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Negotiating Price and Payment Terms
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IN THIS LESSON
ID: 0613 Intermediate
In this installment of our series, Canadian businessman Peter decides to lose the 'nice guy' image and get down and dirty in his negotiations with the Chinese factory. In this podcast, learn some Chinese-style business negotiation tactics. Listen and see if Peter has got what it takes to break free from the stereotypical 'polite Canadian' mold to overcome the infamous barriers of bargaining in Mandarin.
Mon Aug 20 2007 | Jenny, John
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|当时||dāngshí||at that time|
Lǐ jīnglǐ ，wǒ shì Peter。
Mr. Li, this is Peter.
ō ！zěnme le ？
Oh! What is it?
lángtou de jiàgé bù duì ，bǐ nǐ dāngshí de bàojià gāo 。
The hammer price isn't right. It's higher than the quote you gave me.
nǐ yě zhīdào zuìjìn měijīn biǎnzhí le 。suǒyǐ wǒmen gōngsī tiáozhěng le jiàgé 。
Peter, you know that recently the American dollar has depreciated. We've had to revise our prices.
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