You've been exploring various dimensions of life in China. It's been a blast seeing the sights and taking in the local flavor and learning how to successfully interact with the people. But doing business with the Chinese is another story. Think back to your yànhuì experience. The social interaction and behaviors you observed are invaluably helpful. Doing business in China successfully requires a lot of cultural sensitivity. Knowing how to say something is almost as important as knowing what to say. A solid understanding of Chinese culture will give you insight into some Chinese rituals and social practices.