China Standard Time (CST)
The current time is Friday, May 25, 2018, 20:38:50 .
Offset from UTC: +0800
China Standard Time is 8 hours later than UTC, which is the international baseline that other time zones are compared to (also known as GMT).
In email headers and other technical contexts, this time zone is often expressed as +0800.
This time zone does not have Daylight Savings Time; the time is the same all year.
Similar time zones
The following time zones are equivalent to China Standard Time. Note that they may not share the same observance of (or schedule for) Daylight Savings Time.