We owe your name and address to the Commercial Counsellor’s Office of the Swedish Embassy in Beijing who have informed us that you are in the market for Textiles.
We avail ourselves of this opportunity to approach you for the establishment of trade relations with you.
We are a state-operated corporation,handling both the import and export of Textiles. In order to acquaint you with our business lines,we enclose a copy of our Export List covering the main items suppliable at present.
Should any of the items be of interest to you,please let me know. We shall be glad to give you our lowest quotations upon receipt of your detailed requirements.
In our trade with merchants of various countries,we always adhere to the principle of equality and mutual benefit. It is our hope to promote,by joint efforts,both trade and friendshp to our mutual advantage.
We look forward to receiving your enquiries soon.
1. owe …… to …… 把…..歸功于……
例句: We owe your name and address to …….
2. Commercial Counsellor’s Office 商務參贊處
3. be in the market for 想要購買….
例句: We are in the market for Groundnuts.
be in the market 要買或賣
例句: Please advise us when you are in the market.
4. avail oneself of …… 利用…..
例句: We avail ourselves of this opportunity to express our thanks to you for your close cooperation.
5. approach v. 與……接洽
例句: We have been approached by several buyers for the supply of walnuts.
6. state-operated corporation 國營公司
7. handle v. 經營
例句: This shop handles paper and stationery.
8. acquaint sb. with sth. 使某人了解某事
例句: You will have to acquaint us with the details.
9. line n. 行業 ; (一類)貨色
例句: We have been for many years in the chemical line.
This is a good line of hardware.
10. enclose v. 隨函附上
例句: We enclose a copy of our pricelist.
Please refer to the pricelist enclosed with (or : in) our letter of August 5.
Enclosed please find a copy of our pricelist.
(Or: Please find enclosed a copy of our pricelist.)
We believe you will find the enclosed interesting.
enclosure n. 附件 (信內有附件時,常用 Encl. 或 Enc. 注明與信末坐下角,如例文.)
例句: We thank you for your letter of April 15 with enclosures.
11. covering 包括……的 , 涉及……的 , 有關……的
例句: Please let us have your pricelist covering your typewriters.
12. sth. be of interest to sb. 使感興趣 , 有興趣
例句: This article is of special interest to us.
注意區分: sb. be interested in sth.
13. upon (or : on) receipt of 收到……后 (即……)
例句: On (or : Upon) receipt of your instrucions we will send the goods.
14. requirement n. 需要 ; 需要之物
例句: We can meet your requirements for (or: of) Walnutmeat.
15. trade n. 貿易 ; 行業
例句: They have been in the wool trade for quite a number of years.
trade v. 從事貿易 ; 做生意 ; 經營
例句: They trade in cotton piece goods with many countries.
16. adhere to = stick to 忠于 ; 堅持
例句: We always adhere to our commitments.
17. principle of equality and mutual benefit 平等和互利的原則
18. both trade and friendship to our mutual advantage 對雙方都有利的貿易和友誼
It is our hope to promote,by joint efforts,both trade and friendship to our mutual advantage