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China's Business Holidays


Jan 1-2 New Year's Day (Yuandan)

Jan 27- Feb 2 Chinese New Year/Golden Week

Jan 22 & Feb 4 Official Working Days

2017 Year of the Rooster

2016 Year of the Monkey

2015 Year of the Sheep

Chinese New Years Greetings and Customs

Mar 8 International Women's Day

Mar 12 Arbor Day / Tree Planing Day / Dr. Yat Sen

Apr 1 Official working day

Apr 2-4 Honoring Ancestors (Qing Ming)

Apr 29-May1 Labor Day

May 4 Youth Day

May 27 Official working day

May 28 - 30 Dragon Boat Festival (Tuen Ng)#1 Dragon Boat Festival (Tuen Ng)#2

Sep 30 Official working day

Oct 1-8 National Day of the Peoples' Republic / Golden Week

Oct 28 Chung Yeung Festival/Double Ninth Festival/Dual Yang Festival


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