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CST – China Standard Time (Standard Time)

Time Zone names, codes and abbreviations for Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time (DST) around the world.

Time zone map of CST
Currently observing CST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +8).
Currently observing CST – China Standard Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as CST (UTC +8) but different time zone name.

China Standard Time (CST) is 8 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Asia.

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Where and When is CST Observed?

Asia

Asian countries/territories using CST all year:

  • China
  • Macau
  • Taiwan

Other Time Zones in UTC +8

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as CST, but can be found under a different name: