1、Leave much to be desired (令人不满意)
例句：The condition of our traffic leaves much to be desired.我们的交通状况令人不满意。
2、Have a great influence on ～ (对……有很大的影响)
例句：Smoking has a great influence on our health.抽烟对我们的健康有很大的影响。
3、do good to (对……有益)，do harm to (对……有害)
例句：Reading does good to our mind.读书对心灵有益。Overwork does harm to health.工作过度对健康有害。
4、Pose a great threat to ～(对……造成一大威胁)
例句：Pollution poses a great threat to our existence.污染对我们的生存造成一大威胁。
5、do one‘s utmost to+V=do one’s best (尽全力去……)
例句：We should do our utmost to achieve our goal in life.我们应尽全力去达成我们的人生目标。
6.Having had your name and address from the Commercial Counselor’s office of
the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in……we now avail ourselves of this
opportunity to write to you and see if we can establish business relations
by a start of some Practical transactions。
7.We have heard from China Council for the Promotion of International Trade that you
are in the market for Electric Appliances。
8.Your name has been recommended to us by the Chinese Consul stationed in your city
as large exporters of …… goods produced in ……
9From ……，we have obtained your name and address and understand that you are
experienced importers of …… We have pleasure in offering you …… of which we
would appreciate your pushing the sale on your market。
10.We learn from …… that your firm specializes in ……，and would like to
establish business relationship with you。
11.Through the courtesy of…… we have learned that you are one of the representative importers of ……
12.Your name and address has been given to us by Messrs.J.Smith & Co.Inc.in
New York，who have informed us that your firm has been recommended to us by the
Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo，Japan。
13.The…… Bank in your city has been kind enough to inform us that you are one of
the leading importers (exporters)of …… and are interested in trading with China in these lines ……
14.We are given to understand that you are potential buyers of Chinese ……，
which comes within the frame of our business activities。
It’s really something wrong with the quality of this consignment of bicycles。
I regret this quality problem。
We hope that you’ll pay more attention to the quality of your goods in the future。
The workings of these machines are inaccurate。
Upon arrival， we found the shipment of wool was of poor quality。
The quality of the fertilizer is inferior to that stipulated in the contract。
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If you find the quality of our products unsatisfactory， we’re prepared to accept
return of the rejected material within a week。
More than 300 watches are not up to standard。
Words and Phrases
bad quality 劣质
low quality 低质量
inferior quality 次质量
to be responsible for 对……负责
poor quality 质量较差
The exporters have the right to inspect the export goods before delivery to the shipping line。
The inspection should be completed within a month after the arrival of the goods。
I’m worried that there might be some disputes over the results of inspection。
Where do you wish to reinspect the goods?
The importers have the right to reinspect the goods after their arrival。
It’s very complicated to have the goods reinspected and tested。
What if the results from the inspection and the reinspection do not coincide with each other?
Who issues the inspection certificate in case the quality do not confirm to the contract?
The certificate will be issued by China Import and Export Commodity Inspection Bureau or by any of its branches。
As a rule， our certificate is made out in Chinese and English。
Our Inspection Bureau will issue a Veterinary Inspection Certificate to show that
the shipment is in conformity with export standards。
Is it still a direct barter trade?
If you agree to our proposal of a barter trade, we'll give you paper in exchange for your timber.
Shall we sign a triangle trade agreement?
我们订一个三角贸易协议好吗? A triangle trade can be carried out among the three of us.
Compensation trade is, in fact, a kind of loan.
We may agree to do processing trade with you.
If you're interested in leasing trade, please let us know.
We wonder whether you do counter trade.
Our trade is conducted on the basis of equality.
There has been a slowdown in the wool trade with you.
Our foreign trade is continuously expanding.
Trade in leather has gone up (down) 3%.
Trade in general is improving.
Our company mainly trades in arts and crafts.
They are well-known in trade circles.
We trade with people in all countries on the basis of equality and mutual benefit.
To respect the local custom of the buying country is one important aspect of Chinas foreign policy.
Our purpose is to explore the possibilities of developing trade with you.