S: Elisabeth Mims Global Business Etiquette
BC: http://www.kwintesstenitals.co.uk http://web.france.com | Website addresses
1: I selected France because I've always wanted to go and it seems very interesting there. | Why I Selected This Country
2: Facts and Statistics | The is in Western Europe. The capital is Paris.
4: The climate is generally cool winters and mild summers. The population is 60,424,213. The ethnic makeup is Celtic and Latin with Teutonic, Salvic, North Africa, Inodochinese, and Basque Minorities. Their government is republic. | Facts and Statistics
6: The official language is French. Food is one of French peoples passions. The family is the social adhesive of the country and each member has certain duties and responsibilities. | Language, Culture, and Society
8: The French give flowers in odd numbers, except for 13, for gifts. They eat their food with a fork and knife, with everything. When greeting someone you give them a kiss on each cheek. They think that you should get along with everyone. They also believe you should always be on time! | Etiquette and Customs
10: Mutual trust and respect is required to get things done. Meetings should be planned two weeks in advance. You must wait to be told where to sit. You must maintain eye contact while speaking. The way you dress should be understandable and stylish. | Business Etiquette and Customs
12: France: In The News! | Their putting in more than 530 traffic camera around France by the end of this year. Their offering 500 million job opening for young people. Their extending their train travel.