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Export briefs
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AIMS (Organization : U.S.)
United States -- Agricultural Information and Marketing Services
United States -- Foreign Agricultural Service. -- Export Promotion Division
United States -- Foreign Agricultural Service. -- Export Trade Services Division
Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C


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Produce trade -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Export marketing -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )


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

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University of Florida
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The following trade items hae been gathered from Agricultural Attache and other go'ernmenl reports a' 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. F AS. 1202 4477 103

April 18, 1983

0953- Baby chicks tender (Algeria). Algerian Regional Office for chickens and eggs
0954 has issued tender for the supply of approximately one million baby chicks, 18
weeks old. Bid deadline is April 24, 1983. Copy of tender document is
available for approximately 25 U.S. dollars from address below. Interested
firms must provide information on themselves, including name, full address
and statutes of company, list of stockholders, etc. Send copies of annual
reports for two years. External envelope containing offer must not have any
indication who bidder is, only Orac's address and the following must appear
on the envelope, "AOI-IDC-Poulettess Demarrees". Offer to remain valid 90
days past bid deadline. Offer and all correspondence in French. All specs.
metric. CONTACT: Direction Commerciale, ORAC, 25 Blvd. Zirout Youcef,
Algiers, Algeria. TELEX: 52913. Phone: 63.79.05. (Wk 14/ST 1462).

0955- Tropical plants and seeds (W. Germany). Wants tropical plants of economic
0957 value and ornamentals and seeds of the same kinds of plants. Quantity:
varying. Normal commercial quality. Packaging for overseas export.
Quotations FOB. Delivery: Repeatedly. Mail order houses for seeds and
nurseries should be selected, which are familiar with export regulations and
quarantine certificates necessary. Bank ref. Bayerische Hypotheken &
Wechselbank, Bahnhofstr. 4, 8017 Etersberg, W. Germany. CONTACT: Hans
Koerper, Seniweg 15, 8192 Gerestried 2, W. Germany. Phone: 8171-31096. (Wk
14/TOFAS 0045).

0958 Representation for wood products (Italy). Italian firm has reported interest
in becoming representative in Italy for various U.S. wood products, including
Red Elm, White Oak, Douglas Fir, Hemlock, Yellow Pine, Sap Gum, Cherry,
Walnut, Ash. CONTACT: Pagnanelli Amedeo, Zone Industriale, 62014 Corridonia
(Macerata), Italy, TELEX 560183, CABLE: Pagnanelli Legnami Macerata, PHONE:
0733-292.5278. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0081).

0959- Carnations (Costa Rica). Wants 65,000 carnation plants, best
0960 quality-rooted. Normal packing. Quotations: FOB Miami airport. Bank ref:
Credito Agricola de Cartago. Phone: 32-9195 MCNEIL. CONTACT: H. Noriega,
Agricola Flex Ltd., Apdo 169 Plaza Gonzalez Viquez, San Jose, Costa Rica.
(Wk 14/TOFAS 0041)

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


0961 Sesame seeds (France). Wants sesame seeds, 2.5 MT, white grains for sowing.
Packed in bags or pallets of 50 kilos. Early July 1983 delivery. U.S.
certificates requested. Quotations: CIF Jeddah. PHONE: (1) 778.14-15, EXT.
40-65. CONTACT: Bertrand de Reviers, Soc.Nat'le Elf Aquitaine, Tour Aquit.
Cedex 4, 92080, Paris La Defense, France, TELEX: 203 607F, CODE TAK. (Wk
14/TOFAS 0025)

0962 Hides and Skins (Hong Kong). Wants wet blue chrome tanned shoulder splits
without front shank and belly, trimmed, over 3 sq.ft./pc., 1.0-1.5 MM; wet
blue chrome tanned belly splits, trimmed, min. 8 inches wide, 3 sq.ft./pc.,
1.0-1.5 MM; 4 containers each per month. Also wants raw hides, third grade,
excluding renderers, without hair slip, fleshed or conventional, 3 containers
per month. Securely packed on wooden pallets round with nylon straps in
cross. Delivery ASAP. Bank ref: Banque Naztionale de Paris. TELEX: 84692
Heunk HX (It will be changed to 54692 Heunk HX after April 19, 1983).
PHONE: 3-7415623. CONTACT: Henry Chan, Heun Kai Trading Co., Ltd., P 0 Box
80371 Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0067)

