Chinese Government Transparency Index Report (2015)

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 54 departments under the State Council, 31 provincial-level governments and 49 governments of large cities, reviewing their practice in implementing systems relating to the disclosure of government information. In particular, we focus on information disclosure sections on official government websites, normative documents, financial information, information about administrative approval, information about environmental protection, annual report on the disclosure of government information, disclosure of government information upon application, analyze the progress made and problems existing in the implementation of government information disclosure systems, and provide advice on the future improvement of the systems.


Transparency Rule of law index Government website Government information disclosure 

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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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