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-7tMiAL EXPORT BRIEFS
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.
DEC 06 1983 November 28, 1983
I.F.A.S.- Univ. of Florid
Vegetable oil tender (Egyptt. for6/1983-84 for 24,000 tons of
vegetable oii (tree currency). Wants 20,000 tons bulk cottonseed oil or
sunflower oil, arrival Egyptian ports: 10,000 tons 1st and 2nd half of January
1984; 4,000 fully refined cottonseed oil and/or soybean oil in new 18/18 or
18/20 steel drums arrival: 2,000 tons 1st and 2nd half of January 1984. Has
right to increase or decrease quantity. Offers submitted in sealed envelopes
by noon, November 22, 1983. Conditions and specifications to be obtained
below address against payment L.E. 5 per copy which would be attached with
each other. Ministerial decree #1036/78 must be complied with. Offers made
thru Egyptian agent. CONTACT: Geneneral Authority for Supply Commodities,
Purchasing Committee for Plant Products, 24, Gomhoria St., Cairo, Egypt.
TELEX: 92062 ESTRAM-UN. CABLE: ESTRAM. (WK 46/TOFAS 405)
Wheat tender (United Arab Emirates). Leading contact has requested bids from
U.S. suppliers for 25,000 50,000 mt of No. 2 Hard Red Winter wheat. Specs:
moisture 13%; refriction 1%; hectolite weight max. 58 lbs per bushel; protein
constant min. 11%; edible friction max. 5%; free from foreign material and
insects. Deadline COB November 24, 1983. Discharge rate 3,000 mt per day.
Delivery Aqaba, Jordan. Shipment to arrive during January, Feburary or March,
and bidders are requested to submit prices for each month. Ouote C&F.
CONTACT: Nader Qadoomi, P.O. Box 780, Dubai, UAE. TELEX: 48795 NAFCO EM.
Phone: 433129. (WK 46/TOFAS 244)
Boneless white turkey meat (Belgium). Wants boneless white turkey meat, deep
frozen, in cartons. Quantity: 1 container, approximately 18 mt, every two
weeks. Packaging: deep frozen, in cartons. Price quotations CIF/Antwerp.
CONTACT: Mr. Peeters, Sanpareil PVBA, Mechelseweg 64, B-2920
Kapelle-Op-Den-Bos, Belgium. TELEX: 24473. Phone: 33(15)711621. (WK
Corn (Belgium). Wants 60,000 mt corn. Quality: for flour processing and
human consumption, Packaging: in sacks of 50 kilo's. Delivery ASAP. Price
quotation CIF and Durban S.A. CONTACT: Patricia Bogerd, S.P.R.L. Dafor, Rue
Marie Depage 7, B-1180 Brussels, Belgium. TELEX: 26529. Phone:
33(2)3459085. (WK 46/TOFAS 16)
Boneless duck meat (Belgium). Wants boneless duck meat, deep frozen, in
cartons. Quantity: 1 container, approximately 18 mt, every 4 weeks.
Packaging: deep frozen, in cartons. Price quotations CIF/Antwerp. CONTACT:
Mr. Peeters, Sanpareil PVBA, Mechelseweg 64, B-2920 Kapelle-Op-Den-Bos,
Belgium. TELEX: 24473. Phone: 33(15)711621. (WK 46/TOFAS 17)
Issued weekly by the Export Promotion Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture,
Room 4945 South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250.
Wheat (Belgium). Wants 700 mt wheat grain Class Al or Bl, in 45-100 kg gunny
bags. Delivery 400 mt January and 300 mt Feburary 1984. Ouote FOP U.S. Port
on proforma invoice in duplicate in closed envelope w/out supplier name.
Envelope must indicate "offre froment ouverture 30/11/83 a 10HOO". Prices
firm, not subject to revision 30/12/83. Payment Irrevocable Letter of Credit
confirmed/transferable. Reserves right to demand guarantee for amount equal
,to 3% of the monthly quota. Destined to recovery of sums supplier is
recognized debitor for transaction terms among other penalties for late
delivery fixed at 1/1000 amount FOB U.S. Port. Offers may be transmitted to
GECAMINES, B.P. 450, Lubumbashi, Zaire, or Mr. P. Chaidron, GECAMINES, Rue de
la Loi 15, Bte. 051, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium. TELEX: 23575 GCMBRU B.
Phone: 33(2)2300077. (WK 46/TOFAS 18)
Beer (Japan). Wants bottled and/or canned beer. Specific quantities not
decided, but expected to be substantial. Best quality, retail packaging.
Immediate delivery by surface shipment. Quote C&F Tokyo. Bank ref: Fuji
Bank, Toranomon Branch, Tokyo. CONTACT: John S. Bosworth, Ikon Limited,
26-18, Nishiazabu 2-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. TELEX: J22972 CAVUIKON.
Phone: (03)400-9050. (WK 46/TOFAS 3)
Rice (Netherlands). Wants long grain, 100,000 mt, packed in 100 lb bags.
Quote FOB. Payment by Letter of Credit. Bank ref: Central Bank Confirmed,
Irrevocable. CONTACT: H. Sie, Kleiburg 103, 1104 Ea Amsterdam, Netherlands.
TELEX: 20010. Phone: 020 990070. (WK 46/TOFAS 45)
Wheat (South Africa). Wants 700 mt of wheat, U.S. No. 2 or 3, packed in jute
bags, 45-100 kg. Delivery 400 tons December/January, S.A. Port, and 300 tons
January/Febuary, S.A. Port. Quotations FOB and C&F Port. Bank ref: Barclays
Bank, Hospital Hill, Hillbrow, Johannesburg. CONTACT: A. A. Beyles, Ellanco
International Trading, P. 0. Box 18010, Hillbrow, Johannesburg 2038, South
Africa. TELEX: 424046 SA. Phone: (011) 648-1280. (WK: 46/TOFAS 259)
Frozen beef (Ivory Coast). Wants frozen beef, 150 mt per month, (75 mt
without bones, 75 mt with bones). The fore quarters uncut in cloth wrappings,
the other half should be cut and packed in cartons of 25 kgs net. Delivery
January 1984. Labelling should be: Est. Grah Jeremie Sarl, Produits
Alimentaires Et Industriels De Cote D'Ivoire, RC 54261 08-B.P. 1547, Abidjan
08. Quote CIF Abidjan. Bank ref: BNDA, 41150204041D, Abidjan, Plateau.
CONTACT: Grah Jerome and Akudje Guillaume, Ets. Grah Jeremie Sarl, 08 B.P.
1547, Abidjan 08, Ivory Coast. TELEX: 745-755-413 562. Phone: 36-15-98 or
35-55-85. (WK: 46/TOFAS 152)
Grocery lines (Lebanon). Major Lebanese food product importer/distributor
wishes to contact U.S. suppliers of grocery lines including: wines; cheeses;
chocolates and biscuits; canned vegetables fruits and fruit juices; hams and
sausages; jams and marmelades; pet food; detergents; soaps, both liquid and
solid; aluminum foil; wrapping polyethylene; deodorants, etc. All in retail
packaging. Firms requested to provide product specifications, packaging and
delivery dates along with C&F prices. Bank ref: The British Bank of The
Middle East, Beirut. CONTACT: Gabriel Bocti, Gen. Mgr., Gabriel Bocti and
Co., P.O. Box 11-5026, Beirut, Lebanon. TELEX: 22117 LE BOCTI and 22486 LE
FRALAI. Phone: 387550. (WK: 46/State 12690)
Frozen beef and lamb (Greece). Wants frozen beef and lamb boneless or boned for
immediate delivery. "Top and medium quality, in bulk, consumer pack and
institutional pack. Quote CIF Limassol or Larnaca Ports, Sout Cyprus.
Refrigerated ship or plane. Letter of Credit or preferably cash against
documents. Wellgoods Ltd. is large, successful private limited liability company
operating as agent/importer/distributor of frozen foodstuffs in general. Good
reputation and high credit standing. Bank ref: The Cyprus Popular Bank Ltd., P.O.
Box 621, Limassol, Cyprus. CONTACT: Wellgoods Ltd., P.O. Box 2686, Limassol,
Cyprus. TELEX: 2686 BUTFLY, CY. Phone: (357) 51-53048. (WK: 45/State 5157)
Variety meats (Netherlands). Wants variety meats: beef, pork, horsemeat,
container loads. Quote C&F. Bank ref: NMB-Capell A/D Ijssel. CONTACT: A. J.
