Want To Do Business in China?

The thirteen main issues to consider if you want to succeed in business with companies in the Asian giant.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

In an article published in Df.cl, The FoodLinks, a company specializing in linking Chinese demand to the supply offered by various Chilean brands explains what to do and what not to do, when you try to do business with Eastern entrepreneurs.

1 - Business Cards do not seal business deals

2 - Beware of "representatives"

3 - Businesses deals are not closed in the office

4 - First Chinese Commandment "everything is negotiable" 


5 - Appearances matter

6 - If you want to raise the price, you have to exaggerate the label

7 - China is much bigger than just Hong Kong and Shanghai

8 - Everything has a meaning

9 - What is not sold today could be sold tomorrow

10 - A market that is starting to resemble Europe and the U.S.

11. 

The importance of the foreign "visible face"

12 - English as a solution to the language barrier

13 - The importance of business continuity



More on this topic

Guide to Business in Nicaragua

November 2012

General information for investors has been released, in bilingual format, detailing competitive advantages, investment opportunities in strategic sectors, legal and investment incentives.

Contents of the Guide Doing Business in Nicaragua 2012-2013:
I. Getting to know Nicaragua

Costa Rica and China sign Protocol on Leather

October 2010

China endorsed the health protocol necessary to allow the entry of Costa Rican leather products.

By signing these health protocols, the importing country - in this case China - supports compliance with certain standards established for the product in question by the exporting country, this in order to ensure regular exports to the Chinese market.

“Doing Business in Panama” Unveiled

April 2010

The industry ministry teamed up with Citibank to develop “Doing Business in Panama”, a business guide.

It includes information and tips on laws, structures, and other topics necessary when establishing foreign companies in Panama.

Roberto Henríquez, Commerce Ministry, explained that the document, that will be available in all Citi branches in the country, will explain investors Panama’s benefits in logistics, financial services, agricultural exports and tourism.

Doing Business in Panama

November 2008

Guide prepared by the professional staff of Deloitte Panamá.

It is designed to provide potencial foreing investors with fundamental information about Panama's enviroment, including factors a foreing investor should consider in deciding whether to acquire an existin Panama company or to start a new operation en the country.

 close (x)

Receive more news about International Commerce

Suscribe FOR FREE to CentralAmericaDATA EXPRESS.
The most important news of Central America, every day.

Type in your e-mail address:

* Al suscribirse, estará aceptando los terminos y condiciones


Stock Indexes

(Apr 6)
Dow Jones
-5.60%
S&P 500
-5.10%
Nasdaq
-5.64%

Commodities

(Sep 21)
Brent Crude Oil
73.76
Coffee "C"
187.25
Gold
1,771
Silver
22.52