Germany Speech

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By a raise of hands, how many of us today have done any foreign trade with another country? Nobody, well that’s what I figured. Today I will be informing you about some of the customs of Germany and how you would go about doing business with someone or a German company. I will also talk a little about the luxury car industry in Germany and I’m sure everyone here is familiar with which brands these are.

First of all, German is the official language of Germany, who figured. It is spoken as the first language by 95% of population of nearly 83 million people according to Kwintessential. The average German is not very welcoming to tourists because they usually don’t have a clue how to speak German. Germans are often considered the masters of planning. Germans like to always know what they are going to be doing at any certain time of the day. When the business day ends, you are expected to leave the office. If you must stay after normal closing, it indicates that you didn’t plan your day properly. German’s take their days off work very seriously and there is a law that assures no unnecessary noise is made on Sundays and Holidays. No one is seen working outside. That means no washing your car or even hanging up your laundry to dry. Not only are you required to be quiet on Sundays and Holidays, but you are also required by law to be quiet during the posted “Quiet Hours”. Germans take a lot of pride in their homes. They are kept clean and tidy at all times with everything in its appointed place. All areas of the house are maintained including sidewalks and corridors. A little fun fact for all of you beer drinkers out there, at age 16 it is legal for kids to drink beer in Germany. Germans occupy second place on the world beer rating. The average person drinks about 130 liters of beer per year which equals about 365 can of beer.

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