I’m afraid I can’t agree with you there. I must point out your price is higher than some of the quotations we’ve received from other sources.
But you must take the quality into consideration. Everyone in the trade knows that US’s bristles are of superior quality to those from other countries.
I agree that yours are of better quality. But there’s competition from synthetic products, too. You can’t very well ignore that. Prices for synthetic bristles haven’t changed much over the years.
There’s practically no substitute for bristles for certain uses. That’s why demand for natural bristles keeps rising in spite of cheaper synthetic ones. To be frank with you, if it were not for the long- standing relationship between us, we would hardly b
在某些用途方面，几乎没有东西可以代替猪鬃。尽管人造制品价格 便宜，但对天然猪鬃的需求还在不断增长，原因就在这里。老实 说，如果不是为了我们双方长期以来的关系，我们不大可能以这样 的价格向你方报实盘的。
Well, we’ll have a lot of difficulties in persuading our clients to buy at this price. But I’ll have to try, I suppose.
take into consideration 考虑到，顾及
Time factor is what we must first take into consideration.
in spite of 顾, 不管
He failed to lift the rock in spite of all his exertions.
have difficulty in doing sth 做某事有困难
Very bad. I have difficulty in breathing.