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Q: Undeclared cash limit upon entry? And/Or ?

I've read different translations for undeclared currency.

 

1.  Can bring $5000 usd and 20,000 rmb

2.  Can bring $5000 usd or 20,000 rmb

 

I need to bring enough for housing deposit and first month before I receive salary.  

 

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30 weeks 3 days ago in  Money & Banking - Shanghai

 
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I had lived and worked in China for a number of years, earning between 5000, and up to about 18000. Rented my own apartment, paid bills etc etc..

 

When I wanted to get an L visa to hang around for an extra 30 days, I needed to provide proof of being able to look after myself here (without breaking the law by working).

 

20,000RMB.

 

WTF???? When I was on 1/4 of that, I was able to survive! Why the hell would I need to have 20K now???

 

China is stupid!

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There are these things called banks, they give you a visa debit card and you can withdraw money from an ATM. 

 

Which country you're from?

 

For example, I'm from USA , so Bank of America is the bank I chose before leaving because I did my homework and found that BOA allows no-fee withdrawals from China Construction bank

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