Cheng Chao has extensive expertise in China market entry, global translation & localization, cross-border business development, and global digital marketing.
Chao founded ChineseTrans, where he led a team of senior linguists to establish ChineseTrans as the market leader in professional Chinese translation services.
Since 2011, Chao has served as the managing director of SinoStep, a consulting agency helping foreign investment enter into the China market. Backed up with a strong team of China business consultants experienced in different sectors, Chao has successfully introduced dozens of overseas brands into the China market, established their operations in China on early stage and adapted their businesses to the China market.
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This is the most comprehensive collection of Chinese Business Etiquettes on the planet.
What is the best part?
All of the tips in this 101 guide are from my real consulting business.
And they are 100% actionable.
So if you want to do better business in China, check out this guide.
First Lesson to Do Business in China
With the large and prosperous market, China could be your most lucrative country to do business in.
But it is a big challenge to understand Chinese business culture.
The truth is, it is always misunderstood by the people outside China.
Successful entrepreneurs know the first lesson of doing business in China is to:
Learn Chinese Business Etiquettes.
In Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Profitable Niche Market in China, when you start following my 7-Step Formula to uncover your profitable business opportunities in China,
You’re probably wondering:
How different are Chinese people doing business from western people?
In this article, I’ll reveal the cultural differences behind the common business activities in China.
They come from my real life consulting practices with my overseas clients.
If you want to share any stories, let me know!
Here we go.
Table of Contents
- 01. Relationships
- 02. Communication
- 03. Business Meeting
- 04. Business Negotiation
- 05. Dress Code
- 06. Greeting
- 07. Get A Real Chinese Name
- 08. Business Cards
- 09. Gift Giving
- 10. Numbers
- 11. Dining
- 12. Dinner at Home
- 13. Drinking
- 14. After-Dinner Entertainment
- 15. Table Manners
- 16. Tipping