入門ビジネス英語 2018/7/31 #入門ビジネス英語
31 火 Lesson34 予算との比較をする
Okay. Let’s listen to today’s business scene.
As I understand it, we were approached by several TV shopping companies at France. Does that mean we’re in a stronger position to negotiate?
Not necessarily. It’s true that they want to do business with us. But they’re aggressively looking for all sorts of attractive products.
That’s good to know. Now I found the proposal from Bon Shopping most attractive. Their pricing in particular. Their quote is within our budget.
Yes. And there should be room for price negotiation.
not necessarily 必ずしも〜ない
all sorts of ありとあらゆる種類の
= all kinds of
That’s good to know. 知っていてよかったです。
“Price” is simply the cost of goods. While “pricing” is the way a company determines the prices for their goods.
quote [kwóut] 見積もり、引用、 動詞で、引用する
-Business phrase of the day
Their quote is within our budget.
We can’t stay at that hotel because it would exceed our budget.
exceed 超える = be over one’s budget
Their estimate is under our budget.
-upgrade your communication skills
do business with - ビジネスをする、取引をする
We’ve been doing business with you for a decade.
Do you think the seller still has room to go lower?
-Now it’s time to try shadowing the conversation.
Are you ready? Here we go.
Wonderful work! Your practice is paying off.
-Tips for business communication
Now let’s turn to assessing our negotiating partner situation.
We need to clarify our negotiating partner’s position as well.
negotiating partner 交渉相手
Who has the authority to make the decision?
Government authority 政府当局
Local authority 地方当局
Yes. I think so. It’s important to try to find out as much information as possible about the partner’s situation and then try to come up with a suitable strategy or proposal.
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