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 traveller to this most complex and important of world business destinations. Catering for the needs of the discerning business traveller, Gorilla Guides 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, and detailed maps of key business districts. 'Gorilla Guides' 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.
About the Author:
Navjot Singh is a British businessman and writer who travels to China frequently for business and pleasure. Fluent in spoken Mandarin, Navjot shares his time between China and London.