0966 Dairy cattle tender (Korea). The Sam Joo Dairy Products Co., Ltd. tendered
April 6 for 282 Hd registered Holstein heifers-223 Hd 3-6 month pregnant and
59 Hd open. Source: USA. Bid closing: 12:00 hrs. April 22. For details call
Gyeong Ju (KYONGJU) (0561) 2-5011/4. CONTACT: Sam Joo, Sam Joo Dairy Products
Co., Ltd., PHONE: (KYONGJU) 0561, Seoul, Korea. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0033)

0967- Marigold flower seeds (Costa Rica). Wants marigold flower seeds for
artificial coloring. Needs enough for planting four hectares, best quality.
Normal packing. Delivery ASAP.. Sanitary certificate from country of
origin. Quotations CIF Juan Santamaria International Airport. Bank ref:
Banco Nacional De Costa Rica. CONTACT: Rodrigo, Ortiz, Central, Agricola de
Cartago, Apdo. 38 Cartago, Costa Rica. TELEX: 8000 Cenagrisa. PHONE:
51-04-32. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0046)

0969 White bread dough (Nctherlands). Wants white bread dough (original patent
wheat flour), several thousands tons, 11% protein; 14% moisture; .52% ash.
Delivery May/June. Quotations CIF Lome (Togo). Bank ref: Amro Bank Capelle
A/D Ijssel. CONTACT: A.A.G. Van Federikslust, Fedico Holland B.V., P.O. Box
322, 2900 Ah Capelle A/D Ijssel, Netherlands. TELEX: 26185. PHONE:
10-515312. (Wk 14/TCFAS 0019)

0970- Non-dairy cheese substitute (France). Wants non-dairy cheese substitutes for
0971 the preparation of frozen ready-to-eat meals. Quantities to be determined at
a later date. Packed in cartons. Quotations CIF Le Havre. Bank ref: Banque
National De Paris 26, Boulevard De Grenelle, 75015 Paris. CONTACT: Mr.
Kassel, Consultant in Agro-Pusiness, 8, Rue Du Cocteur Finlay, 75015 Paris,
France. PHONE: (1) 793.02-21 or 577.38-88. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0146)

0972- Powdered and nor-fat dry milk (Costa Rica). Wants powdered milk, extracted
0973 by spray method, ZU,OUU pounds, for quality testing. If quality good, will
purchase 17,000 Ibs. monthly, Crade A, 30-35% fat. Also wants non-fat dry

milk, extracted by spray method, 20,000 Ibs., Grade A, zero to 1% fat. Both
products packed in 25-50 kilo sacks. September 1983 delivery. Quotations
CIF Puerto Limon. Bank ref: Bank of America Miami. CONTACT: Alberto
Zoppas, Agroindustrias Europeas S.S., Apdo. 81 Santa Ana, San Jose, Costa
Rica. PHONE: 28-62-83. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0045)

0974- Lentils (Ecuador). Wants lentils, 300 tons, U.S. No. 1, in 2 shipments.
0975 Packed in 100 pound jute bags. Delivery in 30 days. Quotations C&F
Guayaquil. Bank ref: Banco La Previsora, A. 9 De Octubre 110, Guayaquil,
Ecuador. CONTACT: Guillermo Salcedo, Salcedo Ltd., Chile 303 Y Luque,
Guayaquil, Ecuador. TELEX: 3679. PHONE: 528-208, 523-473. (Wk 14/TOFAS

