English translation: small and medium-sized firms; or SMEs
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15:18 Sep 21, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase:PMEs
Are PMEs translated as SMEs in English? Military/defense/EU context -- here goes:
Neste sentido, torna-se fundamental que os estados “leaders” das indústrias de defesa na Europa percebam a importância de um equilíbrio interno global, equilíbrio este que só pode ser conseguido através do envolvimento das PME’s de todos os países.
Explanation: However, please do use the full phrase, along with the abbreviation, the first time it appears in the text. It's a courtesy to the readers, who may not know the abbreviation, and is also good journalistic practice.
Heathcliff United States Local time: 16:27 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 231