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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
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
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Produce trade -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Export marketing -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
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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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^= 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 orignating the inquiry. You may also contact the Export
Promotion Division. FAS. (202) 447-7103.





i August 29, 1983


Canned mushrooms (Canada). Wants canned mushrooms, whole and stems and pieces, 25 to
5U containers per year. Packaging in 10 ounce and 100 ounce. CONTACT: Bechera
Habib, Cosmopolitan Export-Import Canada Ltd, P.O. Box 821 (Armdale), Halifax, Nova
Scotia B3L 4K5, Canada. TELEX: 01922764 ANSWRBACK: COSMOS EXP HALIFAX. Phone:
(902)479-3837. (WK 33/TOFAS 94)

Mink Breeding Stock (Ecuador. Wants mink breeding stock, 100 animals. Live animals
for breeding. Delivery in six months. Please provide information on raising and
producing minks. Quotations C&F Quito Via Air and FOB referential. Bank ref: Banco
Central Del Ecuador. CONTACT: Enrique Zaldumbide, Edificaciones Zaldumbide,
Venezuela 1018; Edificio Sub America; 4TO. Piso, Oficina 47; Quito, Ecuador.
Phone: 219-190. (CK 33/TOFAS 186)

Pea beans (Austria). Wants Michigan pea beans, 300 to 500 tons, U.S. No. 1 pea
beans. Full container loads packed in 100 lb polythene bags. Delivery November 1983
and March 1984. Quotations FOB port of despatch, and CIF Melbourne. Bank ref:
Reserve Bank, Melbourne. CONTACT: D. Boldt, SPC Ltd, Andrew Fairley Ave.,
Shepparton, Victoria 3630, Austria. TELEX: AA 30741. Phone: (058) 219111. (WK
33/TOFAS 227)

Soybean meal, corn (Bahrain). Wants soybean meal, 1,000 mt, 40% protein (minimum),
Zl fat (minimum), and U.S. No. 2 yellow corn, 5,000 mt. Both products will be
required 5 times around the year. Packaging: soybean meal- 1 ton jumbo bags of meal
or 50 kg bags; corn 1 ton, jumbo bags or bulk. Delivery ASAP. Quotations C&F
Bahrain-Jidda. Bank ref: Bank Paribas-Bahrain, Trans Arabian Investment Bank-
Bahrain. CONTACT: Bhagwat Goel, Trans Arabia Marketing, P. 0. Box 20222, Bahrain.
TELEX: 9106 TRARAB BN. Phone: 232701. (WK 33/TOFAS 155)

Frozen poultry (Bahrain). Wants Grade A frozen chicken drumsticks, thighs, whole
leg, breast, one 20 foot container. Delivery ASAP. Dates of production and expiry
must be shown on each package. Quote CAF. Bank ref: National Bank of Bahrain.
CONTACT: C. M. Haridas, Middle East Trading Est. P. 0. Box 996, Manama, Bahrain.
TELEX: 9406 MEFOOD BN. Phone: 243392/275614. (WK 33/TOFAS 156)

Wheat flour biscuit flour, bread flour (Belgium). Wants (a) ordinary wheat flour,
(b) biscuit flour, (c) toast bread flour. Quote: C&F, Port of Mokha. CONTACT: B.
Hardassi, International Import, P.O. Box 423, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium. TELEX:
24469. (MW: 33/TOFAS 1)


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








Frozen poultry (Bahrain). Wants Grade A frozen whole chickens and chicken parts, one
20 foot container, packaging: whole chicken-in cray-o-vac parts-in 2 lb trays.
Delivery ASAP. Whole chicken-850-1700 gm. Dates of production and expiry must be
shown on the label on each package and bird. Quote C&F and CIF. Bank ref: British
of the Middle East, Chartered Bank-Bahrain. CONTACT: Ali Hassan Al Qassab, Sanad
Food Co. P. 0. Box 22069, Manama, Bahrain. CABLE: MANSOORI EN. Phone: 322549.
(WK 33/TOFAS 157)
Peanuts (Bahrain). Wants Grade A peanuts, salted and unsalted, 1-20 foot container,
packaging: 50 gm, 75 gm, 100 gm in plastic packages and 250 gm in cans. Delivery
ASAP. Dates of production and expiry must be shown on each package. Quote C&F.
Bank ref: National Bank of Bahrain. CONTACT: C. M. Haridas, Middle East Food
Trading Est. P. 0. Box 996, Manama, Bahrain. TELEX: 9406 MEFOOD BN. Phone:
243392/275614. (WK 33/TOFAS 158)

