Business Phrases in Mandarin Chinese

Conducting business in China means you need to know the local language inside and out. At minimum, it’s helpful to know the basic business phrases in Mandarin Chinese so as to ensure a smooth business deal or meeting. Here are some of the most important Mandarin phrases that you need to know as a business person.

  • I’m so happy to meet you: HĚN GĀO XÌNG RÈN SHI NǏ
  • Can you say it again?: NǏ KǏ YǏ ZÀI SHUŌ YÍ BIÀN MA?
  • Excuse me, may I ask?: QǏNG WÈN
  • How do you say?: ZĚN ME SHUŌ
  • We would like to call your attention to: WǑ MEN XĪ WÀNG TÍ XǏNG GUÌ FĀNG ZHÙ YÌ
  • I have no idea: WǑ BÙ ZHĪ DÀO
  • Shall we meet tonight at 8? WǑ MÉN KĚ YǏ JĪN TIĀN WǍN SHÀNG 8 DIǍN JIÀN MA?
  • Thank you for your hard work: XĪN KǓ NǏ LE
  • May I have a copy of the contract?: KĚ YǏ GĚI WǑ YÍ GE HÉ TONG DE FÙ YÌN JIÀN MA?
  • Thank you for your time: XIÈ XIE NǏ DE BǍO GUÌ SHÍ JIĀN
  • I am writing to confirm /enquire/inform you: wǒ xiě xìn shì yào què rèn /xún wèn /tōng zhī nǐ
  • With reference to our telephone conversation today: guān yú wǒ men jīn tiān zài diàn huà zhōng de tán huà
  • As we discussed on the phone: rú wǒ men shàng cì zài diàn huà zhōng de tǎo lùn
  • Please be advised that…: qǐng bèi gào zhī
  • We agree with you on…: wǒ men tóng yì nǐ zài
  • I am happy to tell you that…: wǒ hěn gāo xìng de gào sù nǐ
  • We regret to inform you that…: wǒ men hěn bào qiàn de tōng zhī nǐ
  • We would be grateful if you could…: wǒ men huì hěn gǎn jī rú guǒ nǐ kě yǐ
  • We need your help: wǒ men xū yào nǐ de bāng zhù
  • We hope to continue to do further business with you: wǒ fāng xī wàng néng gòu jì xù tóng guì fāng bǎo chí dà liàng de yè wù wǎng lái
  • We wish to discuss business with you at your earliest convenience: wǒ men xī wàng jìn zǎo yǔ nǐ fāng qià tán yè wù
  • I promise you the products we give you will be top quality: wǒ xiàng nǐ men bǎo zhèng wǒ men huì gěi nǐ men sòng qù de huò wù yī dìng shì yī liú de zhì liàng
  • I promise I will look into these problems to determine if we were at fault: wǒ bǎo zhèng yī dìng huì chá qīng chǔ zhè xiē wèn tí,kàn kàn shì bú shì wǒ men de cuò

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