“This letter is meant to inform you about the recent rise in prices of our products.”
Step 1 简述涨价事实
I'm writing to let you know that our prices will be increasing by 几个点 with effect from 何时.
We would like to inform you that the price of certain goods will be increasing due to the sudden increase in the cost of the raw materials we use in our production process. Since we still have a limited stock of those raw materials, the price increase will not be made until 涨价日期.
Please be advised that our prices will be increasing the prices by 几个点 effective 何时. Be assured we have enacted the smallest increase possible while continuing to ensure the quality of all our products.
×We will be increasing our prices…
√Our prices will be increasing…
Step 2 简述涨价原因
Over the past few months, we have all experienced the value of the US Dollar fall significantly against the China Yuan. The yuan has risen more than 9% against the U.S. dollar since last June.
We have absorbed these currency fluctuation up to this point. However, this downward trend in exchange rates has forced us to re-evaluate our situation.
The global shortage of shipping containers has led to a sharp rise in freight costs from Asia to both Europe and the US.
China-U.S. West Coast prices (FBX01) increased 5% to $4,571/FEU. This rate is 213% higher than the same time last year.
China-North Europe prices (FBX11) dropped 1% to $7,946/FEU, which is 449% higher than the same time last year.
China-Mediterranean prices (FBX13) increased 2% to $8,066/FEU, which is 283% higher than the same time last year.
The cost of 某种原材料 has continued to increase at an unexpected rate of 几个点 since 从何时开始 and some of the 原材料 suppliers are now releasing limited amounts of 原材料 into the market. In addition, other raw material costs are increasing.
We have seen product costs pushed to historic level and we are unable to mitigate the current costs any longer.
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We have made every effort to control and absorb the increases over the last X months. It is no longer possible for us to fully absorb the effects as raw material prices continue to rise.
We have no other option than to increase the prices of products and solutions. Our focus remains on delivering value to and serving our customers across the world.
We have tried to prevent this price increase for as long as possible because of course we want to provide our products at a competitive price.
However, the recent increase in the price of the raw materials is now too great for us to absorb, and we regrettably have no choice other than to implement a slight increase on the items listed below.
We're confident that our prices remain competitive within our sector for the quality of the service that we provide and as always, we're focused on the results we provide to clients.
As you know, we value your business and have enjoyed working with you and achieved some great results along the way.
As you are aware, we have enjoyed great successes working together and truly appreciate your business.
As a business partner, you know that operating overheads surge over time; therefore, these adjustments were necessary to maintain the same premium quality of products that our clients are accustomed to.
Thank you for your understanding. We appreciate your support and look forward to continuing to work with you in the future.
If you have any questions or concerns about the increase, please feel free to contact us. Our sales teams are happy to discuss this situation with you.