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INFOGRAPHIC: 7 facts about translation that will blow your mind

Our Infographic shows 7 interesting facts about translation. Starting off with information about the industry in general and ending with a couple of facts about UK exporters. You'll be sure to learn some facts that will impress people!
infographic-translation-factsBy Nik Andreev After the popularity of our blog post on The Top 5 Free Language Learning Resources we've gone a step further and developed this language and translation focused infographic. The 7 facts are listed below:
  • 72% of customers abroad would rather buy products that provide information in their own language
  • 56% say language is more important than price
  • 3 out of 5 Internet users don't browse in English
  • Only 27% of the Internet speaks English
  • Less than 6% of the world population is native English
  • 20% of UK exporting companies lost business as a results of language or cultural differences
  • Language skill shortage is costing the UK up to £16bn in lost overseas trade
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