Chinese Government Transparency Index Report (2016)

Based on Information Disclosure on Government Websites
  • Lin LiEmail author
  • He Tian
  • Yanbin Lv
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


This report looks at 49 large cities and 100 counties (county-level cities and districts), evaluating their results of government information disclosure in 2016 from several aspects, including government information disclosure platforms, normative documents, information about administrative approval, information about administrative punishment, information about environmental protection, information about the redevelopment of shanty areas, information about public assistance, information about education, annual report on government information disclosure, and information disclosure upon application. In the end, the report provides an analysis of the progress made and problems existing in the implementation of government information disclosure systems, and advice on the future improvement of the systems.


Government information disclosure Government transparency Rule of law index Government website 

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and Social Sciences Academic Press 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of LawChinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina

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