Strange but popular business gifts in China

PHOTO: Strange but popular business gifts in China

China is a vast country with a myriad of customs, traditions and practices that most outsiders are struggling to understand.

While many businesses want to tap into China's huge market, very few manage to survive. When it comes to conducting business in the Chinese mainland, some tips and tricks can definitely help one manoeuvre their way to the top.

According to some tips provided on China Whisper, there are some business gifts the Chinese are particularly fond of.

While these gifts - ranging from herbal medicine to African robes - may sound weird, they could make a difference in the outcome of a business meeting between a foreigner and a Chinese business-person.