Fruit juice, tomato juice (Bahrain). Wants juices-orange, apple, pineapple, and
tomato, one 20 foot container, good quality. Packaging in cans-different retail and
catering sizes. Delivery ASAP. Dates of production and expiry must be shown on each
package. Quotations C&F. Bank ref: National Bank of Bahrain. CONTACT: C. M.
Haridas, Middle East Food Trading Est., P. 0. Box 996, Manama, Bahrain. TELEX:
9406 MEFOOD BN. Phone: 243392/275614. (WK 33/TOFAS 159)

Onions (Japan). Wants fresh onions, trial shipment of one 20-foot container load.
U. S. export No. 1 grade. Packaging: 50 lb. loose packs. Immediate delivery by
surface shipment. USDA Phytosanitary certificate is required. Quotations CIF Kobe.
Bank ref: Hiroshima Sogo Bank Kokura Branch, Kitakyushu-Shi. CONTACT: Franz Y.
Kimura, J.A.C. Co. Ltd. 7-7, 3-Chome, Kyo-Machi, Kokurakita-Ku, Kita-Kyushu-Shi,
Japan. TELEX: 712673 JACINC J. CABLE: JAC INC KITAKUSHU. Phone: (093)
531-7731. (WK 33/TOFAS 639)
Peach nursery plants, strawberry seedlings, cantaloupe seeds (Egypt). Wants budded
peach nursery plants Florida sun or early grade, 3,000; strawberry seedlings Tougo
and/or Douglas, 2,000,000; and hybrid. Cantaloupe seeds in one-half kilograms tins,
500 kilograms. Wants peach nursery stock ASAP. Quotations CIF Alexandria. Bank
ref: Suez Canal Bank, Cairo, Egypt. CONTACT: Eng. Makram Omar, Makram Omar Import
and Export Co. 17, Rashid St. Off Salah Eldin Square, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt.
TELEX: 92284-MEDNASR-UN. Phone: 662756. (WK 33/TOFAS 276)
Chicken tender (Jordan). Tender for procuring 2,000 tons of frozen chicken. Closing
date for bid submission is August 30, 1983. Bid specifications may be purchased for
a non-refundable fee of J.D.5 (note: U.S. dol 1. 00 currently equals J.D.O. 370).
Offers submitted through Jordanian agents. Firms submitting bids on this tender are
requested also to send an information copy to the Embassy Commercial Office, P. 0.
Box 354, Amman, Jordan, Telex: 21510 USEMB JO. Frozen chicken specifications:
800-1300 grams; humidity: Maximum 5% chicken are to be free of water, blood, and
feathers without giblets, fully cleaned, free of burns and freezing defects.
Packing: individually packed in polyethelene bags indicating weight, date of
slaughter and date of packing. CONTACT: Ministry of Supply, P. 0. Box 830, Amman,
Jordan. TELEX: 21278 MINSUP JO. Phone: 667141/661174. (WK 33/ST 7208)








Lamb meat tender (Jordan). Tender for 5,000 tons of chilled lamb meat. Closing date
for bid submission Is September 1, 1983. Bid specifications may be purchased for a
non-refundable fee of J.D. 5 (Note: U.S. dol 1. 00 currently equals J.D. 0. 370).
Offers must be submitted through Jordanian agents. Firms submitting bids on this
tender are requested also to send an information copy to the Embassy Commercial
Office, P. 0. Box 354, Amman, Jordan, Telex: 21510 USEMB JO. CONTACT: Ministry of
Supply, P. 0. Box 830, Amman, Jordan. TELEX: 21278 MINSUP JO. Phone:
667141/661174. (WK 33/ST 7210)

Sugar (Jordan). Tender for 10,000 tons of sugar. Closing date for bid submission is
August 25, 1983. Bid specifications may be purchased for a non-refundable fee of
J.D. 5 (Note: U.S. dol 1. 00 currently equals J.D. 0. 370). Offers must be
submitted through Jordanian agents. Firms submitting bids on this tender are
requested also to send an information copy to the Embassy Commercial Office, P.O.
Box 354, Amman, Jordan, Telex: 21510 USEMB JO. Specifications: refined or crystal
running, for human consumption; not greater than 60 units Icumsa; humidity: not to
exceed 0.001; ash: not to exceed 0.001; and Surcrose: not less than 99. 8%.
CONTACT: Ministry of Supply, P.O. Box 830, Amman, Jordan. TELEX: 21278 MINSUP JO.
Phone: 667141/661174. (WK 33/ST 7245)

