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  • 1. WELCOME<br />Conducting Business In Argentina<br />CMG LLP<br />
  • 2. <ul><li>Background
  • 3. Communication
  • 4. Etiquette
  • 5. People & Demographics
  • 6. Politics & Currency
  • 7. Food</li></ul>Objectives<br />
  • 8. <ul><li>In 1816, Argentina was all that remained from the decentralization of Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay.
  • 9. Argentina’s culture and population is a merger of trans-euro immigration.
  • 10. The country’s history is prevalent with political unrest, particularly between the Federalist and Unitarian parties up until the mid 20th Century.
  • 11. After the Argentine government failed to seize the Falkland Islands in 1983, Democracy was reestablished and has succeeded ever since.</li></ul>Background<br />
  • 12. Useful Words & Phrases<br /><ul><li>Hello my name is…
  • 13. Hola me llamo…
  • 14. Goodbye.
  • 15. Adiós.
  • 16. Thank you.
  • 17. Gracias.
  • 18. I respect your decision.
  • 19. Respeto su decisión.
  • 20. There are many ways of making profit.
  • 21. Hay muchas maneras de obtener ganancia.
  • 22. I feel that starting a business here would be beneficial for the both of us.
  • 23. Creo que iniciar un negocio aquí sería beneficioso para ambos de vosotros.
  • 24. I am looking forward to doing business with you.
  • 25. Espero negociar con vos.</li></ul>Communication<br />
  • 26. Types of Communication<br /><ul><li>Official Language - Spanish
  • 27. Secondary Languages - Italian, English, German, and French.
  • 28. Argentines are generally direct, open and frank, yet tend to remain amiable and diplomatic.
  • 29. Argentines are generally cordial, illustrating their unreserved compassion.
  • 30. Argentines prefer to speak within a close personal space and will often touch one another while speaking.</li></ul>Communication<br />
  • 31. Business<br /><ul><li>If Argentines trust you, they are more likely to do business with you.
  • 32. They prefer interpersonal communication rather than electronic, phone, or written communication.
  • 33. Personal presentation is extremely important in Argentine business and culture.
  • 34. As with many cultures, proper respect must be shown to those of higher authority.</li></ul>Communication<br />
  • 35. Business<br /><ul><li>Meeting
  • 36. Be punctual for your meetings.
  • 37. Argentines appreciate small talk before business discussions.
  • 38. Negotiation
  • 39. Argentines will generally only deal with those of similar professional status.
  • 40. All business decisions involve complex bureaucracies and may take days to enact.
  • 41. Apparel
  • 42. Business attire should be formal and conservative, yet stylish.
  • 43. Good quality accessories are important for both sexes.</li></ul>Etiquette <br />
  • 44. General<br /><ul><li>Greeting
  • 45. Greet the most elders first followed by those in decreasing power and seniority.
  • 46. Argentines appreciate a firm handshake with direct eye contact.
  • 47. Dinner
  • 48. Do not immediately sit down; wait until the host gives you permission to do so.
  • 49. Do not eat until the host tells you to do so.
  • 50. Manners
  • 51. Thank each host individually when leaving and call the next day to thank the primary host again for the evening.</li></ul>Etiquette<br />
  • 52. People<br />People & Demographics<br />
  • 53. Demographics<br /><ul><li>Geography
  • 54. Location – Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay.
  • 55. Geographic Coordinates – 34 00 S, 64 00 W.
  • 56. Climate
  • 57. Seasons are reversed in South America.
  • 58. Transportation
  • 59. Airports – 1,130
  • 60. Heliports – 2
  • 61. Railways – 31,409 km.
  • 62. Roadways – 231,374 km.</li></ul>People & Demographics<br />
  • 63. Politics<br />Currency<br /><ul><li>Government – Republic
  • 64. Argentine legal systems are a mixture of American and Western European influences.
  • 65. Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches of Government.
  • 66. The currency of Argentina is the Argentine Peso. (Different from the Mexican Peso)</li></ul>Politics & Currency<br />
  • 67. <ul><li>Red meat is an extremely common staple of the Argentine diet.
  • 68. Breaded and fried meat or schnitzel, called milanesas, are used as snacks, in sandwiches or eaten warm with a mashed potato purée.
  • 69. Empanadas are small pastries of meat, cheese and sweet corn.
  • 70. A traditional drink of Argentina is an infusion called mate.
  • 71. Other typical drinks include carbonated wine along with tea and coffee.</li></ul>Food<br />
  • 72. Testing Your Knowledge<br />Evaluation<br />
  • 73. Thank You <br />From CMG LLP.<br />The End<br />For more information please visit our reference guide.<br />

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