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The following trade items have been gathered from Agricultural Attache and other government reports as a
service to U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products. In supplying the trade leads the Department of
Agriculture does not guarantee reliability of the overseas inquirer. Your best source for further information
onl these trade leads is the listed foreign firm originating the inquiry. You may also contact the Export
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PRODUCTS SOUGHT BY FOREIGN IMPORTERS
April 16, 1984
ASPARAGUS SEEDS (MALAYSIA). Trial shipment of 2 kgs. Quality: "Mary Washington"
variety packed. Delivery: ASAP. Quote: C&F Parcel Post. Bank Ref: Malayan Banking
Corp., Bangsar Branch, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. CONTACT: Chai Niann Chang, Malaysian
Trading Co., 154 Jalan Limau Mvanis,Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Phone: (03)
944-7i42. Te lex: MATRAD M~A 31820. (WK 15/TOFAS 58)
BACK-PACKING FOOD PRODUCTS, GIFT PACKS, FOOD PRODUCTS FOR USE IN MICROWAVES
(SWEDEN). CONTACT: Mr. Borge Petterson, Ekstroms, Livsmedelsprodukter AB P.O. Box
945,, S-701 31 Orebro, Sweden. Telex: 73433 KETEFA S. Phone: 019/111 95 00. (WK
BEEF LIVER AND TURKEY (EGYPT). Wants 100 MT beef liver and 50 MT turkey a month.
Quality: grade A and B. Requirements: antirejection insurance included. Delivery
ASAP. Quote: CIF. Bank ref: Credit International, Talaat Harb St. Cario, Egypt.
CONTACT: Mr. Mohamed B. Farid, F. Al Zahraa Company, 116 Mohamed Farid St., Cairo,
Egypt. Phone: 742752-752684. Telex: 92480 Farid UN. (WK/15/TOFAS 153).
BELL PEPPERS (SWEDEN). Wants diced and frozen bell peppers. Quality No. 8.
CONTACT: Mr. Per-01of 01ausson, Tornvik Gard AB, S-179 00 Stenhamra, Sweden. Telex:
17050 Att: B. 01ausson. Phone:756/24 16'1. (WK 1I5/TOFAS 52)
BIRDS PARROTS (ENGLAND0). Wants any type of bird and parrot. Quantity: 70-100
birds. Quote: C&F, UK. Bank Ref: Midland Bank, Wisbech St. Mary. CONTACT: Mr.
Taylor, Albetrex Birds Ltd., Cherry Tree, High Street, Wisbech St. Mary. Cambs,
England. Phone: 094 581 218. Telex: 8951182 GECOMS G. (WK 15/TOFAS 45)
BREAD AND BREAD PRODUCTS (ENGLAND). EEC Tender. Wants bread products, morning
goods & cakes. Period of contract one year commencing June 1, 1984. Estimated
contract value 1,750.00 pounds. Tenders may be submitted for some or all products.
Delivery: 165 delivery points within the North East Thames Regional Health Authority
(covering the London Boroughs of Enfield, Haringey, Rederidge, Waltham Forest,
Camden, Islington, City of London, Tower Hamlets, Newham, Barking, Havering, and the
County of Exxex). Deliveries to be made within 7 days of receipt of order or as
otherwise agreed. Deadline to participate May 4, 1984. Contracts will be made with
individual suppliers. Final date for the dispatch of invitations to tender is May 7,
1i984. Information required: Unless evidence as to technical capability and financial
standing has already been suplid edeeassecified in Directive 777/62/EEC,
Articles 21, 22 (1) (A) to (C) aned, 23dc (1) (A) oD) and proof that none of the
circumstances in Article 20 apply the tenderer. Criteria for award of contract are:
best value for money having regard to quality, delivery & price. CONTACT: Mr. C.
Russell, Essex Health Supplies Service, c/o Mid Essex Health Authority, Collingwood
Rd, Witham CM8 2TT, Essex, England. Telex: 987418. Phone: Witham (0376) 51 65 15,
Ext. 375. (WK 15/COM~MERCE 4135)
BUCKNHEAT (JAPAN). Specific quantity not determined, however, expected to be
substantial. Best quality. Bulk packing. Immediate delivery by surface shipment.
Quote: C&F. Bank ref: Sanwa Bank Nakanoshima Branch, Osaka. CONTACT: Mr. Tsutomu
Kobayashi, Yagi Tsusho Ltd., 20, Imabashi 3-chome, Higashi-ku, Osaka, Japan. Telex:
563405. Cable: "YAGITSUSHO OSAKA." Phone: (06 )203-1112. (WK 15/TOFAS 17)
BUTTER, CHEESE ANJD ALL DAIRY RELATED PRODUCTS. (ENGLAND). Interested in contacting
suppliers of above commodities for delivery to Belfast, Northern Ireland. Bank Ref:
Allied Irish Bank Ltd. CONTIACT: Mr. R. A. Laird, Nidco Foods Ltd, 123 York Street,
Belfast BT13 1AB, England. Tel: 0232 247448. Telex: 747177. (WK 15/TOFAS 46)
CANNYED FOOD PRODUCTS (FRANICE). Canned and preserved fruits and vegetables, canned
fruits and vegetables, preserves, jams and jellies, canned and cured fish and
seafood, canned specialties. Company sales volume between 175 & 525 million FF.
