Mandarin Chinese is the Language of Business

2023-11-10T17:28:03+00:00 November 17th, 2023|

Centuries ago, China had its own lingua franca called Classical Chinese. Over the years, it blended with other languages and popular dialects, resulting in numerous local variants. China is now home to 56 ethnic groups and 302 living languages in a population of over 1.4 billion people. Mandarin Chinese stands out as a key language in the business world. What should you know about this language? […]

Chinese Proverbs Applied to Business: Part II

2023-09-12T16:27:08+00:00 September 15th, 2023|

Chinese Proverbs, called “yyànyŭ,” are phrases that capture the wisdom of illustrious philosophers and thinkers throughout the centuries. They not only help us understand the world around us but also prove to be of great assistance in building and maintaining prosperous business relationships. Below, you’ll find the Chinese proverbs that continue to have a significant impact on business. […]

The importance of ethics (Lunlixue) for doing business in China

2023-05-09T13:49:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2023|

In addition to knowing some of the customs, traditions or cultural aspects related to Chinese society, it is also important that you have basic knowledge about ethics when doing business in China. And, in addition to being a key factor, it is important to gain the trust of entrepreneurs and create long and prosperous relationships. […]

Chinese proverbs that will help you in business

2023-04-10T18:41:59+00:00 April 14th, 2023|

“A long journey starts with a first step” or “give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime” are just some of the Chinese proverbs that, transmitted from generation to generation, have reached our days. What other quotes from popular wisdom should we know and know how to interpret if we want to make prosperous and lasting business in China? […]

Happy Chinese New Year 2023! The Year of the Water Rabbit

2023-02-14T12:49:02+00:00 February 17th, 2023|

On January 22, the Chinese New Year began. Year of the Rabbit which will end on February 9, 2024. On this occasion it is presided over by the Water Rabbit, symbol of longevity, the omens for Chinese culture are of peace and prosperity. But what are the traditions and celebrations that revolve around the most important event in China? […]

Topics of conversation allowed and avoided in China when doing business

2022-07-18T14:51:32+00:00 July 18th, 2022|

When we want to do business in China, we must bear in mind that the topics of conversation have a great weight. It is an ancient culture in which today small gestures like these are still valued. Therefore, to make it easier for you to develop, we let you know the topics of conversation admitted and those which is better to avoid when doing business in China. […]

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