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The Business Chinese Vocabulary List for Consultants

Do you know how to say “online marketing” in Mandarin Chinese?

How about “business model” or “tier 1 city”?

If you’re curious, our Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list for consultants (and other business professionals too, of course) has you covered – enjoy!
 


 

China-Specific Vocabulary

Tier 1/Tier 2 cities —— 一线/二线城市 —— yī xiàn /èr xiàn chéng shì

private sector —— 社会主义经济中的私有成分/私营企业 —— shè huì zhǔ yì jīng jì zhōng de sī yǒu chéng fèn /sī yíng qǐ yè

public sector —— 社会主义经济中的公有成分/公共部门 —— shè huì zhǔ yì jīng jì zhōng de gōng yǒu chéng fèn / gōng gòng bù mén

grass-roots supervision —— 基层监督 —— jī céng jiān dū

expand domestic demand and consumption —— 扩大内需,刺激消费 —— kuò dà nèi xū ,cìjī xiāo fèi

state-owned enterprises(SOE) —— 国有企业 —— guó yǒu qǐ yè

low-cost housing —— 经济房 —— jīngjì fángthe

State Development Planning Commission —— 国家发展计划委员会 —— guó jiā fā zhǎn jì huá wěi yuán huì

closely-related units —— 关系户 —— guān xì hù

sustainable development —— 可持续发展 —— kě chí xù fā zhǎn

model —— 模范 —— mó fàn

due diligence —— 恪尽职守 —— kè jìn zhí shǒu

developing countries —— 发展中国家 —— fā zhǎn zhōng guó jiā

developed countries —— 发达国家 —— fā dá guó jiā

value chain —— 利益链 —— lì yì liàn

urbanization —— 城市化 —— chéng shì huà

Spring Festival travel rush —— 春运 —— chūn yùn


Finance Vocabulary

Productivity —— 生产力/生产率 —— shēng chǎn lì /shēng chǎn lǜ

business case —— 商业案例 —— shāng yè àn lì

balanced budget —— 平衡预算 —— píng héng yù suàn

employment rate —— 就业率 —— jiù yè lǜ

unemployment rate —— 失业率 —— shī yè lǜ

economic crisis —— 经济危机 —— jīng jì wēi jī

economic rebound —— 经济反弹 —— jīng jì fǎn tán

financial crisis —— 金融危机 —— jīn róng wēi jī

debt crisis —— 债务危机 —— zhài wù wēi jī

inflation —— 通货膨胀 —— tōng huò péng zhàng

deflation —— 通货紧缩 —— tōng huò jǐn suō

Consumer Confidence Index —— 消费者信心指数 —— xiāo fèi zhě xìn xīn zhǐ shù

Consumer Price Index —— 消费者价格指数 —— xiāo fèi zhě jià gé zhǐ shù

Trade down —— 降级消费 —— jiàng jí xiāo fèi

Consumption Escalation —— 消费升级 —— xiāo fèi shēng jí

economies of scale —— 规模效益 —— guī mó xiào yì

disposable income —— 可支配收入 —— kě zhī pèi shōu rù

tourist industry —— 旅游业 —— lǚ yóu yè

annual growth rate —— 年增长率 —— nián zēng zhǎng lǜ

financial-services industry —— 金融服务业 —— jīn róng fú wù yè

asset management —— 资产管理 —— zī chǎn guǎn lǐ

GDP —— 国民生产总值 —— guó mín shēng chǎn zǒng zhí


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If you like this list, you might also like our vocab deck on Elementary Business words.

 

Market Vocabulary

marketing channel —— 营销渠道 —— yíng xiāo qú dào

marketing research —— 营销调研 —— yíng xiāo diào yán

online marketing —— 在线营销 —— zài xiàn yíng xiāo

market share —— 市场份额 —— shì chǎng fèn é

emerging market —— 新兴市场 —— xīn xìng shì chǎng

business model —— 业务模式 —— yè wù mó shì

distribution model —— 分销模式 —— fēn xiāo mó shì

physical store —— 实体店 —— shí tǐ diàn

e-store —— 网店 —— wǎng diàn

core competence —— 核心竞争力 —— hé xīn jìng zhēng lì

brand recognition —— 品牌认知度 —— pǐn pái rèn zhī dù

brand loyalty —— 品牌忠诚度 —— pǐn pái zhōng chéng dù

branding strategy —— 品牌化战略 —— pǐn pái huà zhàn lüè

Rational consumption —— 理性消费 —— lǐ xìng xiāo fèi

Irrational Consumption —— 非理性消费 —— fēi lǐ xìng xiāo fèi

luxury goods —— 奢侈品 —— shē chǐ pǐn

Enterprise Vocabulary

global company —— 全球性企业 —— quán qiú xìng qǐ yè

logistical —— 物流 —— wù liú

express delivery —— 快递 —— kuài dì

multinational —— 跨国公司 —— kuà guó gōng sī

cost of human resources ——人力资源成本 —— rén lì zī yuán chéng běn

greater China—— 大中华区 —— dà zhōng huá qū

Asia-Pacific —— 亚太区 —— yà tài qū

merger —— 并购 —— bìng gòu

exchange —— 交易所 —— jiāo yì suǒ

 

Other Vocabulary

Capabilities —— 能力/性能 —— néng lì/xìng néng

communications —— 通信系统/交通设施 —— tōng xìn xì tǒng /jiāo tōng shè shī

global perspective —— 全球视角 —— quán qiú shì jiǎo

middle class —— 中产阶层 —— zhōng chǎn jiē céng

affluent class —— 富裕阶层 —— fù yù jiē céng

The Social Network —— 社交网络 —— shè jiāo wǎng luò

global —— 全局的 —— quán jú de

regional —— 局部的 —— jú bù de

local —— 当地的 —— dāng dì de

domestic tourism —— 国内游 —— guó nèi yóu

Overseas travel —— 境外游 —— jìng wài yóu

self driving traveling —— 自驾游 —— zì jià yóu

backpacker —— 背包客 —— bēi bāo kè

infrastructure —— 基础设施 —— jī chǔ shè shī

the BRIC countries —— 金砖四国 —— jīn zhuān sì guó

market value (the price at which something will be traded) —— 市值 —— shì zhí

individual income tax —— 个人所得税 —— gè rén suǒ dé shuì

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2 Responses to The Business Chinese Vocabulary List for Consultants

  1. Matt May 24, 2013 at 12:46 pm #

    Very helpful list Christina! I would also add the financial statements:

    资产负债表 zīchǎn fùzhài biǎo – balance sheet

    利润表 lìrùn biǎo – income statement

    现金流动表 xiànjīn liúdòng biǎo – cash flow statement

    Another handy one: 季度 jìdù – financial quarter

    • Christina May 29, 2013 at 12:16 pm #

      Thanks for the suggestions Matt! Those are all very useful phrases as well.