How is the French-Portuguese translation market?
Thread poster: Juliano Martins

Juliano Martins  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 12:26
Member (2008)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
Aug 14

Hi everyone,

I am curious about the volume of French into Portuguese jobs. What do you have to say?

I realized a decrease in my workflow in this language pair.

Regards!


 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 16:26
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
+ ...
@Juliano Aug 14

I’ve been translating for over 35 years and during the first 10/15 years translation from English and from French was almost 50-50 (by then I lived in a francophone country), but for the last 20 years or so translation from French has been decreasing year after year. Nowadays, all my regular customers (those with whom I work every month) deal mostly with English. Fortunately, I have two customers who send me work every 3/6 months in French and one of these has long projects (over 30,000 words)... See more
I’ve been translating for over 35 years and during the first 10/15 years translation from English and from French was almost 50-50 (by then I lived in a francophone country), but for the last 20 years or so translation from French has been decreasing year after year. Nowadays, all my regular customers (those with whom I work every month) deal mostly with English. Fortunately, I have two customers who send me work every 3/6 months in French and one of these has long projects (over 30,000 words), “sinon je risque de tout oublier”…Collapse


 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

How is the French-Portuguese translation market?

Advanced search







PerfectIt consistency checker
Faster Checking, Greater Accuracy

PerfectIt helps deliver error-free documents. It improves consistency, ensures quality and helps to enforce style guides. It’s a powerful tool for pro users, and comes with the assurance of a 30-day money back guarantee.

More info »
SDL Trados Business Manager Lite
Create customer quotes and invoices from within SDL Trados Studio

SDL Trados Business Manager Lite helps to simplify and speed up some of the daily tasks, such as invoicing and reporting, associated with running your freelance translation business.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search