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aY EXPORT BRIEFS
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service to U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products. In supplying the trade leads the Department of
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on these trade leads is the listed foreign firm orginating the inquiry You may also contact the Export
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ISSUE NO# 38, 1982
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1502- Pulses, popcorn, alfalfa pe t-ts-,-eeds-K nida). Wants a) dried beans,
1504 peas and lentils, b) dehydrated alfalfa pellets, c) popcorn, and d) canary
seed. Quantity: a) container loads of pulses, b) up to 1,000 metric tons
alfafa pellets, and c) canary seed for bird feed up to 100 nt. Packaging:
popcorn in bulk. Delivery ASAP. Bank ref: Bank of Nova Scotia, 101 Main
St. N., Markham, Ontario, L3P 3J5, (416) 294-3113, Manager: Mr. B. Boyes.
Contact: Ernst Welmers, E.D. Welmers Foods Ltd., 34 Sir Brandiles Place,
Markham, Ontario, L3P 2Z5, Canada. Telex: 06-986945. Phone: (416)
1505 Friesian Bulls (Belgium). Wants young lean bulls for fattening, 20,000
head. Friesian breeds or their crossbreeds. Outside conformation according
to breed without defects. Must have baby teeth. Average weight 330 kilos.
Transport by animal cargo vessel. Quote C&F African Port. Firm prices and
non-revisable. Delivery ASAP. Bid bond: 2 percent of total amount of offer
(C&F). Performance Bond: 5 percent of total C&F value of the market.
Special veterinary certificate. Correspondence must be in French. Contact:
Mr. Melchers, Oostende, Belgium. Telex: WEST GERMANY 832756 MULTI D.
1506 Tender for Seeds and Plants (Tunisia). Tender issued Sept. 3 with closing
date October 22, 1982, requests seeds, plants, fertilizer, insecticides and
plastic bags. Biders must submit offers for full package in a double sealed
envelope to Tendering Office. The offer must also be accompanied by a bid
bond valued at 3 percent of the total offer. Fruit Plants: Almond Trees
33,000 plants, Pistachio Trees 24,000 plants, Apple Trees 5,000 plants, Table
Olive Trees 10,000 plants; Forage Seeds and Plants: Spineless Cactus
1,500,000 leaves, African Alfalfa 1,100 kgs, Phalaris 150 kgs, Perennial
Medicago 30 kgs, Palermo Sulla 250 kgs; and Fertilizers: Superphosphate 45
percent 800 kgs, Ammonium Nitrate 600 kgs, Potash 140 kgs, Polethene Bags
8,000 kgs. Contact: Agricultural Trade Officer, American Embassy, 144 Avenue
de lu Liberte, Tunis, Tunisia. For further details, Telex 13379 Amb Tun.
Imued weekly by the Export Promotion Division. Foreign Agricultural Service. U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Room 4945 South Building, Washington. D.C. 20250.
1507 Salted peanuts (Netherlands). Wants salted peanuts in tins, 20,000 tins
annually, of about 250 grams each. Delivery late this year/first half 1983.
Quotations both FOB U.S. Eastern/Gulf Ports and CIF Szczecing (Poland).
Bank ref: Amro-Bank, Amsterdam. Contact: W. Doppenberg, Hendri-Gras B.V.,
P.O. Box 320, 1400 Ah Bussu, Netherlands. Telex: 43240. Phone:
1508 Specialty foods (Netherlands). Wants specialty food items (groceries), in
parcels. Quotations CIF Rotterdam. Bank ref: N.M.B., Osdorperban 108,
Amsterdam. Contact: Max Van Dam, Fridam B.V., Dorpsdijk 55, 4156 An Rumpt,
Netherlands. Telex: 70224 (LAFRI). Phone: 3458-2296.
1509 Honey (Netherlands). Wants honey, honey-containing food products, bee-keeper
products. Packaging: dependent on product, but exclusively in bulk.
Quotations CIF Rotterdam. Bank ref: Rabo-Bank, Tiel. Contact: A.C. Van Der
Woerd, Verdeelcentrum Voor Imkerijprod. De Rif B.V., Retsezijstraat 4, 4011
JP Zoelen, Netherlands. Phone: 3448 1653.
1510- Grains, fruits, animal feeds (Singapore). Wants grain, fruits, and animal
1512 feeds, 2,000 mt. for grain and one 20 ft. container for fruits. Packaging:
bag or bulk. Quote FOB/C&F. Bank ref: Lee Wah Bank Ltd., 103 Beach Road,
Singapore 0718. Contact: T.P. Whang, Keywest PTE Ltd., 159B/161B Goldhill
Centre, Thomson Road, Singapore 1130. Phone: 2519351. Telex: RS 34656 MAX.
