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Export briefs
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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
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Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
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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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Issued weekly by the Export Promotion Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture,
Room 4945 South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250.


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
on these trade leads is the listed foreign firm originating the inquiry. You may also contact the Export
Promotion Division, FAS, (202) 447-7103.



Octbe 24, 1983







Milk powder, concentrated feed dairy cattle (Saudi Arabia). Wants milk
powder, concentrated feed for calves, dry cows and high production dairy
cattle. Quantity: an average of 150 tons of milk powder monthly and 600 tons
of concentrated feed annually. Excellent quality of milk powder and high
percentage of digestable protein. Packed in paper bags with poly inner
palletized inside container. Delivery within two months. Arabic labels and
production and expiry dates to be included. Quote CIF & C&F Jidda. Bank
ref: National Commercial Bank, Head Office, King Abdulaziz St., Jidda.
CONTACT: Sheikh Abdulrahman A. Bakhsh, Bakhsh Dairy, Ice Cream and Juices
Factory, P.O. Box 5582, Medina Rd, Kilo 7, Jidda, Saudi Arabia. TELEX:
401402 DIRIBK SJ. CABLE: DE~RE~EBAR JIDDA. Phone: 6822661/6822709. (WK
41/TOFAS 0203)

Raisins, carrots (Ireland). Wants seedless raisins, 26,000 cases per year.
Grade "A" quality. Packed: cases 24 X 1. lb. laminate film or polythene
packs. Delivery half in August 1984 and half in September 1984. Quote:
CIF/C&F Dublin. Also wants carrots, whole, canned 5-6 container per annum.
Top quality. Packed: 24 X 20/24 X 10 oz cans per case. Delivery 1 container
every two months. Requirements: own label buyer will supply artwork. Bank
ref: Bank of Ireland, 32 South Mall, Cork. CONTACT: Richard R. Smtyth,
Purchasing Director, Musgrave Limited, St. Margaret's Rd., Ballymun, Dublin
11, Ireland. TELEX: 31088. Phone: 420944. (WK 41/TOFAS 0152)

Peas, canned na~vybeans (Ireland). Desires green peas, canned. Quantity:
70,000 80,000 cases per year. Packed 24 X 1 lb. cans; canned baked (navy)
beans in tomato sauce, 80,000 90,000 cases per year. Packed: cases 24 X 1
lb. cans. Top quality. Requirements: own label buyer will supply
artwork. Bank ref: Bank of Ireland, 32 South Mall, Cork. CONTACT: Richard
R. Smyth, Purchasing Director, Musgrave Ltd, St. Margaret's Road, Ballymun,
Dublin 11, Ireland. TELEX: 31088. Phone: 420944. (WK 41/TOFAS 0016)

Wine (Ireland). Wants table wine, red and white. Quantity: 500 600 cases
per annum. Quality: low medium price range. Quote: CIF/C&F Dublin. Bank
ref: Bank of Ireland, 32 South E~all, Cork. CONTACT: Richard R. Smyth,
Purchasing Director, Musgrave Limited, St. Margaret's Road, Ballyman, Dublin
11, Ireland. TELEX: 31088. Phone: 420944. (WK 41/TOFAS 0020)









Baby potatoes and potato flakes (Ireland). Wants baby potatoes, canned.
Pa~cked3 kilo cans. Potato flakes packed in 28 lb. paper sacks. Top
quality. Requirments: own, label buyer will supply artwork. Bank ref:
Bank of Ireland, 32 South Mall, Cork. CONTACT: Richard R. Smyth, Purchasing
Director, Musgrave Limited, St. Margeret's Road, Ballymun, Dublin 11,
Ireland. TELEX: 31088. Phone: 420944. (WK 41/TOFAlS 0018)

Cattle (Colombia). Wants white Brahman cattle, two young bulls (20-24 months)
and 25 open Heifers (20-24 months). Purebred with ABBA registries. Delivery
within three months. GOC health requirements. Quote: FOB Miami. Bank ref:
Banco Del Comercio Main Office. CONTACT: W. Federico Schorr, Apartado 15591,
Bogota, Colombia, S.A. Phone: 298--1707. (WK 41/TOFAS 0234)