Popcorn (Malaysia). Wants popcorn, 20-ft container per order, Grade A, bagged or
other bulk packaging. Delivery October 1983. Quote CIF or FOB port Klang. Bank
ref: Bank Bumiputra, Jalan Melaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. CONTACT: Rajah
Subramaniam, Ananada Holdings, 3A Persiaran Lidcol, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. TELEX:
MA 30066 SEAINS. Phone: (03)420181. (WK 33/TOFAS 160)

Snack foods, beverages (Malaysia). Wants U.S. snack, beverage (e.g. milkshakes) and
other fast food items from companies seeking agent or franchise for the Malaysia and
Singapore region. Bank ref: Bank Bumiputra, Jalan Melaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
CONTACT: Rajah Subramaniam, Cnanda Holdings, 3A Persiaran Lidcol, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia. TELEX: MA 30066 SEAINS. Phone: (03)420181. (WK 33/TOFAS 161)

Corn oil (Malaysia). Wants pure corn oil, 5,000 mt per month, Grade 1, 1 gal tin, 17
kg tin, 45 gal drum. Delivery September/October. Quote C&F Singapore. Bank ref:
United Asian Bank, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. CONTACT: E. Fernandez, Floson
SDN BHD, 76-1 Jalan Mega Mendung, Batu 5, Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
TELEX: TCT MA 31030 FLOSON. Phone: (03) 721495, (03) 731495. (WK 33/TOFAS 162)

Rice (Malaysia). Wants white milled rice, 10,000 mt per month, 5% broken, 50 kg
bags. Delivery September and October. Quote C&F Singaproe. Bank ref: United Asian
Bank, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. CONTACT: E. Fernandez, Floson SDN BHD,
76-1 Jalan Mega Mendung, Batu 5, Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. TELEX:
RCT MA 31030 FLOSON. Phone: (03) 721495, 731495. (WK 33/TOFAS 163)

Essences of various fruits (Japan). Recovery essences of various fruits, two metric
tons per year. Sample and specific information about quality are required. Packed
in five gallon containers. Immediate delivery by surface shipment. Quote CIF
Tokyo. Bank ref: Sumitomo Bank Hibiya Branch, Tokyo. CONTACT: Hirotaka Mori,
Sales Director, Tanemura and Co., Ltd, C/O Toranomon Jitsugyo Kaikan, 1-20, Toranomon
1-Chome, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan. TELEX: 24732 TANEMURA. CABLE: TANEANDCO TOKYO.
Phone: (03) 503-3911. (WK 33/TOFAS 648)








Joint venture (Nigeria). Nigerian company interested in joint venture with U.S.
partners) for large-scale poultry and food crops production at Aloba village
Bakatari, in Ogun State. Feasibility study is already completed and partners) will
be required for management, equity participation and company specialization. Equity
participation will be 60% Nigerian and 40% foreign. Total equity investment
envisaged will be about 2. 3 million dollars. Bank ref: The United Bank for Africa,
Abeokuta Branch, 48, Tinubu St., P.M.B. 3042, Abeokuta, Ogun State; International
Bank for West Africa, Ltd. 65B Ibara Road, P.M.B. 2227 Abeokuta, Ogun State.
CONTACT: 0. A. Osibogun, Osibogun Farming Enterprises, P.O. Box 649, Ijebu-Ode,
Nigeria. TELEX: 039-230073. (WK 33/TOFAS 110)
Wheat (England). Seeks U.S. suppliers of 80,000 mt of U.S. white wheat, West Coast.
Wish to make contact with major U.S. exporters of wheat who are free to offer product
for export to Yemen. Please telex offers. CONTACT: World Over Traders and Shippers
Co., Ltd., 204 Great Portland Street, London Wl, England, United Kingdom. TELEX:
22680 WLOVER G. (WK 33/TOFAS 2268)