Sales area: France. Importer, agent, distributor & exporter of canned food
products. Bank ref: Credit Commercial de France, 522 Ave Du Prado, 13008 Marseille,
Grindlay's Bank, 38 Rue ST. Ferreol, 13001 Mtarseille, FCS Paris/E. Vergara. CONTACT:
Jean-Claude Moutte, Pres., Societe Moutte & Cie, 2, Quai D'Arenc 13002, Marseille,
France. Telex: 440 836 F. Phone: 011233/91/91 92 93. Cable: AMOUTE. (WK
CANNED HEALTH FOODS (CANADA). Canned health foods, vitamins, dried, fruit, dried
nuts, dried beans, and soya products. Firm operates as a health food store. All
products requested are for resale. Firm requires price list & quality goods. Firm
seeking immediate suppliers for requested products. Shipments to be collected at the
B.C./U.S. border. CONTACT: T. P. Linde, R.R. 1, Salmon Arm, B.C. V0E 2TO Canada.
Phone 604-832-4314. (WK 15/COMMERCE 0413)
CASTORBEAN SEED (GUATEMALA). Wants 150 kilograms, H86 variety or other high
yielding varieties. Packaging: standard for export. Delivery: May 1, 1984. Other
requirements: Certificate of Origen, Health Certificate, Germination Certificate.
Quote: CIF Aurora Airport, Guatemala City. Bank ref: Bank of America, SA. Avenida
10-55, Zona 1, Guatemala City. CONTACT: Gregorio Garcia,, 2A. Avenida 14-25 Zona 1,
Guatemala City, Guatemala. Phone: 23616. (WK 15/TOFAS 76.)
CHEESE (ENGLAND). EEC Tender for cheddar cheese. Quantity: 5 kilos, 32,500 kgs;
20 kilos, 16,500 kgs; 226 grams, 1,650 kgs; 21 grams, 13,750 kgs. Quality: standard
or equivalent. Period of contract: 6 months, beginning Aug. 1, 1984. Tenders may be
submitted for some and/or all of goods required. Requests to participate should be
sent to address below. Delivery: Essex Health Supp'lies Service Stores, 3 Perr~y Way,
Industrial Estate East, Witham, Essex, England. Deliveries to be made within 14 days
of receipt of any order or as otherwise agreed. Deadline to participate is May 14,
1984.Contracts will be made with individual suppliers. Final date for dispatch of
invitations to tender is June 1, 1984. Information required: Unless evidence as to
technical capabilityy& financial standing has already been supplied, evidence as
specified in Directive 77/62/EEC, Articles 21, 22 (1) (A) to (C) & 23 (1) (A) to (D)
& proof that none of the circumstances in Article 20 apply to the tenderer. Criteria
for the award of contract are: best value for money having regard to quality,
delivery and price. CONTACT: Mr. C. Russell, Essex Health Supplies Service, c/o Mid
Essex Health Authority, Collingwood Rd., UK Witham CM8 2TT, Essex, England. Telex:
987418. Phone: Withiam (03 76) 51 65 15, Ext. 375. (WK 15/COMMERCE 4132)
CORN PRODUCTS (SPAIN). Interested in obtaining a license from a U.S. firm for
manufacturing corn products such as margarine, oil, etc. Company will require
technical assistance as well. Bank ref: Caja De Aborros Y Monte De Piedad and Banco
Zaragozano. CONtACT: M~r. Lorenzo Hidalgo, Tesbeco, S.A., Calle Garcia Luna No. 1-3,
Madrid, Spain. Phone: (1) 413 3833. (WK 15/TOFAS 92)
.DEHYDRATED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES (ENGLANlD). Wants container loads of dehydrated
fruits and vegetables. Quality: Standard grade required with continuous delivery.
Quote:FOB and C&F UK port. Bank Ref: Barclays Bank, P&0 Building, Leadenhall Street,
London. EC3. CONTACT: Mr. C.M. Baverstock. Briess & Co Ltd. Address: Cityside,
Adler Street, London E1 1EW, England. Phone: 01 377 1144. Telex: 8813477. (WK
DRIED FRUITS (PRUNES, RAISINS, DATES) (MALAYSIA). Wants 1,500 1bs. or 15,000 packs
of standard quality. Packaging: retail packing (1 or 2 oz. vacuum plastic pack).
Delivery: ASAP. Quote: C&F Penang. Bank ref: Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp.,
Penang, Malaysia. CONTACT: Lim Wee Phoay, Lean Hin Agencies, P.O. Box 12, Penang,
Malaysia. Telex: FORUN MA 40337. Phone: (04) 379-663. (WK 15/TOFAS 0055)
DUCKLINGS FOR BREEDING (VENEZUELA). Wants 2500 females-some males. Quality:
Pekingese, Grade A. Packing in cartons of 100 birds. Other Requirements: Sanitary
certificate from country of origin. Quote: CIF Maiquetia. Delivery: July 84. Bank
ref: Banco De Maracaibo. CONTACT: Roberto Correa, JR., CC Roberto Correa, C.A.,
Residencias Del Este, Av Romulo Gal'legos, Edif. "T"', Apto. 2, Sebucan, Venezuela.
Phone: 283-1835. ('WK15/TOFAS 27.
