The Kingdom Of Denmark
Population: 5.13 million
GNP/capita: $ 17100.USA
Area: 43 sq km 075
Form of government: monarchy
Location: Northern Europe
Official. language: Danish
DOS. exports: machinery, industrial products, food, raw materials, combustible materials, chemical products
DOS. types of import: machines, combustible materials, metals, vehicles, food products, industrial products
A dark suit is suitable for business meetings. Negotiations begin no earlier than 9 am. In Denmark the concept of time in the North free. Although the Danes are the most relaxed in the Nordic countries ,traditional Scandinavian seriousness and formality in the negotiations. Don't forget to shake hand when meeting and parting. Business cards should have English and Swedish languages. The Danes don't expect the partners knowledge of foreign languages. Business languages are Scandinavian and English. The Danes may not think You're a Swede. In conversation easily transferred to 'you'. However, let's first initiative will be the host. The leadership style is democratic. Women and men are equal. The Danes welcomed attitude towards foreigners. Ironically check on his partner. The talks should move forward gradually. The Danes expect Your speech carefully prepared and clearly constructed. Call numbers. In business negotiations it is only talk about business. The Danes reluctantly talking about his personal life. If the Danes will invite You to his home for dinner, take flowers to the hostess or send them forward immediately after receiving the invitation. Try not to talk about work, income, religion and divorce.
Little and often. Drink beer as mineral water. Schnapps already served for lunch.
Economy, business world, EEC, world politics, beer brands, football, relations with the CIS countries. Danish liberalism.
To thank writing is considered good form. The Danes are masters utter acceptance speech, especially if thank you for the drink. Usually gratitude is expressed in the same form as in the other Nordic countries.
It does not matter.
As is common in the Nordic countries. Sometimes in Swedish.
Doesn't matter much in business. And old ladies can smoke Hawaiian cigars and drink Gammel Danish.
North country 'mañana' (tomorrow). Working time: Monday-Friday 9.00-16.30. Banks: Monday-Friday 9.30-16.00 Thursday 9.30-18.00, Saturday — closed. Shops: Monday-Friday 8.00-16.30 Saturday 8.00-13.00.
I kr = South Ossetia the e other. Competent in financial matters.
The Danes will test You. Excessive kindness and hospitality do not mean friendship.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS
The position of women in business life are equal. However, they are less in the business than, for example, in Finland.
Love dogs. Farm animals appreciate. Horse racing and racing popular. Competitions of pigeons.
After the toast raised by the host or hostess, drink freely. Bilateral toast with the host or hostess is considered good manners.
Formally submitted, and shake hands. Titles are not often used.
ALIENS / ATTITUDE
With approval. You can 'check out' with the help of irony. Don't be offended! In the country many refugees.
Directness and politeness — the most characteristic traits of the Danes. Don't be surprised a lot of questions!
It is accepted everywhere where there are ashtrays. Smoking and during meals. Polite, however, is to ask permission.
Democratic style of leadership.
The appeal to 'you' should not be taken as familiarity. Let Your relationship will be the leading Dane.
Easily transferred to you. Let the initiative come from the Dane. There are those who only appeals to 'you'. This, however, does not mean coldness.
FOOD / CUSTOMS
As in other Nordic countries.
The Danes spend a lot of time and imagination on finding the right gift. Prized design items, good wine and cognac.
Cm. above. Try not to overdo it!
Usually in restaurants. Taken long Lunches. Only invite good friends home.
Observed in the presence of members of the Royal family,
Your trump card, but do not worry because of the delay!
A WORK / SPARE TIME
Differ from each other. The weekend is held with the family. Don't make an appointment before 9.00.
The hell of the Danish character.
Tivoli (amusement Park), Backs, zoo, Legoland, restaurants, etc. have Fun on your free time.
SEATING AT THE TABLE
The guest of honor to the right of the hostess.
A lot of speeches and toasts. The Danes know how to speak. Sometimes they stay�ayut in an ironic and playful mood, NII.
A private matter .Has nothing to do with business.
The Danish flag and members of the Royal family.
Danish snack ('Swedish') table — established term. It is customary to visit the restaurants. Invite your client to lunch in Tivoli.
Not the most important topic of conversation. Popular sailing, gardening and reading.
The colors of the flag: red and white.
Can thank you for the invitation, sending in advance a bouquet of flowers.
At dinner raise a toast to the collaboration. 'Queen' wasn't raised. On the 40th anniversary is placed an ad in the newspaper.
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As a rule, included in the bill. They are not required, but gladly accepted.
Scandinavian, English. You are not waiting for the knowledge of the Danish language. Try to keep the Danes never thought about you that You are a Swede.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT
In the opinion of the Danes of Jutland — periphery. According to Jutes, Danes do not understand anything in life. National day — 5 June.