Frozen chicken (Egypt). Requests bids for tender #8 (1983/1984) for
importation of 10-15,000 tons plus/minus 10% frozen chicken in free currency.
Committee entitled to plus/minus this quantity as committee finds suitable.
Shipped and to arrive Egyptian ports during December 1983, January, February,
and MYarch 84. Offers submitted to the below address in sealed envelopes
latest Noon on Monday, October 31, 1983 provide that the offer state the price
FOB and C&F. Conditions and specs obtained against payment of L.]E. 5 per copy
attached with each offer. Ministerial decree #1036/'78 & its amendments and
#120/'82 concerning commercial agency and copy of taxation card complied with
the submitted offer. Offers must be made through an Egyptian agent.
CONTACT: Gen. Auth. for Supply Commodities, Pur. Comm. for Animnal Prod., 24,
Gomhoria St., Cairo, Egypt. TELEX: 92062 ESTRAM-UN. CABLE: ESTRAM. (WK
41/TOFAS 0360)

Joint venture grocery lines (Lebanon). Major Lebanese food products importer
and packer wishes to contact U.S. suppliers of full grocery lines, including
vegetable oils & fats; margarine; rice; candies, chocolates, wafers; jams and
marmelades; chewing gums; dried fruits; canned creams, custard power; canned
vegetables and fruits; cheeses; cocoa; cookies; eake decorations; flour and
baking products; vanilla; baking powder; condiments pickles, tomato puree;
iodized salts; starch in cubes; canned meat, hams, sausages, frankfurters,
detergents and soaps both liquid and solid; shampoo; aluminum foils; wrapping
polyethylene; paper napkins; hygienic paper lines, deodorants etc. All in
retail packaging. Interested firms requested to provide product specs.,
packaging and delivery dates along with CIF Beirut prices. Bank ref: Credit
Commerciale De France, Banque Nationale De Paris; Federal Bank of Lebanon,
Banque Libano-Francaise all in Beirut. CONTACT: Antoine Badri, Manager, ETS.
Michel I. Warde, P.O. Box 11-1141, Beirut, Lebanon. TELEX: 22501 LE, 42287
LE, & 43061 LE. CABLE: WARIM BEIRUT. (WK 41/ST. 1128)

Coffee tree and red elm, timber (Netherlands). Wants coffee tree and red elm,
timber. Quantity: monthly container. FAS. Quote: C&F R'Dam. Bank ref:
Amro-Wormerveer. CONTACT: A.J. Vink, Vink B.V., P.O. Box. 44, 1610 AA
Bovenkarspel, Netherlands. TELEX: 41332. Phone: 2285-13997. (WK 41/TOFAS
0423)

Rice (France). Wants rice long grain, 300 tons per month over a one year
period, max. 5% broken. Packed in bags of 50 kgs. Delivery from Oct. '83
thru Oct. '84. Veritas quality control required. Quote C&F Libreville
(Gabon). Bank ref: Banque Rivaud, 13, Rue Notre Dame Des Victoires, 75002
Paris. CONTACT: Mr. Guichard, Gen. Dir./Detournmire, Gen. sec., Gipat S.A.,
32, Rue Notre Dame Des Victoires, 75002 Paris, France. TELEX: 220 384
TIMBA~NK F. Phone: (1) 2600028. (WK~ 41/TOFAS 0427)










Sugar (South Africa). Wants white refined sugar, one thousand five hundred
tons, best quality, packed in 50 kg bags. Delivery soonest. Quote: FOB U.S.
dollars. Bank ref: on Letter of Credit. CONTACT: S. Petrou (MD)., Group
Int'1 Import & Export Co., P.O. Box A348, Mbabane, Swaziland, S. Africa.
TELEX: 2269 WD. Phone: MBABANE 22453. (WK. 41/TOFAS 0234)

Beans (South Africa). Wants sugar beans, ten thousand tons, for human
consumption. Packed in 50-60 kg bags. Delivery soonest. Quote: FOB U.S.
dollars. Bank ref: on Letter of Credit. CONTACT: S. Petrou. (MD)., Group
Int'1 Import & Export Co., P.O. Box A348, Mbabane, Swaziland, S. Africa.
TELEX: 2269 WD. Phone: MBABANE 22453. (WK 41/TOFAS 0228)

Soybeans (South Africa). Wants soybeans, 500 tons, best quality, packed in 50
kg bags. Delivery soonest. Quote: FOB U.S. dollars. Bank ref: on Letter
of Credit. CONTACT: S. Petrou., Group Int'1 Import & Export Co., P.O. Box
A348., Mbabane, Swaziland, S. Africa. TELEX: 2269 WD. Phone: MBABANE
22453. (WK 41/TOFAS 0229)

