An Analysis of Business English Translation Research in China

  • Xue Yu
  • Shili Ge
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


CiteSpace II is used to draw the scientific knowledge map of China’s business translation research. The literature of business translation studies from 2012 to 2016 in CNKI database are used as data source. Research on hotspots and fronts is realized by analyzing keywords frequency and burst terms. It is found that the research hotspots include Business English, cultural differences, translation techniques, and so on. Translation teaching is receiving more and more attention. The research fronts include Skopos theory, foreign business correspondence, metaphor, Business English translation teaching, higher vocational education and foreign trade English.


Business English translation Research hotspots Research fronts CiteSpace II 



This research was supported by Graduate Education Innovation Plan of Guangdong Province (2015JGXM-MS22), the Science and Technology Project of Guangdong Province, China (2017A020220002) and the fund of Center for Translation Studies, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (CTS2014-13).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of English for International Business, Guangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Collaborative Innovation Center for Language Research and Service, Guangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhouChina

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