A: I made a very close study of the draft contract last
B: Any questions?
A: Yes. There are a few points which I'd like to bring up. First, the packing
it's stipulated in the contract that all the machine parts should be packed in
wooden cases. This can be done with the machine parts, but it's impossible to
pack a truck base like
B: I see.
A: Second, about the terms of payment. Your draft contract says that payment
is to be made by D/P. This is not our practice. We prefer to have the payment
made by L/C through a negotiating bank in
A: And the third point is about arbitration. It's stipulated that arbitration
shall take place in China. In all our past contracts signed with you, it was
stipulated that arbitration took place in a third
B: Yes, that's right.
A: But how is it that this time you wish to have it carried out in
B: Shall we take up the matter point by point?
A: That's a good idea.
B: Now, the first point is about packing. We agree to a different packing for
A: This can easily be done.
B: Second, we agree to pay by L/C.
A: Thank you.
B: As for arbitration, in our dealings with many countries, arbitration is to
be carried out in China. The Arbitration Commission of CCPIT enjoys a high
prestige among friendly companies. Personally I hope you'll accept this clause.
Further more, the disputes that have arisen from our business transaction were
all settled through friendly consultations. Very rarely was arbitration restored
A: I see. OK. The new arbitration clause is acceptable. Is there anything
B: As far as the contract stipulations are concerned, there is nothing more.
Thank you very much.至于合同方面的规定，没别的了。非常感谢。
A: When should we sign the contract?
B: We'll revise the contract this evening, and have it ready to be signed
tomorrow morning at ten. How's that?
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