Now that we are all here, lets begin the talk, shall we
What do you think if we begin now
If you dont mind, I think wed better begin right away.你要是不介意，我们就开始吧。
Suppose we get down to business now
Lets get straight down to business now
Well, I know youre all extremely busy, so why dont we get started
As we are familiar with each other, lets come straight to the point.大家都是熟人，我们就开门见山吧。
Weve gone too far off the point. Lets return to the topic under discussion.咱们离题太远了，还是回到正题上来吧。
Lets have a word about delivery, OK
Lets have a talk over the question of payment terms, if you dont mind.你要是不反对，我们就谈谈付款条件。
Speaking of mode of payment, can you advise me of your general practice in this respect
right away： 立刻
get down to： 开始认真考虑。在本文的句子中是指立刻开始讨论吧。还可以加入一些其他的形容词，比如：get straight down to. 更突出了直截了当的意思。
off the point： 离题，跑题。
payment terms： 付款方式。在商务合同中还有很多其他条款，比如：检验条款，包装条款等等。：情景对话
From ..., we have obtained your name and address and understand that you are experienced importers of .... We have pleasure in offering you ... of which we would appreciate your pushing the sale on your market.
We learn from ... that your firm specializes in ..., and would like to establish business relationship with you.
Through the courtesy of.... we have learned that you are one of the representative importers of ...
Your name and address has been given to us by Messrs. J. Smith Co., Inc., in New York, who have informed us that your firm has been recommended to us by the Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo, Japan.
The.... Bank in your city has been kind enough to inform us that you are one of the leading importers (exporters) of ... and are interested in trading with China in these lines ...
We are given to understand that you are potential buyers of Chinese ...,which comes within the frame of our business activities.
Through your trade delegation that recently paid a visit to this country, we learned that you are well-established importers of ... and are writing to you in the hope of receiving your orders from time to time.