1513 Wheat Tender (Egypt). Requests bids for Tender No. 21 for supplying 100,000
tons wheat, any origin, plus or minus five percent, latest crop. Committee
has the right to increase or decrease quantity. Shipment during November
1982. Offers to be submitted below address in sealed envelopes latest 12
Noon, Sunday, October 3, 1982. Valid up to 12 Noon Monday, October 4, 1982.
Conditions and Specs. to be obtained against payment L.E. 5 per copy. Offers
made through Egyptian Agent. Contact: General Authority for Supply
Commodities, Purchasing Committee for Grain and its Products, 24,
El-Gomhouria Street, Cairo, Egypt. Cable: ESTRAM, Telex: 92062 ESTRAM.
1515 Dehyrdated prunes (Algeria). Wants dehyrated prunes, 4,500 metric tons, 1982
new crop, wholesome. Varieties: Agen, Santa Clara; others acceptable if
identified. Packaged in cellophane bags of 1 net kilogram in cases of net 24
kilograms. Deliveries to be determined. Offers priced C&F Liner Terms at
Algerian Ports. Bid deadline October 15, 1982, in duplicate, valid 60 days
past bid deadline. External envelope containing the offer must not have any
indication as to who the bidder is, only ONACO's address and the following
indication must appear on the envelope: "Appel D'Offres International
Fruneaux Dehydrates-A Ne Pas Ouvrir". Payment to be done 95% against
shipping documents and 5% when goods arrive in Algeria. Tender document
issued. Producers respond directly, but dealers, distributors or wholesalers
may respond if they meet the requirements of Algerian Law. firms interested
must provide information on themselves, including name, full address and
statutes of the company, list of stockholders, balance sheet and income
statements. Companies should also send copies of their annual reports for
the last two years. Offer must include samples. Offer sent by
telex/telegram are not acceptable. Offer and all correspondence must be in
French. All specs. metric. Contact: ONACO DAP, 29, Rue Larbi Ben M'Hidi,
Algiers, Algeria. Telex: 52850, 52851, 53236. Phone: 64.02.75 and
64.02.77. Cable: ONACO DZ ALGER.
1516 Corn starch (France). Wants corn starch, 3,000 tons per year, first
quality. Packaging and time of delivery to be determined. Quote CIF Le
Havre. Bank ref: Credit Commercial De France, Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris,
France. Contact: F. Leblanc, S.A. Alphacoustic, 67, Rue De Salins, 25300
Pontarlier, France. Telex: 360 267F. Phone: (81) 39.44.55.
1518 Rice bran (Japan). Wants rice bran, one container load, specific information
required. Appropriate packaging for institutional use. Immediate delivery
by surface shipment. Quotations FOB. Bank ref: Tokyo Bank Akasaka Branch,
Tokyo. Contact: Yoshitsugu Majima, President, Gallery Hanako, Ltd., 1-10-14,
Kani-Soshigaya, Setagaya-Ku, Tokyo, Japan. Phone: (03) 300-1706.
1519 Split green peas, lentils (Peru). Wants split green peas and lentils, 50 mt.
per month, U.S. )lo. 1, packed in 50 kg. jute sacks. First shipment in 30
days, usual sanitary certificate. Quotations C&F Callao. Bank ref: Banco
Popular De Peru, Huallaga 380, Lima 1, Peru. Contact: Rolando Rodriguez,
Corporacion Ohellysa S.A., Jr. Lampa 277 Of 604, Lima 1, Peru. Telex: 25353
CP HCRIL. Phone: 27-0316.
1520- Wiltshire Horn semen and sheep (Venezuela). Need quotes for Wiltshire Horn
1521 semen and Wiltshire Horn sheep, best available. Delivery November 1982.
Sanitary certificate from country of origin requested. Quotations CIF
Maiquetia Airport. Bank ref: Irving Trust Company. Contact: Dr. Joly
Sanchez, Mac Ministry of Agriculture, Centro Simon Bolivar, Torre Norte, Piso
12, El Silencio, Venezuela. Telex: 21 483 MAC RA. Phone: 41-3358.
1522 Chicken & chicken parts (Switzerland). Wants frozen chicken, whole; frozen
chicken parts: drumsticks, full leg with part back and thighs, 10 mt whole,
10 t mixed parts, Grade A. Packed bulk, cartons or bags, in container.
Delivery November. USDA inspected, quotes CIF border East Switzerland, E.G.
St. Margrethen or Schaan. Inquirer would prefer quotes from packers. Bank
ref: Schweiz. Bank Gesellschaft, Zug. Contact: E. Imboden, Imboden Agency,
Holzhaeusernstrasse 38, 6343 Rotkreuz, Zg, Switzerland. Telex: 868976
IAPP-CH. Phone: 042 64 22 18.
