China

 
Last update: 13 June 2018

 

Picture

Date of
first issue
Date of
last issue
Type Description Remarks
    1920   car    
 
1930   car A 123 京 = Beijing
Europlate (2x)
  1935?   car A 123 Manchuria? (Japan)
Francoplaque
             
             
  1949   car 123456 使 = diplomatic
Europlate
             
             
             
  Mar 1964 Feb 1973 car 1234567  
  Mar 1964 Feb 1973 truck 1234567  
  Mar 1964 Feb 1973   1234567  
        1234567  
             
1 Mar 1973 July 1986 car 1234567 car, light van, taxi and motorcycle
Brumby
  Mar 1973 July 1986 mc 1234567 motorcycle
 
2 Mar 1973 July 1986 truck 1234567 truck and bus
Brumby
3 older?
Mar 1973 July 1986 hire 1234567 hire (Kanton) and construction vehicle (Beijing)
Europlate
Internet
4
Mar 1973 July 1986 other 1234567 foreign resident (none diplo)
Europlate (2x)
5
Mar 1973 July 1986 diplo A 12345 diplomatic
Brumby
Internet
6
Mar 1973 July 1986 trac 1234567 tractor, agricultural vehicles
Moens
Fierens
7 bl/wh
later?
Mar 1973 July 1986 other   van (small bus)
8
Mar 1973 July 1986 tr A 1234 掛 = trailer
Brumby
Zhang
9 Mar 1973 July 1986 army A 123456 辰 = Ministery of Defence
Brumby
             
             
10
Aug 1986 June 1994 car 12345
A 1234
car and light van
河北 = Shijiazhuang
北京 = Beijing (01 and 31)
Klotz
Europlate
11 Aug 1986 June 1994 mc 12345
A 1234
motorcycle
Klotz
12 Aug 1986 June 1994 truck 12345 truck and bus
Francoplaque
13 Aug 1986 June 1994 tr 12345 trailer
14 Aug 1986 June 1994 other 12345
A 1234
agricultural vehicles and plant machinery
Klotz
15
Aug 1986 June 1994 other A 1234 学 = learner driver
北京 = Beijing
Zhang
Europlate
16
Aug 1986 June 1994 other 12345
A 1234
foreign owned vehicle
北京 = Beijing
Zhang
Moens
17
Aug 1986 June 1994 diplo A 1234 使 = diplomatic
北京 = Beijing
107 = Australia
121 = Canada
Zhang
Europlate
18 Aug 1986 June 1994 diplo A 1234 领 = consular
上海 = Shanghai
Leuenberg
19
Aug 1986 June 1994 other 12345 cross border plates (Hong Kong and Macao)
Europlate
Zhang
20 Aug 1986 June 1994 mopd 123456 moped
Zhang
21 Aug 1986 June 1994 other 12345 wheelchair
Europlate
             
             
22

July 1994 now car AB 12345
AB C 1234
AB CD 123
AB 1 CD 23
car, taxi, van, small truck
440 x 140mm
粤 = Guangzhou (Canton)
K = Maoming
Europlate
京 = Beijing
N = suburbs
Brekke (2x)
23 July 1994 now truck AB 12345
AB C 1234
truck and bus (over 4500kg)
藏 = Tibet
A = Lhasa
Europlate
24
July 1994 now mc AB 12345
AB C 1234
AB CD 123
motorcycle (front and rear)
220 x 140mm
赣 = Jiangxi
C = Yichun
Brekke (2x)
25 July 1994 now tr AB 1234 C 挂 = trailer
440 x 220mm
辽 = Liaoning
C = Anshan
Europlate
 
26 July 1994 now other AB 1234 C 学 = learner driver
新 = Xinjiang Uygur
Q = Kashgar
Europlate
27            

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