A: We’d like to buy 2000 tons of rice from your company. Can you give me an indication of your prices? B: With pleasure. You’ll find that we have given you the most favorable price in our business. A: OK, let me have a look. We shall be glad if you will quote us the best discount for cash off your list price for cash for this quantity. B: Please feel assured that we will give you the best discount we can give. A: Thank you very much. I also want to know how long it will take to make delivery. B: Three months. Would you accept delivery spread over a period of time? A: Yes, we normally do.