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United States -- Agricultural Information and Marketing Services
United States -- Foreign Agricultural Service. -- Export Promotion Division
United States -- Foreign Agricultural Service. -- Export Trade Services Division
Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
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Washington, D.C


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Produce trade -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
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Vols. for <Feb. 2, 1979>-Jan. 15, 1982 issued by: Export Trade Services Division; Jan. 22, 1982-19 issued by Export Promotion Division; <July 4-10, 1985-> by: Agricultural Information and Marketing Services.
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Description based on: Feb. 2, 1979; title from caption.

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University of Florida
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lagued weekly by rhe Export Promorion Division. Foreign Agricultural Service. U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Room 4945 South Building, Washingron. D.C. 20250.

The following trade stems have been gathered from Agricultural Antache and other government reports as a
senrvie to U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products in supplymng the trade leads the Department of
Agriculture does not guarantee rellabshly of the overseas mnquirer. Your best source for further Informanlon
on these trade leads is the listed foreign farm origmnatmsg the inquiry. You mna) also contact the Export
Promorton Dnavson, FAS. (202) 447-7103


1.F.A.S. Univi. of Florid~ ISSUE NO# 1, 1983

2013 Wheat tender (Syria). Requests offer for 300,000 tons of wheat: 200,000
tons hard wheat, & 100,000 tons soft wheat. Tender requests bidders specify
name/grade of wheat as per official grade standards of country of origin,
shipping: 100,000 tons each in March/April/May 1983. Each cargo should not
be less than 15,000 tons. Deadline (local time): Technical specs: 1400 hra
(GMT plus 2) Jan 20; Price 2400 hrs Jan 25. Confirmation by buyer on Jan
26. Accompanied by bid bond equal to 5% of total invoice value of offer,
made payable to & confirmed by branch No 4 of the Commercial Bank of Syria,
replaced by a 10% performance bond. Partial offers are acceptable provided
quantity offered is not less than 15,000 tons. Buyer retains right to
nominate independent company to inspect commodity at loading port at buyer's
expense. CONTACT: The General Establishment for Cereal Processing & Trade
(Haboob), P.O. Box 4106, Damascus, Syria. TELEX: 411027 HAB00B SY.

2014 Queen bees (Denmark). Wants queen bees (layer), particularly yellow Italians
and Buckfast, large quantity anticipated. Delivery between May 15-June 15,
1983. U.S. health certificate certifying there has been no bee disease in
colonies of origin during current season, especially no occurrences of
Bacillus Larvae, Streptococus Pluton, Aspergillus, SP. A. Flavus, Acarapis
Woodi, and Varroa Jacobsoni. Quote FOB or CIF Copenhagen. Firm is member of
Board of Danish Bee Keepers Assn. & member of Ministry of Agriculture Board
for bee diseases. States that Danish authorities will now permit imports of
queen bees from U.S. for pollination and honey production during period up to
June 15, 1983. States that an present there are 75,000 bee colonies in
Denrmark and there is good potential for growth to 250,000. Seeks
representation for U.S. suppliers. CONTACT: Gunner Andersson,
Sonderborghus, Maagevej 13, Dk-2400 Copenhagen, Denmark. Phone: (1) 34 19

2015 Poultry farm joint venture (Nigeria). Interested in joint venture with U.S.
partner in integrated chicken 6 turkey project which will include feed mill
operation, slaughtering facilities and market distribution in Bendel State.
No equity participation will be required. Partner (s) for equipment
recommendation, technical assistance, raw materials supply 6 consultancy
services. Total investment invisaged will be about 6 million dols. Bank
ref: First Bank of Nigeria, Limited 1, Burma Rd, Apapa-Lagos.

CONTACT: Dr. Pat Utomi, 142, Bode Thomas Street, Surulere/Lagos St., or 36,
Sabin Ajose Crescent Off Bode Thomas Street, P.O. Box 1384, Surulere, Lagos
State, Nigeria. TELEX: 26860 NANG NG. Phone: (01) 832352/836887.