FOODSTUFFS (ENGLAND). EEC Tender. Wants butchermeat, carcass form & prepared
cuts, offal, bacon & sausages to an approximate annual value of 158,000 pounds
sterling. Tenders may be awarded for all or part of the supplies. Delivery: 23
hospitals & units within Highland Health Board area. Delivery during period July 1,
1984 June 30, 1985. No special legal form required but each supplier required to
become jointly & severally responsible for contract before acceptance. Deadline to
participate May 4, 1984. Final date for dispatch of invitations to tender May 11,
1984. Info. required: Requests for tenders must be accompanied by evidence as
specified in Articles of Directive 77/62/EEC, unless evidence already supplied to
Highland Health Board. Articles: 22 (1)(A) to (C) & 23 (1)(A) to (C) & proof that
none of the circumstances set out in Article 20 refers to tenderer. Criteria for
award of contract are: Contract will be awarded to tenderer(s) whose bid appears
most economically advantageous when all relevant aspects are taken into account,
e.g., price, quality, delivery, & compliance with further conditions set out in
tender documents. Contract & matters arising out of it will be considered as a
contract made in Scotland and subject to Scottish law. Successful tenderer(s)
required to operate delivery system which covers all hospitals & units within either
Northern District &/or Southern District of Highland Health Board. Tendered prices
must be expressed in sterling & payment at these prices will be made in sterling.
CONTACT: Highland Health Board, Reay House, 17 Old Edinburgh R, Scotland IV2 3HG,
England. Phone: 0463 239851, Ext 26. (WK 15/Commerce 4453)
FROZENY BEEF (EGYPT). Tender. The Egyptian Gazette announced on April 5, 1984,
requests bids for tender no. 24 (1983/1984) for the importation of 3,000 to 5,000
tons plus or minus 10%C frozen beef for manufacture. Committee may increase or
decrease quantity as deemed suitable. Delivery: Arrive Egyptian ports monthly in
consignments. Each shipment not less than 1,000) tons plus or minus 10% during June,
July and August Conditions and specifications against payment at due fees,
considering M~iniserial Decree No. 1036/1978 and 120/1982: concerning the commercial
agency. Copy of taxation card must be submitted with offer. Deadline April 24,
1984. Quote: FOB and C&bF. CONTACT: General Authority for Supply Commodities, 24
Gomhoria Street, Cairo, Egypt. Telex: 92062 ESTRAM UN. Cable: ESTRAMr. (WK 15/TOFAS
HAMPSHIRE: DONN SHEEP AND BRON#I SMISS CATTLE (PERU). Mants 20 rams and 20 ewes
(registered and 12 months old). Wants 40 heifers and 10 calves (registered and 12
months old). Delivery ASAP. Other requirements: sanitary certificate. Quote: CAF
Matarani. Bank ref: Banco Agratio del Peru. CONTACT: Elmer Alvarez, Agroban-Puno,
(Agrarian Bank representing farmers in Puno) Jr. Lirma 3'19, Puno, Peru. Telex: 54783
Pe Bappno. Phone: 500 and 275 Puno, Peru. (WK 15/TOFAS 50-51).
HATCHING EGGS (EGYPT). Wants 31,000 eggs every two weeks. Quality: Grade A in
suitable packaging. Delivery ASAP. Other requirements: shipping on Amerrican flag
planes. Quote: CIF Cairo Airport. Bank ref: Chase National Bank, Ginza Egypt.
CONTACT: Mr. Kamal E1-Baroudy, Sakara Hatcheries, 32H, Murad St., Giza, Egy'pt.
Phone: 720641. Te lex: 93433 ISFOM UN. (WK 15/TOFAS '155)
HOP PONDER IN PELLETS (TAIPEI). Quantity: approx. 240 tons. Quality: (a) moisture
content 5-7 %; (b) alpha acid (dry basis) minnimum 7%; (c) hard resins dry basis not
more than 15% of total resins; (d) hop oil (dry basis) minimum 0.8%fX; (e) tannins (dr~y
basis) 4.5-5.5%; (f) dissolution of pellets in boiling wort: 40 sec. max. (g)
particle size within range of 05.-0.8 mmn; (h) consisting only of triturated hop
connes, without addition of any other combining materials such as water, steam,
kieselguhr, etc. Packaging: (a) in 5 or 10 kgs. net vacuumed and nitrogen gas
refilled tins; (b) 5 kgs. in laminated plastic and foil vacuumed-sealed bag, with
covering 50 kgs. net below in vacuumed-sealed tins. (c) in 10 kgs. metal tin,
vacuumed and sealed under nitrogen. Delivery: November and December 1984. Quote: CAF
Keelung, Taiwan. Bank Ref: Chang Hua Commercial Bank. Comment: Buyer leaving for U.S.
in mid-April hoping to meet suppliers in person. Interested suppliers should contact
the firm ASAP. CONTACT: Charles Fong, Sincere Co., LTD., Chung Hsiao East Rd. Sect.
