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Looking for glossary: Chamber of Commerce list of enterprises
Thread poster: lizzy g

lizzy g  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:34
Italian to English
Sep 30, 2006

Hello all!

I am having trouble finding a list of English terms for the Italian Chamber of Commerce's list enterprises:

e.g. Confez.articoli vesario-prep.pellicce
Fabbric.artic in gomma e mat. plastiche
Fabbric.maccine per uff., elaboratori

I could just translate all the terms (at least 30) but I think that they might be 'official catogories'. I am hoping that there is an official list somewhere of these terms... and am hoping that you'll be able to help me find it!

Many thanks!

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Charlie Bavington  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:34
French to English
NACE codes? Oct 1, 2006

They look to me (as a non-Italian speaker) like the short form descriptions of NACE codes.

The short forms can be a bit rough!

For example, I wonder whether the middle one might be NACE code 2500 M/f rubber & plastic pdts (French: FAB. PDT PLASTIC, CAOUTCH)

I'm not sure whether full multi-lingual lists of the NACE codes are publicly available free of charge - I'm fairly sure this wasn't the case a few years ago when the company I was working for at the time needed it in Eng-Fr-Dutch, and I think they ended up paying for it (and I've, erm, borrowed it!)

You might need to do some detective work working from Italian -> Nace code -> English equivalent (I could probably help you with the last step, altho my list is a few years out of date now)

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lizzy g  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:34
Italian to English
Thanks a million, Charlie! Oct 1, 2006

Hi Charlie,

'NACE Codes' is new to me but I have just done a Google search and have found loads of examples of exactly what I am looking for.

My source translation doesn't seem to have all of the terms listed under the Nace code but I am able to see quite clearly the ones that apply to me.

Thank you very much for your help as I was starting to think that I would have to come up with my own translations for each one...and that would have been a nightmare!

Have a good evening!

Lizzy G

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