
Inflation 2.34%,3.7% (CIA World Factbook, 2008 est.)
Source Central Bank of the Republic of China, Jul-Dec 2007
Method CPI
Jiao, but no official translation
1/100 cent (分, Fen)
Subunits used only in stocks and currencies
Symbol $ or NT$
Nickname kuài (塊)
máo (毛)
Plural dollars (English only)
cent (分, Fen) cents (English only)
Freq. used $1, $5, $10, $50
Rarely used $20
Freq. used $100, $500, $1000
Rarely used $200, $2000
Central bank Central Bank of the Republic of China
Printer China Engraving and Printing Works
Mint Central Mint of China

The New Taiwan dollar (traditional Chinese: 新臺幣 or 新台幣; simplified Chinese: 新台币; Hanyu Pinyin: Xīntáibì; Tongyong Pinyin: Sīntáibì) (currency code TWD and common abbreviation NT$), or simply Taiwan dollar, is the official currency of Taiwan. It was used since 1949, when it replaced the Old Taiwan dollar. It was first printed by the Bank of Taiwan, it has been printed by the Central Bank of the Republic of China since 2000.