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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
Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
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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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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.

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Pulses (Colombia). Wants lentils, beans, green dry peas, yellow dry peas.
Between 5,000 to 10,000 mt per year. Best quality. Packed in new jute bags
of 100 pounds each. Delivery during 1984. Must meet sanitary requirements.
Quote FOB and CIF Colombian Ports. Bank ref: Banco Mercantil. CONTACT:
Alvaro H. Perdomo R., Socica and Cia. Ltda, Ave. 9 No. 118-71, Office 201,
Colombia. TELEX: 44982 CXDBO-CO or 43415 HEGASCO. Phone: 213-1002,
213-1170, 256-2347. (WK 8/TOFAS 33)

Live poultry (Hong Kong). Wants 500 pairs of chukars (live poultry for
reproduction). Details on hatching and feeding requested. Best quality for
growing. Export packing. Delivery ASAP. Quote CIF Hong Kong. Bank ref:
Hang Seng Bank Ltd. CONTACT: Wu Hoi Yan, John, 27, Orchid Rd West, Fairview
Park, Yuen Long, N.T., Hong Kong. Phone: 0-719455. (WK 8/TOFAS 29)

Barley (Bahrain). Wants 1,000 mt of barley. Bidders should quote for number
1 and 2. Packed in bags of 50 kgs. Delivery ASAP. Bidders should give
specifications of products offered. Quote C&F Bahrain. Importer is
government agency. CONTACT: Mr. Socrates Papaioannou, Jockey Club, Bahrain,
P.O. Box 5029, Manama, Bahrain. TELEX: 8686 NORDE BN. Phone: 728169. (WK
8/TOFAS 29)

Canned baby food (Saudi Arabia). Wants all kinds of canned baby foods. Firm
is a medium-sized company established in 1978. It imports, wholesales and
retails medical products, textiles, baby food and health food. Firm also
engaged in hospital and university catering. Interested to contacting U.S.
manufacturers/suppliers of the above product which are not currently
represented in Saudi Arabai. Catalogs and prices CIF Jidda ASAP. CONTACT:
Sheikh Z.A. Jamjoom, Owner, Dima Co., P.O. Box 11661, Jidda 21463, Saudi
Arabia. TELEX: 404521 MUBIN SJ. Phone: (02)661-0352. (WK 8/STATE 1406)

Dairy cattle, cocoa beans (Korea). Importers of agricultural products in
business for more than 3 years are interested in importing dairy cattle and
cocoa beans. Specific information concerning quality and quantities requested
may be obtained from address below. CONTACT: Jin W. Han, President,
Cosmo-Korea Trade Corp., C.P.O. Box 10189, Seoul, Korea. TELEX: MOCNDM
K23231 (Ext. No. 3694). CABLE: COKOCO. Phone: 992-6423. (WK 8/LETTER 1)

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

Tender for full cream white cheese (Egypt). Requests bids for Tender No.
18 (1983/84) for 5,000 tons plus or minus 10% full cream white cheese in
packages weighing 5 kgs, to be shipped monthly at the rate of 1,500 tons
beginning May 1984. Offers to be submitted latest noon
March 5, 1984 at the building of the General Authority for Supply
Commodities. Conditions and specifications available at the below
mentioned address against payment of due fees taking into consideration
Ministerial Decree No. 1036/1978. Copy of the taxation card must be
coupled with the submitted offer showing the statement of the latest
taxation year. CONTACT: General Authority For Supply Commodities,
Purchasing Committee For Animals Products, 24, Gomhoria Street, Cairo,

Soybean seed (Mexico). Wants 5,000 mt of soybean seed, Davis variety,
certified for import. Registered representatives in Mexico of U.S. seed
suppliers must pay 10,000 Mexican Pesos to Pronase (Productora Nacional
De Semillas), the seed purchaser/importer/distributor of the Mexican
Secretariat of Agriculture in order to obtain further details of this
tender. Payments may be made during February 23-March 9 daily between 10
a.m. and 3 p.m. by certified check made out to Productora Nacional De
Semillas, Sarh, c/o Lic. Jose Luis Ayala, Av. Progreso 3, Coyoacan, 04000
Mexico, D.F. (WK 8/TOFAS 1)

