International Protocol ~ Conducting Business In JapanJules Hirst
Gift giving is common in Japan and are often given at the first business meeting. Here are a few ideas:
Imported Scotch or cognac
Electronic gifts and toys for the kids
Luxury foreign name brands are preferred
It is also a good idea to have your gifts wrapped in Japan to avoid using paper that would be considered unattractive to the Japanese.
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