[ 2006-08-16 09:48 ]
1. Your quoted price is out of line with the prevailing level. That is why we
feel confident that our suggestion of three percent off your present one is
2. Should you revise your
price, say, one point five percent lower than the quoted one, we might persuade
end users to conclude a deal.
3. Could you please reduce your unit price by US$4 so that the gap
with our profit margin would be
4. As the market is advancing
your suggested price is rather on the low side. Up to now we can not see our way
clear to entertain your counteroffer.
5. I don't think I am in the right
position to cut our price to that extent as required. Shall I suggest that we
meet each other half way?
6. We make you
a firm offer subject to your acceptance reaching us no later than 12 p.m.
September 30, Beijing time because the fluctuation of the currency exchange
rates calls for our great care in fixing prices.
7. For a
small size of goods on advertised promotion, we feel it unnecessary to have a
letter of credit opened since the charges resulting there from would increase
our cost account.
（来源：《国际商务写作教程》，对外经济贸易大学出版社 英语点津 Annabel 编辑）