The formal banquet plays a key role in Chinese business relationships, but it's easy for Western bosses to fall foul of its rules of etiquette. Be careful about where you sit, be mindful about how you make toasts and don't use chopsticks unless you know what you're doing. "Don't embarrass yourself -- just ask for a fork and knife," advises Burt Helm.
Want to shine at a Chinese banquet? Mind your manners
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