English to Chinese: Translation of Business Correspondences General field: Social Sciences Detailed field: Manufacturing
Source text - English Dear Mr. Morris,
We are glad to receive your letter dated July 4 and know that you are interested in our product. Enclosed please find the catalogue and the price-lists of the products you request, and also the instruction of the terms of sale and payment.
Please be noted that our special discounts could be enjoyed under the following circumstances:
10% discount when the volume of trade is above US$10,000 and below US$25,000;
20% discount when the volume of trade is above US$25,000 and below US$50,000;
30% discount when the volume of trade is above US$50,000;
No discount will be offered when the volume of trade is below US$10,000.
We are looking forwards to receive your first order as soon as possible.
English to Chinese: Translation of Restaurant Publicities General field: Marketing Detailed field: Tourism & Travel
Source text - English Why not both? Szechuan delicacies have been renowned for its wide variety and its rich, spicy taste while Guangdong dainties and dim sum are so delicate that can please the appetites of almost everybody. With our Guangdong specialties at Heaven’s Dim Sum House being widely acclaimed by the guests, we present traditional Szechuan delicacies on top of our Guangdong menu. Offering only the best of Chinese culinary culture to our customers, we are sure that both the exquisite banquet menu and scrumptious Guangdong and Szechuan delicates will satisfy the most discerning dinners.
Translation - Chinese 魚與熊掌為什麼不能兼得？四川佳肴以多款式及濃郁的麻辣聞名，而廣東珍羞與點心的清香可口則能滿足幾乎每個人的口味。憑藉「天上美點樓」飲譽食客的廣東廚藝，我們在廣東菜式之上呈獻傳統的四川口味。我們只會讓顧客感受最優秀的中國餐飲文化，並相信不論是雅緻的宴會菜單或是廣東及四川的美味菜餚，我們都能夠滿足最挑剔的晚餐要求。
English to Chinese: Translation of Business Correspondences General field: Social Sciences Detailed field: Transport / Transportation / Shipping
Source text - English Gentleman:
We hereby open our Irrevocable Letter of Credit no. K M 05-04694 in the following terms in your favor for account of Lap Shun knitting Factory, Hong Kong (hereinafter referred to as “the accountee”) to the extent of US$31,200 say, United States Dollars Thirty One Thousand Two Hundred, only available by your draft(s) drawn on the accountee at sight for 100% invoice value covering shipment(s) as detailed below and subject to the conditions herein contained.
Signed invoices at least in quadruplicate.
Insurance policies (or certificates) shall be in negotiable form, in duplicate, endorsed to the order of Hang Seng Bank Ltd., Hong Kong, for full invoice value plus about 10% covering Marine Insurance as per Institute Cargo Clauses (All Risks) with claims payable in Hong Kong in the currency of draft(s) irrespective of percentage.
In case of container shipment, insurance is to include the risks of jettison.
Clean “Shipped on Board” Ocean Bills of Lading showing beneficiaries as shipper, in complete set of at least three signed copies made out to order of shipper and endorsed to the order of Hang Seng bank Ltd., Hong Kong, marked with this L/C number, “Freight prepaid”, and Notify: the accountee 682-684, Castle Peak Road, Kowloon Hong Kong evidencing shipment from Taiwan to HONG KONG. Transshipment is forbidden. Draft(s) drawn under this credit must be negotiated in Taiwan on or before December 15, 2005 after which date this credit expires.
Unless otherwise explicitly stated usance draft(s) (if called for) under this credit are to be negotiated at sight basis, usance interest for account of drawees.
All banking charges outside Hong Kong are for account of beneficiaries.
Negotiating bank is to forward all documents to us by one registered airmail.
We shall remit the face amount of the draft to the negotiating bank upon receipt of the relative documents conforming to the terms of this credit.
Beneficiaries certificate to the effect that one set of non-negotiable copies of shipping documents has been airmailed to the accountee immediately after shipment is required.
Negotiation of this credit is not restricted.
Shipments are required in two equal lots as follows: 1st lot most be effected not later than November 20, 2005.
2nd lot must be effected not later than November 30, 2005)