Cultural tips for doing business in China
Read this Export Development Canada overview on etiquette style in this key market.
With its diverse landscape, cultures and architectural wonders, China is more than just tea and temples. With 1.4 billion people—the most populous country on the planet—China has a long history of invention and is the largest producer of clothing, toys, steel and concrete.
With its massive consumer market, China has enjoyed a surge in steady economic growth for decades—with occasional setbacks—and ranks as one of the world’s largest economies. China, which has dozens of signed free trade agreements, is Canada’s second-largest trading partner and is considered a top export destination for Canadian companies.
While navigating the country can be daunting, this insightful EDC guide offers helpful etiquette tips for doing business in China—from the initial meeting with your counterpart to building trust and respect.