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Japan Business Gifts and Meetings

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Choosing and Presenting Business Gifts in Japan

Don’t get tripped up by gift-giving in Japan. Learn everything from choosing the right gift for a business meeting to observing proper etiquette when presenting a gift.

As in many countries, gift-giving is an extremely important aspect of Japanese business culture. Gifts are exchanged on occasion at a first meeting and are more common for subsequent meetings. While gifts are not expected, they are appreciated. Choosing the right gift and observing the proper protocol doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Review suitable items for a first or subsequent meeting and learn more about when and how to present business gifts.