Vietnam has one of the fastest-growing economies all around the world. From 2002, Vietnam’s GDP per capita has increased 2.7 times and poverty rates declined sharply from over 70 percent to below 6 percent. Also, they recorded in the top 10 textile exporting countries in 2019. They are not only famous for their growing economy but also marvelous beaches and wonderful hills. They have 8 UNESCO world heritage sites including Ha Long Bay where the movie Avatar was filmed.
This year marks the 28th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Korea. Since the first diplomatic relation, Vietnam and Korea are growing fast together as economic partners. Korea has become the second-largest import partner of Vietnam in 2018 and the biggest contributor to Vietnam's FDI share. Besides, Vietnam’s beautiful cities Da Nang and Nha Trang were the most visited foreign tourist sites for Koreans last year. This has encouraged numerous businesses to invest in both countries; thus, creates plenty of chances for interpreters and translator to excel.
Currently, there are hundreds of Korean organizations and corporates put their offices in Ho Chi Minh city. As a financial center of Vietnam, this city has welcomed many investors and held a lot of seminars for the businessman. How to discuss and understand each other if you both do not know the language the other is using? You are most likely in need of hiring an interpreter to accompany you on your business trips.
There are some options you can choose to find translators or interpreters to help you with your business in Ho Chi Minh City. Also, you can find out how to find interpreters in any country in our blog article here.
1. Consulates of countries in Ho Chi Minh City
It is not hard to find other countries’ consulates in Ho Chi Minh city. You can try to contact these consulates, through Internet, calls, or visiting their representative office, for necessary listings about finding interpretation services.
Some consulates’ address located in Ho Chi Minh City:
The U.S Consulate: 4 Le Duan Boulevard, District 1
Phone number: +842835204200
South Korean Consulate General: 107 Nguyen Du, District 1
Phone number: + 842838225757
You can find the addresses just by Google the keyword “Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City”.
2. Industry associations and chambers of commerce
There are numerous industry associations and chambers of commerce in Ho Chi Minh city. They appear not only to give business listing but also to help Korean entrepreneurs. You can try to find some interpreters at the following organizations: The Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the South & Middle of Vietnam (KOCHAM), Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Korea International Trader’s Association (KITA), Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), CEO Club Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City Young Business Association (YBA).
These are popular associations that organize many international events in Vietnam. The Korean – Vietnamese interpreters who work for these events are screened and professional.
3. The Internet
The Internet is a great place to find good interpreters. You can simply upload your requests on your Facebook account, ask for help in groups like Naver and Quora or search the Internet with the keywords “reserve Korean – Vietnamese interpreter online + Ho Chi Minh City” or “interpreter in Ho Chi Minh City”. There are thousands of recommendations and language service agencies that you can contact.
4. Network is always helpful
Your colleagues may have known some excellent Korean – Vietnamese interpreters from their last visits to Ho Chi Minh City. You should ask them for some recommendations before booking an interpreter yourself.
But is there any easier way to find a reliable interpreter?
Freelensia can help you!
Freelensia is the world’s first online interpreter reservation platform where companies can hire Korean-Vietnamese interpreters for short-term events.
With nearly 3,000 members (English interpreters, Korean interpreters, Japanese interpreters, Chinese interpreters, etc.) in Vietnam, Korea, China, Japan, and other countries, Freelensia provides interpreters for trade fairs, exhibitions, business meetings, business-matching sessions, seminars, conferences (consecutiveor cabin interpretation), etc. Interpreter identity and qualifications are verified. Prices are publicly listed and stable.
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.
Freelensia has professional interpreters who are fluent in interpreting for trade fairs, business meetings, and seminars.
Here are some Korean – Vietnamese interpreters on our website:
1. Ms. Huynh Anh
You can find Ms. Huynh Anh's listing here.
Ms. Huynh has 2 years of experience in interpretation. With a level 5 degree in TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean), she is an expert in tour guide, booth attendance, exhibition visit, general business meeting, and courtesy visit.
Total interpretation fee: 110$
2. Ms. Jang
You can find Ms. Jang's listing here.
Ms. Jang has 4 years of interpretation, especially on exhibition and factory visits. As she has a certificate of TOPIK level 5, she is willing to meet clients in events such as booth attendance, exhibition visit, factory visit, general business meetings, or courtesy visits.
Total interpretation fee: 110$
We hope finding Korean - Vietnamese interpreters becomes easier after this article. You can find interpreters in many other ways but if you want to know their price and interpretation skills transparently, you can always check out Freelensia interpreter community and reserve the most suitable ones for your event.