Swine (Venezuela). Wants breeding swine, Yorkshire, Landrace, Poland
China Duroc, 150 males, any combination of numbers of each breed. Five
months of age, registered, from tested boars. Delivery by air. Approx.
April 1. Animal health certificate required. Quote CIF, Barquisimeto.
Bank ref: Banco Provincial. CONTACT: Dr. Eduardo Van Den Bussche R.,
Underwood/Diablitos Venezulanos, C.A., Apdo. 62023, Caracas, Venezuela.
TELEX: 21150. Phone: 72-13-94/72-13-95/72-13-96. (WK 8/TOFAS 11)

Fish (Hong Kong). Wants fish (scallops, octopus, fresh tuna, Genoduck),
one shipment per week on regular basis. Grade A and B. Regular export
packing. Delivery ASAP. Quote CIF Hong Kong. Bank ref: Liu Chong Hing
Bank. CONTACT: Kenneth H.K. Chan, Showa Japanese Food Co., 3, Yuk Sau
Street, G/F, Happy Valley, Hong Kong. TELEX: 52288 UTECA HX. Phone:
5-739013. (WK 8/TOFAS 30)

Soybean meal (Egypt). Wants soybean meal 44 or 48% protein, 3,000 tons
each, every two months, fibre 7% max; Urase activity .2% .05%; moisture
12% max.; fat 3% max. Packed in bags (poly). Delivery ASAP. Analysis
certificate required. Quote CIF Alexandria or C&F Alexandria. Prefers
paying 20% at opening of Letter of Credit and 20% on presentation of
documents and the remained after 90 days from date of Bill of Lading.
Firm also applying for commodity import program facilities. Bank ref:
Nile Bank, Cairo Branch Account No. 2674. CONTACT: Salah El Abd,
Pyramid Poultry Company, Kafr El Gabal, El Haram, Mansouria Canal, Giza,
P.O. Box 112, El Haram, Egypt. TELEX: 94306 UAPOC. Phone: 856257. (WK
8/TOFAS 73)

Wood for railroad ties (Algeria). Mr. M. Touri, Director of Supply for
the Algerian National Railroad Co. wishes to contact U.S. exporters of
Oaken Railroad ties (untreated). CONTACT: Mr. M. Touri, Directeur Des
Approvisionnements SNTF (Societe Nationale Des Transports
Ferroviaires). TELEX: 52455 and 53563. Phone: 61 15 10.(WK 8/STATE

Wheat tender (Jordan). Tender for 25,000 50,000 tons of wheat.
Closing date for bids is March 1, 1984. Bid specifications may be
purchased from the address below for a non-refundable fee of J.D. 5
(Note: U.S. dol 1.00 currently equals J.D. 0.375). All offers must be
submitted through Jordanian agent. Firms submitting bids are requested
to send an information copy to Embassy Commercial Office, P.O. Box 354,
Amman, Jordan; Telex: 21510 USEMB JO. Specifications: American Hard
Red Winter Wheat No. 2 or equivalent, humidity: max. 13%; foreign
materials: max. .01%; test weight: 58 Ibs per bushel min.; protein: 11%
min.; broken or shrunken: 5% max.; must be free of live insects and
defective kernels, 1983 crop. CONTACT: Ministry of Supply, P.O. Box
830, Amman, Jordan. TELEX: 21278 MINSUP JO. Phone: 667-141/661-174.
(WK 8/STATE 1572)

