Time Difference

Geographically, China covers five time zones (Zhongyuan, Longshu, Tibet, Kunlun and Changbai Time Zones). However, the standard times used on the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan Province are the same: UTC+8, which is 8 hours ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time.

Beijing Time (GMT+8)
Beijing Time follows the time zone: GMT+8. China does not follow daylight saving time.

US and Canada Time Difference to China
China is 13 hours ahead of New York, 12 hours ahead of Toronto.

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