0976 Livestock production joint venture (Nigeria). Nigerian Company interested in
joint venture with U.S. partners) for livestock production at Papa Lanto
near Abeokuta in Ogun state. Partner(s) will be required for management,
equipment recommendation, equity participation, technical assistance, raw
materials supply and company specialization. Equity participation will be
60% Nigerian and 40% foreign. Total equity investment envisaged will be
about 180 thousand dollars. Bank ref: United Bank of Africa, Ltd., 12/14
Broad Street, Lagos East Branch, Lagos. CONTACT: A.A. Akinwowo,
Chairwan/Managing Director, Wowus, (Nig.) Enterprises, 10, Adetula St., via
Palm Avenue, Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0063)

0977 Food Industry Joint Venture (Nigeria). Nigerian company interested in joint
venture with U.S. partners) in food industry in Lagos State. Partner(s)
will be required for management, equipment, recommendation, equity
participation, technical assistance, raw materials supply and company
specialization. Equity participation will be 60% Nigerian and 40% foreign.
Total investment envisaged will be about 9 million dollars. Bank ref: First
Bank of Nigeria, Investment House, Marina, Lagos. CONTACT: 0. Oladipupo,
Labdap (Nigeria) Ltd., P.O. Box 9926, GPO, Lagos, Nigeria. Phone: (01)
615688/619102. Telex: 21040 FLOLAG NG. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0008)

0978- Popcorn, peanuts (Colombia). Wants popcorn and peanuts, 10 mt each to begin.
0980 Top quality. Packed in jute bags, 50 kilos or 100 Ibs each. Delivery ASAP.
Phytosanitary certificate. Quotations FOB Gulf and C&F Bogota. Bank ref:
Banco De Colombia in Bogota; Banco Internacional, Bogota. CONTACT: Augusto
Aristizabal, Industrias Gran Colombia SA, Calle 18A No. 33-02, Bogota,
Colombia. Phone: 237-1100. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0066)

0981- Cotton linters (Mexico). Wants cotton linters, 1,800 tons monthly, first,
0982 second cuts and mill run. Packed in bales of 628 Ibs. (285 kg) average. The
bales must be completely covered with jute or cotton cloth packing, bales
must not be covered with polyethylene or plastic packing. Quotations FOB
Brownsville, Texas. Bank ref: Chase Manhattan Bank, Chemical Bank.
CONTACT: Ing. Jose Maria Gonzalez, Celanese Mexicana, S.A., Avenida
Revolucion 1425, Cofigo Postal 01040, Mexico, D.F. TELEX: 01772431. Phone:

(905) 548-6960. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0083)

0983- Health foods (Sweden). Wants vitamins and mineral food additives, and other
0984 health foods in general. CONTACT: Olle Andersson, Orebro Naturprodukter AB,
P.O. Box 94, S-701 02 Orebro, Sweden. TELEX: 73E98 NATUR S. Cable:
NATURPRODUKTER. Phone: 019/14 23 60. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0050)

0985- Onion powder, dried onions (Sweden). Wants unspecified quantities of onion
0986 powder and dried onions. CONTACT: Claes Jonerup, Jonerup HB, P.O. Box 135,
S-231 01 Trelleborg, Sweden. TELEX: 32937 JOENER S. Cable: JOENER. Phone:
0410/418 00. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0049)

0987 Mushroom spores (Venezuela). Wants mushroom spores 1.5 mt every three
months, best available. Packed in drums of 5 kg. each. Delivery November
1983. Phytosantiary certificate from country of origin required. Quotations
CIF La Quaira. Benk. ref: Banco Union; Banco Continental. CCNTACT: Edmundo
0. Pimentel, Conafin, Calle Los Laboratorios, Torre Beta, Piso 4, Ofinica,
407, URB. Los Ruices, Caracas 1071, Venezuela. TELEX: 29350 CONAF. Phone:
239-3318, 239-5229, 239-4929. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0029)

