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Doing Business in Brazil – It’s Going to Get Personal

If you’re planning to take the plunge and do business in Brazil, Latin America’s biggest economy and the world’s seventh largest, just remember it’s going to get personal. When you step off that plane, be prepared to have lunch, dinner and drinks, joking and pleasant conversations about the family, hobbies and football (of course) before anything resembl...

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Child Labor Across The World

British global risks advisory firm Maplecroft recently released its 2014 index on child labor across the world. For anyone doing business internationally the risk of being associated with child labor is certainly one to be taken into consideration when seeking out business partners abroad, especially in emerging markets. Allegations that a business is benefiting ...

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Doing business in Germany: Germans don’t do small talk

Doing business in Germany, which is Europe’s largest economy and the fourth largest economy in the world, is an appealing prospect, especially as Germany weathered the global financial crisis very well, with economic growth forecast around 2% for 2014 and unemployment currently around a low of 6.8%. But, as with international business in general, cultural ...

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The impact of culture on international business

The recent Going Global event in London for businesses looking to expand internationally provided attendees with a wealth of country specific information, especially regarding Brazil, Russia, India and China, but many speakers also focused on the more general aspects of culture, etiquette and communication in international business. Communication problems are not ...

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Corruption Perceptions

Corruption watchdog Transparency International has just released its Corruption Perceptions Index for 2013. The index ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. It scores 177 countries and territories on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). No country has a perfect score, and two-thirds of countries ...

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