White beans (South Africa). Wants pure white beans, large bulk order, best
quality, packed in 50 kg bags. Delivery soonest. Quote FOB U.S. dollars.
Bank ref: on Letter of Credit. CONTACT: S. Petrou (MD)., Group Int'1 Import
& Export Co., P.O. Box A348, Mbabane, Swaziland, S. Africa. TELEX: 2269 WD.
Phone: MBABANE 22453. (WK 41/TOFAS 0231)

Joint venture (Nigeria). Interested in a rice milling and processing venture
with U.S. partnerss. Project is new and feasibility study for similar
project is available as a model of project intentions. Partner (s) will be
required for equity participation, technical assistance and company
specialization for rice milling. Total equity envisaged will be about one
million dollars. Equity participation is open to negotiations. Bank ref:
Union Bank of Nigeria, Kaduna South, Kaduna State. Trade Reference: (1)
Greenaways Export, Ltd., 39 Corsica St., London; (2) Rameo Export and
Marketing Company, 93 Regent St., L~ondon. CONTACT: S. Essam Moukarim, Mgr.
Dir., Eterna Electrical Engineering Works, (EEEWL), Ltd., P.O. Box 345, 3B
Tanko Ja'Afara Close, Kaduna, Nigeria. TELEX: 71138 ETLEN NG. CABLE:
ETERNA KADUNA. Phone: (062)215468. (WK 41/TOFAS 0131)

Joint venture (Nigeria). Interested in joint venture w/ U.S. partners) in a
piggery project at Unuocham, E~mekuku-0werri, in Imo State. Land is
available. Feasibility study is completed and development processes are in
progress. Partners will be required for management, equipment recommendation,
technical assistance, raw materials supply and company specialization. Equity
participation will be 60% Nigerian and 40% foreign. Total equity investment
envisaged will be about 1.1 million dollars. Bank ref: Cooperative Bank of
Eastern Nigeria, Douglas Rd, Overri/Imo State. CONTACT: CDDY Obinna,
Managing Dir., PJOB Enterprises Nigeria, 10 Old Market Rd, P.O. Box 754, Imo
State, Nigeria. (WK 41/TOFAS 0130)

Heifers (France). Wants pregnant heifers, 200 for first delivery, Holstein or
equivalent. Delivery ASAP. All certificates required. Quote: CIF Canton,
China. Bank ref: Banque Nationale De Paris, 33, Avenue De Lowendal 75015
Paris. CONTACT: Claude Arnoeld, President, Socomatel, 129, Ree Jeanne D'Are,
75013 Paris, France. TELEX: 203 651F. Phone: 336 41 44. (WK 41/TOFAS 0067)










Hops and malt (Tunisia). Tender for supply of hops and malt interested
suppliers must submIit with their offers following required doucaents: statutes
of the comp,; li st of a major stockholders or partners; tax status in Algeria
and in the country in which its head office is located; balance sheets for the
past 2 years; a list of the company's head managers; the breakdown of capital
if the tenderer is a limited company. Deadline is Oct. 29, '83. Bidders will
remain committed by their offers for 90 days. Quantity: 5,100 tons of malt
(2 rows for spring) 500 tons of malt (for winter) 2,350 tons of gritz maize 16
tons of hops in aromatic and bitter cones 46 tons of hops in aromatic and
bitter powder form for use in manufacturing beer. Prices to be quoted all
taxes included or C&P Algerian ports. Offers to .be sent in a doubled sealed
envelope, with required documents, bearing only the words "Avis Appel D'Offres
No. 01-DPM-34 Ne Pas Ouvrir". External envelope should not have any
indication as to who the bidder is. CONTACT: Emal, Enterprise Des Eaux
Minerals De L'Algerois, 21, R~ue Bellouchat, Mouloud, Hussein--Dey, Algers,
Algeria. TELEX: 52310. Phone: 77 1022/77 1403. (WK 41/TOF~AS 0179)

Fresh fruits (Taiwan). Wants various fresh fruits excluding oranges and
apples, one 20" container per shipment, quality grade 1 or 2. Packed in 10--20
lbs/case. Delivery according to harvest periods in the U.S. Quote: C&F
Kaohaiung. Bank ref: The Chang Hwa Commercial Bank Ltd., South Tainan
Branch. CONTACT: Sheng Yih Development Co., Ltd, 16 Lane 328 Fu Chang Road,
Tainan, Taiwan. TELEX: 71592 YONYU. CABLE: 5366 TAINAN. Phone:
(062)682826 or 682666. (WK( 41/ST 6014)

