[lg policy] Indian traders learn Mandarin to strike business deals in China

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jul 25 21:21:04 UTC 2011

Forwarded From:  edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

The Economic Times

Indian traders learn Mandarin to strike business deals in China

There has been a sharp increase in small traders who have enrolled in
Mandarin classes in the past two years, says Nitin Rao, founder of
Career Crafters language institute in Mumbai. "For them, Mandarin is
the language of money and opportunity." Where Indian traders would
earlier travel with interpreters, they are now learning the language.

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