Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 7 Drinking Culture And Manner In China

Posted on January 09, 2012  by Xixi  in Business Manners, Culture   No Comments »
Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 7 Drinking Culture And Manner In China

(1) If you are a wimpy drinker, then never ask for even one sip. What you should do is to enjoy the food and that’s all. (2) If you are sure to drink some alcohol, then you should not haggle over when, how and how much to drink—you should follow the rules: 1. As an […]

Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 6 Leaving The Table

Posted on January 06, 2012  by Xixi  in Business Manners, Culture   No Comments »
Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 6  Leaving The Table

Generally speaking, the banquet and tea party will last for more than two hours. There are some techniques you have to know if you want to leave the banquet after meeting some friends. The common practice is that because of the one guest leave the banquet midway, the whole group of guests will leave in […]

Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 5 Drinking Tea

Posted on January 05, 2012  by Xixi  in Business Manners, Culture   No Comments »
Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 5 Drinking Tea

The manners of pouring tea are not only applied to the guests that pay a visit to the company but also suit for business dinner. First of all, the tea set must be clean. After the guests entered, let them have a seat first and then preparing tea. Before preparing tea, you have to clean […]

Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 4 Toast Etiquette

Posted on January 04, 2012  by Xixi  in Business Manners, Culture   No Comments »
Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 4 Toast Etiquette

As an old Chinese saying goes, the more you drink the deeper your friendship is. There is also a lot of knowledge on the wine table. The details are as follows: 1. You should wait to toast until the leader finished. When toasting, propose a toast with both hands and stand up. 2. It is […]

Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 3 Table Manners

Posted on January 03, 2012  by Xixi  in Business Manners, Culture   No Comments »
Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 3 Table Manners

 We Chinese are particular about what we eat; meanwhile we are also concerned with how we eat. Along with the growing popularity of the etiquette in the workplace, table manners are also demanding more attention. The following are some Chinese table manners. Hope it would help you to get an idea on how to handle […]

Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 2 Having Dinner and Ordering Food

Posted on January 02, 2012  by Xixi  in Business Manners   No Comments »
Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 2 Having Dinner and Ordering Food

If time permits, you should wait for most guests to come before ordering the food. And when doing it, you should pass the menu around the table and ask the guest to order whatever they like. Of course, for official banquet you may have concerns about the expenses. To get the budget under control, the […]

Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 1 Seating Arrangement and Implication

Posted on January 01, 2012  by Xixi  in Business Manners, Culture   No Comments »
Chinese Business Etiquette Guide Part 1 Seating Arrangement  and Implication

Generally, seats on the left or east or facing the door are seats of the honor. For a round table, the seat facing the door will be for the guest of honor. The importance of the seats to the right and left hand are in descending order with their proximity to the seat of honor, […]

The Secret of sending gifts in China

Posted on December 27, 2011  by Xixi  in Culture, Sending Gifts   No Comments »
The Secret of sending gifts in China

The Secret of sending gifts in China Specific circumstances should be considered when giving gifts. Generally speaking, when going to a private dinner, the guest should bring some small gifts, such as flowers, fruits, local specialties and products for the hostess and some toys and candy for the children. When attending weddings, artworks can be […]