Normal rates for agencies in China?
Thread poster: yeh_henry

Local time: 15:45
Chinese to Spanish
Mar 12, 2010

Greetings, my first post here.
So after years of fumbling around, I've decided to put my language skill (Chinese-Spanish) to good use. Now I've been contacted by two agencies in Shanghai, who are both requesting a quote. Having never been to Mainland China before (I'm from Taiwan, & currently reside in the US), I have NO CLUE whatsoever of the market price for said language pair in Shanghai. So how much should I quote them?
Any assistance will be appreciated.



Local time: 22:45
search the Internet Mar 12, 2010

You should ask as much as you can. And why not look on the Internet for the going rates?
However, in these difficult economic times, you will find that prices are severely under pressure, so perhaps one can't even speak of going rates anymore.

Is there really a market for Spanish-Chinese translations?


Local time: 04:45
English to Chinese
FYI Mar 14, 2010


Henry Zhang  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:45
English to Chinese
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any rate can be accepted as 'normal' Mar 17, 2010

in China.


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