Poll: What percentage of your clients are in foreign countries?
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Aug 4

This forum topic is for the discussion of the poll question "What percentage of your clients are in foreign countries?".

This poll was originally submitted by Carlos Heras. View the poll results »


Teresa Borges
Local time: 23:11
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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80-100% Aug 4

I only have one Portuguese client. Most of my regular customers are all over the EU: Spain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, UK, Ireland, Austria, Germany, Norway, Italy, Greece…

[Edited at 2019-08-04 08:44 GMT]


neilmac  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:11
Spanish to English
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None Aug 4

Currently, all my clients are based in the same country as me (Spain). So I don't have to worry about overseas billing and things like that.


English to Russian
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other Aug 4

While all (100%) my local direct clients are from foreign countries doing business in UA, they are always traveling on biz, so...


Kay-Viktor Stegemann
Local time: 00:11
Member (2016)
English to German
All but one Aug 4

I have only one agency in Germany, all others are abroad, most of them even on other continents.


Muriel Vasconcellos  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 15:11
Member (2003)
Spanish to English
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Other Aug 5

Most of my clients are international organizations in Washington, D.C., and I live in California. Of the work I receive from these clients, maybe 80% originated in other countries. The rest are documents prepared by their Hq staff.

I also work for agencies in the U.S., Japan, Europe, and occasionally Latin America, though most Latin American agencies tend to hire locally, where the rates are lower. In the past I have also had clients in China, Singapore, and Mozambique.


Kay Denney  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:11
Member (2018)
French to English
. Aug 5

I have a couple of clients in Belgium and Spain, but since they are in the euro zone I barely consider them to be "foreign countries".
That would be 10% of my clients, but in terms of volume it would be more like 5%.


Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:11
Member (2014)
English to Portuguese
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91% Aug 5

And I thank God every day for that. I want to reach 100%.


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