Forum trends: How to bargain in China
Updated: 2014-05-07 17:43
9. You should also be extra careful if you want to buy some paintings or tea leaves. A painting that the merchant tried to sell you for 2,000 yuan could be worth for only 20 yuan in the eyes of curators. If the merchant can speak little English, there is a bigger chance that he was quite experienced at doing business with foreigners and there is a bigger chance that he will try to trick you.
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