China Time Now

China Time Now






China uses a single time zone all year round despite the fact that is a vast country spanning several time zones geographically the whole of China. The China Standard time is 8 hours ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +8). It does not operate the Daylight Saving Time. The five time zones covered by geographically by China include Kunlun, Tibet, Zhongyuan, Changbai, and Longshu. The whole China has adopted Beijing Time for the unity and is the time zone at GMT +8. Other regions such as Chinese Mainland, Macau, Taiwan Province and Hong Kong use the standard times and are 8 hours ahead of the Universal Standard Time (UTC +8).

Beijing Time is usually released and worked out from Shaanxi [province, the National Time Service Center and is strategically positioned at the center of China. China does not consider the daylight saving time (DST), unlike the western countries. There is significant world time difference to China. China is 2 hours behind Melbourne, 12 hours ahead of Toronto and 13 hours ahead of New York. You can always use the time converter to determine the difference between China and your country of origin. It is usually faster and accurate depending on the time and date scheduled on the time converter.