4, Taipei, Taiwan. Telex: 20464 SINCELTD. Phone: (02) 741-2428. (WK 15/TOFAS 1951)
HYBRID VEGETABLE SEEDS (ALGERIA). Algerian National Office of Supply &
Agricultural Services issued international tender vegetable seeds. Exporters to wire
tender mail express fee of $i21 to Sotubank, Tunis, Tunisia for deposit into account #
53204.2, `Telex 12377 Tunis. To receive tender documents (French language), transfer
to be accompanied by following message: "Deposit is for purchase of vegetable seed
tender document. Please contact American Embassy, Phone: 262-566, ext. 2279
immediately." Agricultural Trade Office will expedite tender by internal. courier.
Wants all hybrid seeds for greenhouse production. Includes (A) tomato 200-250 kg,
(B) cucumber 150-200 kg, (C) pepper 50-100 kg, (D) zucchini 700-1000 kg) & (E)
cantaloup (70-100 kg). First quality. Varietal purity & gemrination rate must
conform to norms established by International Seed Federation. (A), (B) & (C)
aluminum packages of 100 grams each, (D) & (E) metal containers of 500 grams eachl.
Delivery July-August 1984. Bid deadline April 30. Offers must remain valid for 90
days. Quote C&F Algerian ports. Bank ref: Banque De L'Agriculture Et Du
Developpement Rural (BADR), 12, Blvd Colonel Amirouche, Alger. CONTACT: L. Taki,
Seed Dept. Chief, National Des Approvisionnements Et Des Services Agricoles (0NAPSA),
Chemin, Hacene Benzamande, "Les 01iviers" (Ex St Charles) Birmandreis, Alger,
Algeria. Telex: 52296. (WK 15/TOFAS 20)
INSTANT COFFEE, NON-DAIRY CREAMERS, AND DRIED FRUITS (PRUNES AND RAISINS)
(M~ALAYSIA). Quantity not specified. Standard quality. Retail packing. Delivery:
ASAP. Quote: ASAP. Bank ref: Overseas Union Bank, Penang. CONTACT: Chuah Hong Moh,
Eastern Trading Syndicate, 294-N Hye Keate Estate, Penang, Malaysia. Phone: (04)
684-603. Cable: Eastdicate Penang. (WK( 15/TOFAS 59)
JOINT VENTURE FRUIT JUICE PRODUCTION PLANT (PAKISTAN~). Amerosia International
Limited, a private limited company, is inviting bids for a producing plant, to be
financed out of untied World Bank line of credit & set up in the province of
Baluchistan. Machinery & equipment includes washers, equipment for extracting pulp,
peeling, pasteurization equipment, filling machines & ice water plant. The
tender/contract must also provide & include erection, installation and commissioning
costs & services, Quotations must also indicate FOB. Prices of individual machinery
& indicate freight charges separately. Tender documents specifying machinery &
terms/conditions may be obtained from the following address at no charge. CONTACT:
Azhat Latif Ansari, Amerosia International Ldt., 76, Block 6, P.E.C.H. Society,
Karachi-29, Pakistan. (WK 15/COMSMERCE 2652)
JOINT VENTURE FOR INTEGRATED POULTRY & OTHER LIVESTOCK & CITRUS PRODUCTION
(NIGERIA). Interested in joint venture with U.S. partnerss. Feasibility study &
other infrastructural installations completed. Project operating on 820 acres (about
90 to be developed as holiday resort adjacent to farm). Partner(s) required for
equipment recommendation, equity participation, technical assistance, raw materials
supply & co. specialization. Participation will be 60% Nigerian & 40% foreign.
Investment about $3.5 million with possible increase to $6.5 million. Chairman, also
involved in building/civil engineering construction, prepared to visit prospective
partners) in U.S. or welcomes in Nigeria for discussions. Bank ref: Union Bank,
Bauci/Buch Stte; rabBan ofNigria, Lagos. CONTACT: Alhaji Ibrahiim Dimis,
Chairman, I.D. (NIG.) Ltd., 43 KofoAbymAv.P.B.105ApaLgoier.
Te lex: 22582. Phone: (01) 872720/872731 or (077) 42640. (WK 15/TOFAS 77)
JOINT VENTURE IN INTEGRATED POULTRY, PIGGERY, AND OTHER LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION
(NIGERIA). Interested in joint venture with U.S. partners. Company has 250 acres
for the project at Obete in River State. Second phase of project will be trawler
fishing, fish farm construction, garri and livestock feeds processing. Feasibility
study and installation of other infrastructures completed. Partners required for
management, equipment recommendation, equity participation, technical assistance and
company specialization. Total investment $17.5 million. Bank ref: Savannah Bank
(Nligeria) LTD., 10 ABA Road, Port Harcourt; Federal Agriccultural Bank, Port Harcourt;
Nigerian Industrial Development Bank, Eastern Zone ABA. CONTACT: Managing Director,
Temscon Enterprises, 70 Creek Road, Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria. ('WK
JOINT VENTURE TO OPERATE POULTRY, PIGGERY, AND FISHERY FARMS (NIGERIA). Interested
in joint venture with U.S. partners) at Amachara Acha-0kigwe, Imo State. First
phase of project started, further acquisitions of land for 2nd and 3rd being
negotiated. Partner(s) required for equipment recommendation, equity participation,
technical assistance, raw materials supply and co. specialization. Participation 60%
Nigerian and 40% foreign. Total investment $8 million with possible increase to $15
million when right partners) located. Products from 1st phase being marketed in
western, eastern, & northern states of Federation. Bank Ref: Pan African Bank, Ltd.,
Nnamdi Azikiwe Rd., Owerri, Imo State. CONTACT: Mr. Godwin Iroha Okorie, Mg~r.,
Bethany Farms, Amachara-Acha, Okigwe, Imo St.,1mo State, Nigeria. Cable: IMO STATE,
NIGERIA. (WK 15/TOFAS 84).