Candy, cookies, cakes (Switzerland). Wants Californian candies, cookies,
and cake specialties. Swiss company is preparing for promotion campaign
of Californian foodstuffs to be staged in March in one of Switzerland's
largest department store chains. Would like to receive ASAP from
potential exporters details of Californian specialties in the
confectionary line which could be purchased for inclusion in the
promotion. If results of campaign are positive, further imports are
likely. Company urgently requests exporters to send brief description of
products by telex. Immediate delivery. Bank ref: Schweizerische
Volksbank, 6300 Zug, Switzerland. CONTACT: Claudia B. Hein, Barbara
Bio-Kost, Postfach 2217, Untermuehlweg 11, 6302 Zug, Switzerland.
TELEX: 862231 TRAN CH. Phone: 042-31-78-70/31-90-44. (WK 8/TOFAS 32)

Hard wheat, wheat flour, sugar, rice (Belgium). Wants 100,000 mt of hard
wheat to be delivered around February 25, 1984; 100,000 mt to be
delivered around June 9, 1984; 100,000 mt to be delivered around
September 15,1984. Wheat flour: 30,000 mt each to be delivered on March
24, 1984, July 7, 1984, October 13, 1984. Sugar: quantity not known
yet, deliveries to be made on April 28, 1984, July 23, 1984, and October
28, 1984. Sugar to be delivered in packages of 50 kg. Rice: 10,000 mt
each to be delivered April 7, 1984 and August 11, 1984. Performance bond
of 5% required. Price quotation: C&F Mokha-Yemen. CONTACT: B.
Mardassi, Contact International, Import-Export, P.O. Box 423, B-1000
Brussels, Belgium. TELEX: 24.469 Co-Int B. Phone: 33(2)343.75.33. (WK
8/TOFAS 6)

Survival rations (Belgium). Wants survival rations for soldiers
(K-rations). Quantity: 100,000 rations. Packaging as appropriate (left
to the choice of the manufacturer). Delivery ASAP. Partial deliveries
if necessary. Price quotations CIF/Matadi or European Port. CONTACT:
Mr. John C. Vincent, Director of S.A. Superparts, 17, Rue du Bosquet,
Parc Scientifique, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. TELEX: 59072
SPARTS B. Phone: 33(10) 419.465 and 33(10) 410.093. (WK 8/TOFAS 7)

Mushrooms (W. Germany). Wants wild mushrooms, in particular Chanterelles
in brine. Quantity 100-200 tons. Quality for industrial use.
Packaging: drums or plastic containers. Quote C&F Hamburg. Prompt
delivery. Bank ref: Vereins und Westbank, Fruchthof, 2000 Hamburg 1, W.
Germany. CONTACT: Mr. Peter C. Rehwinkel, Fa. Hans Rehwinkel,
Brookdeich 164, 2050 Hamburg 80, W. Germany. TELEX: 2161377. Phone:
40-7202071. (WK 8/TOFAS 13)

Wheat flour (Australia). Wants wheat flour 10,000 mt, 10% protein; 14%
moisture; .5% ash. Packaged in cloth bags, or if available for
international shipping, bulk packaging. Delivery ASAP. Destination is
Mogadishu, Somalia. Quote CIF and C&F. Bank ref: National Australian
Bank, Melbourne. CONTACT: Chris Ring, Denver Trading Pacific, P.O. Box
212, Brighton, Victoria 2186, Australia. TELEX: AA135042. Phone:
(03)592-1968. (WK 8/TOFAS 48)

Waxy corn (Switzerland). Wants waxy corn, approximately 2,000-3,000 mt
per month. Bulk packaging. Annual delivery. Quote FOB U.S. Port or C&F
Antwerp, Rotterdam. Bank ref: Credit Swiss Zurich. CONTACT: Peter R.
Mueller, Managing Dir, Karr and Co., Inc., P.O. Box 6890, 8023 Zurich,
Switzerland. TELEX: 812 320 KAR CH. Phone: 01-221 11 30. (WK 8/TOFAS

