The Socialist Republic Of Vietnam
Population: 64 million
GNP/capita: $ 500.USA
Size: 329 of 466 sq km
Form of government: socialist Republic
Location: South-East Asia
Official. language: Vietnamese
DOS. exports: coal, Handicrafts, agricultural products and seafood
DOS. types of imports: chemicals, foodstuffs, metal products, oil, fertilizers, medicines
A dark suit is adopted only for formal occasions. In other cases, straight trousers, white short sleeve shirt and tie. Business cards are widely used. In negotiations, remember that the Vietnamese always try to give a positive answer. Avoid asking questions that are sure to get negative responses. Women participate in business and often work in administrative positions. The Vietnamese do not particularly punctual. Time is always enough. People are more alienated, but welcome. Foreigners are positive. Don't like Russians, the Chinese do not say, USA is not taboo. The official language is Vietnamese, but many speak French and English. Popular small gifts such as pens, calculators, etc., but gratitude for gifts sounds to Europeans as ingratitude. Vietnamese food eaten with chopsticks. Pronounce many words, but try not to get drunk. When You give an elderly or very respected person, such as cigarettes, do it with two hands.
To alcohol abuse are frowned upon.
For the gifts thank you very calmly. For Westerners this is hardly a babe.
A lot of different religions. Attitude to religion tolerant.
Very widely used.
Old age is wisdom. Gray hair means the particular wisdom.
The concept of time is cyclical. If necessary, we can always find more. No hurry. Working time: Monday — Friday 8.00-12.00 and 15.00 - 19.00. Banks: Monday-Friday 8.00-11.30 and 13.30-15.30, Saturday - 8.00-11.30. Shops: Monday-Friday 8.00-12.00 and 15.00-19.00, Saturday 8.00-12.00.
The Vietnamese always try to say 'Yes'. Avoid questions that receive a negative answer.
1 Dong 10 Hao = 100 Xu
WOMEN IN BUSINESS
Participate, is including among the administration.
ALIENS / ATTITUDE
Very positive . Not like Russian.
The Vietnamese keeping a distance.
Always 'Mr' or 'Mrs'.
FOOD / CUSTOMS
Usually use chopsticks, but you can ask and Western Cutlery: knives, forks and spoons.
Pens, calculators, etc., Small gifts are very popular.
The Vietnamese are not punctual,
The Vietnamese are welcome.
It is important children and parents. For example, the food may first apply to children, and then guests.
About the Chinese not say. USA is not taboo.
Good Chinese food.
Has nothing to do with business.
Flag: red and yellow (star). White — the color of mourning.
In English, tend to speak poorly. Often need a translator.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT
If you treat elderly or high-ranking leaders of cigarettes, do it with two hands. National day 2 September.