China (2nd edition)
The Business Traveller’s Handbook
published 2009 • 5” x 8 ¼” • 238 pages • full-color photos • maps
ISBN 9781566567374 • paperback • $20.00 •
From the tropical south to the sub-Arctic north, China covers over 3.7 million square miles and has a population of some 1.6 billion. Despite a history ranging between civil war, mass starvation and reigns of oppression, the country today is thriving and increasingly prosperous.
China is the country that gave birth to Taoism and Confucianism. It is a country that produced the Great Wall, and one which steadily attracts an abundance of tourists drawn by its intriguing culture. Mandarin, the country's most widely-spoken language, has some 40,000 original characters, of which some 3,000 from everyday speech.
China today is one of the great powerhouses of the world, a country whose commercial and industrial growth is challenging the established world economic leaders in the West. This unique handbook caters for the every need of the business traveler to this most complex-and important-of world business destinations.
Navjot Singh is a businessman and writer. He travels to China frequently for business and pleasure. He currently lives in Geneva.
About the series: Catering for the needs of the discerning business traveler, The Business Traveller's Handbooks are the vital passport to a successful and enjoyable trip, containing:
• Insider tips on how to get things done
• Industry overviews
• Insights from veteran of the international business community
• Hotels of quality
• How to make the most of any free time
• Useful addresses and contact details
• Detailed maps of key business districts
The Business Traveller's Handbooks are the essential companion that will guide you from the first stages of preparation through to the finer points of negotiating in the local style. The series' authors not only write confidently of the larger economic and commercial issues, they also shed light on the nitty-gritty detail of day-to-day realities.
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