Soybeans (Egypt). Wants 36,000 mt yearly of Grade 2 soybeans, new crop.
Delivery in equal consignments of 3,000 mt monthly for one year. Quote
CIF Alexandria. CONTACT: Mr. Ez El-Din fetwalli, Ez El-Din M. Metwalli
Company, 92, 26th July Road, Mazarita, Alexandria, Egypt. TELEX: 54552

Pulses, canned fruits and vegetables, jellies, cheese, broilers (Spain).
Would like to receive FOB and CIF quotations on the following commodities
(quantities undetermined): canned pulses; canned fruits and vegetables;
jam, jellies and marmalades; cheese (all kinds); and broilers, chilled
and frozen. Bank ref: Banco Espanol De Credited, Las Palmas. CONTACT:
Mr. Manuel Gomez Ortiz, Hermandos Gomez Ortiz, Calle Lujan Perez 156, Las
Palmas De Gran Camaria, Spain. TELEX: 96899 CABIN E. Phone: (28)266
647. (WK 8/TOFAS 35)

Carrot seed (Spain). Would like to receive quotations on undetermined
quantity of U.S. carrot seed, variety "C.C.F.". Respond by telex.
CONTACT: Adolfo Victorian, Apartado 147, Cadiz, Spain. TELEX: 76085

Soybeans, soymeal, vegetable oil, and corn oil (Brazil). Wants various
amounts of soybeans, soymeal, vegetable oil, and corn oil. Quality not
specific. Packed in bulk or barrel. Bank ref: Bank of Brazil.
CONTACT: Demetre Calimeris, Paranoa Importacao Exportacao Comercio Ltda,
Av. W/3 Sul, Quadra 507, Bloco B, No. 47, Brazil. TELEX: 612529.
CABLE: PARANOA. Phone: (061)244-7983. (WK 8/TOFAS 35)

Oat flakes (Portugal). Wants oat flakes 12.5 mt, one container packed in
50 kilo bags. Delivery one month after contracting. Quote C&F, FOB
(Atlantic Coast only) and CIF Lisbon. Bank ref: Banco Espirito Santo
and Comercial De Lisboa, Praca Do Chile, Lisboa, Portugal. CONTACT:
Amadeu Monteiro, Ramazzotti, Lda., Rue Abade Faria, 33-A, 1900 Lisboa,
Portugal. TELEX: 15096 RAMATI. Phone: 887077/8. (WK 8/TOFAS 25)

Almonds (Norway). Wants almonds, California type. Quality size
graded/select sheller run, shelled, blanched and specialty/processed
almonds. Packaging retail and bulk for industry. Delivery during
season. FAS California Seaport, on brokerage/representative basis. Bank
ref: Bergen Bank, Bergen and Vestlandsbanken, Bergen, Norway. CONTACT:
Mr. B. Paasche, Manager, Bjoern R. Paasche, P.O. Box 318, N-5051 Nesttun
(Bergen), Norway. TELEX: 42107. CABLE: BJORN. Phone: 5-131619. (WK
8/TOFAS 34)

