How Many Times Zones Are There In China and What Time Is It In China Relative To Coordinated Universal Time?

There is only one time zone in China.

China does not use time zones, even though the country does stretch across five of them.

Clocks all over China are set to the same time: 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time, or Coordinated Universal Time.

The People’s Republic of China observed daylight saving time from 1986 to 1991, but stopped the practice.

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