Van Splunter, Van Splunter B.V., Sporaden 1, 2904 VP Capelle, A/D Ijssel,
Netherlands. TELEX: 26010. Phone: 010-508504/508711. (WK: 46/TOFAS 46)
Kentucky Blue Grass Hay (England). Company wishes to import U.S. Kentucky Blue
Grass Hay in container loads on a weekly and bi-weekly basis. Requires top
quality for racehorses. Packed in bulk and pressed into bales. Delivery to be
ASAP. Require hay dust free and wishes to know protein level. Quote: FOB South
or East Coast, U.S. port. CONTACT: Dr. M. Foster-Taylor, Foster Taylor Ltd., 19
Ingleside-Court, Saffron Waldon, Essex, England. TELEX: 817531. Phone: 0799
23922. (WK 45/ TOFAS 4)
Cedar Trellises (England). Company wishes to import container load of Cedar
Trellises at best quality. Packaging unknown at this stage. Quote: CIF from
American producer. CONTACT: Richard S. Webster., James Webster and Bro Limited,
Webster House, Derby Road, Bootle, Merseyside L20 8LE, England. TELEX: 627021.
Phone: 0519224451. (WK 45/TOFAS 5)
Mexican foods (England). Full range of consumer size packs of Mexican Foods
Company wishes to import Mexican foods with minimum shelf life of 12 months.
Quotes CIF or FOB. CONTACT: J. Fenn, Parrish and Fenn Limited 190 London Road,
Felnex Trading Estate, Hackbridge, Wallington, Surrey. England. TELEX: 946308.
Phone: 016694494. (WK 45/TOFAS 6)
Horticultural specialities (England). Seeds of tropical and sub-tropical subjects
including cacti and succulents suitable for culture as house plants Company
wishes to import 1,000 to 10,000 seeds per species. Delivery late December 1983 -
mid January 1984. CONTACT: K. A. Powell., 123a Avon Road, Upminster, Essex
RM14 1RQ, England. Phone: 8628874 (WK 45/TOFAS 7)
Corn Seed (England). Company wishes to import hybrid 140 corn seed in sacks.
Quotes should read CIF, U.K. ports. CONTACT: McBain of Mooroate Merchants Ltd.,
27 Frogmorton Street, London EC2, England. TELEX: 894726. Phone: 016283678. (WK
Donut Mix (W. Germany). Wants donut mix for fresh yeast and baked donuts.
Quantity: 25 tons. Quality: Grade A. Packaging: 50 kg bags. Delivery ASAP.
Bank ref: Raiffeisenbank Steinheim, 6450 Hanau 7. CONTACT: Dr. Karl H. Heemann
Heem Ice Cream Shop Handelsgesellschaft, Leimenstr. 3, 6450 Hanau/Main, W.
Germany. TELEX: 411745. Phone: 6181-21190. (WK 45/TOFAS 121)
Beet pulp pellets, alfalfa pellets, corn gluten, citrus pellets and other by
products (W. Germany). Wants beet pulp pellets, alfalfa pellets, corn
gluten, citrus pellets and other by products. Packaging: Upon specification.
Quote: FOB U.S. port or C&F European port. Bank ref: Hamburger Sparkasse,
Ferdinandstr 5, 2000 Hamburg 1, W. Germany. Telex: 211872 (Mr. Enste).
CONTACT: Rolf Hiersemenzel, Rolf Hiersemenzel Agentur Fuer Melasse U. Andere
Agrarprodukte, Chilehaus C, Burchardstr 13, 2000 Hamburg 1, W. Germany.
TELEX: 214654. Phone: 40-338001. (WK 45/TOFAS 123)
Snack items, canned soups (W. Germany). Wants snack items including roasted
peanuts and canned soups of all kinds. Quality: Grade A. Packaging:
Consumer. Quotations FOB U.S. port. Bank ref: Yolksbank, Eilendorf.
CONTACT: Herbert Zeisig, Fa. Herbert Hoess, Zeisigweg 35, 5100 Aachen, W.
Germany. Phone: 2408-80707. (WK: 45/TOFAS 123)
Milk (England). Wants milk, as detailed and estimated in the tender
documents. Final date for receipt of requests to participate Feb. 17, 1984.
Suppliers to offer for whole contract. Requests to participate should be sent
to below address. Place of delivery: various points within Dundee District.
Delivery: daily Monday-Saturday to suit buying department. 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 in time to meet closing date at 10 a.m. on
March 2, 1984. Information required requests for tender documents must be
accompanied by evidence as specific in article 23 (1)(a),(b),(c) and (d) and
certification that none of the circumstances set out in article 20 of
directive 77/62/EEC apply. Criteria for the award of contract are the
contract will be awarded to the tenderer whose offer appears the most
economically advantageous when all relevant aspects are taken into account.
