Shanghai – China time zone

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The timezone for Shanghai – Shanghai Shi – China (CN) is:

CST (China Standard Time)

  • The Shanghai timezone is 8 hour(s) ahead UTC.
  • Currently, Shanghai does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).
  • The current date in Shanghai is September 21, 2020.
  • The currency of China is the Yuan Renminbi (CNY).
  • The international dialing code to call China is +86.

DST means 'Daylight Saving Time'. The Daylight Saving Time has been in use in some countries like United States, Canada, Brazil, Australia and also in Europe. Its goal is to make the best use of daylight hours by shifting the clocks forward in the Spring and backward in the Fall. In Europe, Daylight Saving Time is known as 'Summer Time'. The correct spelling is Daylight Saving Time, not Daylight Savings Time.


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