Corn (Saudi Arabia). Wants 3,000 at of corn. Quote No. 2 U.S. yellow in
jumbo (1000 kg) bags. CONTACT: Wadi Fatima Poultry Farms, Division of Abbar
& Zainy, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 401723 FRUTTA SJ. (WK 41/T0AFS 0204)

TCV dinners (Saudi Arabia). Wants "TV dinners" for microwave or conventional
oven heating including fish, meat, Western and Oriental dishes. Quantity:
20' refrigerated container loads, top quality. Retail packs individual and
family serving required. Delivery: ASAP. Arabic labelling (Saudi standards)
production and expiry dates required. Quote: FOB & C&F. Bank ref: Albank
Alsaudi Alhollandi, P.O. Box 342, Al-Klhobar. CONTACT: General or Purchasing
Manager, The Souks Company Limited, P.O. Box 200, Dhahran Airport, Dhahran
31932, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 670091 SOUKS SJ. CABLE: SOURS, DHAHRAN.
Phone: (03)8579942. (WK 41/TOFAS 0207)

Barley and corn (Saudi Arabia). Wants barley and corn for feed, 30,000 tons
(5,000 each shipment), U.S. No. 2. Packed in 50 kg bags. Delivery soonest
possible after opening of letter of credit. All the routine certificates
required by sag. Quote: CIF Yanbo. Bank ref: Bank Al1-Riyadh, Cairo Bank,
National Commercial Bank & Rajehi Bank. CONTACT: Mohammad Ashraf, Ahmed
Mostafa Khallaf, Managing Director & President, P.O. Box 63, Yenbo, Saudi
Arabia. TELEX: 461014 AMK SJ. Phone: 3222566/3222278. (WK 41/TOFAS 0210)

Fruit pulp (Saudi Arabia). Wants orange, apricot, plum and strawberry pulp
and wheat seeds, each product, 30 tons per year. Wheat seeds 2,000 tons.
First grade pure pulp. Yocoro Rojo wheat seeds, first generation, certified,
purity 99.75%, germination 94%, inert material 2% max., other .1% max., total
weed seed .1%. Packaging cans with clear English and Arabic labels wheat in
50 kg bags. Delivery in 1984, details to be discussed. Quote: CIF.









Bank ref: Riyadh Bank, Al-Wazir Street, Riyadh. CONTACT: Nahedh Al-Abdul
Aziz Al-Nahedh, Al-Ghidir Est. for Food Ind., P.O. Box 2533, Riyadh, Saudi
Arabia. TELEX: 201851 GHAD)IR SJ. CABLE: AL-NAHE~DH. Phone:
4652879/4633055. (WK: 41/TOFAS 0212)

Wonder beans (S. Africa). Wants wonder beans, (pure red), large bulk order,
best quality. Packed in 50 kg bags. Delivery soonest. Quote: FOB U.S.
dollars. Bank ref: on letter of credit. CONTACT: S. Petrou., Group Int'1
Import & Export Co., P.O. Box A348, Mbabane, Swaziland, S. Africa. TELEX:
2269 WD. Phone: MBABANE 22453. (WK 41/TOFAS 0230)


Tobacco (S. Africa). Wants Virginia tobacco stem and strips, 20 tons, best
quality. Packed in 100 kg bales; also wants Virginia tobacco-flue cured, 500
tons, best quality. Delivery soonest. Quote: FOB U.S. dollars. Bank ref:
on letter of credit. CONTACT: S. Petrou (MD)., Group Int'1 Import and Export
Co., P.O. Box A348, Mbabane, Swaziland, S. Africa. TELEX: 2269 WD. Phone:
MBABANE 22453. (WK 41/TOFAS 0233)

Wheat (Mozabmique). Wants wheat; ten to fifteen thousand tons. Ministerio Do
Comercio Externo is a government ministry and wishes to import wheat
directly. CONTACT: Abel Chicalia, Ministerio Do Comercio Externo, P.O. Box
2931, Praca 25 De Junho, Maputo, Mozambique. TELEX: 6-374 MICEX MO. (WK
41/ST 0968)

