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CST – China Standard Time (Standard Time)

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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Email Time Zone Indicator: +0800

An email sent from someone in the China Standard Time (CST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0800" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0800" does not have to be in China Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

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:


CST time now

7:30:59am

Wednesday, January 16, 2019


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Other time zones named CST

CST – Central Standard Time
CST – Cuba Standard Time

Example cities

Taiwan – Taipei (All Year)


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