Written Date Formats Around the World
Various global regions abbreviate dates differently, which can be very confusing when writing to global business colleagues or customers.
For example, this statement is confusing:
Third quarter production reports are due from all global regions by 2/10/16.
Does 2/10/16 mean:
- February 10, 2016?
- October 2, 2016?
What is the best way to express date formats for a global audience?
There are no firm business grammar rules, but there are logical options. This video will explain: