Current time in CST: Friday 26th of April 2019, 10:13 PM CST Time zone offset: UTC/GMT +8 CST (China Standard Time) is used in the following countries:China Taiwan Cities in CST time zone (partial list):Beijing Chongqing Foochow Lanchow Shenzhen Guiyang Shijiazhuang Tangshan Harbin Qiqihar Luoyang Time difference between China Standard Time and other major time zones:Time zoneTime differenceAEST - Australian Eastern Standard TimeAEST is 2 hours ahead of CST. CET - Central European TimeCET is 7 hours behind CST. CST - Central Standard TimeCST is 14 hours behind CST. EST - Eastern Standard TimeEST is 13 hours behind CST. GMT - Greenwich Mean TimeGMT is 8 hours behind CST. HST - Hawaii-Aleutian Standard TimeHST is 18 hours behind CST. IST - India Standard TimeIST is 2 hours, 30 minutes behind CST. MST - Mountain Standard TimeMST is 15 hours behind CST. PST - Pacific Standard TimePST is 16 hours behind CST.