With globalization still on the rise, cross-border business deals are more common than ever. However, many deals are threatened and fall through due to simple cultural blunders that could be avoided with a little research and tact. Here at A Plus Translations, we feel it’s important to remind international businessmen and women of simple behaviors and cultural pitfalls that may jeopardize a deal or an entire relationship.
Let’s start this series with Mexico. Mexico is one of the United State’s most important trade partners and is actually the third largest exporter to the U.S. As an overall rule-of-thumb, deals are done in person with an emphasis on personal relationships and family.
Below we’ve laid out several business scenario categories along with quick tips that will help you close deals and not commit a cultural faux pas.




This series will continue in future blog posts so keep checking back for cultural etiquette business tips.

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