Unshelled peanuts (Senegal). Seeking prices and delivery terms of 100,000 at
of unshelled peanuts. Packing should be in 50 or 100 kgs. bags and in 10,000
to 20,000 at shipments. Quote CIF. Lome, Republic of Togo. Shipments will be
against irrevocable letter of credit through a local commercial bank in favor
of the U.S. supplier's account in a U.S. bank. Correspondence and offers
should be sent to. CONTACT: E1-Hadji Lobat Diallo, Sicap Amitite III, B.P.
2606, Dakar, Senegal. TELEX: 671 SG, CABINE, PUBLIQUE. Phone: 217392. (WK
41/ST 1622)

Wines (Thailand). Interested in. California wine (Burgundy, Chablis and
Sparkling wines). Company desires one container as first shipment. Quote
CIF. Bank ref: First Bangkok City Bank, Head Office: 20 Yukol 2, Bangkok,
Thailand. CONTACT: Mr. Somchai R., Nattakij Co., Ltd., 2000/73 New Road,
Bann Mai, Bangkok 10120, Thailand. TELEX: 81089 VICTORY TH. Phone:
289-4490. (WK 41/TOFAS 0009)

Peanuts & corn (Mozambique). Wants 2,500 tons of peanuts, bulk. Also wants
ten thousand tons of corn, preferably white; IMBEC is a state enterprise and
is the sole authorized importer of food products in Mozambique. CONTACT:
Luis MHongo, Director, Empresa Importadora De Bens De Consumo. E.E., IMBEC,
P.O. Box 4229, Avenida Zedequias Manganhela 520, 2 E 3 Andar, Maputo,
Mozambique. TELEX: 6-350; 6-206 IMBEC MO. CABLE: IMBEC. (WK~ 41/ST 0795)

Dates(J~ap~an) Interested in importing approx. 3,600-30 lb. cases of
standard, hydrated Deglet Noor dates in lots of 600 cases per m~onth.
Long-term~ supply contract desired. Bank ref: Bank of Ryukyus Makiminato
Branch, 101 Makimainato, Urasoe City, Okinawa 901-2 Japan. Markets many
products in Tokyo, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Average annual
sales of 540 million yen. Its executive office and warehouse are located at
329 Minatogawa, Urasoe, City.









CONTACT: Robert W. Patterson, Mgn. Dir., RMD) International Ltd., P.O. Box 54
Okinawa City, Okinawa 904, Japan. TELEX: J79886. CABLE: RYUMAN OKINAWA.
Phone: 0989354781. (WK 41/St 4415)

Butter, cheese & flour (England). Wants butter, cheese, flour & oatmeal to a
combined total annual value of 400,000 pounds sterling. Tenders may be
awarded for all or part of the supplies. Requests to participate should be
sent to Grampian Health Board. Delivery 41 hospitals and units in the
Grampian Health Board area, as required during contract period 1 Jan. '84 to
31 Dec. '84. No special legal form is required, but each supplier will be
required to assume joint and several responsibility for the contract before
acceptance. Final date for the dispatch of invitations to tender: 28 Oct.
'83. Information required: requests for tender must be accompanied by
evidence as specified in the following articles of directive 77/62/EEC, unless
such evidence has already been supplied to the authority: articles 20(2) or
20(3); article 22(1)(a), (b) & (c); article 23(1)(a), (b), (e) & (e); i~e.
evidence of the supplier's solvency, economic standing, legitimacy of
professional conduct and economic standing, and the technical capacity of the
undetaking. Criteria for the award of contract are: lowest acceptable
tender. The successful contractor will require to execute delivery of any
order he receives from any hospital or unit in the Grampian Health Board area
during the course of each week in the contract period. Tendered prices must
be expressed in sterling and payment at these prices will be made in
sterling. The contract and matters arising out of it will be considered as a
contract made in Scotland and subject to Scotish law. CONTACT: Grampian
Health Board, P.O. Box 119, 1-7 Albyn Place, Uk-Aberdeen Ab9 8Qp, England.
Phone: (0224)29901, Ext. 3115. (WK 41/ST 1016)

