1) Source of information（向廠商說明從何處得知廠商的資料）;
1) Source of information
You were/have been referred to us by ________
We were/have been given your name by________.
Your name has been given to us by ________ here as one of the reliable importers of ________. （註：here 指詢價人所在國家，因詢價人和廠商可能位於不同國家。)
You have been recommended to us by________ as a manufacture of ________.
________ has been kind enough to give us your address.
Your firm has been recommended to us by ________, with whom we have done business for many years.
We refer to your advertisement in the current/June issue of________ and we are interested in________.
We recently visited your exhibition stand at ________ in ________ and we were deeply impressed by your ________.
We refer to your special offer of________.
We are a leading importer of ________ with outstanding business relations throughout ________. We have recently received many enquiries/a number of requests for ________.
We have been a young and rapidly growing company and are interested in ________.
For _______ years we have been wholesaler of _________ with good connections to companies in ________. We would like to expand our range of________.
We are a subsidiary of________, and are in the market for ________.
We are a ________company based in________, and we have a considerable demand here for________. （註：一家公司based in Seattle，即該公司的總公司設在西雅圖。請留意，若說Peter Morrison, based in Hong Kong, is our partner and co-head of our litigation group. 解作：Peter Morrison是本律師事務所的合伙人和本所訴訟部的聯席主管，長駐香港。為何「litigation group」寫作「訴訟部」而非「訴訟組」？律師行的律師通常分作不同的team或group，但中文寫作「部」會更有氣勢，寫作「組」亦可。）
3) Asking for prices and details
We should be grateful if you would send us ________.
Please would you send me your Winter catalogue quoting c.i.f. Hong Kong?
Please send us your catalogue, your current export price list and information on discounts. Moreover, we require details of your terms of payment and delivery and your delivery periods.
Please send us a detailed offer for ________. We are also interested in catalogues and price lists. We would be grateful for information on the terms of payment and delivery. Please also state your shortest possible delivery time.
Please send your current/latest catalogue/price list/brochure, together with some samples/patterns.
We are desirous of having your lowest price for________.
Kindly quote your best/lowest/most competitive/lowest price for________.
Please let us know your terms of business.
Please quote your price gross/net/FOB(离岸价)/CIF(成本加運費、保險費).
Please let us know the minimum quantity for a trial/order.
Please include information about packing and shipping.
Please let us know if you can supply from stock.
Please offer quantities which can be supplied from stock.
As we need the goods very urgently, we would like to know your earliest date of delivery.
We would like to know if you are prepared to grant discounts.
Please let us know on what terms you can give us some discount.
We would like to know if you offer any trade discounts.
Will you let us know what discount you are going to give for a bulk order of __________?
To familiarize ourselves with your products, we shall appreciate it if you would send us their technical details.
We should appreciate further details of the product. Samples would be particularly welcome.
If you need any references, please contact ________in ________.
Information on/about our company can be got/obtained from________.
Information on/about our company can be found at our website: www._________ com.
Should you wish to make any enquiries about us, please contact/write to ________.
We shall be pleased to provide the usual trade references.
If the goods come up to our expectations, we would expect to place regular orders on you.
If the samples meet with our approval/expectations, we intend to/may be able to place volume/regular/substantial orders (in the near future).
We trust that a competitive quotation from you will result in business.
Please let us have a quotation, including delivery at our warehouse within _______ weeks/months of our order (訂單發出後＿＿＿＿周／月), together with some samples.
Kindly let us know if you are able to respond to orders for large quantities of ________.
By return fax/email, please state discounts allowable, terms of payment and earliest date of delivery.
If the prices are right, we should place a first order for________.
Kindly send us some samples and if they are of the standard we require, we will place a large order.
I look forward to an/your early reply.
We look forward to hearing from you soon.
We look forward with delight to hearing from you.
Your prompt reply would be appreciated.