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Leaving China: 5 Important Steps Not To Forget

Leaving China: 5 Important Steps Not To Forget

Everything comes to an end. Western people sometimes decide that leaving China is in their best interest. Though the reasons for leaving China can be diverse and are often private, the actual steps which need to be taken by the company and by the person leaving are...

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Business partners in China: Selection Success

Business partners in China: Selection Success

Currently, China is the popular girl or guy in high school everyone talks about and/or wants to date with. This attention shows massively in the broad interest shown by foreign companies in the China International Import Expo (CIIE). This first expo dedicated to...

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Chinese Millennial Generation

Chinese Millennial Generation

Previously, we shared an article about the Chinese millennial generation. They are the future decision makers for business in China. This generation of Chinese young adults have grown up during the opening-up and reform of the country. They have experienced more of...

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Chinese Translator; Friend or Foe?

Chinese Translator; Friend or Foe?

A Western sales manager is in an important sales meeting, pitching his product to an interesting potential client. He just entered the crucial part of his sales pitch for a 1-million-euro deal and nailed it! Enthusiastically he turns towards his Chinese translator. In...

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Chinese Millennials: The Future of China

Chinese Millennials: The Future of China

As some of our colleagues are waiting for the driver, after the negotiations with one of our Chinese clients, the son and daughter of the CEO and COO ask us: “Can you squat like a Chinese?”. Both are involved in running the business of their parents and are considered...

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How to Move Forward after Negotiating in China

How to Move Forward after Negotiating in China

Negotiating in China can be a challenging task. Chinese are strategists who see business as battle. Many Chinese businessmen and –women use the teachings of Sun Tzu for negotiating. In “The Art of War”, Sun Tzu describes strategies for war. Becoming successful with...

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What happened in the year 1421?

From 1421 to 1423, during the Ming Dynasty of China under Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣) the fleets of Admiral Zheng He (鄭和), commanded by the Chinese captains, discovered Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Antarctica, the Northeast Passage; and circumnavigated Greenland.

Due to this endeavour we can conclude that “1421 is the year that the Chinese discover the world”.