Dehydrated onion and garlic (England). Wants dehydrated onion and garlc.
Quantity-bulk supplies. Quality-various. Packaging-bulk containers (25-50 kilos).
Quote FOB. Bank ref: The Royal Bank of Canada, 6 Lothbury, London EC2R 7JY.
CONTACT: J. S. Pagington, Cairn Foods, 60 High St., Chesham, Bucks Hp5 1Eg,
England. TELEX: 837075. Phone: 0494786066. (WK 33/TOFAS 170)

Grapefruit, limes, strawberries, asparagus, oranges (England). Wants undetermined
quantities of ruby red grapefruit; fresh limes; fresh strawberries; fresh green
asparagus; and valencia late oranges. Quality-best. Packaging-palletised in 40 ft
containers standard airfreight. Quote CIF through London. Bank ref: The Royal
Bank of Scotland, 24 Lombard Street, London EC3V. CONTACT: D. A. Isaacs, Haines and
Isaacs Ltd, Wigglesworth House, 69 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 Ong, England.
TELEX: 8952396. Phone: 014031919. (WK 33/TOFAS 171)

Frozen vegetables (Canada). Wants frozen vegetables such as broccoli cuts, broccoli
sprears, cauliflower, green beans, whole kernel corn, green peas, sliced carrots,
brussel sprouts, mixed vegetables, French fries. Quantity: 5-10 container loads per
month. Packaging: 20 X 500 grams; 10 X 1 kilograms; 5 X 2 kilograms. Quote Saudi
ports. CONTACT: W. Scholes, Sunatco Ltd, 1425 Mountain St., Suite 520, Montreal,
Quebec, H3G, 1Z3, Canada. TELEX: 055-60412 ANSWRBACK: SUNASSCTS MONTREAL. Phone:
(514) 845-9537. (WK 33/TOFAS 95)
Strawberry plants (Colombia). Wants strawberry plants and information on control of
insects and diseases. Quantity: 5,000-10,000 to begin eventually as many as 30,000
plants. High quality, Tioga or Taft varieties that ship well. Delivery ASAP.
Phytosanitary Certificates required. Quote CIF Bogota. Bank ref: Caja Agraria
Saboya, Boyaca. CONTACT: Yamile Patricia Uribe, Calle 51A No. 76-43 Bogota, or
Finca Los Cedros Saboya, Boyaca, Colombia. Phone: 263-0112. (WK 33/TOFAS 194)

Seafoods (France). Wants containers of canned crab, lobster, shrimp, shellfish,
canned fish, and frozen salmon. Quantity shellfish and canned fish 10-15 tons.
Salmon per container. Exact quantities to be determined at a later date. Premium
quality. Delivery ASAP. French labelling required. Quote CIF Le Havre.








Bank ref: Societe Generale, Rue Nationale, 59800 Lille. CONTACT: Charles-Albert
Levasseur, 25, Rue Saint-Jacques, B. P. 28, 59009 Lille, France. TELEX: 160 568 F.
CABLE: LEVACAF AND CAFCAL LILLE FRANCE. Phone: (20) 74 15 06. (WK 33/TOFAS 345)