1523 Pig semen (Italy). Wants unspecified quantity of pig semen, top of the line.
Time of delivery to be determined. Quotations CIF Milan Airport. Bank ref:
Chase Manhattan Bank, Rome. Contact: Pierluigi Tancredi, Via Della
Marcigliana, 562, 00139 Rome, Italy. Phone: 06/6120213.
1524 Soybean meal (Guatemala). Wants soybean meal, 200 mt every 4 r.onths, 46-48%
protein. Packed in 50-kilogram bags. Delivery ASAP. Importer needs
proforma invoice at least one month ahead of shipment. Quotations CIF Matias
De Galvez. Bank ref: Banco Del Cafe, Avenida De La Reforma 9-00, Zona 9,
Guatemala City, Guatemala. Contact: Samuel Coto Escobar, Granja Navarra, 20
Calle 1-65, Zona 1, Guatemala City, Guatemala. Phone: 24007/9.
1525 Tallow (Guatemala). Wants tallow, 45 nt., feed grade animal fat, packed in
317.5 kilogram drums. Delivery ASAP. To be imported through CCC GSM/102
program. Quotations CIF Guatemala City. Bank ref: Banco Del Cafe, Avenida
De La Reforma 9-00, Zona 9, Guatemala City, Guatemala. Contact: Samuel Coto
Escobar, Granja Navarra, 20 Calle 1-65, Zona 1, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
1526 Spices (Colombia). Wants 2-4 mt. per month each of following products: cumin
in sacks; garlic (dehydrated) in plastic bags; onion (dehydrated) in plastic
bags; curry in drums; cinnamon in sacks; pepper in sacks; nutmeg in plastic
bags; clove in sacks; vegetable coloring materials in drums; and medicinal
herbs (dehydrated) in sacks. U.S. good quality. Delivery in 3 months. Must
meet ICA requirements, Government of Colombia. Quotes FOB U.S. Port. Bank
ref: Banco Del Comercio Autopista Sur. Contact: Cristina De Junge, Productos
El Rey, Apartado 26905, Bogota, Colombia, S.A. Telex: 45, 275 RECOMPANY.
1527- Edible nuts, cooking oils, cherries, olives (Colombia). Wants 600 cans, 30
1529 oz. each sesame seeds; 400 cans, 806 grams each olive oil-cooking & salad; 1
mt. ground wheat for cooking; 500 lbs almonds; 200 lbs pine nuts; 500 cans or
export packages of 226 gram each English walnuts shelled halves; 700 1 oz
packages grape leaves for cooking; 12 gallons each green whole olives &
marschino cherries, whole. All.high quality for air shipment to Bogota.
Phytosanitary certificate & C&F Bogota quotes. Bank ref: Banco of Bogota,
Chico Br, Carrera 15 No 90-61. Contact: Oscar Succar, Litoni Restaurant,
Carrera 15 No 93-37, Bogota, Colombia. Phone: 236-1980, 256-6809.
1530 Wheat tender (Syria). Urgently desire bids thru sealed envelope for 225,000
tons wheat as follows: 75,000 tons soft white wheat; 15,000 tons hard wheat.
Shipments: 75,000 tons each November 1982, December 1982 and January 1983.
Latest crop. Partial offers accepted-not less than 15,000 tons. Deadline
technical offers October 7, 1982, 14.00 local time. Telex price quotes only
by October 12, 1982 til 24.00 pm local time. Offers in English. Contact:
Lyle Moe, Export Promotion Division, TORS, on (202) 447-7103 for complete
tender specs on wheat varieties. Contact: Sahit Youssef Al-Azmeh, Gen
Establishment for Cereal Processing & Trade, Hilah Al-Ahmar Bldg, P.O. Box
4106, Damascus, Syria. Telex: 411027-411391. Cable: HOBOOB, Damascus.
1531 Soup mix (Honduras). Wants soup mixes, dried and dehyrated, in bulk, not
packaged. Also complete packaging machinery for dried and dehydrated soup
mixes; new or rebuilt equipment. Firm founded 1949. Employs 25. Sells
throughout Tegucigalpa and vicinity. Firm favorably known to Embassy.
Spanish correspondence preferred. Bank ref: Banco Atlantida, S.A.
Tegucigalpa. Contact: Maria De Mena, Assistant Manager, Pequeno Despacho,
Apartado Postal 356, Tegucigalpa, D.C., Honduras. Phone: 222311.
1532 Vegetable oils, foodstuffs (Saudi Arabia). Wants prepared foodstuffs and
vegetable oil in consumer size containers. Would like to form a relationship
with a U.S. Trading Company with expertise in buying above items at low
prices. Especially interested in new to market products. Request initial
contacts by Telex and followup by airmail. Contact: Hashim Hssan Ahmed,
Manager, Al Tourgi Trading Corporation, P.O. Box 8620, Jidda, Saudi Arabia.
