Learning Business Chinese – Chinese Financial Terms –

2011 October 6
by SWIRLsite

 经贸汉语

Learn Business Chinese – Part IV

Welcome back to Hills Learning multi-part series on business Chinese! We hope you will have the best experience in learning this difficult and in some way inefficient language. Always remember that Chinese people themselves seem to be handling their language just fine. If 1.3 billion people are absolutely fluent in written and spoken Chinese, you can too!

 

1)      战略伙伴 (zhan4 lüe4 huo3ban4) – a strategic partner

Definition: Party with which a long-term agreement is reached for sharing all kinds of resources in achievement of defined common objective.

Example:  目前俄罗斯和中国维持战略伙伴关系。

Meaning: Nowadays Russia and China are maintaining strategic partner relations.

 

2)      垄断 (long3duan4) – a monopoly, to monopolize

Definition: Exclusive control of a commodity or service in a particular market, or a control that makes possible the manipulation of prices.

Example: 自由与垄断不能并存。

Meaning: Liberty and monopoly cannot live together.

 

3)       经营规模 (jing1ying2 gui1mo2) – business scope

Definition: The certain extent of development that has been reached by a company or firm.

Example: 公司的经营规模已经扩展到了钢铁和石油。

Meaning: The business scope of the company has expanded to include steel and oil.

 

4)      经营模式 (jing1ying2 mo2shi4) – business model

Definition: Description of means and methods a firm employs to earn the revenue it has projected in its plans.

Example: 今天我给大家把这家企业的经营模式介绍一下。

Meaning: Today I will familiarize you with a business model of this enterprise.

 

5)      营销手段 (ying2xiao1 shou3duan4) – marketing measures

Definition: A plan or course of action taken to achieve a particular purpose in marketing (the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and the society at large).

Example:为了解决这个问题,我们 尽快必须采用生效的简易营销手段。

Meaning:  We immediately must take the effective marketing measures in order to solve this problem.

 

6)      提供贷款  (ti2gong1 dai4kuan3) – to provide a loan

Definition: An arrangement in which a lender gives money or property to a borrower, and the borrower agrees to return the property or repay the money, usually along with interest, at some future point in time.

Example: 银行将向他提供一笔贷款。

Meaning: The bank will accommodate him with a loan.

 

 

 

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