Historically, Vietnam had been famous for its wonderful sceneries which would mesmerize every tourist and outstanding cultures which are absolutely worth spending your time to research. This is still valuable nowadays. Furthermore, its economic potentials contribute considerably to the value of the country and attract many foreign corporations.
In the last 5 years, more and more tourists have visited Vietnam as one of their first choices when it comes to traveling. Politicians and foreign business investors are also people who have looked for possible opportunities of investment in the country. All of them share one mutual problem, the difficulty in communication. As a matter of fact, English is clearly neither the first language nor the second one of Vietnamese, at least for now, although they are elevating their proficiency day by day yet still in need of a considerable amount of time to really accomplish the language. Therefore, the essence of interpreting services is undeniable; especially, in Ho Chi Minh city where is the focal point of economic growth.
As you know, China is the most potential economic partner of Vietnam and the biggest market in terms of exporting. China's FDI inflows often fall into areas such as textiles, footwear, fiber, thermal power and mining sectors. Since 2011, trading advantages which we have benefited a lot from China are increasing non-stop. In the first seven months of 2017, China has emerged as the largest exporter to Vietnam at $31.59 billion with many major firms such as Jinhua Chunguang, Zhejiang Henglin Chair Industry, Huafu Fashion pouring capitals to Vietnam’s economy.
This has encouraged numerous businesses to invest in both countries; thus, creates plentiful chances for interpreters and translator to excel. Do you know that Mandarin Chinese is among the top highest paying translation languages? Please check this article to read more.
Currently, there are a huge amount of Chinese organizations and entrepreneurs put their offices in Ho Chi Minh city. Having realized that this city is financially beneficial, many investors from the East came and held countless seminars for businesses. In such important events when both parties do not understand the language of each other well, you may ask “What is the key leading to the successful deliberations?” and the most likely factor to think of is interpreters.
There are many options that you can select to look for a qualified interpreter or translator who will support greatly your business in Ho Chi Minh city. You can find out more about the methods of finding interpreters in any country in our blog article here.
1. Consulates of countries in Ho Chi Minh city
There is no difficulty finding other countries’ consulates in Ho Chi Minh city. You can contact the consulates through email, by calling or even reach them in person.
You may consider some reliable addresses of consulates in Ho Chi Minh city.
The U.S Consulate: 4 Le Duan Boulevard, District 1
Phone number: +842835204200
Consulate General of China: 175 Hai Ba Trung Street, District 3
Phone number: +84838292457
2. Industry associations and chambers of commerce
There are many industry associations and chambers of commerce in Ho Chi Minh city which are established not only to provide business listings but also to support Chinese entrepreneurs. You can try to find some interpreters at the following locations: The China Business Association Ho Chi Minh City Branch (CBAH), The Hong Kong Business Association Vietnam (HKBAV), Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), CEO Club Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City Young Business Association (YBA).
3. Online platforms and Social Media
Online platforms and social media tools are useful when you need to find interpreters. You just simply upload your requests on your Facebook, Instagram, Job Opportunities groups, etc to ask for support and hundreds of consultancies and recommendations will pop up. You only need to write the keyword: “Reserve Chinese – Vietnamese interpreter online + Ho Chi Minh City” or “Interpreter in Ho Chi Minh City”.
4. Network is never out of fashion!
Your friends may know excellent Chinese interpreters. Your colleagues may help you better in the progress of finding one. Feel free to ask them and be flexible using your relationships.
But what if there is a more convenient way to find a qualified interpreter?
5. Freelensia is your best choice!
With nearly 3,000 members (including English, Japanese, Korean and Chinese interpreters, etc.) in Vietnam, China, Japan and other countries, Freelensia is the world’s first online interpreter reservation platform providing interpretation services for various event types which include exhibitions, business meetings, seminars, conferences (simultaneous or cabin interpretation), etc.
We aim to ensure a level playing field for both parties involved, which is why the interpreter’s identity and qualifications are verified, prices are publicly listed and regulated and clients can discuss with and evaluate the videos of interpreters on the platform. Freelensia also offers useful tools such as an online working calendar, specialized vocabulary tailored to each event, and live-chat support to both clients and interpreters on the days of the event.
For general business meeting, you can reserve the following reliable interpreter:
You can find Mr. Leo listing here.
He has HSK level at level 6 and he studied abroad in Australia in 3 years. Furthermore, he’s also fluent in Japanese and English and has experience in working in business meetings and factory visits.
Total interpretation fee: $176
For real-time interpreting (also known as simultaneous or cabin interpreting), you can reserve the following reliable interpreter:
You can find Ms. Suzy listing here
She has specified in Chinese for 4 years at HCM Open University. She took a 2-year course of Master at Sichuan University and usually has business trips to Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Beijing.
Total interpretation fee: $330
This article will help you look for professional Chinese – Vietnamese interpreters in Ho Chi Minh City. We understand that there are many ways to find interpreters but if you need more information about the interpreters, you can look up on Freelensia interpreter community, where interpreters are screened and prices are publicly viewed on interpreter’s listings, and reserve the one you find most suitable for your events.