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BRIC by BRIC: The BRIC economies in brief (1 of 2)

Another BRIC in the wall: China Often referred to as ‘the new workshop of the world’, China has undergone phenomenal economic growth in recent years, so much so that The People’s Republic has recently overtaken Japan as the world’s second-biggest … Continue reading

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>Working Abroad – China Cultural Briefing

> It won’t have escaped your notice that China is vying for position as the world’s leading economic super-power. Improved international relations, government reforms and increased foreign investment make it an attractive location for international business.  Awareness of Chinese culture … Continue reading

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>Working Abroad – Business Link to China

> The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) have recently launched ’LinkToChina’ – the new UK-China business match-making project launched by the BCC and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (The Chinese Chamber of International Commerce). Go to this link … Continue reading

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>Working Abroad – Relocation to China

> Interested to find out more about what companies are saying about and doing when relocationg people to China. The Cartus Survey Shows Global Relocation Assignments into China Continue to Grow.Click to go to this great article from Cartus  Relocation … Continue reading

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>Are you going to be working abroad in China or India?

> Do you want to be connected to whats going on in these countries? Then click on the below link for articles from The Economist.http://www.economist.com/countries/India/index.cfm Would you like to know more about Chinese or Indian culture or living and working … Continue reading

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>Chinese Culture – Communication Know-How

>                                         COMMUNICATION: Bowing or nodding is the common greeting; however, you may be offered a handshake. Wait for the Chinese to offer their hand first. Applause is common when greeting a crowd; the same is expected in return. Introductions are … Continue reading

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>Chinese Culture – A Tale of Two Expats

>A Tale of Two Expats – Great article in The Economist join the link here:http://www.economist.com/node/17797134 Would you like to know more about Chinese culture or living and working abroad in China? Then contact us at now at expatknowhow:http://www.expatknowhow.com/menus/main.asp?PN=Contacthttp://www.expatknowhow.com/Follow us on … Continue reading

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>Chinese Cultural Know-How

>As promised here is the 5th and final installment of information on Chinese Cultural know-how for 2010:Chinese society and cultureConfucianism can be seen as a major influence that permeates the whole of Chinese society. It revolves around the concept of … Continue reading

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>Chinese Cultural Know-How

>As promised here is the 4th installment of information on Chinese Cultural know-how: Socialising, eating and drinking: Hospitality is an integral part of Chinese culture, and an invitation should be seen as a great honour. • If you eat in a restaurant … Continue reading

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>Chinese Cultural Know-How

>As promised here is the 3rd installment of information on Chinese Cultural know-how: GIFTS: Gifts are traditionally given in China at New Year, weddings, births and birthdays. The way a gift is wrapped is almost as important as the gift itself. … Continue reading

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