LIVE SLAUGHTER STEERS, FEEDER BEEF (EGYPT). Wants 700 head/month. Delivery ASAP.
Other requirements: age not more than 24 months; not more than 2 pairs of biting
teeth. Quote: CIF A'lexandria or Port Said, Egypt. Bank ref: MIlSR. International
Bank; Correspondent Bank Commerz Bank. CONTACT: Mrs. Shawki, Candle for
International Trading (CIT), 4 Nazloun Street, Bab E1-Louk, Cairo, Egypt. Telex:
22'195 CIT UN. Phone: 762190 or 708063. (WK 15/TOFAS 152).
LUNGS (OX, PIG, SHEEP) (SOUTH AFRICA). Wants 500 700.tons for human consumption.
Quality: in frozen state; in outer wrapping after frozen blocks. Ex A plate freezer
most suitable. Delivery ASAP. Other requirements: approved by EEC and USDA
abattoirs. Quote: FOB American sea port. Bank ref: Standard Bank, Isando,
Johannesburg. CONTACT: Mr. Len O'Conner, Reckitt and Colman Petz Products, P.O.
Box 8247, Jlohannesburg 2000, So. Africa. Tel ex : 42 9537 Phone: (011 ) 9743438.
(WK 15/TOFAS 67).
MEAT AND BONE MEAL (MALAYSIA). Wants 500 NT monthly packaged in 100 1bs/50 kgs.
polypropylene bags. Quality: Min. 50 percent protein. Delivery ASAP. Quote: CIF
Penang, Port Kelange or Singapore. Bank ref: United Asian Bank, Penang. CONTACT:
Lee Chin Teong, Eng Wan Trading Co., 57 Leboh Pantai, Penang, Malaysia. Phone:(04)
373-811, Telex: EWT MA40688, Cable: Precious Penang. (WK 15/TOFAS 56.)
MILK (ENGLAND). EEJC Tender. Pasteurized milk, semi-skimmed & skimmd, & milk
products. Period of contract 18 months, beginning Nov 1, 1984. Est. contract value
1,500,000 pounds sterling. Tenders may be submitted for some or all of the goods
required. Requests to participate should be sent to Essex Health Supplies Service,
c/o Mid Essex Health Authority. Delivery: 84 delivery points within the North East
Thames Regional Health Authority, covering the city of London, the London Boroughs of
Tower Hamlets & Newham, and the county of Essex. Deliveries to be made within 14
days of receipt of any order or as otherwise agreed. Deadline to participate Aug. 1,
1984. Contracts will be made with individual suppliers. Final date for dispatch of
invitations to tender is Sept. 1, 1984. Info. required: Unless evidence as to
technical capability & financial standing has already been supplied, evidence as
specified in Directive 77/62/EEC, Articles 21, 22 (1 ) (A) to (C) & 23 (1) (A) to (D)
and proof that none of the circumstances in Article 20 apply to tenderer. Criteria
for the award of contract are: best value for money having regard to quality,
delivery & price. CONTACT: Mr. C. Russell, Essex Health Supplies Service, c/o Nid
Essex Health Authority, Collingwood Road, UK-Witham, CM8 2TT Essex, England. Telex:
987418. Phone: Witham (0376) 51 65 15, Ext. 375. (WK 15/COMMERCE 4064)
MILK, SOUP PONDERS, CANNED SEAFOOD SOUPS AND BABY FOOD BOLIVIAA). Wants different
types of milk, soup powders of different types, canned seafood soups, and canned baby
food. Quantity and quality not specified. CONTACT: Liberia Y Papeleria "Exito",
Jaime Cuenca, Casilla 350, Cochabamba, Bolivia. (WK 15/COMMERCE 2143)
NON-DAIRY COFFEE WHITENER OR BEVERAGE WHITENER (AUSTRALIA). Wants 40 tons
monthly. Bulk packaging. Delivery beginning June 1, 1984. Quote: FOB. Bank ref:
National Australia Bank, Forestville, N.S.W. CONTACT: Donald Lees, Tri-Pacific
Mal eti7g, 4 Skere Place Belrose 2085, N.S. .I Australia. Phone: (02) 4494424.
Telex: 72275 50LMAi~T. (WK. 15j/TOFAS 8E),
PASTURE SEEDS (PERU). Wants following seeds: (a) alfalfa 12 MT, (b) dact~ylus
glomerata 5 MT, (c) clover 1 MT, (d) rye grass-3 MT. Usual packaging. Delivery: ASAP.
