Despite the yuan's leading share in world trade, controversies remain over whether it fits the IMF's criteria of being 'freely usable'. Photo: Reuters

Yuan's inclusion in IMF's currency basket faces economic, political hurdles

Observers say the decision will be politically sensitive amid growing concern from the West about Beijing's rising power

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Despite the yuan's leading share in world trade, controversies remain over whether it fits the IMF's criteria of being 'freely usable'. Photo: Reuters
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