Rice (Nigeria). The government of Nigeria has decided to issue rice
import licenses to Nigerian food importers who have a nationwide
distribution system. A partial list of these companies in this category
are: (1) Andreas Rotsas, Leventis Stores, Ltd., P.O. Box 3476, Marina,
Lagos. Telex: 21757 NG. Phone: (01) 662-112; (2) lan Cox, Kingsway
Stores of Nigeria, (A Division of UAC) 51/52, Marina, Box 562, Lagos,
Nigeria. Telex: 21596 UNIREP NG. Phone: (01)662-544; (3) Joe
Allen/Jan Beatty, G.B. Ollivant (NIG.) Ltd., 182/184 Broad Street, Lagos,
Nigeria. Telex: 21233NG. Phone: (01)664-466; (4) Chris Weeks, Lever
Bros. (NIG.) Ltd., Food Division, 15 Dockyard Road, Apapa, Lagos; (5)
Administrative Manager, Union Trading Co., Ltd. (UTC), 139 Broad Street,
Lagos, Nigeria. Telex: 21232 UNITRA NG. Phone: (01) 656720; (6)
Administrative Manager, UAC of (NIG.) Limited, New Niger House, 1-5
Odunlami Street, Lagos, Nigeria. Telex: 21596 UNAREP NG. Phone: (01)
650336; (7) Mr. Nyivih, C.F.A.O. (NIG.) Ltd., 1 Davis Street, Lagos,
Nigeria. Telex: 21428 SENAPR NG. Phone: (01) 681523; (8) The
Administrative Manager, Paterson Zochonic & Co., Ltd., 160-162 Broad
Street, Lagos, Nigeria. Phone: (01) 662150, 664754, 900630-4; (9) Mr.
H. G. Makhijani, Managing Director, Inlaks, (NIG.) Ltd., Railway
Compound-IDDO, P.O. Box 2173, Lagos, Nigeria. Telex: 26467 INLAKS NG.
Phone: (01) 800410-3; and (10) The Administrative Manager, SCOA (NIG.)
Ltd., 241 Igbosere Road, P.O. Box 2318, 11/13 Davis Street, Lagos,
Nigeria. Telex: 21017 SCOA NG, 21376 TORFYR NG. Cable: TORFYR DEP.
Phone: (01) 663095 and 661228.

Foreign Market Development:

Cyprus. The Government of Cyprus has raised tariffs on many imports
(January 12, 1984), in an effort to spur local manufacturing and reduce
their foreign trade deficit. Tariff increases include: Ground coffee -
up by 1/3; Ham up 26-40%; chocolate biscuits (cookies) nearly double;
and ketchup (treble), etc. For listing of changes in tariff schedule
contact: Abraham Avidor, International Trade Policy, telephone: (202)

Israel: Recent Israeli regulations require that all food products
imported into Israel be labeled in Hebrew. Sample of approved labels
should be obtained from Israeli importers. This requirement is immediate
in force for most products.

West Germany: The Agricultural Trade Office in Hamburg, Germany has
prepared a brief market profile, "West German Import Market for
Chanterelle Mushrooms". The profile covers size of market, competitors,
prices and special features of this market. For a copy of this market
profile, contact: Debra Henke, TORS Coordinator, Export Programs
Division, FAS/USDA, Room 4944-South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250.

Waiver on Import Duties and Taxes (Morocco). Officual bulletin No. 3703
and 3712 dated 10/20/83 and 12/21/83 respectively contain notices to the
effect that all import duties and taxes on hides and skins (BTN NO.
41-01), frozen semen (BTN NO. 05-15), and feed for calves (BTN NO.
23-07), have been waived. The waiver on hides took effect on 10/20/83;
for semen and feed for calves on 12/21/83. The action was taken at the
request of the Ministry of Agriculture. Previous duty rates were: BTN
No. 41-01, 20 percent ad valorem; BTN NO. 05-15, 30 percent ad valorem
and BTN NO. 23-07, 25 percent ad valorem.

The 14th Annual Florida International Agri-business Trade Show:

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is sponsoring
their 14th Annual Florida International Agri-business Trade Show, May
10-11, 1984, at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida.

The International Agri-business Trade Show will feature livestock
agricultural equipment and machinery. Events include a cattle judging,
tractor driving contest, and a horse show. The trade show is preceded by
the Latin American Livestock and Poultry Short Course, at the University
of Florida in Gainesville, May 6-9, 1984. The Short Course is conducted
in Spanish for the benefit of the many visitors from Latin America.

For more information about the show, please contact: John Stiles,
Director, Division of Marketing, Florida Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services, Room 429, Mayo Building, Tallahassee, Florida 32301.
Telephone: (904) 448-7970.


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

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 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


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 three 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 or
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


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 such as product acceptance in a
country or a trade policy related question please contact the appropriate
division in International Trade Policy.






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




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





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