Issue Exporting Chinese characters using sp_OAMethod

Hello Experts, I have a stored procedure exporting pipe delimited files using    
"EXECUTE @hr = sp_OAMethod   @objFileSystem , 'OpenTextFile' , @objTextStream OUT , @FileAndPath,8,true"
The fields are declares as nvarchar(max), but data is not exporting. When I declare fields as VARCHAR, the data exports, however the Chinese characters come out as "?????"

Please let me know if you have a solution to the issue.
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Deepak ChauhanSQL Server DBACommented:
Change the column type to Nvarchar and add N' before string.

INSERT INTO Table (Field1) VALUES (N'any chinese character')

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
which collation is your sql server set to?  as mentioned above the unicode characters are probably being dropped.  also ensure that you have the correct language support added to the operating system.
use tempdb
create table zhongwen(mingzi nvarchar(10))
insert into zhongwen values (N'有方')
insert into zhongwen values (N'李杰')
insert into zhongwen values (N'空炮鸡蛋')
select * from zhongwen

create procedure zhongwenfind 
 (@mingzi nvarchar(10))
 SELECT mingzi FROM zhongwen 
 WHERE mingzi  = @mingzi  
exec zhongwenfind N'李杰'
drop table zhongwen
drop procedure zhongwenfind

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However, if you try to pass a Chinese literal as '李杰' instead of N'李杰' it will turn into '??'.
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
EddieIT, do you still need help with this question?
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