March 22, 2009, Beijing: The Public Information Service (PIS), jointly established by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the World Bank, is opened on March 23, 2009. The PIS will provide free information service to the public, specifically:
I. World Bank Information and Data
1) Information about the World Bank
2) World Bank research reports and publications in English and Chinese
3) World Bank online databases, including World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, E-library and Global Economic Monitor.
II. Statistical Information and Data
1) Information and data from other international organizations
2) Information and data of other countries and regions
Address: Statistical Library and Information Services Center, No. 57, Yuetan Nanjie, Xicheng District, Beijing
Tuesday and Thursday, except public holidays
9:00-11:30 a.m. 1:30-4:00 p.m.
Telephone Information Service: 86-10-6852 0066, 86-10-6857 6320
Monday to Friday, except public holidays
8:30-11:30 a.m., 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Fax: 86-10-6878 2013
World Bank websites:
World Bank China websites: