Working languages:
Italian to Portuguese
English to Portuguese
French to Portuguese

Mario Abreu
Retired economist. Accuracy, punctuality

Local time: 09:39 WET (GMT+0)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation
Also works in:
EconomicsSocial Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
ManagementMedical (general)
Medical: CardiologyMedical: Health Care
International Org/Dev/CoopAgriculture
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngFood & Drink
Science (general)Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
Business/Commerce (general)Nutrition
Poetry & LiteratureAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Italian to Portuguese - Standard rate: 0.15 EUR per word / 30 EUR per hour
English to Portuguese - Standard rate: 0.10 EUR per word / 30 EUR per hour
French to Portuguese - Standard rate: 0.10 EUR per word / 30 EUR per hour
Spanish to Portuguese - Standard rate: 0.10 EUR per word / 30 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 9, Questions asked: 4
Translation education Bachelor's degree - British Council
Experience Years of translation experience: 59. Registered at Nov 2000. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (Associação Portuguesa de Tradutores)
French to Portuguese (Associação Portuguesa de Tradutores)
Spanish to Portuguese (Associação Portuguesa de Tradutores)
Italian to Portuguese (Associação Portuguesa de Tradutores)
Memberships APT
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV/Resume (DOC)
For nearly 25 years worked as a translator in a major chemical, textile and food products company (CUF, afterwards renamed QUIMIGAL E.P., Lisbon). Many reports and articles translated there from a great variety of technical, social, business, economics and financial periodicals and journals, etc. (from english-french-italian-spanish-german languages into european portuguese). Specifically: chemical engineering, food products, medicine, biology, economics and social development, social sciences (sociology, demography, etc.) After having graduated in business management, worked in same company as an economics and financial assistant. Has worked and still works also (intermittently as portuguese is not an official language of the UN) for a restricted number of bodies of the United Nations as a freelance, self-employed, translator.
Translated a number of literary works for local book publishers ("Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw, for instance). Since 1989 has been working as an independent freelance translator for the European Commission, Brussels and Luxembourg. Currently working also for the European Parliament through a local translations agency. English language studies at the British Institute, Lisbon (Certificate of Proficiency in the English Language, Cambridge University) and at the Higher Institute for Languages and Business Management (Instituto Superior de Linguas e Administracao, Lisbon). More details on Resume.
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Keywords: Almost 40 years of experience translating a great variety of subjects. Accuracy and respect for deadlines.

Profile last updated
May 18, 2007

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