The successful tenderer will require to operate a delivery service which
covers the various hospital and units in Dundee District. Tendered prices
must be expressed in sterling and payment at those prices will be made in
sterling. The contract and matters arising from it will be considered as a
contract made in Scotland and subject to Scots Law. CONTACT: Tayside Health
Board, Dundee District, Supplies Officer, Ninewells Hospital, Uk-Dundee, DD1
9SN, England. Phone: 03 82/601 11. (WK 46/Commerce 1490)
Rice (Saudi Arabia). Wants 1,000 mt rice, packed in 45 kg per bags. Delivery
within two months. Firms trade mark in Arabic and English to be printed on
bags. Quote: C&F. Bank ref: Al-Bank Al-Saudi Al-Fransi or Saudi American
Bank. CONTACT: M. Anwarulla Khan, M. Jamil Haroon Al-Dahlawi Co., P.O. Box
1522, Jidda, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 401023 DEHLWI SJ and 401897. Phone:
647333 and 647403. (WK 46/TOFAS 226)
Chicken feed (Saudi Arabia). Wants 15,000 mt every 40 days of layer and
broiler and breed poultry meal feed. Packed in 50 kg jute bags. Delivery
January 1984. USDA Certificate required. Ouote: C&F and FOB. Bank ref:
Riyadh Bank, Palestine Road Branch and United Saudi Commercial Bank, Babel
Street Branch. CONTACT: Johnny Chan, Tawifk Arab Est. (Arab and Brothers
Co.), P.O. Box 1090, Jidda 21431, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 402671 TAWFIK SJ.
Phone: 6672988 and 6601436. (WK 46/TOFAS 227)
Feed barley (Saudi Arabia). Wants 15,000 mt of feed barley, packed in 50 kg
jute bags. Delivery December/January, 1984. Quote C&F Jidda. Bank ref:
Al-Saudi Al-Fransi Bank, King Abdulaziz Street Branch, Jidda. CONTACT: Zoeb
Sultan, Manager, Arabian Trading Corporation, P.O. Box 5894, JIdda 21432,
Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 401539 GULBCO SJ. Phone: 6475254 and 6484327. (WK
Canned food items (Saudi Arabia). Wants sea-salad, tuna fish, chicken,
vegetable and rice, container loads, mixed items. Packaging: canned-small
pack, sea ration type. Delivery: January 1984. Arabic labelling. Ouote:
C&F Dammam and Qatar (Persian Gulf). Bank ref: Saudi-American Bank, Jidda,
Al-Khobar and Riyadh. CONTACT: Jerry Herron, Purchasing Dir., Greyhound
Services Saudi Arabia Limited, P.O. Box 1892, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. TELEX:
671310 ACT, SJ. Phone: (03)8949985 and 8949986A. (WK 46/TOFAS 229)
Dairy operation in Egypt (Kuwait). Egyptian businessman based in Kuwait
seeking names of American firms interested in a joint venture dairy and dairy
processing project in Egypt. A turnkey milk plant for the treatment of 20-30
metric tons of milk products per day from fresh milk (10 tons) wt
milk-aprrox. 10 tons per day; set yogurt-approx. 5 tons per day; white soft
cheese-approx. 5,000 liters per day. The dairy farm will contain 2,000 cows
and buffalos on 200,000 square meters. Unified power system is available,
220-380 volts; stand-by generator may be required. Feed grain and feed
compounding equipment required. Proposed budget for the farm U.S. dollar
two million. Proposed budget for the dairy product plant U.S. dollar five
million. Feasibility study has been done and is available in Arabic.
Equipment required includes but is not limited to milk collection units,
processing lines, cleaning units, refrigeration and cooling piece, steam
production units, water and compressed air units. Bank ref: Lloyds Bank Ltd,
Bridge Street, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, United Kingdom. CONTACT:
Dr. K. Al-Hashimi, Kuwait and Gulf Engineering Consultants Co., P.O. Box
22354, Safat, Kuwait. TELEX: KAGE 30354 KT. Phone: 436213. (WK 46/TOFAS
Soybean and linseed oil (Taiwan). Wants 200-500 mt soybean oil and 300 mt
linseed oil. Soybean oil clear and clean; color: 5 max; acid value: 2 max;
iodine value: 128-142; heat test (at 320 c) no precipitate; color (heated at
320 c) 4 max.; saponification value 188-195; refractive index, 25 c
1.473-1.477; unsaponification matter, 1.0 max pct; sp. gr. 25 c .918-.926.
linseed oil: clear/clean; color: 6 max; acid value: 3 max; iodine value:
180-195; heat test (at 320 c) no precipitate; color (heated at 320 c) 5 max.;
saponification value 188-195; refractive index, 25 c 1.478-1.481;
unsaponification matter, 1.5 max pct; sp. gr. 25 c .923-.927. Bulk shipment.