Peas (England). Wants peas dried whole approx. 297,087 kg (12 months'
supply); peas dried split approx. 82,073 (12 kg months' supply); supplies to
be called off as required. Suppliers can tender for some or all of the goods
required. Requests to participate should be sent to above mentioned address.
Delivery: various delivery points in England and Wales (approx. 114). Within
14 days of receipt of order from the user units. No special legal form
required, but each supplier will be required to be jointly and severely liable
under the contract. Final date for the dispatch of invitations to tender: 8
Nov. '83. Information required: proof of inscription of the company on a
professional register or companies register in the UK. or Ireland. Banker's
statement, balance sheets for the past three years, a statement of overall
turnover, and turnover in respect of the goods required for the previous 3
financial years. A list of the principal deliveries effected in the past 3
years, with the sums, dates & recipients, public or private, involved: where
to public authorities awarding contracts, evidence to 'be in the form of
certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority; where to
private purchasers, delivery to be certified by the purchaser or, failing
this, simply declared by the supplier to have been effected. Criteria for the
award of contract: the lowest acceptable offer, or best value for money having
regard to specs, price and delivery. Tenders and all supporting documents
must be priced in sterling and all payments under the contract will be made in
sterling. The contract will conform to the requirements of the standard
conditions of government contract for stores purchases. Suppliers will be
required to conformn with all GATT regulations concerning m~anufacturing,
processing, sale and distribution of all items and foodstuffs and all aspects
of hygiene.









CONTACT: R.M. Bowley, Director, Home Of. Supply and Transport Branch, Crown
House, 52 Elizabeth St., Uk-Corby, Northamptonshire NNI7, 1PJ, England. (WKc
41/ST 1329)

Bird Seeds (Thailand): Charan Kit Ltd., Part., 416-418 New Road, Bangkok
10100. Thailand interested in assorted bird seeds (millet, canary seeds,
yellow peas, maple peas, linseeds, sunflower seeds). Company interested in
1-2 metric tons (each product) and desires edi.f. quotations. Preferred
packaging includes jute bag with plastic liner. Prompt delivery. Bank
reference is Thai Farmers Bank, Suapra Branch, Bangkok 10100. Charan Kit
contact is Mr. Narong Charanvattanakich. 72273 DTH TH TM 07. CABLE:
Perfumery. Phone: 223-2823. (WK 41/TOFAS 0008)

Eggs (Ecuador). Wants rainbow trout eggs, 2 years supply for 3 20 X 20 meter
fish ponds. Standard packing. Delivery 3 to 6 months. Literature on
porduction, handling and marketing of trout required. Quote: FOB U.S. port
and C&P Quito. Bank ref: Central Bak, Av. 10 De Agosto, Quito, Ecuador.
CONTACT: Wi~lliam D. Marrow Jr., D M World Wide Import-Export Inc, Manuel
Larrea 311 Y Arenas, Edif. Duque of. 204 Quito, Ecuador. TELEX: 2200 IETEL
ED. Phone: 551432, 239848. (WR 41/TOFAS 0226)

Lentils (Ecuador). Wants lentils, 1,000 tons, U.S. No. 1. Packed in bulk and
baggaged. Delivery 3 to 6 months. Quote: FOB U.S. port & C&F Guayaquil.
Bank ref: Central Bank, Av. 10 De Agosto, Quito-Ecuador. CONTACT: William
D. Marrow Jr., D M World Wide Import-Export Inc, Manuel ]Larrea 311 Y Arenas,
Ed. Duique of. 204, Quito, Ecuador. TELEX: 2200 IETEL ED. Phone: 551432,
239848. (WK 41/TOFAS 0225)

Beef Cattle Tender (Korea) Tender for 8,500 head Hereford, female. 3% more
or less, weight 230-280 kg. Specification: a. Commercial straight bred
(non-registered) b. to be characteristic of Hereford c. polled or
dehorned.Shipment: December 10-25, 1983 Busan port or Kimhae Airport 2,500
head, Inchon port or Kimpo Airport 2,000 head, total 4,500 head. January
10-25, 1984 Busan port or Kimhae Airport 2,500 head, Inchon port or Kimpo
Airport 1,500 head, total 4,000 head. Quote: C&F Korean port or Airport basis.
Payment: Bidder shall establish/deposit to NLCF a bidbond in amount not less
than `2% of total bidding value, in the form of cash, city bank check and/or
irrevocable letter of credit within 10:00 AM. Deadline: 10:00 AM, November 4,
1983 at NLCF's Conference Room. Contact: National Livestock Cooperatives
Federation, telex: K-23517 NALICOF. (Wk 41/TOFAS 0141)