2016 Beef (United Arab Emirates). Interested in U.S. frozen and chilled beef.
Presently imports meat from Australia & New Zealand. Firm is willing to buy
American meat if priced competitively. Operates 1 supermarket in Dubai, The
United Arab Emirates, with an area of 10,000 square feet. A major importer
of foodstuff, is a wholesaler and distributor in addition to its retail
outlet. Quantities to be decided after analysis of offers received from U.S.
suppliers. CONTCT: John Zabaneh, Managing Dir., Gulfco, P.O. Box 1003,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates. TELEX: 45523 EM. Cable: GUFCO. Phone:

2017 Juice concentrates (Philippines). Wants frozen concentrated orange juice;
single strength or concentrated lemon juice; single strength or concentrated
lime juice; apple puree/concentrate; one PCL of each product. Supplier's
specs required. Will determine time of delivery upon receipt of offers.
Quotations FOB port of origin and CIF Manila. Bank ref: Citibank, N.A.
CONTACT: Senen M. Perlada, RFM Corporation, Pioneer St., Mandaluyong, Metre
Manila, P.O. Box 7089 Mia, Philippines. TELEX: ITT 43119. Cable: RFLOUR
PM. Phone: 77-37-11.

2018 Turkey tails and wings (France). Wants turkey tails and wings, 20 tons of
each per month, USAD, packed in strong export cases, if possible 10 kgs.
Delivery AS~AP. Health certificate for Africa, Via Le Havre or Rotterdam
requested. Quotations CIF Le Havre A/O Rotterdam. Bank ref: B.N.P.
Landerneau, B.P. 57 29208 Landerneau. CONTACT: Robert Broudin, Director,
Brittania, 10, Rue Du General De Gaulle, Lesneven, Frarnce. TELEX: 940
928F. Phone: (98) 83 34 33.

2019 Raspberry plants (Chile). Wants raspberry plants, 6,000 plants of each
variety, Williamette and Heritage varieties. Delivery suitable for product
in June 1983. Need to be plants of two years. Guarantee of no pest. Quote
CIF by air. Bank ref: Banco Nacional, Bandera 287, Santiago; Banco Sud
Americano, Bandera 226, Santiago. CONTAT: Raymond H~aley, Camley
International Ltda., Casilla 902, Santiago, Chile. TEE:440002 PB CAMEY
CZ. Phone: 2225456.

2020 Beans (Italy). Wants beans, one 18 at container, dark red kidney, packaged
in sacks. Quotations CIF Italian Port preferably Leghorn. Delivery ASAP.
Samples requested. Bank ref: Banca Commerciale Italiana, 48100 Ravenna,
Italy. CONTACT: Gastone Cortese, Casella Postale 28, 48012 Bagnacavallo,
Ravenna, Italy. Phone: 0545 52288.

2021 Yellow pine (Italy). Wants Douglas Yellow pine. Quantity to be determined.
Quality to be determined. Quotations CIF Cagliari. Delivery date to be
determined. Bank ref: Banco Di Napoli, 07100 Sassari. CONTACT: Pietro
Pinna, Piero Pinna Legnami, SS 597 Per 01bia RM 8.600, 07017 Ploaghe,
Sassari, Italy. Phone: 079-449442.

2022 Tallow tender (Algeria). Algerian National Office for marketing has issued
tender for 12,016 at of industrial tallow, fancy type, and 1,532 at of

industrial tallow, top white type. Bid deadline Jan. 7, 1983. Interested
U.S. exporters should telex offer. Fancy tallow: 40.5 degrees centrigrade
mini. 43 degrees centigrade max. titrated; 4% max. acid material; FAC-7 color
max; 1% max. moisture & impurities, and industrial tallow: 40.5 degrees
centigrade min. 43 degrees centigrade max. titrated; 2; max. acid material;
FAC-5 color max; 1% max mroisture &r impurities. CONTACT:- Onaco, 29, Rue
Larbi Ben M'Hidi, Algiers, Algeria. Telex: 53236.

2023 Anhydrous milk fat, spray powder skim milk (Algeria). Algerian National
Office of milk & milk products (ORLAC) has issued tender for 8,880 at
anhydrous milk fat & 23,900 at heat medium spray powder skim milk for human
use. Bid deadline Jan 22, 1983. Interested firms should contact directly,
ORLAC, in French if possible, stating intention to submit. Offer to remain
valid 90 daysa past deadline. External Envelope containing offer must only
show ORLACS address and on the envelope: "Appel D'Offres Int'l-Ne Pas
Ouvrir M.G.L.A.". Subm~it offers by registered mail to Comite Des Marches,
Orlac, 1, Pl. Slimane Hammadouchi, Hussein-Dey, Algiers. Receive specs:
Office Regional Du Lait Et Des Prduits Laitiers Du Centre-Orlac-1, Place
Slimane Hammadouchi, (ExPlace Carnot), Russeindey, Algiers, Algeria.

