Professional Translation Services in German
Translations in German for your Target Market
Whether your documents need to be translated into German for use in Germany, Austria or Switzerland, we can help! All German translations are prepared with your target audience in mind. Each German translation is localized by native translators who are familiar with your market, its local differences and requirements. Our translations from English into German are prepared to make your target audience feel like they are dealing with “one of their own”. Our translators are native German speakers who have lived extensively in English speaking countries where the document originates and are certified translators in this language combination.
Facts about German
- German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language. It is one of the world’s major languages and the most widely spoken first language in the European Union. Around the world, German is spoken by approximately 105 million native speakers and also by about 80 million non-native speakers.
- German is spoken primarily in Germany, Austria (89%) and Switzerland (65%). The majority of the small population of Liechtenstein also speaks German. Other European German-speaking communities are found in Northern Italy (in the Province of Bolzano-Bozen and in some municipalities in other provinces), in the East Cantons of Belgium, and in the French Alsace region which often was traded between Germany and France in history.
The German Market
- Germany has the largest national economy in Europe, the fourth largest by nominal GDP in the world, and ranked fifth by GDP (PPP) in 2008. Germany was the world’s largest exporter from 2003 to 2008. It was surpassed by China in 2009 and is currently the second largest exporter and generates a large trade surplus.
- Germany is the leading producer of wind turbines and solar power technology in the world.
- The largest annual international trade fairs and congresses are held in several German cities such as Hanover, Frankfurt, and Berlin.
- Frankfurt is a financial global city, seat of the European Central Bank, and an international aviation hub.
- Of the world’s 500 largest stock market listed companies measured by revenue, the Fortune Global 500, 37 are headquartered in Germany. In 2007 the ten largest were Daimler, Volkswagen, Allianz (the most profitable company), Siemens, Deutsche Bank (2nd most profitable company), E.ON, Deutsche Post, Deutsche Telekom, Metro, and BASF. Among the largest employers are also Deutsche Post, Robert Bosch GmbH, and Edeka. Well known global brands are Mercedes Benz, SAP, BMW, Adidas, Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen, and Nivea.
Translations from German into English
When you need a document translated from German into English, we can also help. Our translators are native English speakers who have lived extensively in Germany or another German speaking country like Austria or Switzerland where the document originates and are ATA-certified translators in this language combination.
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