0988 Shark fins (Singapore). Wants dried or chilled shark fins, approx. 1 m/ton
monthly, moon-cut Dorsal and Pectoral fins; straight cut Caudal Lobe.
Species/samples required. Packaging: dried in seaworthy gunny sacks,
chilled in sealed plastic bags. Prompt delivery. Bank ref: Malayan
Banking Berhad, New Bridge Road, Singapore. CONTACT: Eric Lim, Asia-Tonga
Trading, 7 Kasai Road, Singapore 2880. TELEX: PS 28024 ITCO. Phone:
4814311 or 2922107. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0058)

0989- Herbal teas, herbs (Australia). Wants herbs, medicinal and culinary, dried
0991 or capsulated, herbal teas. Must adhere to minimum standards. Packaging:
bulk or prepacked in consumer packs. Quotations CIF or FOB. Bank ref:
Commonwealth Trading Bank, Cooma. CONTACT: Cregan Shirley, Botanical
Imports PTY Ltd., Cottonwood Lodge, 3-5 William St., Berrydale NSW, 2638,
Australia. TELEX: AA 61199 SCROSS. Phone: (0648) 63374. (Wk 14/TOFAS

0992- Parboiled rice (Netherlands). Wants parboiled large rice, 10,000 mt, No. 2,
0993 4-5% broken, in 50 kg bags. Delivery May/June '83. Quotations C&F Lagos,
Nigeria. Bank ref: Barclays, Amsterdam. CONTACT: Mr. Heijdeman, Translas
Int'l B.V., P.O. Box 3150, 3502 GD Utrecht, Netherlands. TELEX: 70685
(EVERD). Phone: 3472-1959. (Wk 14/ TOFAS 0151)

0994 Beef tender (Algeria). The SNNGA (State Corporation in charge of all
department stores), has issued tender for 4,000 mt of fresh beef meat, first
quality. Bid deadline May 9, 1983 at 16:00 hours. Tender documents which
cost 200 Algerian dinars (approx. 50 U.S. dols) can be obtained from address
below: Approximate delivery schedule to be from July to December 1983.
CONTACT: Direction des Importations, SNNGA, 67, Rue Larbi Tebessi, Belcourt,
Algiers: Algeria. TELEX: 52776: PHONE: 66.29.63. (Wk 14/ST 1557).

0995 Forage seed terder (Korea). Wants 735,000 Kg certified grass seed suitable
for Korean climate: Orchard grass, Potomac, Sterling, 85/80% germ., 230,450
Kg; Tall fescue, Fawn, Alta, Ky 31, 95/80% germ., 60,150 Kg; Italian

ryegrass, Tetrone, Dalita, Tetraflorium, 85/80% germ., 257,630 Kg; Timothy,
Climax, Odenwalder, 97/80% germ., 23,030 Kg; Ladino clover, California,
Oregon, Ladino regal, 98/85% germ., 35,210 Kg; Red clover, Kenland, 98/85%
germ., 2,150 Kg; Alfalfa, Luna vernal, 98/80% germ., 3,000 Kg; Perennial
ryegrass, Reveilie, 85/80% germ., 63,060 Kg; Kentucky blue grass, 85/75%
germ., 32,820 Kg; Reedcanary grass, common frontier, c6/75% germ., 30 Kg; Red
Top, Von Kamekes, 85/80% germ., 25,400 Kg; White clover, 85/80% germ., 670
Kg; Alsike clover, 85/80% germ., 150 Kg; Birdsfoot trefoil, 85/80% germ., 800
Kg; Method fescue, 85/80% germ., 30 Kg; Smooth blue grass, 85/80% germ., 20
Kg; Red fescue, 85/80% germ., 10 Kg; Blue grass, 85/80% germ., 150 Kg;
Subtotal of 734,760 Kg. Also wants Foundation seeds: Orchard grass, Potomac,
Sterling, 85/80% germ., 240 Kg. Grand total 735,000 Kg. (Quantity should be
net weight, but not.gross). Bid closing date is 11:00 April 26, 1983 at
NLCF's Conference Room. Shipment no later than May 23, 1983. Supplier
and/or bidder shall establish bid bond not less than two (2) percent of the
total bid value, in the form of irrevocable clean credit, Pank guarantee.
Cash or certified check, payable in U.S. dollars through bank in Seoul by the
day previous to bid opening date. CONTACT: National Livestock Cooperatives
Federation (NLCF). TELEX: K-23517 NALICOF by (Local Agent). PHONE:
783-1668 Seoul. Prior registration is required. (Wk 14/TOFAS 0035).