Prompt shipment after receipt of Letter of Credit. Quote: CIF. Bank ref:
First Comm. Bank, Chung Hsiao Road Branch. CONTACT: Halda Wu, Mogunn Comp,
Ltd, 4F-1, Diamond Bldg, Taipei, Taiwan. TELEX: 22519 MOGUNN. Phone:
(02)7815745. (WK 46/State 172)
Flowers, tropical plants (Canada). Wants flowers and tropical plants of
Hawaiian origin. Packaging air freight. Active importer seeks unique
Hawaiian foliage and plants. Quotations CIF Montreal. Bank ref: On request.
CONTACT: Robert Debruyn, Romayo Inc., 3535 Hickmore St. Laurent, Quebec H4T
1S5, Canada. Phone: (514)7383267. (WK 46/TOFAS 146)
Turkeys, broiler feed (Sweden). Wants frozen turkeys, 15,000 per month,
Information requested on available details and sizes, CIF Aqaba, Jordan.
Broiler feed, concentrate, 11,000 tons, broiler feed should contain 44%
protein based on soybean meal. Packed in 150 kg bags. Initial trial shipment
of 2,000 tons required for January 1984, Egypt the remainder 9,000 tons evenly
distributed during 1984, CIF Alexandria. CONTACT: Lennart Nilsson, Swedish
Cattle Export Hb, S-312 00, Laholm, Sweden. TELEX: 38282 SWFCAT S.
Phone: 0430/135 00. (WK 46/TOFAS 184)
Glucose (Ivory Coast). Wants glucose, liquid, 150 mt per month. Speed: 45
degrees, dextrose equivalent 36% S02 250 ppm, ph 5.1. Packed in 300 kg drums.
Delivery ASAP. Quote C&F Abidjan. Bank ref: Societe Generale Abidjan.
CONTACT: Mr. Granvaud, Les Grands Moulins D' Abidjan, 01 B.P. 1743, Abidjan
01, Ivory Coast. TELEX: 3740 (GMA CI). Phone: 322833. (WK 46/TPFAS 154)
Soybean (Switzerland). Wants soybeans for oil production, 100,000 mt. Pest
quality. Packed in containers. Immediate delivery. Quote CIF, Adana Port,
Turkey. Bank ref: Basel-Landschaftliche, Kantonalbank, 4414 Fuellinsdorf,
Switzerland. CONTACT: E. Ross, Rossimex Enterprise; P.O. Box 839, 4414
Fuellinsdorf, Switzerland. TELEX: 966210 IMEX. Phone: 061947848.
(WK 46/TOFAS 140)
Marine alga, soybean lecithin (Mexico). Wants gum made for marine alga to be
used as a basic raw material for lubricant grease. Polyisoybutelene basic raw
material for the manufacture of a lubricant. Mexican firm is engaged in the
manufacture of liquid and grease lubricants. Mexican firm wants catalogs and
price lists. CONTACT: Vicente Lopez, Lubdeco, S.A., Keramos 122-A, Colonia
Del Prado, 64410 Monterrey, N.L., Mexico. TELEX: 382046 DECOME.
Phone: 83/752195. (WK 46/TOFAS 1567)
Foreign Market Developments:
Notice of Foreign Proposals Concerning Standards in Agriculture. As required
of all signatories to the GATT Standards Code, the following notifications of
foreign proposed standards-related rules have been provided for the
information and comment of interested agencies and firms. The 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 proposals through our embassies in foreign
countries, as is the case this week. Requests 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) 382-1327. Anyone interested
in commenting on the proposals should include the TBT Notification Number in
Japan TBT Notification 83.219 The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture Forestry
and Fisheries has proposed an amendment (product.covered rabies vaccine) to
the Standard on Rabies Vaccine. The amendment would change the production
method for rabies vaccine from the method using suckling mouse (or goat) brain
to the tissue culture method. The objective and rationale for the proposal is
to ensure efficiency and safety of vaccine. Final date for comments is
January 31, 1984.