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables (United Kingdom). Wants fresh fruit and
vegetables in minimum quantity requirement of 20 metric tons per week and
more. Top class quality and packed in easily available packing. Quotations
are CIF UK. Contact: Mr. S. Mehra, Axisfruit Limited, Firtree House, Suite A,
32-40 Headstone Drive, Wealdstone, Harrow, Middlesex HA3 5QT. Phone: 01 427
4844. Telex: 917376. (Nk 41/TOFA~S 0001)

Fertilizer, Herbicide, Insecticide and Pesticide (W Germany). Wants lawn
fertilizer, herbicide, insecticide and pesticide; small lawn cultivation
equipment. No specifications available. Depends on quality and/or bids.
Good quality. Bulk packing. No particular delivery time. Quote: CIF,
Rotterdam/Hamburg. Bank ref: Union Bank of Switzerland. CONTACT: Paul
Gerber, Vice Director, Eric Schweizer Samen AG, P.O.Box 150, 3602 Thun,
Switzerland. Telex: 921252 ESCO CH. Phone 033-22 56 56. (Wk 41/TOFAS 0123)










Foreign Trade Developments

LaVerne Brabant, ATO in Seoul, has space available on display shelves for U.S.
food items. If you would like to have your retail or institutional products
exposed to Korean tradesmen please send them to:

Agricultural Trade Office
Amnerican Embassy
APO San Francisco 96301

Filled or empty cans or packages will be acceptable, but dry products only

Food Product Opportunities in Finland, Sweden and Norway. As part of a larger
study, M~r. Harold A. McNitt of the Econom~ic Research Service, USDA traveled to
Finland, Sweden and Norway. Copies of his trip report survey are available.

The survey provides useful information about the food distribution network and
marketing practices in these countries, based on interviews with businessmen
in Finland, Sweden and Norway. To order a copy send a check or money order
for $2.40 per copy payable to the Foreign Agricultural Service/USDA~ and
include your name and mailing address: ATTEN: Debra Henke, Project Leader,
Export Programs Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of
Agriculture, Room 4945 South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250. Telephone:
(202) 475-3416

U.K. Health Food Show. The Foreign Agricultural service has obtained space at
Helfex 1984, The International Health Food Trade Exhibit in Brigham, U.R.,
April 8-10. 1984. This event will be of special interest for U.S. natural and
health food companies who are introducing products to this market. The
interest in health food has increased dramatically in Europe in the last few
years as Europeans become conscious of the quality of ingredients in their
diet. For details on participation at Helfex 1984, contact:

Debra Henke, Project Leader
Export Programs Division
Foreign Agricultural Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Room 4945 South Building
Washington, D.C. 20250
Telephone: (202) 475-3416

U.S. Food Exhibit -- Singapore Food and Hotel '84 and Hong Kong. U.S.
agricultural exporters will have a unique opportunity to explore the potential
for their food products in two key Asian markets next spring.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture/Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), in
cooperation with several U.S. trade associations and industry groups, is
sponsoring American food exhibits in Singapore, April 24-27, and in Hong Kong,
Mlay 1-2, 1984.











Both countries show excellent market potential. Exporter will have an
opportunity to demonstrate and promote their food products to retailers,
wholesalers, the hotel-restaurant and institutional trade and other food
suppliers.

Singapore has become one of the fastest growing markets in the world for food
products--thanks to its role as an entrepot center.

Recent years have seen a rapid rise in Singapore's economy which was
accompanied by an increase in per capital income. These factors, coupled with
demand for quality foods by hotel restaurants, tourists, the shipping and
airline catering industry, and an increasing number of foreign residents, make
Singapore a growth market for quality U.S. processed foods. U.S. exports of
food to Singapore grew from $90 million in 1979 to an estimated $300 million
in 1982. About 75 percent of these products were re-exported to surrounding
countries. Singnificant imports include fruits and vegetables, grains,
cereals and cereal preparation, coffee, tea, sugar, spices, frozen poultry,
dairy products, meat, meat preparation, processed foods and U.S. breeder swine.

Hong Kong is a free port and the government seldom interferes in the export
trade. Most goods can enter Hong Kong duty-free and tariff-free.

Hong Kong is a large export market for U.S. oranges and grapes. Other U.S.
food items which find a market there include poultry, shell eggs, beef,
catfish, apples, melons, and lettuce. There is also potential for grocery
items as the number of retail food outlets continues to increase. Any food
product normally offered for sale to the U.S. food service industry can be
displayed and demonstrated at the two food shows.

