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Secretaría de Economía

English translation: Department of Economy

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Spanish term or phrase:Secretaría de Economía
English translation:Department of Economy
Entered by: Parrot
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10:56 Aug 24, 2001
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Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: Secretaría de Economía
Economy Department?
Department of Economy?
Relativo a una Secretaría de Gobierno
transbc
Department of Economy, presuming this deals with a
Explanation:
federated state (such as the U.S. or Mexico). Central national administrations call them Ministries (as in the U.K.).
Regarding "Economy Department", the connotation is function/space. This follows the same rule as "President's Office" (his room) and "Office of the President" (his power).
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Parrot
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Department of Economy, presuming this deals with a
Parrot
naif it has to do with Mexico: Ministry of Trade
Claudia Esteve
naDepartment of EconomicsGail
naSecretariat of the Economyevadiva
naAny of the terms would do fine.
Davorka Grgic


  

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17 mins
Any of the terms would do fine.


Explanation:
"Secretaría" is definitely "department". I prefer "Department OF Economy", sounds a bit more British.


HTH

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Department of Economy, presuming this deals with a


Explanation:
federated state (such as the U.S. or Mexico). Central national administrations call them Ministries (as in the U.K.).
Regarding "Economy Department", the connotation is function/space. This follows the same rule as "President's Office" (his room) and "Office of the President" (his power).

Parrot
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agree  AngelaMR: great explanation!
8 mins

agree  xxxtazdog: :-) one for the robot
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1 hr
Secretariat of the Economy


Explanation:
The term "secretariat" is used to describe a ministry or department in some governments. This may be another option.

Good luck!

evadiva :-)

evadiva
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1 hr
Department of Economics


Explanation:
Usually we say:
Department of Economics or Secretary of Economics. Not economy.
Secretaria refers to an office or ministry. Thus department would be the best choice


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Gail
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2 hrs
if it has to do with Mexico: Ministry of Trade


Explanation:
Hi trans,
I agree with my colleagues' answers, but watch out: if it has to do with Mexico, the Secretaría de Economía here is the equivalent of a Ministry of Trade in terms of the job description or the responsibilities assigned since the new administration took over. You might also want to call it Secretariat of Trade (in the sense that since this is a federally-organized government, there are no ministries in the strict sense of the word but secretaries and secretariats).
Hope it's useful,
Claudia


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Claudia Esteve
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