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08:31 Jan 21, 2008
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French to English translations [Non-PRO] Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
French term or phrase:"à taux et périmètre comparables"
Forte progression du chiffre d'affaires au premier semestre...A taux et périmètre comparables, la croissance nette est de xxx.
look up périmètre in the glossaries - this one has come up often before (like-for-like)
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at constant scope and exchange rates
Explanation: I take the liberty of reversing the order. It is "like-for-like", but that term discards information in the source. The French expression tells you that the figure has been adjusted to eliminate the effects of both variations in exchange rates and changes in the composition of the consolidated group (basically, acquisitions and disposals).
rkillings United States Local time: 00:18 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 1140