Exhibitor's fees are $500 for the Singapore "Food and Hotel Asia '84" show and
$200 for the Hong Kong food show. Participants must have a representative at
the show to discuss their products with those attending the exhibit. While
U.S.-based representatives are preferred, agents and/or distributors are also
welcome. FAS will accept participation agreements on a first-come,
first-served basis until Februaty 29, 1984. Participation fees must accompany
the application for exhibit space.

For further information contact:

Levi L. Turner
Agricultural Marketing Specialist
Export Programs Division
Foreign Agricultural Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20250
Telephone: (202) 475-3415


SIAL '84. The Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of
Agriculture invites U.S. food and agricultural industry to exhibit their
products on the U.S.A. Pavilion at SIAL '84. The 11th SIAL (International
Food Show) will be held June 18-22, 1984 in Paris, France. The show's new
dates will allow for larger exhibition space. Visitors to the show in-lude
buyers from~ France, W. Germany, Italy, the U.K., Denmark, Belgium, Spain,










Switzerland and the rest of Europe, as well as from the Nordic countries and
the Middle East. The list of products exhibited is extensive, but
particularly good prospects exist for U.S. beef and variety meats, fresh
fruits and vegetables (especially exotic fruits), canned fruits an~d
vegetables, snack foods, soy products, dried fruits and nuts, prepared foods,
ethnic foods, and health foods of all kinds. For more information, contact:
Debra Henke, 14th and Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 4945-S, Washington, DC
20250. Telephone (202) 475-3416.


CONTACTS FOR U.S. FARM PRODUCTS
A FREE EXPORT PROMOTION TOOL

The tradeletter, CONTACTS for U.S. Farm Products, is an export promotion
service offered FREE by the Foreign Agricultural Service to help American
companies introduce agricultural products to foreign markets. The CONTACTS
provides names and addresses of U.S. suppliers and a brief description of the
agricultural products they offer to potential foreign buyers.

CONTACTS is designed to help publicize the availability of U.S. agricultural
products and services in foreign markets. The CONTArCTS tradeletter will allow
a U.S. supplier to advertise their product or service in a free 100 word or
less trade announcement. The newsletter is transmitted overseas monthly to
our Agricultural Officers where they distribute it to agricultural importers.
In addition, the newsletter is translated into Japanese, Spanish, French,
Italian, and Greek.

If you would like to participate in this program contact the marketing
representative with your State Department of Agriculture, or call (202)
447-7103 for further information on how to participate in the CONTACTS
program. While preference for participation in this program is given to
new-to-market products and new-to-export firms, all firms are invited to
participate.



MAILING LISTS

Through the use of computer technology, the Foreign Agricultural Service can
provide you with mailing lists of U.S. food exporters or potential foreign
food importers. The domestic and foreign data bases have been under
development for the last two years and are being constantly updated. For a
nominal service charge we can provide you with the names, addresses, telephone
numbers and telex numbers of domestic exporters and potential foreign.
importers for a wide range of commodities. If you would like more information
please write to the address below and indicate your preference for foreign or
domestic data. In supplying the mailing lists, the Department of Agriculture
and the Foreign Agricultural Service does not guarantee reliability of the
domestic suppliers or foreign importers.

Foreign Agricultural Service
Export Programs Division, Room 4945-8
TORS Mailing Lists
Washington, D.C. 20250
(202) 447-7103









FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL, SERVICE COMMODITY SPECIALISTS


In an effort to provide our subscribers with more comprehensive information we
have included a listing of several divisions of the Foreign Agricultural
Service. If you have a comrmodity-specific question concerning a marketing or
analytical related problem please contact the specific Commodity and Marketing
Programs division for assistance. If you are concerned about trade issues
such as product acceptance in a country or a trade policy related question
please contact the appropriate division in International Trade Policy.


COMMODITY AND MARKETING PROGRAMS


DIVISION


ROOM NO.


TELEPHONE:


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Dairy, Livestock & Poultry Division
Grain & Feed Division
Horticultural &t Tropical Products Division
Oilseeds & Products Division
Tobacco, Cotton & Seeds Division
Forest Products Staff


6616-S
5603-
6603-8
5646-8
5932-8
4554-


447-8031
447-4168
447-6590
447-7037
382-9516
382-8138


INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLICY


Trade Policy Planning & Analysis Division
Inter-Aerica & Western Europe Division
Asia, Africa & Eastern Europe Division


5530-8
5506-S
5548-8


382-1312
382-1338
382-1289






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