What gifts do you give to Chinese people?
Chinese people are very hospitable and friendly. They like to make friends and maintain good relations. Especially when doing business with Chinese people, there is a saying that we should make friends first and then talk about business.
What’s a good gift for the Chinese? Of course, it depends on the object.
To leaders, colleagues and partners
Chinese people like to drink tea and wine. They can send tea or wine. Tea and wine are Chinese food culture. People deal with tea and wine from birth to old. Can send tea and wine to leaders, colleagues and partners. But to remind you, don’t drive after drinking. It’s illegal.
TO Heterosexual friends, colleagues
Colleagues or friends of the opposite sex can send snacks. Chinese people like to eat snacks, such as local specialties, delicious food, dried fruit, candy, fruit and so on.
TO Elders, teachers
Can send nourishing food to show concern for the elderly. For example, health food, nutritional food and so on, or fruit are good choices. You can also send some handicrafts, such as calligraphy and painting works, sculpture, furnishings, etc.
Children like to play and eat. Ordinary toys are OK. You can send books, school supplies, robots and so on. Of course, you can also give red envelopes to children, they will be more surprised.
Chinese people are warm and hospitable, light ceremony and deep friendship. No matter what kind of gift, they will be happy. When you give gifts to Chinese guests, they will also give you some gifts in return, which is called “come and don’t go. It’s impolite, come and go.” So the Chinese never let you suffer.