Other requirements: sanitary certificate. Quote: C&F Matarani. Bank ref: Banco
Agratio del Peru. CONTACT: Elmer Alvarez, Agroban-Puno (Agrarian Bank representing
farmers in Puno), 3r. Lima 319 Puno, Peru. Telex: 54783 Pe Bappno. Phone: 500 and
275 Puno, Peru. (WK 15/TOFAS 52).
SOYBEAN SEEDS (ECUADOR). Wants 500 MT. Quality: Variety Jupiter; min. germination
85% pure seed, 97% inert materials 1% with a maximum of 2%; seeds of common weeds 6
per kilo; seeds of noxious weeds, 3 per kilo; highly noxious weeds, none per kilo;
seeds of other varieties, none per kg.; seeds of other crops, 2 per kg.; moisture
content 12%. Packaging in 50 kg. bags with delivery ASAP. Other requirements: Co.
must be pre-registered with Emsemillas as suppliers of inputs for agriculture.
Provide proof of legal existence of company. Names of directors & mgr.; bank ref.;
certif. of economic & financial situation; submit audited financial statements (last
2 yrs); certif. from competent govt. auth. re export-import experience in certified
seeds, indicating volume during last 2 yrs.; other info as to capacity/storage
handling facilities, membership in appropriate trade assn., etc. Legal representative
in country with appropriate legal powers. Documents to be presented to General
Manager (considered confidential). Quote: C&F Guayaquil & FOB referential. CONTACT:
Ing. Jorge Ibarra G., Emsemillas: Semillas Certificadas, Compania de Economia Mixta,
KM. 12 Panamericana Norte, Apartado 5146, Quito, Ecuador. Telex: 1291 MAG/ED. Cable:
EMrSEMILLAS. (WK 15/TOFAS 51).
SOYBEANS AND WHITE HILUM FOR FOOD (MALAYSIA). Wants 500 MT monthly, packaged in
100 16./50 kg. polypropylene bags. Qual ity : fi rst grade. Delivery ASAP. Qu ote :
CIF Penang, Port Kelang or Singapore. Bank ref: United Asian Bank, Penang.
CONTACT: Lee Chin 'Teong, Eng Wan Trading Co., 57 ;Lebob Pantai, Penang, Malaysia.
Phone: (04) 373-811. Telex: EWT MA40688. Cable: PRECIOUS PENANG. (WK 15/TOFAS 57)
SUET (MEXICO). Wants 100,000 NT of suet annually--not melted or refined tallow.
Delivery to be split into monthly shipments of 10,000 MT. Prefer grades no. 3
through no. 6 in accordance with American Fats and Oils Association grade standards.
CONTACT: Antonio Marinio A., Bufete, Industrial Dise Os Y Pro~yectos, S.A., Moras 850,
Mexico, D.F. 03100. Telex: 1771154 BIDPME. (WK 15/TOFAS 52)
SUGAR AND SUGAR PRODUCTS (ENGLAND). EEC tender. Period of contract one year,
commencing Aug. 1, 1984. Estimated contract value 240,000 pounds sterling. Tenders
may be submitted for some/all of goods required. Delivery: 33 delivery points
within North East Thames Regional Health Authority (covering the London Boroughs of
Enfield, Haringey, Redbridge, Waltham Forest, Camden, Islaington, City of Lo~ndon,,
Tower Hamlets, Newham, Barking, Havering, and the Country of Essex). Deliver tes to
be made within 14 days of receipt of order or as otherwise agreed. Deadline to
participate May 1, 1984. Contracts will be made with individual suppliers, Final
date for dispatch of invitations to tender 1 June 1984. Information Required:
Unless evidence as to technical capability & financial standing already supplied,
evidence as specified in Directive 77/62 EEC, Articles 21,22 (1) (A) to (C) &c 23 (1)
to (D) & proof that none of the circumstances in Article 20 apply to the tentdere:.
Criteria for award of contract are: best value for money having regard to quality,
delivery & price. CONTACT: Mr. C. Russell, Essex Health Supplies Service, c/o Mid
Essex Health Authority, Collingwood Rd., UK-Witham CM8 2TT, Essex, England. Telex:
987 418. Phone: Withbam (03 76) 516515, ext. 375. (WK 15/ICOMMERCE 41 31 ).
SUGARBEET SEEDS (SYRIA) Wants samples for trial, 10 kgs. of multigerm seeds and
2-5 kg of mongerm seeds. Final quantities to be imported will depend on the results
of trial planting. Quality: varieties should be adopted to the Mediterranean
climatic conditions. Delivery ASAP. Bank ref": Commercial Bank of Syria. CONTACT:
Mr. Salim Chabaan, The General Organization for Sugar, P.O. Box 429, Homs, Syria.
Phone: 217600, 27601, Telex: 441006 SY, Cable: COFS-HOMS. (WK 15/TOFAS 33)
SUNFLOWERSEED OIL, CRUDE SOYBEANSEED OIL (TURKEY). Wants 25,000 tons of crude
sunflower seed and soybean seed oil intended for a govt. sector agency which expects
to call for a public tender in the near future. Interested U.S. companies are
requested to contact Mideksko by telex & quote FOB & CIF Istanbul prices ASAP.
CONTACT: Erkmen Ozkan, Exec. Director, Mideksko Endustri Ve, Tarim, Urunleri Dis
Tacaret A.S., Kasap Sokak Eser Apt. C. Blok, 8/60 Esentepe, Istanbul, Turkey. Telex:
26252 AYBE TR. Phone: 1669028. (WK 15/COMM~ERCE 1843)
TEXTURED VEGETABLE PROTEIN CHUNKS AND SOYMILK PONDER (AUSTRIA). Wants 5 MT
textured vegetable protein granules and 2 MT soymilk powder. 5 NT bulk packaging:
Delivery: ASAP. Bank ref: Erste Osterr Sparkasse Klagenfurt. CONTACT: Frau Monika
Dielacher, Biodiaet, Hasnerstr. 7,, 9020 Klagenfurt, Austria. Telex: 422119 Diaet A.