2026 Wheat (Ecuador). Chants wheat, 20,000 mt, HRW #2 12% protein, 12-.13%
moisture, in bulk. Delivery March 1983. Would like to represent U.S.
exporter in this market. Quotations C6F Guayaquil & FOB referential. Bank
ref: Banco Continental; Cordova 811, Guayaquil, Ecuador. CONTACT:
Engelbert Devetak, Proveedora Valdivia (Member of Granes Exportadora De
Productss, Casilla 5593, Guayaquil, Ecuador. TESLE: 04-3281. Cable:
PROVAL, Guayaquil. Phone: 352-092, 352-138v.

2025 Pulses (France). Chants pulses, 500 to 1,000 tons per year, quality No. 1,
packed in bags of 25 & 50 kilos. Delivery in 1983, upon our request. Please
submit samples. Quotations CIF" Marseille & CIF Le Havre. Bank ref: Societe
Lyonnise De Depots, Agence Des Chartreux, 237, Boulevard De La Liberation,
13004 Marseille. CONTACT: Jean-Pierre Coulet, Coulet, S.A., 83, Route Des
Trois Lucs, 13012 Marseille, France. TELEX: 430 443 COULET. Phone: (91)
93 56 53.

2026 Great Northern beans (France). Wants Great Northern bteans, 500 to 1,000 tons
per year, first quality, packed in bags of 25 & 50 kilos. Delivery in 1983
upon our request. Please send samples. Quotations CIF Marseille & CIF Le
Ravre. Bank ref: Societe Lyonnaise De Depots, Agence Des Chartreux, 237,
Boulevard De La Liberation, 13004 Marseille. CONTACT: Jean-Pierre Coulet,
Coulet S.AI., 83, Route Des Trois Leecs, 13012 Marseille, France. TELEX: 430
463 COULET. Phone: (91) 93 56 53.

2027 Rice (Denmark). 'Wantts rice, Japanese Rose variety, 60 att, delivery soonest.
Quotation FOB, CIF Copenhagen. Bank ref: Den Danske Bank. CONAT: K.
Andreasen, Topring-Agentur APS, Sadolinsgade 114 C, DK5230 Odense M,
De nma rk. TELEX: 59644 TRMFG. Phone: (9) 12 65 80.

2028 Rice Unitede Arab Emirates). Nants Calrose Amrican medium grain rice, 1,000
at, maximum 3% broken, either bulk or bagged in Jute w~ith poly lining.
Delivery ASAP. Quotations CIF Kuwait, Bank ref: Barclays Bank

International Dubai. CONTACT: Law~son Stedding, Technical 6 Leisure Supplies
Co, P.O. Box 7676, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. TELEX: 48161 TLSC. Phone:

2029- Wine, liquors, beer (Canada). Wants wine, spirits, lIquors, and beer. Company
2030 is private firm that presently handles only Italian products. They are
licensed agents only in Datario; will consider sub agents in other
provinces. Concultant Giardino is interested in following products: spirits
(especially bourbon), liquors, specialty or premium beers, and wine. Bank
ref: available on request. CONTCT: Robert Giardino, Mgr. Dir., Cana
Import Wine Agency Ltd., 5265 Steeles Avenue West, Weston, Ontario M9L 187,
Canada. Phone: (416) 741-4492.

2031 King snakes (Korea). Wants live-king snakes (Lampropeltis Getulus) color:
black with white ringed, 500-1,000 annually, 2/3 male and 1/3 female, size of
snake: length: more than 5 ft, weight: more than 1 kg. Standard packing
for live snakes, 1st shipment: 200 snakes in January 1983, 2nd shipment:
200 snakes in March, 1983; remaining will be decided thereafter. Inspection
certificate required. Sample products shipment. Quotations CIP, Kimpo
Airport. Bank ref: Bangrae Branch, The First Bank. CONTACT: Rub, Joo
Hwe, Bangrae Snake House, #773-5 Bangrae-Dong, Kwanam-Ku, Seoul, Korea.
Phone: 591-7173, 519-3966.

2032 French fried potatoes (Kuwait). Wants frozen french fried potatoes, 1 x 20
ft. container, Grade A, 5-10 1bs catering packing. Delivery ASAP. Arabic
labelling, date of production and expiry. Quotations C&F Kuwait. Bank ref:
National Bank of Ruwait, Commercial Bank of Kuwait. CONTACT: John Sabri,
Bader Al Mulla & Bros. Co. Ltd., P.O. Box 177, Safat, Kuwait. TELEX: 22012
KT. Phone: 818524.

