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1 - “Miss” is similar to “Fraulein”.  Correct to use “Ms” or “Mrs” if you know the woman is married.
2 - The first letter in any word of any email or letter should always be a capital. This should be “I” 
3 - The tense is wrong; write “ I am sending you...”. 
4 - This is not very polite; better would be  “Can you please tell me...”. 
5 - The correct preposition is “by” as we want to know “no later than” Friday.
6 - “Chef” is a man in a kitchen.  You mean to say “boss” or “manager” 
7 - The tense is wrong.  We either use the present perfect and delete “last week” or use the simple past and delete “have”.
8 - We need to move “last week” to the end of this sentence. 
9 - Do you mean the real figures or the current figures? Aktuell translates to “current”, actual is “Eigentlich”.  
10 - This is not polite; better alternative “We need these urgently, so please send them as soon as possible".

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