Learn Mandarin Chinese-Being an Agent

♦A:这场秀真棒!
Zhè chǎng xiùzhēn bàng!
What a wonderful show!
♦B:当然。这是我们的2011春夏系列。
Dāngrán. Zhè shì wǒmen de 2011 chūn xià xìliè.
Oh, yes. This is the Spring/Summer 2011 Collection we recently launched.
♦A:你们的品牌叫什么?
Nǐmen de pǐnpái jiào shénme?
What’s your brand name?
♦B:窈窕淑女。我们是英国顶尖的设计公司。我们的创意设计、工艺和制作质量都非常有名。
Yǎotiǎo shúnǚ. Wǒmen shì yīngguó dǐngjiān de shèjì gōngsī. Wǒmen de chuàngyì shèjì, gōngyì hé zhìzuò zhìliàng dōu fēicháng yǒumíng.
Fairlady. We are a leading UK design company renowned for innovative design, craftsmanship and quality.
♦A:你们在寻找中国代理吗?
Nǐmen zài xúnzhǎo zhōngguó dàilǐ ma?
Are  you looking for an agent to represent you in China?
♦B:是的。这个代理必须熟悉中国市场,对产品的销售有独到的想法和建议。
Shì de. Zhège dàilǐ bìxū shúxī zhōngguó shìchǎng, duì chǎnpǐn de xiāoshòu yǒu dúdào de xiǎngfǎ hé jiànyì.
Yes. The agent must have good knowledge of the Chinese market and contribute ideas and suggestions on what will sell well.
♦A:代理费怎么支付呢?
Dàilǐ fèi zěnme zhīfù ne?
What about  payment?
♦B:我们会以提成或薪金的方式给代理商付酬。您有兴趣和我们合作吗?
Wǒmen huì yǐ tíchéng huò xīnjīn de fāngshì gěi dàilǐ shāng fù chou. Nín yǒu xìngqù hé wǒmen hézuò ma?
The agent will be paid on a commission or salary basis. Do you have interest to work for us?

♦A:是啊。我们是中国一家很大的女鞋经销商。我们正在寻找新的供货商。不如你们的价格是否具有竞争力….
Shì a. Wǒmen shì zhōngguó yījiā hěn dà de nǚ xié jīngxiāo shāng. Wǒmen zhèngzài xúnzhǎo xīn de gōng huò shāng. Bùrú nǐmen de jiàgé shìfǒu jùyǒu jìngzhēng lì….
Yes. We represent a major distributor of ladies shoes in China. We are currently looking for a new supplier. I’m not sure if your pricing will be competitive…..
♦B:我们的价格十分优惠,样品送达也非常及时。新款样品在2至3天内就可送到。
Wǒmen de jiàgé shífēn yōuhuì, yàngpǐn sòng dá yě fēicháng jíshí. Xīn kuǎn yàngpǐn zài 2 zhì 3 tiānnèi jiù kě sòng dào.
We offer rock-bottom prices and send sample products out very quickly. We deliver samples in just two to three working days.
♦A:好的。我能拿走这些宣传册吗?
Hǎo de. Wǒ néng ná zǒu zhèxiē xuānchuán cè ma?
Good, Can I take these brochures?
♦B:当然可以。这是我的名片。欢迎和我们联系商谈有关细节。
Dāngrán kěyǐ. Zhè shì wǒ de míngpiàn. Huānyíng hé wǒmen liánxì shāngtán yǒuguān xìjié.
Of course. And here is my business card. Please contact us and we can discus the matter in more detail.
♦A:我会的。谢谢。
Wǒ huì de. Xièxiè.
Sure. Thank you very much.