孙先生,让我为你介绍加拿大Northern Reflections的业务经理-Jonathan Mitchell先生。
Mr. Sun, I'd like you to meet Mr. Johnathan Mitchell, sales manager
for Nortern Reflections of Canada.
(Sun extends hand first; Sun and Mitchell shake hands) Mr. Mitchell,
Mr. Steven Sun, general manager of Apex Trading.
S: It's very nice to finally meet you, Mr. Mitchell -after so
many phonecalls and faxes. (offers his business card first) I'd
like you to have my business card.
J: Thanks very much, Mr. Sun. Please accept mine. (offers his
own card) And please, call me Johnathan.
(both look at cards for a few seconds, then put them in wallets-not
B: If you don't mind, Johnathan, while you and Mr. Sun get acquainted,
I'd like to check the arrangements for the meeting.
J: You're certainly on top of things, Brian.
S: (looking at Brian) You'll find Mr. Tayler-Brian - is a force
to be reckoned with at Apex Tradig.
B: Thanks for the vote of confidence, Mr. Sun. I'll be right back.
J: He appears to be a top-notch young man, Mr. Sun. Talent and
enthusiasm like that are hard to find.
S: Don't I know it. He's doing a great job for us. And please,
call me Steven.
J: Steven, can you tell me in a nutshell what the retail market
is like in Taiwan?
S: Well, as per capita income goes up and up, the growth sector
seems to be in the to-end.
J: Retail is going upscale here? Taiwan is certainly growing more
quickly than I had imagined.
S: Yes. Things certainly have changed since I was a boy. We've
developed very quickly.
J: Do you think the trend will continue?
S: I don't see why not. We do have some problems, but we are still
willing to work hard-and wages aren't too high at this point.
J: Everything I've seen so far is very impressive. Very impressive