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Commercial Translation

Commercial translation

Commercial translation services

Commercial translation services

Planning to expand your company into international markets or export your product to other countries in an increasingly globalised world? Then you’ll need a commercial translations of your documents. The quality of your commercial translations plays a major role in things like successfully making contact with a new customer or supplier and building relationships with potential foreign partners.

Since it covers all types of documents used in sales (sales strategies, market reports, etc.), in the corporate environment (internal communication, business strategy, etc.) and in the business world (contracts, complaints, etc.), commercial translation encompasses other branches of translation, from legal translation and financial translation to website translation and localisation.

Commercial translations of content used to sell your product or service in which the translator not only communicates what you have to offer to potential customers but also attempts to persuade the target audience, is called advertising or marketing commercial translation.

A commercial translator’s experience, familiarity with industry-specific terminology, the target market for the product or service and the advertising campaign strategy are fundamental when delivering this type of translation. In commercial or marketing translation, the original message is adapted to fit the language and customs of the new market, with the commercial translator rewriting certain parts of the translation so that the message or information in the commercial documents has the same meaning in the target languages as it does in the original. 


Types of commercial translation

At Acantho we provide commercial translations of the following documents:

  • Quotes
  • Presentations
  • Catalogues
  • Reports
  • Invoices
  • Internal documents and procedures
  • Delivery notes
  • Contracts
  • Complaints
  • Product labels
  • Marketing campaigns
  • And much more.

Most common languages used in commercial translation

With the widespread use of new technologies in the business world, the explosive growth of the internet and globalisation, English has become an indispensable language for international business, followed by German, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Chinese.

At Acantho I&C, the language most frequently requested by companies for commercial translations is English, but we work with more than fifty languages from all over the world.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need a commercial translation of any document written in another language. We’ll give you an obligation-free personalised quote at no cost.

FAQs about commercial translation

Will my documents be treated confidentially during the commercial translation?

Yes, it is part of our code of ethics to respect confidentiality at all times, but please let us know if you need us to sign any specific document.

Can you provide urgent commercial translations?

As a general rule, a translator usually translates an average of 2,500-3,000 words per day and proofreads around 8,000 words per day. For example, if your document has 10,000 words, we’ll need 4 business days plus a day and half for the revision. We can cut down on the turnaround time by assigning several commercial translators to the project at once.

Need an urgent commercial translation? Our team of professional translators will do their best to streamline the turnaround time to meet your needs while ensuring top translation quality.

Why choose Acantho as your commercial translator?

We provide commercial translations into different languages (among other linguistic services) to clients that include marketing and communication agencies, chambers of commerce, hotel chains and travel agencies.

If you’re taking your company international, entering new markets or starting to export your product to other countries and need commercial translation services, Acantho has the most qualified commercial translators, specialised professionals with extensive experience in commercial translation and quality assurance.

Call us on +34 976 910 302 or send an email to We’ll be more than happy to help you and answer any questions you may have.  We’ll take a look at your documents and give you an obligation-free quote at no cost.