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.


The importance of the foreign "visible face"

12 - English as a solution to the language barrier

13 - The importance of business continuity

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