Comprehensive and current, this lexicon is the first specifically designed to serve the needs of English speakers doing business in and with China and other Chinese-speaking areas. The 9,000+ entries, related terms and expressions encompass a wide range of business topics including banking, finance, insurance, international trade, real estate, stocks and bonds, and business-related legal terms. Also includes generic vocabulary that's commonly used in a business context. English entry words are arranged alphabetically with the Chinese (simplified with pinyin) equivalents shown side by side. Combining practicality and ease of use, its features include: Multiple meaning definitions, conveying the differing uses a term may have in various business contexts; Special appendices with terms relating to information technology and E-business; Financial statements (balance sheets, profit and loss statements, etc.); Two-way conversion of figures; Eating and drinking at a restaurant. Numerous sample phrases usefully illustrate the entries' business applications.