Spanish Still World Champions for Translations Germany might have defeated Argentina to win the World Cup, but translations to Spanish are the most popular among consumers
NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Data from One Hour Translation, the world's fastest human translation agency, reveals that during H1 2014, translations into Spanish (Spain and Latin-America) are the most popular, accounting for approximately 21% of all translations worldwide, followed by French and then German which account for 11.30% and 12.18% respectively. The biggest growth comes from IT related translations, specifically software and e-commerce translations into Spanish which have seen a 5% growth over the past months.
The data illustrates that whilst the Spanish economy emerged from its recession last September and is coming to terms with the related consequences of the downturn, international consumers are still seeing significant opportunities in the Spanish market. Additionally, interest in Latin America has remained positive through the first half of the year, especially following statements made by both China and Russia that the two global powerhouses were seeking full-scale trade cooperation with the states in the region.
Commenting on today's announcement, Ofer Shoshan, CEO, said:
"It is fascinating that Spain has come out on top in our global translations rankings for the first half, showing the resurgence in the Spanish economy and increased business flow into Latin America, are having an effect. Our findings show yet again the importance of translating business-critical documents so that they are tailored to individual countries. This has a big impact on business productivity."
Providing translations for 75 different languages and competing tens of thousands projects a month, One Hour Translation is a truly international company. One Hour Translation has disrupted the translation industry through its purely online model and has enjoyed considerable success since launching in 2009, including working with over half the Fortune 500.
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