Convert Chinese Jin (斤) to Kilograms (kg) Online Tool

A tool to convert Chinese jin (斤) to kilograms (kg).

1 jin = 0.5 kg


Convert Chinese jin (斤) to kilograms (kg). Jin are a traditional unit of weight in China for measuring food and groceries. The Weights and Measures Act of 1929 passed by the Republic of China adopted the metric system and rounded traditional Chinese units to metric units standardizing the jin as 500 grams. The Council of the People's Republic of China in 1959 once again reconfirmed the jin as equivalent to 500 grams or 0.5 kilograms. The kilogram is the unit for weight in the metric system and is the international standard unit for weight in use in most countries.