Negotiating Business Contracts

 
 

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Thank you for meeting me to talk about the new sales contract.
It's in both our best interests to sign this contract as quickly as possible. How should we proceed?
 
Let's look over the main articles and make sure everything is in order.
What about the terms of renewal?
 
I know the renewal terms were a sticking point during our last negotiations. Are you satisfied with the compromise?
Yes, this counter proposal looks much better and we can live with the improved conditions.
 
I'm glad you accept the new proposal.
Now that we agree, should we summarize the main points to make sure we are on the same page and then finalize it?
 
Yes, let's finish it.
 

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  •  Thank you  
      meeting me to talk about the new sales contract.
     
 
 
 
  •  It's in both our best interests to sign this contract as  
      as possible. How should we  
     ?
     
 
 
 
 
  •  Let's look over the main articles and make sure everything is  
      order.
     
 
 
 
  •  What  
      the terms of renewal?
     
 
 
 
 
 

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Let me make sure I understood your point.
In exchange for an increase, would you agree to extend the contract?
I’m afraid we can’t agree on this settlement.
Your suggestion sounds great.
The most important reason for my refusal is article three.
I would like to suggest a small change.
What did you have in mind regarding the contract?
What are your views on the new offer?
Let me make sure I understood your point.
 
In exchange for an increase, would you agree to extend the contract?
 
I’m afraid we can’t agree on this settlement.
 
Your suggestion sounds great.
 
The most important reason for my refusal is article three.
 
I would like to suggest a small change.
 
What did you have in mind regarding the contract?
 
What are your views on the new offer?
 
 
 

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Thank you for meeting me to talk about the new sales contract.
It's in both our best interests to sign this contract as quickly as possible. How should we proceed?
 
Let's look over the main articles and make sure everything is in order.
What about the terms of renewal?
 
I know the renewal terms were a sticking point during our last negotiations. Are you satisfied with the compromise?
Yes, this counter proposal looks much better and we can live with the improved conditions.
 
I'm glad you accept the new proposal.
Now that we agree, should we summarize the main points to make sure we are on the same page and then finalize it?
 
Yes, let's finish it.
 
Thank you for meeting me to talk about the new sales contract.
It's in both our best interests to sign this contract as quickly as possible. How should we proceed?
 
Let's look over the main articles and make sure everything is in order.
What about the terms of renewal?
 
I know the renewal terms were a sticking point during our last negotiations. Are you satisfied with the compromise?
Yes, this counter proposal looks much better and we can live with the improved conditions.
 
I'm glad you accept the new proposal.
Now that we agree, should we summarize the main points to make sure we are on the same page and then finalize it?
 
Yes, let's finish it.
 
 
 

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