2033 Wheat flour (Belgium). Wants wheat flour, 1,000 mt monthly not specified.
Polyethylene bags double kraft paper 50 kilos. Delivery every month.
Quotation FOB U.S. ports/CIF Conakry (Guinea). Bank ref: Bank
Bruxelles/Lambert. CONTAC: Pierre Liers, L.P. Import-Export, 115 Avenue
General Eisenhower, 1030 Brussels, Belgium. TE~LEXI: 72186 DIMEX B (ATTENTION
OF PIERRE LIERS). Phone: 02/217 40 10.

2034- Frozen beef, chicken (Singapore). Wants frozen beef, frozen chicken and
2035 parts, container loads. Prompt delivery. Quotations CIF Singapore. Bank
ref: Bank of Singapore, Cecil Street, Singapore 0106. CONTACT: Jason Choo,
Inter-Continental Food Corp. PTE Ltd., 183-191 Tanjong Rhu Road, Singapore
1543. TELEX: RS 26939 `INTCON. Phone: 3458243.

2036 Seed (Saudi Arabia). Agricultural seed for selling to local farmers.
Interested U.S. seed suppliers should write to lMr. Zamil with catalogs,
prices and samples. Firm is engaged in import, wholesale and retail of
agricultural products and equipment to the local agriculturists. CONTACT:
Suleiman Ibrahim Al-Zamil, Director, Al-Zamil Est. for Trading & Agriculture,
P.O. Box 397, Onaisa, Saudi Arabia. Phone: (06) 364-7807.

2037 Lumrber (H~ong Kong). Wants lumber, 100,000 MBF, Grade 1 & 2, packaged by
lot. Delivery ASAP. Quotations C&F Shanghai, China. Bank ref: The Chase

Hanhattan Bank, N.A. CONTACT: Stephen C. Hu, Hong Kong Powr & Boiler
Suppliers, 428, Cosmopolitan Bldg, 4/F, 760 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Ca ble: PBSCH HONG KONG. Phone: 3-800398 or 3-811093,

0001 Poultry farm (Saudi Arabia). Interested in setting up a poultry farm for
broiler production with an annual production of 1,250,000 birds. Project
location is 25 km west of Jubail City on the Dammam-Kuwait Highway. It has
been suggested that the project bte carried out on a turn-key basis and that
the management be carried fully by a U.S. partner. MSE plans to double the
production capacity after the first year of production. The project consists
of (A) process plant; (B) cold stores, and (C) power generators. All
procedures have been taken by MSE for the project to be carried out.
CONTACT: Anwar Al Mutairi, Mutairi Services Express (MSE), P.O. Box 1003, Al
Khobar, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 67018 MUTAIR. Phone: 8646086/8643111.

0002 Corn gluten meal (Malaysia). Wants corn gluten meal, 80 to 100 st per
monthly, 60% crude protein; 2% fiber; color range 250-400 ppm xanthrophy1.
Bagged, shipped in containers. Prompt delivery. Quotations CIF or C&~F Port
Kelang. Bank ref: Citibank, Medan Pasar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. CONTACT:
Keh, Chai-Heng, Maju Heng (M) SDN BR., 19 Jalan Rajawali, Taman bukit Raja,
Kelang, Selangor, Malaysia. TELEX: BORSHP MA 39517 ATTN: RE.Phone:
(03) 318989.

0003 Greenhouse complex (Saudi Arabia). Interested in setting up a greenhouse
complex 25 kms west of Jubail City on the D~ammam-Kuwit Highway. Projected
production 1,870,000 kgs of various vegetables annually, project also
includes power generators, cold storage, and wells. Mutairi advised that
project will be on turn-key basis. CONTACT: Anar Al Mutairi, Al Mutairi
Services Express (MSE), P.O. Box 1003, Al. Khobar, Saudi Arabia. TELEX:
67018 MUTAIR. Phone: 8646086/86431111.

0004 Acarole juice (W. Germany). Wants Acarole juice, natural, 20 tons per year.
Type of packaging not specified. Delivery ASAP. Quotations CIF Bremen or
Hamburg. Company established in 1916, employs 160 persons, annal sales dm.
30 million, manufacturer of natural remedies and dietary supplements.
Company's products are exported world-wide. Bank ref: :Baye ri sche
Landesbank, Muenchen. CONTACT: Dr. Peter Brunner, Salus-Haus, or Dr". Med.
Otto Greither, Postfach 1180, Bahnhofstr. 24, D-8206 Bruckmuchl, W. Germny.
TELEX: 525930. Phone: 08062/1081.