hisky (France). Wants bourbon whisky, to be determined later, premium to be
determined. Delivery ASAP. French labelling required. Quote CIF Le Havre. Bank
ref: Societe Generale, Rue Nationale, 59800 Lille, France. CONTACT: Charles-Albert
Levasseur, 25, Rue Saint-Jacques, B. P. 28, 59009 Lille France. TELEX: 160 568F.
CABLE: LEVACAF AND CAFCAL LILLE FRANCE. Phone: (20) 74 15 06. (WK 33/TOFAS 347)
Soybean, cottonseed meal (Saudi Arabia). Wants soybean or cottonseed meal, 30 mt,
bagged. Delivery ASAP. This is trial order for large sheep farm. Quote C&F Jidda
or Dammam (Damman preferred). Bank ref: Saudi American Bank, Riyadh; Riyadh
Al-Jazira Bank, Riyadh. CONTACT: Malik Suleiman, Dousar Enterprise, P. 0. Box 2347,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 201857 SUDCO SJ. Phone: 4357987 or 4359055. (WK
33/TOFAS 151)
Butter oil, butter (Egypt). Wants butter oil, 225 mt, in new steel drums; butter,
300 mt, blocks of 25 kg or more. Grade A or better. Delivery ASAP. Quote CIF
Alexandria. Bank ref: National Bank of Egypt, Giza Branch. CONTACT: Fathi
Abdalla, Fathi Abdalla Factory, 15, Fahmy St, Bab El Louk, Cairo, Egypt. Phone:
28085. (WK 33/TOFAS 279)
Coffee (France). Wants green coffee, quantity to be determined later. Types:
Arabica, Robusta and others. Packed in bags. Delivery ASAP. Usual shipping
documents with ICO stamps required. Quote CIF Le Havre. Bank ref: Societe
General, Rue Nationale, 59800 Lille, France. CONTACT: Charles-Albert Levasseur,
25, Rue Saint-Jacques, B. P. 28, 59009 Lille, France. TELEX: 160 568F. Cable:
LEVACAF and CAFCAL LILLE FRANCE. Phone: (20) 74 15 06. (WK: 33/TOFAS 3480
Wheat tender (Egypt). Requests bids for No. 15/1983 for the supply of 100,000 tons
of wheat (latest crop any origin) to be shipped and delivered Egyptian ports during
October 1983. Committee is entitled to increase or decrease the quantity. Offers to
be submitted to below address in sealed envelopes latest noon Sunday, September 4,
1983 valid up to Monday, September 5, 1983. Brochure of conditions and specs
available against L.E. 5 per copy which is to be attached.with the tender.
Ministerial Decree No. 1036/87 must be complied with. Offers to be made through and
Egyptian agent. CONTACT: General Authority for Supply Commodities, Purchasing
Committee for Grains & Products, 24, Gomhoria Street, Cairo, Egypt. TELEX: 92062
ESTRAM-UN. Cable: ESTRAM. (WK: 33/TOFAS 282)
Potato flakes tender (Algeria). Tender for dried potato flakes. Translated tender
documents available from Horticultural & Tropical P'roducts, FAS, Phone: (202)
442-8894. Bid deadline September 5, 1983. Specs: 500 mt & over, fit for human
consumption, suitable for use over long period of time. Packaging for Institutions:
501 in reinforced sachets and cartons net wt. 10 kgs, printed and showing technical
references and indications for use with expiry date, and for consumers: 50% sachets
of 125-500 grams with Indication for use, technical specifications and expiry date.
Samples must accompany bids. Delivery: 15-20 days after signing contract. Quote
CIF-FOB Algiers. CONTACT: Office for Fruits and Vegetables, 12, Avenue Des Trois
Freres Bouadou Bir-Mourad-Rais, Algiers (C.O.S.P.C.M.) Algeria. TELEX: 52823 OFLA
DZ. Phone: 562044 603694. (WK: 33/TOFAS 135)









Livestock tender (Indonesia). Bid deadline for 1,520 head Brahman heifers and 80 head
Brahman bulls has been extended to noon local time September 19, 1983.
Non-Indonesian bidders are to have Indonesian counterpart firm to carry out local
services. Bids are to be delivered personally or by registered mail only. All bids
in English, and may be quoted in U.S. dollars. Must state CIF price and handling
cost separate. Bid bond of 2% of total bid price, valid for 150 calendar days
following date of bid opening. Successful bidder will provide performance bond
equivalent to 5% of contract value. Interested firms should contact address below
for bid documents. CONTACT: Direktorat Jenderal Peternakan, Proyek Pengembangan
Daerah Transmigrasi, Sulawesi Tenggara-Sestado-DGLS, Jalan Salemba Raya 16, Jakarta,
Indonesia. (WK: 33/TOFAS 192)
Corn grits (Bahrain). Wants corn grits, one 20 foot container to start with. Packed
in 50 kg bags. Delivery ASAP. Quote C&F. Bank ref: British Bank of the Middle
East. CONTACT: Abdulaziz Al-Sisi, M.A. Alsisi & Sons, P.O. Box 241, Manama,
Bahrain. Cable: ALSISI. Phone: 254151. (WK: 33/TOFAS 164)
Joint venture poultry and food crops production (Nigeria). Nigerian company
interested in joint venture with U.S. partners) for large scale poultry and food
crops production at Aloba Village, Bakatari, in Ogun State. Feasibility study
completed. Partner(s) required for management, equity participation and company
specialization. Equity participation 60% Nigerian and 40% foreign. Total equity
investment envisaged about 2.3 million dollars. Bank ref: The United Bank for
Africa, Abeokuta Branch, 48, Tinubu Steet, P.M.B. 3042, Abeokuta Ogun State; and
International Bank for West Africa, Ltd., 65B Ibara Road, P.M.B. 2227 Abeokuta Ogun
State. CONTACT: O.A. Osibogun, Osibogun Farming Enterprises, P.O. Box 649,
Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria. TELEX: 039-230073. (WK: 33/TOFAS 110)
French fries (Belgium). Wants deep frozen French fries, shoestring caliber and 3/8
straight cut, Grade A, full containers. Quotations CIF Antwerp. Bank ref:
Bruxelles-Lambert, 320-075246-65, Antwerpen. CONTACT: L. De Schutter, P.V.B.A. De
Schutter, Duboisstraat 39, B-2000 Antwerpen, Belgium. TELEX: 33503. Phone: 03/232
78 04. (WK: 33/TOFAS 2)

