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Cultural Question: Business Cards

Alan-A14 March 30, 2015, 1:20 pm
Is it bad etiquette to write on the back of a Chinese business
card?  I am going to a large conference in China and want to
make notes and write  prices  about the products they
show me?
Cultural Question: Business Cards
barryh July 27, 2015, 9:41 am
From my experience Business cards should always be treated with
respect. Notes should always be made on something other than a
Business card.
Cultural Question: Business Cards
Lin-Ping July 28, 2015, 8:23 am
你们好!

Yes, barryh is right. Business cards are an important symbol of one's position and place in business and society and hold far more significance that they do in other countries. Business cards should also always be received with two hands to show respect and appreciation of the gesture and the same applies when giving them to potential clients. I would strongly suggest that you simply take a notepad if you need to take notes.

I hope this helps and 加油!

   -   Lin Ping
Cultural Question: Business Cards
Robert-C7 July 28, 2015, 4:45 pm
This is good to know.  I will keep that in mind when my
Chinese colleagues give me their business cards, and where I work
that is the majority.  Also, I always take time to read the
business card that I just received.
Cultural Question: Business Cards

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