Negotiating Strategies in German

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Negotiating Strategies in Germany

Nowadays, with increasingly globalizing tendency, the international business environment has been changing rapidly. It is recommended that the challenges in today’s geopolitical and economic environment are to learn and practice international management effectively. When dealing with the international trade with other countries, the first thing we need to recognize is to master the different negotiating strategies in different areas throughout the world.

I would take German’s negotiating strategy as an example to illustrate specifically their cultural background and the most efficient techniques negotiating with them.

General view of German trade

Germany is located in the western Europe, and the national form of its government is a parliamentary republic. Meantime, Germany is the world’s largest trading partner, with more than 230 countries and regions to maintain trade relations. The country’s export industry known for high quality, good service, delivery on time and world-renowned. The main export products are automotive, mechanical products, chemicals, communications technology, supply and distribution equipment, and medical and chemicals equipment. The main import products are chemicals, automotive, oil and gas, machinery, communications technology and steel products. The main trade partners of Western industrial countries, which import and export half from or sold to EU countries.

Cultures & Manners

Before negotiating with Germans, it is essential for us to realize their culture background among the aspects of how they wear, what they like to eat, by which means of they having a meeting, how they communicate with each other, etc. Anyway, Germany attaches importance to historical culture and etiquette in different aspects, and I will share these as follows:


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