Cholin-chloride (W. Germany). Wants cholin-chloride (feed supplement). Quantity: 5
tons. Packaging: upon supplier's specification. Delivery ASAP. Quotations CIF
Hamburg. Bank ref: Commerzbank AG, 2000 Hamburg. CONTACT: Guenther Brey, Sandberg
& Schneidewing, Postfach 761003, 2000 Hamburg 76, W. Germany. TELEX: 211103.
Phone: 40-220-1393. (WK: 33/TOFAS 89)

Potatoes (W. Germany). Wants Russet potatoes. Quantity: 100 tons (50 tons per
week). Potatoes must have been produced on a plot of land on which, since the
beginning of the last complete growing period, no evidence has been observed of the
incident of the agent causing bacterial ring rot, and come from a production area
that has been established to be free from wart disease. The potatoes must have been
rendered incapable of sprouting. Shipments must be accompanied by appropriate
phytosanitary certificate. Packaging: upon supplier's specifications. Delivery
ASAP. Quotations FOB U.S. port or CIF Hamburg. Bank ref: Oldenburgische Landesbank,
2932 Twistringen. CONTACT: Mr. Meyer, Binghausener Kartoffel- & GEMU, Tungsbetrieb,
Binghausen 56, 2832 Twistringen, W. Germany. Phone: 4243-2646. (WK: 33/TOFAS 90)








CONTACTS FOR U.S. FARM PRODUCTS

The newsletter, 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. CONTACTS is designed to help publicize the
availability of U.S. agricultural products and services in foreign markets.

The CONTACTS tradeletter will allow a U.S. supplier to advertise their product or
service in 100 words or less. 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.




INTERNATIONAL MARKETING HANDBOOK

The Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA) is now offering for sale the
second edition of the SUSTA "International Marketing Handbook". The "International
Marketing Handbook", particularly popular within the food and agricultural product
community, furnishes the novice as well as seasoned exporter with valuable
suggestions, contacts, and information concerning the international sale of food and
agricultural products. Briefly, the 135-page handbook highlights the roles and
responsibilities of the international banker, freight forwarder, steamship agent, and
maritime insurance agent in the international food trade. Each of these role
descriptions, written by well-known experts, describes the procedures involved in
moving food products safely into foreign markets. To facilitate communications with
associations, and federal and state agencies, the handbook provides names and
addresses of institutions that offer assistance or publications within the food
export trade. Many of these publications are available at no cost. Livestock
producers should be particularly interested in the articles pertaining to the foreign
transport and sale of breeding livestock which is definitely strong in the southern
region. In addition, the American Foreign Trade Definitions, provided in the
handbook, are a necessity for any serious food exporter. The new updated version of
the "INTERNATIONAL MARKETING HANDBOOK" can be obtained from the SUSTA Office: SUSTA,
ITM Bldg., Suite 338, P. 0. Box 228, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. The cost
including postage is $7.00 payable to SUSTA by check or money order.









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-S
TORS Mailing Lists
Washington, D.C. 20250
(202) 447-7103



LABEL CLEARANCE: Translation of Selected Food Law Requirements
Federal Republic of Germany

The Office of the Agricultural Counselor at the American Embassy in Bonn, West
Germany, has translated a summary of the food ingredient and additive laws of West
Germany. These new provisions become effective December 26, 1983. Products that do
not meet the new requirements must be sold or withdrawn from the shelves by that
date. The Agricultural Office reports that West German buyers are already requesting
that products meet the new laws. Copies of the translation may be obtained by
completing the below:
Please send copy(ies) of the "Selected Food Law Requirements: Federal Republic
of Germany", each copy of which is $3.00. Enclosed is my check for $ made
payable to the USDA/FAS.

