ENGLISH TO KOREAN / KOREAN TO ENGLISH TRANSLATION
As of 2019, just over 1% of the world’s population speaks Korean as a first language. Korean is the official language of both South Korea and North Korea.
Korean is spoken by more than 75 million people worldwide, with 48 million of those living in South Korea, and 24 million in North Korea. There are also more than 2 million speakers in China, approximately one million in the United States, and half a million in Japan.
After decades of rapid economic growth and global integration, South Korea has become a high-tech, $2 trillion economy, specializing in sectors such as electronics, telecommunications, automobile production, chemicals, shipbuilding, and steel.
According to the European Commission, the European Union is South Korea’s biggest foreign direct investor and third-largest export market, whilst South Korea is the EU’s eighth largest export destination for goods.
These are just some of the reasons why Korean to English translations (as well as many other English language translations) are so important in the world of business.
In order to translate from Korean to English or English to Korean successfully, the translator must be well trained and familiar with the nuances and meanings of both languages. HI-COM works hard to adapt all texts according to the target language and culture, in order to effectively translate the intended meaning to ensure that there is no room for miscommunication. To ensure the highest quality of a translation, HI-COM only uses experienced and certified Korean/English translators.
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