Phone: 04222 511516. (WK 15/TOFAS 56 & 58).
TUNAFISH PROCESSING FACILITIES (PAPUA NJEN GUINEA). Government seeking prospective
investors to construct shore-eased tunafish processing facilities. Two sites
adjacent to proven fishing grounds & having some infrastrucutre are available, one at
K~avieng,- New Ireland, and other at Lombrum, Manus Island. Proposed projects could
involve a range of processing options. Fish supply may be from either associated or
independent fleets. Staged development of projects will be considered. Companies &
others with a sound financial & technical background are asked to register their
interest with Fisheries Development Ltd--who will be pleased to provide further
info. CONTACT: P.M.G. Tuna Project, Fisheries Development, Ltd., Birmingham Road,
Saltisford, Warwick CV 34 4TT, England. Telex: 31565 ULG G. (WK 15/COMMPIERCE
VEGETABLE SEEDS (VENEZUELA). Quanti t~y: large amounts. Quality: best certified.
Packaged in bulk. Delivery time: varying. Quote: CIF. Bank ref: Banco Mercantil,
C.A.; Banco Union, C.A.; Banco De Venezuela, C.A. CONTACT: Willi'am E. Bialick, and
Jaime Marcovitz, William Bialick, C.A., Apto. 6;2411, 1060-A Caracas, Venezeuela.
Phone: 33-63 -01/39 15-65/31-10-11. Telex: 28057 WILBL, Cable: WILBL. (WK 15/TOFAS
WHEAT BRAN, BARLEY, SOYBEAN MEAL, SUNFLOWER SEED, MIXED DATS, AND WHEAT FEED (SAUDI
ARAB IA). Wants 3,000 MT wheat bran, 3,000 MT barley, 1,000 MT Soybean meal, 1,500
MT sunflower seed, 1,000 MT mixed oats, and 2,000 MT wheat feed. Quality: for animal
feed. Packaging in 50 kg. and 25 kg. bags. Delivery ASAP. Other requirements:
Bidders should also be able to provide fishmeal, meat meal, molasses, oats, rice
bran, feed concentrates for layers, and broiler pre-mixes. Quote: C&F Dubai and
Sharjah. Bank reference: Federal Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi. CONJTACT: Mr. Asharaf
Nasser, Al-K~unaiby Trading Group, P.O. Box 4143 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Phone: 331489. Telex: 22533. (WK 15/TOFAS 74)
WHEAT GERM OIL (GREECE). Quantity to be negotiated at a later stage. Quality:
Food and Drug Admin. standards. Packaging: in bulk (large containers) or retail
packs (1/2 LT or less). Delivery: Athens Airport. Requirements: to be used as a
health food and health food preparations (Vitamin-E content). Quote: CIF Athens.
Bank ref: Commercial Bank of Greece, Piraeus Central Branch Bank. CONTACT: Mr. Nick
Bekyros, Nick Bekyros Co., 7, Sotiros Str., Piraeus, Greece. Telex: 21-3357 TANI.
Phone: (01) 417-6217, (01 417-6260). (WK 15/TOFAS 62)
WHEAT-SOFT NHITE AND SOFT WHEAT (SYRIA). Quantity: plus/minus 5% 75,000 tons soft
white wheat and 25,000 tons soft wheat. Quality: 1983 1984 crop. Specific wt. 78 kg
per hectoliter. Acceptable down to 77 kg. per HL against 1% price reduction.
Protein 11% on dry matter basis (NX5.7). Acceptable down to 10.5%2 against 3% price
reduction per each 1%. Impurities 1% maximum according to ICC standard (Item
12-2-3). Other defects (shrunken, broken, half grain and less, fronted, scorched,
damaged, sprouting and other grains) 4% ~max. No smutty grains. Falling number 330
min. Wet gluten quality should be first class and acceptable down to second class
against a 2% price reduction. (Testing of gluten quality should be on flour of 70%Y
extraction milled with Buhler Laboratory No 202 MLU). Moisture 12.5% acceptable to
13.5% against a 1% price reduction. Wheat should not be (1) infested with insects,
their various stages of development or their particles; (2) worm eaten, fungal
infested or have foreign odor. Bidder should specify variety, class and type of
wheat. Delivery: June 1984. 75,000 tons should be shipped to Tartous port and
25,000 tons shipped to Lattakia port. Other requirements: bid bond 5% required with
bid. B.B. should be confirmed by Commnercial Bank of Syria Branch No. 4, Damascus.
Quote: (A) C&F free out Lattakia and Tartous ports; (B) FOB port of loading (port of
loading has to be specified) offer deadline for technical offers is 1400 brs (GMT
plus 3) Thursday Apri'l 19, 1984. Closing date for price offers is 1400 hrs (GMT plus
3) Tuesday April 24, 1984. Confirmation shall be on Wednesday April 25, 1984. Bank
ref: Commercial Bank of Syria, Branch No. 4, Damascus. CONTACT: Dr. Mustafa Hassan,
The General Establish~ment for Cereal Processing and Trade, P08 4106, Damascus,
Syria. Telex: 411027 and 411391 SY. Cable: HOB00B Damnascus. Phone: 211021,
213201. (WK 15/TOFAS 32)
RED KIDNEY BEANS, BLACKEYE BEANS, PINTO BEANIS, LENTILS, POPCORN, SPLIT
YELLOWS, GREENS. RANGE OF MEXICAN FOODS, HOT SAUCES AND PEPPERS, ETC.
