The forgotten deposit certificate for 1,200 yuan from 1973. Photo: Handout
The forgotten deposit certificate for 1,200 yuan from 1973. Photo: Handout

Woeful return on 44-year-old deposit has social media users asking: What is the yuan really worth?

People question how 1,200 yuan banked in 1973 could be worth only 2,684 yuan in today’s money

The forgotten deposit certificate for 1,200 yuan from 1973. Photo: Handout
The forgotten deposit certificate for 1,200 yuan from 1973. Photo: Handout
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