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Impacto en el mundo laboral

English translation: Labor market

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Spanish term or phrase:Mundo laboral
English translation:Labor market
Entered by: María Eugenia Wachtendorff
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00:31 Jan 13, 2003
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary / COMPOSITION
Spanish term or phrase: Impacto en el mundo laboral
WHICH ONE IS CORRECT IN THE CONTEXT BELOW:

- ON LABOR WORLDWIDE,
- ON WORLD LABOR, or
- ON THE LABOR WORLD (this literal translation does not seem right to me, but my client suggests that I use this one)

El Impacto del Bambú en el Mundo Laboral:

• En India genera 432 millones días/trabajo anualmente y 20 millones de personas viven de su trabajo
• China posee 30.000 empresas y provee empleo a 800.000 personas (1992)
• En Tailandia genera 40 millones días/trabajo anualmente
• Malasia posee 1.032 industrias basadas en bambú
• Filipinas tiene 300.000 trabajadores asociados a pequeñas empresas
María Eugenia Wachtendorff
Chile
Local time: 04:53
impact on the labor market
Explanation:
mundo here has nothing to do with worldwide, even if that's what would be expected in this context.

mundial would be worldwide.

mundo is sphere, market, etc.
Selected response from:

Marian Greenfield
Local time: 03:53
Grading comment
Thank you for the explanation, Marian!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Marian Greenfield


  

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impact on the labor market


Explanation:
mundo here has nothing to do with worldwide, even if that's what would be expected in this context.

mundial would be worldwide.

mundo is sphere, market, etc.

Marian Greenfield
Local time: 03:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14613
Grading comment
Thank you for the explanation, Marian!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Simon Charass
5 mins

agree  Katherine Matles: You just beat me to it! See www.uv.es/~meliajl/Research/WorkPsy.htm
7 mins

agree  Refugio: If you are going to use labor market, I would 'impact on the world labor market'
1 hr

agree  elenali
1 day6 hrs
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