(ENGLAND). Desires to import mixed containers of above commodities. Quality: Grade
one. Packaging: 100 lb sacks. Bank Ref: National Westminster Bank Ltd, 1 Mlincing
Lane, London EC3M 35H. CONTIACT: Mr. Alan Stokes, Sea Isle Foods Ltd., Sea Isle
Hous, Hrtsrin InustialPar, Hrtsring Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire, England.
Telex: 926449. Phone: 0923 40255/6/7. W 5TOA 7
Moment in Foodservice.
The Roundtable for Women in Foodservice, Inc. is presenting "The Business of Food:
Pursuing Success" workshop at the Woemn's Business Ojwnership conference "Building a
Brighter Future" on April 27 and 28 at 2:15 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-North Randall,
Cleveland, Ohio. This is part of a series of workshops RWF has been presenting
nationally for the Small Buisness Administration's Women Business Ownerwhip
conferences as directed by President Reagan, to focus attention on women's business
ownership the fastest growing sector of the small business community. Future
spring events are scheduled for Des Miones, Iowa, San Diego, California, Orlando,
Florida, and Dallas, Texas. For further information, contact the National Office of
the Roundtable for Women in Foodservice, Inc., 322 Eight Avenue, New York, New York
10001. Telephone (212)-206-7522.
U.S. FOODS EXHIBIT SECTION OF THE FOOD AND FOOD EQUIPMENT SHOW
TA1WAN, JUNE 2 -28, 1984.
The United States food and agricultural industry is hereby informed that, as
part of the continuing efforts to increase the sale and consumption of U.S.
foods and agricultural products overseas, the Foreign Agricultural Service
(FAS) through the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), will sponsor a U.S.
Foods Exhibit in Taiwan. This promotion of U.S. food products will be
directed toward retailers, wholesalers, the hotel/restaurant, new-to-market
firms, institutional trade, and their suppliers. on the basis of advice from
the Agricultural Officer, the following U.S. products should be of primary
interest to the food trade in Taiwan: canned and fresh fruits and vegetables.,
ginseng products (natural and cultivated); health food items; canned abalone;
coffee and creamer (non-dairy); cheese and long life milk; baby foods;
cereals; dried fruits and nuts; canned juices and soft drinks; snack and
confectionary items; dried peas and beans; wine-institutiohal market
(limited); beef-institutional market (limited).
NOTE: Import of the following items is prohibited: chicken meat; organ
Tlvariett y mat; reh eas; eaut;ndsqid
The Taiwan market shows excellent market potential. U.S. exporters will have
an opportunity to demonstrate and promote their food products to the Taiwanese
trade. FAS will accept participation agreements on a graduated first-come,
first-served basis until April 27, 1984. Participation fees must accompany
thne application for exhibit space. For further information contact: Levi L.
Turner, Trade Exhibit Director, Export Programs Division, Room 4944-S, Foreign
Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250,
telephone: (202) 475-3415.
The United States Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service
(FAS) would like to help provide and assist U.S. businessmen in obtaining
valuable information on a continuing basis to those wishing to enter or expand
his/her basic awareness of development in the international trade arena.
For information concerning export non-agricultural products, write or call
U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Export
Counseling Unit, Room 1066, Washington, D.C. 20230, telephone: (202)
377 -31 81 .
Notice of Forei~gnr Proposals Concerni ng Standards in Agriculture. As required
of all signatories to the GATT Standards Code, the f-tollowing notifications of
foreign proposed standards-related rules have been provided for the
information and comment of interested agencies and firms. Th~e Technical
Office invites inquiries from anyone who believes that any of the proposed
regulations notified under this heading could cause a trade problem. From
time to time we also receive information through our embassies in foreign
countries, as is the case this week. Request for copies or questions can be
referred to Carolyn Wilson, USDA Technical Office, Room 5530 South Agriculture
Building, Washington, D.C. 20250; or phone (202) 382-1318. Anyone interested
in commenting on the proposals should include the TBT Notification Number in
Saudi Arabia The Technical Office recently received a translation o~f the
fuill text of the Regulations for Combat of Commercial Fraud issued under Royal
Decree No. M/11 dated 29.5.1404 H (Mtarch 1, 1984). h ere eal h
definition of fraud and lays out penalties to be imposed on anyone who has
deceived or commenced to deceive or practiced fraud or was about to commit
fraud in any way in anyI of the following cases:
(A) The commodity itself, its nature, type, kind, elements or essential
(B) The commodity's origin.
(C) The commodity's amount, be it in weight, measurement, number, capacity,
or caliber, or using ways or means that are bound to render such factors
(D) The commodity's description, advertising or display in a method
involving false or deceptive statements.
UNITED SITATES DEPARTMtENT OF AGR(CCULTURS
WASHINGTON. D.C. 20280
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