GIFT GIVING IN CHILE* -
Gift Giving Etiquette
BUSINESS GIFT GIVING
are not expected in a business context until the relationship becomes
select anything that is obviously expensive; your generosity may be
perceived as a bribe.
Ensure that your gift is wrapped and has a card enclosed.
PERSONAL GIFT GIVING
visiting a Chilean home, flowers or candy are standard gifts for the
hostess; a gift of flowers should be sent in advance. Avoid yellow roses,
as they are perceived as a sign of contempt. Moreover, purple and black
flowers symbolize death.
*Cannon, James. Chile Business Etiquette -
Gift Giving. Executive Planet. 29 July 2004
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