What is the National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System in China?

China Social Credit System

In 2014, China established the National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System as an important measure to protect enterprises’ creditors. The publicized information comes from government departments and market entities including all local Industrial and Commercial Administration in China.

national enterprise credit information publicity system

How Can You Find the National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System and What Can You Do with It

The website domain of the China National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System is: http://www.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

You can search for any Chinese company’s record in this system with the company’s registered name in the Chinese language or Unified Social Credit Code (统一社会信用代码).

search for company record

In theory, you can find any company’s registration information in this system. If you can’t find it, the data may not be updated. You can go to any Local Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System, the URL links are as follow. You can find a company’s information in its local (provincial) system.

Websites of local Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System:

Jiangsu (江苏) http://js.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Zhejiang (浙江) http://zj.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Hebei (河北) http://he.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Shandong (山东) http://sd.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Liaoning (辽宁) http://ln.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Heilongjiang (黑龙江) http://gsxt.hlj.gov.cn/index.jspx

Gansu (甘肃) http://gsxt.hlj.gov.cn/index.jspx

Jilin (吉林) http://jl.gsxt.gov.cn/

Qinghai (青海) http://qh.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Henan (河南) http://ha.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Hubei (湖北) http://he.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Hunan (湖南) http://hn.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Jiangxi (江西) http://jx.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Guangdong (广东) http://gd.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Yunnan (云南) http://yn.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Fujian (福建) http://fj.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Hainan (海南) http://hn.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Shanxi (山西) http://218.26.1.108/index.jspx

Sichuan (四川) http://sc.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Shanxi (陕西) http://sn.gsxt.gov.cn/

Guizhou (贵州) http://gz.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Anhui (安徽) http://ah.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Beijing (北京) http://bj.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Chongqing (重庆) http://cq.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Shanghai (上海) http://sh.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Tianjin (天津) http://tj.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Inner Mongolia (内蒙古) www.nmgs.gov.cn

Guangxi (广西) http://gx.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

Tibet (西藏) http://220.182.3.104/index.jspx

Xinjiang (新疆) http://xj.gsxt.gov.cn/

Ningxia (宁夏) http://nx.gsxt.gov.cn/index.html

What information is available on this website

On this website, you can find the basic registration information of any Chinese company.

1.Unified Social Credit Code

2.Company Type

3.Registration Authority

4.Registration Status

5.Registered Address

6.Business Scope

7.Name

8.Registered Capital

9.Business Term

10.Establishing Date

11.Date of Latest Check by Authority

You could also find whether this company is on the Official List of Dishonest Persons Subject to Enforcement (失信被执行人名单) or whether it is penalized by authorities.

dishonest persons subject enforcement

 

Problems in Using the China National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System and Possible Solutions

Problem 1: Sometimes, when you try to get on this website, you need to wait for some time with patience, since there are too many people using it at the same time. And what’s worse is that you may find out that you are unable to log in after a period of waiting. At this time, please use the following ways to try to solve this problem.

problem page

Solutions: 1. Please check the network and make sure that your internet connection is fine.

2. Sometimes the problem is in the browser. Using well-known browsers, like ChromeIE may be a good help for you.

Problem 2: After inputting the Unified Social Credit Code, you may see a verification process. In general, the verification process is of two types.

The first one is that you need to slide a block to complete the verification process. (As is shown in the picture.)

slide the-box verification

 

You may also encounter a Chinese character verification system which can be a little bit more difficult. (As is shown in the picture.)

Chinese-character verification system

Solution: The first type is very simple, you could finish it by yourself. The second one requires you to find someone fluent in Chinese to help you.

Conclusion

When doing business or working with a company from China, the National Enterprise Credit Information Publicity System can be a great help. At least, you can check whether a company exists or is officially listed as dishonest in this system, although the system is in the Chinese language, and you may need a Google translator to help you read the information in it.

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