0005 Frozen french fries and vegetables (England). HIrants frozen vegetables, and
frozen french fries crinkle cut and straight. Quantity: initially 30 tons
per month, best quality. Packaging 1 x 10 kilos; 4 x 2.5 kilos; 20 x 500
gas. Quotations C&F Dammam, Saudi Aabia. Delivery ASAP. Certificates of
origin; Arabic lables bearing customers nae. CONTACT: KReith Downes,
Churchdale Food Products, Churchdale Hall, Alshford, Nr-. Bakewell, Derbyshire,
England. TELEX: 37453 PMP G. Phone: 062 987 585.

0006 Corn (England). Wants 10,000 tons of corn, U.S. No. 3 15.5% moisture.
Packaging in jute sacks. Quotations FOB USA port destined for W~est Alfrica.
De livery ASAP. CONTACT: A. 0. Rutland, Westminster Industrial Group Ltd, 41
Kensington High Street, London, W8 5ED, England. TELEX: 8952387 ANSWER G
REF: WESTCONF. Phone: 01 937 5732,

0007 Dried whole milk tender (Egypt). Request bids for tender No. 19 (1982/83)
for 200 tons dry whole milk, plus or minus 10%, during March and April,
1982. Representative sample presented latest January 22, 1983. Offers
submitted latest January 25, 1983. Conditions and specifications available
below address against payment due fees taking into consideration Min~sterial
decree No. 1036/1978. A copy of the taxation card m~ust be coupled with the
submitted offer showing the statement of the latest taxation year. Offers
must be made through an Egyptian agent. CONTAICT: General Authority for
Supply Commodities, Purchasing Committee for Animal Products, 24,
E1-Gomhouria Street, Cairo, Egypt. Cable: ESTRAM. TELEX: 92062 ESTRAM.

0008 Rice (Malaysia). The National Rice Board (LPN) supplies the bulk of
Malaysia's rice import needs through govn't to govn't purchases from
Thailand. LPN also buys small quantities of rice elsewhere to meet special
needs. Korean and Japanese workers on projects have been consuming about 100
tons/month of Australian calrose (100% head rice, well-polished). LPN would
consider quotes from the United States. LPN says major grain traders are not
interested in providing the small quantity of rice involved in this special
trade. Requirement is Ul Calrose in 50 kg sacks, loaded in containers.
Delivered port Kelang or Penang. CONTAT: Encik Wan Mustafa Ahmad, Duuty
Director for Operations, Lembaga Padi Dan Beras Negara, P.O. Box 108, Kuala
Ltumpur, Malaysia. Phone: (03) 207-261. TELEX: PARA~S MA 42003.

0009 Corned beef (Israel. Wants corned beef, 50,000 cases, pack in 24 cans #340
g. Delivery on third immediate plus two shipments. Quotations CIF
Alexandria, Egypt. Bank ref: Discount Bank, Haifa. CONTACT: Arie Harel,
Neptune Marine (Israel) Ltd., P.O. Box 902, Haifa 31000, Israel. TELEX:
46674. Phone: 04-537971.

0010 Dog and cat food (Israel). Wants dog and cat food, 20 mt, canned. Immediate
delivery. Quotations CIF Limnassol, Cyprus. Bank ref: Discount Bank Haifa.
CONTACT: Arie Harel, Neptune Marine (Israel) Ltd., P.O. Box 902, Hlaifa
31000, Israel. TELEX: 46674. Phone: 04-537971.

0011 Cigarettes (Israel). Wants 20,000 eases of 10,000 cigarettes each, 85 mm and
100 mm~n~, hard and soft packaging. Immediate delivery. Quotations FOB New
York. Bank ref: Discount Bank, Haifa. CONTACT: A. Harel, Neptune Marine
(Israel) Ltd., P.O. Box 902, Haifa 31000, Israel. TELEX: 46674. Phone:

0012 Soft drinks (Israel). Wants carbonated soft drinks, fifty 20-ft. containers,
plastic bottles, ZL-1.5L-1L. Time of delivery to be negotiated. Chemical
analysis required. Quotations CIF Haifa. Bank ref: Israel Discount Bank.
CONTACT: Arie Harel, Neptune Marine (Israel) Ltd., P.O. Box; 902, 'Haifa
31000, Israel. TELEX: 46674. Phone: 04-537971.