NAME

Organization

Address

City ____ __ State _____Zip __

Send To: Export Programs Division, ATTN: Debra Henke, Room 4945-S, Foreign
Agricultural Service, USDA, Washington, D.C. 20250. Phone: (202) 475-3416








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 commodity-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 concerning 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


AREA CODE (202)


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

INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLICY

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


FISCAL 1984 EXPORT PROMOTION SCHEDULE


DATES


FOR USDA/FAS

ACTIVITIES


SPONSORED EVENTS


COSTA RICA


PANAMA
EXHIBIT


WEST GERMANY

GUATEMALA


HELSINKI

HONDURAS

HONG KONG


MARCH 1984
AUGUST 1984

MARCH 1984


FEBRUARY 1984
OCTOBER 15-20, 1983

TO BE ANNOUNCED

TO BE ANNOUNCED

AUGUST 5-12, 1984

TO BE ANNOUNCED


BONANZA LIVESTOCK EXHIBIT
CAMPO AYALA LIVESTOCK EXHIBIT

DAVID INTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK


GREENWEEK
ANUGA

NATIONAL HORSE SHOW


NATIONAL LIVESTOCK SHOW

XVII WORLD POULTRY CONGRESS

CENTRAL AMER. LIVESTOCK EXHIBIT


APRIL 1984 FAS SOLO


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


5530-S
5506-S
5548-S


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


382-1312
382-1338
382-1289


LOCATION









LOCAT ION DATES ACTIVITIES


JAPAN




KOREA

NETHERLANDS


NIGERIA

PAKISTAN

SINGAPORE


VENEZUELA

TRINIDAD/TABAGO

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

OMAN AND KUWAIT

UNITED KINGDOM


FRANCE

ITALY

MEXICO CITY

PERU

TAIWAN


MARCH 12-19, 1984
MAY 1984
JUNE 1984
NOVEMBER 9-10, 1983
NOVEMBER 14-15, 1983

JUNE 11-17, 1984
JUNE 11-17, 1984

MAY 1984
TO BE ANNOUNCED

SEPTEMBER 1984

MARCH 4-10, 1984

NOVEMBER 10-13, 1983
APRIL 24-27, 1984

SEPTEMBER 1984

SEPTEMBER 1984

JANUARY 1984

JANUARY 1984

OCTOBER 1983
JANUARY 1984

JUNE 18-22, 1984

MARCH 1984
SEPTEMBER 1984
DECEMBER 5-12, 1983
SEPTEMBER 1984

TO BE ANNOUNCED

MAY 1984


HARUMI
AGENT SHOW (NAGOYA)
RED MEAT SHOW
WINE PROMOTION (OSAKA)
WINE PROMOTION (TOKYO)

KOR-HOTEL EXHIBIT
READ MEAT SHOW

AGENT SHOW
CATFISH PROMOTION

FAS SOLO

LAHORE HORSE & CATTLE SHOW

WINE ASIA SHOW
FOOD ASIA '84

FAS SOLO

FAS SOLO

FAS SOLO

SALES TEAM

PRE-ANUGA EXHIBIT
HEALTH FOOD SHOW

SIAL

VERONA FAIR
CREMONA DAIRY FAIR
QUERETARO DAIRY EXPOSITION
NATIONAL LIVESTOCK SHOW

SALES TEAM

FAS SOLO


If interested in any of the above contact: Export Programs Division, Foreign
Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 4945-South Bldg.,
Washington, D.C. 20250. Phone: (202) 447-6343


LOCATION


DATES


ACTIVITIES






11

Limited Participation Shows: The previously announced United Kindgom PRE-ANUGA show
October 198 is limited to MIATCO member companies. The Saudi Arabia Attache Product
Display Is limited to Washington state apples and pears. If you are interested in
similar limited participation exhibits for your commodity, state, or regional groups,
we would be pleased to assist. Contact: Evans Browne, Chief, Program Operations
Branch, Export Programs Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA, Room 4945-South
Building, Washington, D.C. 20250 or call (202) 447-3031.





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