China to Blacklist Those Refuse to Pay Social Insurance Fees!

Chinese authorities plan to implement a blacklist system that punishes those who illegally use social security benefits, reported China News these days.

China to Blacklist Those Refuse to Pay Social Insurance Fees!

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Under the new rule, individuals or companies involved in social insurance Misconduct, such as: 

  • Refusing to pay insurance fees, 

  • Forging certificate materials

  • Trafficking personal data, 

  • etc.

The person who has behavior as above could be blacklisted and prohibited from working at government positions and traveling by train or plane.

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security published the draft guideline on Oct 16 to solicit public opinion.

In China, the social insurance system is composed of several parts: 


  • Medical insurance, 

  • Work-related injury insurance, 

  • Unemployment insurance, 

  • Maternity insurance

  • Housing provident fund.

Employers are required by law to cover social insurance for their employees, but in reality, many of them shy away from their responsibilities.

No Social Security Fees In Five Situations! 重磅:这五类人不用交社保!

No Worry! New Social Security Rule Won’t Bite You! 各地一律保持现有社保政策!

More than 70 percent of companies failed to pay mandated social insurance premiums for their employees, and 32 percent of them only paid the minimum, according to a report published this year by 51shebao, an independent social insurance agency.

The new rule is the latest attempt by the Chinese government to blacklist people for dishonest behavior. In March, authorities published a regulation, stating that individuals who 

  • Spread rumors, 

  • Engage in fraudulent activities 

  • Misbehave on planes,

and etc could be banned from traveling by airplanes for a year.


The country’s social credit blacklist has punished 12 million people as of Oct 26, according to the National Development and Reform Commission.