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State Council Information Office

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The State Council Information Office (SCIO; Chinese: 国务院新闻办公室; pinyin: Guówùyuàn Xīnwén Bàngōngshì; lit. 'State Council News Office') is the chief information office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China and an external name of the Central Propaganda Department of the Chinese Communist Party.

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State Council Information Office
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FormedApril 8, 1980 (1980-04-08)
JurisdictionGovernment of China
Headquarters225 Chaoyangmennei Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
39°55′53″N 116°25′37″E
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Chinese name
Simplified Chinese国务院新闻办公室
Traditional Chinese國務院新聞辦公室
Literal meaningState Council News Office

Historically, SCIO was the external name of the Office of External Propaganda (OEP) of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) under an arrangement termed "one institution with two names." In 2014, OEP was absorbed into the Central Propaganda Department, turning SCIO into an external nameplate.