0013 Butter (United Arab Emirates). Wants table butter salted, unsalted, 20 ft.
container, packed in silver foil, wrapping for 1/2 and 1 lb bulk. Delivery
ASAP. Label should carry dates of production and expiry, country of origin -
preferably in Arabic. Quotes CSF CIF. Bank ref: Arab African Bank,
Dubai; Arab Bank, Dubai. CONTACT: Shamsheer Lal, Gulf Trading and
Refrigerating Ltd. (GULFCO), P.O. Box 1003, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
TELEX: 45523 EM. Cable: GULFCO. Phone: 471400/471306.

0014- Grocery item (Hong Kong). Mants approx. 20,000 lbs. each: (A) 1-1.5 kg.
0018 tenderlion, Grade 1; and (B) lamb loin in 50 lbs/ctn; (C) mixed vegetable in
I kg/bag, 23 bagsletnr; (D) potatoes, and (E) duck feet, Grade 1, 30 lbs/etn
each; (F) green pea In 50 lbs/ctn; (G) pig loin in 60 lbs/ctn; (H) chicken in
30 lbs/ctn; (I) chicken leg in 40 lbs/ctn; (J) chicken gizzard and (K) turkey
liver each in 5 lbs/box 6 boxes/ctn; (L) sirloin, Grade 1, in 50 lbs/ctn; (M)
chicken vings 5 lbs/box, 6 boxes/ctn. Delivery ASAP. Quote CIF Hong Kong.
Bank ref: Bank of Communications. CONTCT: Yuen Kam Tom, Tai SAng Frozen
Heat Co., C/F, Shop C, Chiu Kwong Lau, 1 Chiu Kvong St. Hong Kong. Phone:
5-4 75888 or 5-46071,7.

Foreign Trade Development

CONTACTS FOR U.S. Farm Products. A free export promotion service offered by the
Foreign Agricultural Service to help American companies introduce agricultural
products to foreign markets. "CONTACTS" is a monthly newsletter designed to help
publicize the availability for U.S. agricultural products in foreign maarkets and test
the market interest in new agricultural farm products and related services.

The trade letter provides the names and addresses of U.S. suppliers and a brief
description of the agricultural products they offer. This newsletter is sent
overseas monthly to our Agricultural Officers overseas. They, in turn, distribute it
to agricultural importers in their country(ies) of assignment. The newsletter is
translated into Japanese, Spanish, French, Italian, and Greek and is direct mailed to
some 10,000 firms. In addition, a nuber of our posts publish selected items fromt
each issue. These selected mailing reach some 17,000 additional foreign firms. If
you would like to participate in this program contact the marketing representative
with your State Department of Agriculture or call (202) 447-7103. While preference
for participation in this program is givn to ney-to-market products and
new-to-export firms, all firms are invited to participate and participation is free.

Cancellation of Overseas Livestock Shows. We have been advised that the following
overseas livestock shows in which FAS planned to participate (announced in Export
Briefs No. 42, 1982) have been cancelled by the host governments.

Santo Domingo National Livestock Show-Dominican Republic
EXGPIC Livestock Show Bonduras
National Livestock Show Guatemala

lova Winter Beef Expo February 13-18, 1983. The seventh annual lova Winter Beef Elxpo
will be held February 13-18, 1983 at the lova State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.
The Expo wl~ll feature 18 beef breed sales wiJith over 1,000 head of breeding animals
from top Iowa a ndidwest cattle breeders offered for sale. Breeds represented are
as follows: Angus, Ankina, Charolais, Chianina, Gelbvich, Hereford, Limousin,
Normande, Maine-Anjou, Murrey Grey, Pinagauer, Polled Bereford, Red Angus, Santa
Gertrudis, Sinmmental, Shorthorn, South Devon ad White Park. The Iowa Winter Beef
Expo is sponsored by the lov Beef Breeds Council, International. visitors are
welcome. Hosts will be available to assist foreign individuals with introductions,
translations, tours, etc. For more inf~torato contact the marketing Division, Iowa
Department of Agriculture, Wallace Building, Des Moines, lova 50319. Phone: (515)
281-5993. Telex: 478332.


3 1262 09051 4505

Personnel change. Lyle Mloe, who has been the editor of Export Briefs the past year,
will be taking a new position within FAS effective January 10r Joe Wahlar will be
the new coordinator of the TORS Programs which includes Export Briefs. Joe has
worked in the Grain and Feed Division within FAS and for the past several years has
helped established new computerized operations with our overseas offices. Lyle has
enjoyed the contact he has had with many of you and Joe looks forward to working with
you in the months ahead.

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