Singapore The Technical Office recently received word that the Government of
Singapore has reviewed the possible use of the food additives:
(A) calciumdisodium EDTA; (B) isopropyl citrate mixtures (including
monoisopropyl citrate); and (C) furmaric acid. They have been accepted in
principle. Expanded uses of sorbic acid and benzoic acid in various food
products have also been reviewed. The regulations will be amended accordingly.
Novi Sad International Agricultural Fair:
The 51st International Agricultural Fair will be held in Novi Sad, Yogoslavia,
May 11 20, 1984. Many types of food and agricultural products and equipment
will be exhibited. For further information, write to: Mrs. Katica Nisevic,
Manager of Foreign Exhibitors Department, Novosadski Sajam, Hajduk Veljkova
11, 21000 Novi Sad, Yugoslavia.
The Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA), continues its campaign
to recruit food/agricultural product companies that have an interest in
selling in the markets of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Japan. As a part of
SUSTA's export promotional scheme, SUSTA has space available to two of the
world's largest food shows located in Bahrain and Japan.
MEFEX'84, scheduled for February 26 March 1, 1984 in Bahrain is the food
show where Mid Eastern contacts can be made, while FOODEX'84, scheduled for
March 12-16, 1984 in Tokyo, Japoan will be the contact place to meet the Far
Eastern Food trade. Space in either of these shows is available in the SUSTA
booth for as little as $300. Also, for those that may be interested in any
one of the 11 promotional activities which SUSTA provides. A copy of these
activities may be secured from the SUSTA office.
SUSTA would also like to talk to interested firms about the Associate
Membership Program for SUSTA area Food Exporters. For further details
contact: Ben Jabbour at (504) 568-5986, SUSTA,Suite 338, International Trade
Mart Building, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. SUSTA activities are limited
to firms located in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida,
Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma,
South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Puerto Rico.
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FOREIGN AGRICULTURE CIRCULARS
The Foreign Agricultural Service issues a number of Foreign Agriculture Circulars during the year on verioau commodities
and export services for the food and agricultural trade, as well is specialized publications pertaining to individual commodities.
HOW TO ORDER: Check the title of each publication you wish to order. Remit a check for the total amount payable to
the Foreign Agricultural Service. Only checks on U.S. banks, cashier's checks, or international money orders will be accepted
in payment. NO REFUNDS CAN BE MADE. Mail this form to: Foreign Agricultural Service
Information Services Staff, Room 5918S
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20250
PLEASE ENTER THE NUMBER OF SUBSCRIPTIONS DESIRED BELOW: SUBSCRIPTION RATE
_10003 COFFEE (3 iues) $ 5.00 $10.00
10004 COTTON (12 isau) 20.00 30.00
DAIRY, LIVESTOCK & POULTRY:
10006 EXPORT TRADE & PROSPECTS (8 issues) 14.00 22.00
10006 MEAT & DAIRY MONTHLY IMPORTS (12 iumes) 20.00 25.00
10007 DAIRY SITUATION (2 isuse) 3.00 4.00
10008 LIVESTOCK & POULTRY SITUATION (2 iues) 4.00 7.00
10009 ALL 24 REPORTS LISTED ABOVE 41.00 58.00
__10010 WORLD GRAIN SITUATION & OUTLOOK (18 issues) 31.00 45.00
__ 10011 EXPORT MARKETS FOR US. GRAIN (12 isues) 20.00 30.00
10013 USSR GRAIN SITUATION & OUTLOOK (12 iMues) 15.00 20.00
10014 ALL 42 REPORTS LISTED ABOVE 66.00 95.00
10015 HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS (12 isus) 20.00 30.00
10016 OILSEEDS & PRODUCTS (14 imues) 30.00 45.00
10017 SEEDS (4 issues) 9.00 15.00
__10018 SUGAR, MOLASSES & HONEY (4 Ismaes) 7.00 11.00
10019 TEA, SPICES & ESSENTIAL OILS (3 issues) 5.00 7.00
10020 TOBACCO (12 issues) 25.00 40.00
S10021 WORLD CROP PRODUCTION (12 iues) 18.00 25.00
10022 COCOA (2 isues) 3.00 4.00
TOTAL REPORTS ORDERED TOTAL SUBSCRIPTION PRICE
ENCLOSED IS MY CHECK FOR $ MADE PAYABLE TO FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE.
NAME (Last, first, middle initial)
ORGANIZATION OR FIRM
STREET OR P.O. BOX NUMBER
CITY STATE ZIP CODE
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If your address should be changed PRINT
OR TYPE the new address, including ZIP CODE and
return the whole sheet and/or envelope to:
FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE, Room 4945-S.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20250
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