Telex: 402938 TOURGI SJ. Phone: (02) 660-2834.
1533 Candy and other confectionery products (United Arab Emirates). Wants direct
sale for resale and agency for cookies and crackers, candy and other
confectionery products and chocolate and cocoa products. Firm desires to
represent American manufacturing companies of cookies, candy, confectionery
products, chocolate and cocoa products. Language of correspondence English.
Send brochures and price lists. Contact: Zainal Mohebi, President, Mohebi
Center, P.O. Box 267, Dubai, U.A.E. Telex: 45606 MHEBI EM.
1534 Mineral water (Qatar). Direct sale for resale of bottled drinking mineral
water. The Food Center wishes to establish contacts with U.S. suppliers of
bottled drinking mineral water. This opportunity provides for an initially
small order of 1 or 2 containers, but may result in a supply contract at a
later state. Language of correspondence: English or Arabic. Send pictures
or samples, bottle capacity, C&F Doha price lists per 20 ft. and 40 ft.
containers. Contact: P. J. James, General Manger, The Food Center, P.O. Box
5164, Doha, Qatar (Arabian Gulf). Telex: 4509 FOOD DH. Phone: 427432.
1535 Wheat straw (Qatar). Petroland Trading Company wishes to contact U.S.
suppliers which can provide quotations for 600 metric tons of straw with
shipment in the next six months. The straw can be shipped in compressed bulk
amounts for repacking in 20 kg. bags in Doha. Language of correspondence:
English or Arabic. Telex C&F Doha cost. Contact: Nadeem Mohammad, Sales
Manager, Petroland Trading Company, P.O. Box 2227, Doha Qatar (Arabian
Gulf). Telex: 4407 ZEESHAN DH. Phone: 325232.
1536 Wheat Flour (Chile). Wants flour for bread, wheat, white, 2,000 tons
bi-monthly, packed in 50 kilogram sacks. Quote CIF Valparaiso or San
Antonio. Specifications: protein content: 10%; maximum humidity: 15%;
maximum ashes; 0.65%, based on 14% humidity; not less than 9% nitrogen
materials (NX5.7), based on 14% humidity. Vitamin Content: Thiamine: 6.3
miligrams per kilogram; Riboflavin: 1.3 milligram per kilogram; Niacin: 13
Milligrams per kilogram; Iron: 30 milligrams per kilogram (must be added as
Ferrous Sulphate). Bank ref: Banco Espanol. Contact: Alejo Hott, Public
Relations Manager, Federacion Chileana De Industriales Panaderos Fechipan",
Roberto Pretot 66, Piso 2, Santiago, Chile. Phone: 62395.
Foreign Market Developments
U.S. Foods Product Display Philippines. You are invited to join a Foreign
Agricultural Service (FAS) sponsored U.S. Food Product Display in Manila,
Philippines, December 2-3, 1982. The Philippines is an important dollar market for
U.S. agricultural products, U.S. exports to that market having reached $319.2 million
in 1980. Processed or consumer-ready foods accounted for $9.1 million of this total.
A survey conducted by our Agricultural Counselor in the Philippines has identified
the following items as products offering sales opportunity: beef, turkey, oranges,
raisins, apples, canned peaches, dry beans and wines. The participation fee is
$200.00. While representation is not required, we strongly urge each participant
firm to be represented by either an agent or company official.
Those wishing to obtain additional information about the U.S. Foods Product Display
should write: Levi L. Turner, Trade Development Officer, Export Promotion Division,
Room 4945-South Building, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of
Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250, phone: (202) 475-3415.
Export Directory Available. Copies of the Food and Agricultural Export Directory
1982 are now available. This 108-page publication is a guide to contact points
TiEhin the Foreign Agricultural Service and other federal government agencies, state
organizations, trade associations plus foreign embassies in The United States. For
single copies, write the Export Promotion Division, State/Trade Coordination Branch,
Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 4945-South
Building, Washington, D.C. 20250.
CONTACTS FOR U.S. Farm Products
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availability of U.S. agricultural products in foreign markets and test the market
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The trade letter provides the names and addresses of U.S. suppliers and a brief
description of the agricultural products they offer. This newsletter is sent
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translated into Japanese, Spanish, French, Italian, and Greek and is direct mailed to
some 10,000 firms. In addition, a number of our posts publish selected items from
each issue. These selected mailing reach some 17,000 additional foreign firms. If
you would like to participate in this program contact the marketing representative
with your State Department of Agriculture. While preference for participation in
this prograri is given to new-to-market products and new-to-export firms, all firms
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