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China has long been regarded as a state of etiquette and ceremonies. Many proverbs relating to the importance of good manners have been passed down generation after generation - “civility costs nothing” and “courtesy demands reciprocity” are amongst the most popular. Unfortunately, the Chinese behave in a way that is often perceived as impolite by many Westerners, a consequence of disparities in culture and historical views of social decorum. A better understanding of Chinese social etiquette is important for anyone who wishes to reside or set up a business in China.

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Last Updated (Tuesday, 07 June 2011 22:50)