Foreign Trade Development

International Food, Wine and Kitchen Exhibitions, Birmingham and Bristol, London

We have been advised that the Guild of Sommeliers, British Independent Grocers
Association, is sponsoring International Food, Wine and Kitchen Exhibitions in
Birmingham, Bingley Hall, June 19-26, 1983 and in the Bristol, Exhibition Centre,
November 20-27, 1983. Open to all organizations connected with food, drink and
kitchen industries. These exhibitions represent ideal opportunities for U.S.
exporters to meet both the trade and consumers. U.S. firms interested in exhibiting
should contact the following for further information:

Food, Wine and Kitchen Exhibition Limited
64 Highgate High Street
Highgate Village
London N6 5BR
Telephone: 01-341-314c

1984 SIAL Paris

The management of the International Food Fair SIAL which is held in Paris has
announced a change of date. The 1984 SIAL will be held from June 18-22, 1984 at the
Porte de Versaille in Paris, France. FAS plans to sponsor a national food exhibit.
Details on FAS participation will be announced later in Export Briefs.

Canada Captan Residue Tolerance Level Reduced. Effective April 13, 1983 Canada
reduced the maximum residue tolerance level for the fungicide Captan on a wide range


of US produced horticultural crops to 5 parts per million (PPM). This action
followed review of the fungicide by Health and Welfare Canada and Agriculture Canada
and was pursuant to GATT standards notification of July 12, 1982. Enforcement by
Health and Welfare applies to imported and domestic produce on effective date.

If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact
Thomas B. O'Connell at the USDA Technical Office, Foreign Agricultural Service, Room
5530, South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250; or phone
(202) 382-1333.


The Foreign Agricultural Service issues a number of Foreign Agriculture Circulars during the year on various commodities
and export services for the food and agricultural trade, as well as 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 Division
Information Services Staff, Room 5918-S
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20250

Domestic Foreign
(Current news items and statistics on various commodities and NO CHARGE
summary of recent developments in world production and trade
10003 COFFEE (3 issues) 10.00 $15.00
10004 COTTON (12 issues) 30.00 50.00

10005 EXPORT TRADE & PROSPECTS (8 ises) 20.00 40.00
10006 MEAT & DAIRY MONTHLY IMPORTS (12 issues) 25.00 35.00
10007 DAIRY SITUATION (2 issues) 5.00 7.00
10008 LIVESTOCK & POULTRY SITUATION (2 issues) 5.00 10.00
10009 ALL 24 REPORTS LISTED ABOVE 55.00 92.00

10010 SITUATION, OUTLOOK, STAT. REPORTS (18 issue) 40.00 75.00
10011 EXPORT MARKET (12 issues) 30.00 50.00
10013 USSR GRAIN SITUATION & OUTLOOK 112 issues) 15.00 20.00
10014 ALL 42 REPORTS LISTED ABOVE 85.00 145.00

10015 HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS (12 issues) 30.00 50.00
10016 OILSEEDS & PRODUCTS (14 issues) 30.00 50.00
10017 SEEDS (12 issues) 40.00 70.00
10018 SUGAR, MOLASSES & HONEY (4 issues) 10.00 15.00
10019 TEA. SPICES & ESSENTIAL OILS (4 issues) 10.00 15.00
10020 TOBACCO (12 issues) 30.00 50.00
10021 WORLD CROP PRODUCTION (12 issues) 30.00 50.00
10022 COCOA (2 issues) 5.00 7.50



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