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International Terminology Standards in the Export Sector in Colombia: Juan Carlos Díaz
JUAN CARLOS DÍAZ1
International Terminology Standards in the Export Sector in Colombia
The specialized and professional language of exports as expression of content and knowledge does not have an appropriate treatment that must accompany the processes of technical standardization for the quality and competitiveness improvement geared to the successful placement of Colombian products on the international markets. Some basic aspects of the export sector such as technical and quality standardization, knowledge, information and communication management, strategic planning, implementation of terminological methods in industry and trade, as well as the use of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) require terminological management so that they can strengthen their positive impact on the route towards the internationalization of the Colombian economy as a strategy of economic and social development. According to the international terminology standards (ISO/TC37), the lack of terminology management application, in foreign trade processes in countries such as Colombia, leads to difficulties such as poor positioning of products and services on international markets. The purpose of this research is then to contribute to the improvement of the Colombian Exports Sector in the items mentioned above, by the presentation of evidence and the proposal made based on this research. ← 169 | 170 →
2.International terminological standardization
Terminology standardization in the technical field is a response to the needs of accurate, unambiguous communication not dependent on languages. The three most recognized organizations in the elaboration of standards are ISO (International Standard Organization), which...
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