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mil" 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 Trade
Services Division, FAS, (202) 447-7103.
FE.B 4!198 Dqc mber 4, 1981
2864 Alaska dried peas, pea beans (Malta). Ife ge si4-on0r a d quotations for
about 300 metric tons annually of Alaska dried peas Grade 1 and 600 metric
tons annually of Navy pea beans Grade 1. Products are needed for canning in
Malta and re-exportation to Middle Eastern countries. Firm established in
1962 and is importer of wines, spirits, tobaccos, foods and confectionery.
Bank ref: Mid-Med Bank Ltd., Lascaris, Valletta, Malta. Contact: Joseph
Sullivan, Director, Tessons Ltd., G.P.O. Box 5411, 73-75 Lessie Hill,
Valletta, Malta. Telex: MW 352 METRAS. Cable: TES-MALTA.
2865 Chicken (Hong Kong). Frozen chicken (whole), 30,000 kg annually, top
quality, individual packaging, 2,500 kg/month. Bank ref: Heng Seng Bank
Limited, Kowloon. Contact: Kan Ki Cheung, Repidtrade (HK) Co., Ltd.,
Rm.-1802 Sunbeam Commercial Bldg., 469-471 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Telex: 39998 REPTD HX. Phone: 3-320-159 or 3-320-150.
2866 Dried alfalfa (Israel). Dehydrated alfalfa, two shipments of 10,000 tons
each, palletized or bulk, 10,000 December, 10,000 January. Quote FOB East
Coast or Gulf. Bank ref: Bank Leumi, Central Branch, Tel Aviv. Contact:
Michael Gillerman, Nagom Ltd., 8 Levontin Street, Tel Aviv, Israel. Telex:
35778 ANSWER BACK MIDAN. Phone: 03-621511.
2867 Hatching eggs (Israel). Hatching eggs for layers and broilers, 50,000 per
week, immediate delivery. Quote C&F Nairobi Air Freight. Bank ref: Bank
Leumi, Hashmonaim Branch, Tel Aviv. Contact: Naftali Carmel, Agon Ltd.,
Eilat 4, Givatayim 53445, Tel Aviv, Israel. Telex: 341118 BXTV Ext 6933.
2868 Parboiled rice, fruits (Saudi Arabia). Importer and distributor of
foodstuffs wishes to import 10,000 m/tons Grade two parboiled rice with 4%
broken, packing in 50 kilo bags. Needs shipment in December. Quote C&F
Jidda prices and mail samples. Also wishes to import fresh fruits in large
quantities. Quote C&F Jidda prices in tons. Contact: Sheikh Zakaria
Jamjoom, Modern Commercial Est., P.O. Box 2353, Jidda, Saudi Arabia. Telex:
401842 MODCO SJ. Phone: 643-2000 Ext. 288.
Issued weekly by the Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of -
Agriculture, Room 4945 South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250
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2869 Fats for feeds (Guatemala). Initial order 1,000 mt, best quality, bulk and
54 gal containers, delivery January, 1982. Quote CIF & FOB. Bank ref:
Banco Del Ejercity, 5A. Avenida 6-06, Zona 1, Guatemala City. Contact: Dr.
Mario Motta, Asociacion Nacional De Avicultores, Ave. Reforma 8-60, Zona 9,
Office #903, Guatemala City, Guatemala. Telex: 6215 ANAVI-GU. Phone:
2870 Fruit juice concentrates (Malaysia). Wants 2,000-5,000 liters per order,
good grade, in 200-liter drums, prompt delivery. Quote C&F Sibu. Bank ref:
Kwong Lee Bank BHD., Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia. Contact: Tie Tuang Teck, Teck
Yu SDN BHD, P.O. Box 889, Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia. Phone: 22939 & 23023.
2871 Lumber (Trinidad). Large producer of domestic lumber and major importer of
foreign lumber has following annual requirements: wishes to import 2.5
million BF of Southern Yellow Pine and other U.S. species and 1.5 million BF
of Honduras Pine. Submit quotes CIF Trinidad for both Yellow Pine & Honduras
Pine in #2 and better grade, on the following dimensions: 1 x 6 Centermatch
(10'-16'); 1 x 8 dropsiding (pattern #105-10'-16'); 1 x 8 double beaded
ceiling pattern (10'-16'); 2 x 4 and 2 x 6 dressed lumber, 10'-20', 1 x 4; 1
x 12; 2 x 2; 2 x 3; 2 x 4; 2 x 6; 2 x 12; 4 x 4; and 4 x 6 Rough (full size
10'-20'). Shipments must be fortnightly or at least on monthly basis.
Payments by Irrevocable Letter of Credit preferably at 30 days sight. Wish
to deal directly with mills or major exporters. Needs an immediate shipment
of Honduras Pine. Due to slowdown in mail delivery, requests replies by
phone. Bank ref: Bank of Nova Scotia. Contact: R. Baksh, R. Baksh Sawmill
& Hardware ltd., 151-169 Cipero Road, Crossing, San Fernando, Trinidad.
Phone: (809) 65-78230.
2872 Bird seed (Germany). Wishes to buy following bird seed: sunflower kernels
(striped and black) 500-2,000 tons; peas green 500-1,000 tons, yellow
500-700 tons, yellow sorghum 500-700 tons, red sorghum 500-700 tons, white
beans: 500-700 tons (except Florida beans), soy screenings: (40-45%) 500
tons, millet (white, red): 500 tons each, oats 500 tons. Seeds, all kinds,
for bird feeding purposes. All quantities mentioned are per month supply.
Firm established 1921. Annual sales DM 20 million. All Deliveries COD, CIF
Rotterdam or Antwerp. Bank. ref: National Bank, 4100 Ddisburg. Contact:
Guenther & Knehe Getreideimport, Lenzmannstr. 14, 4100 Duisburg 1, West
2873 Norfolk pine (England). Wishes to buy Ficus Benjamina and Araucaria
Excelsa. Quantity: various. Quality: from 15 feet high to 20 feet. Quote
CIF. Bank ref: Lloyds Bank Ltd., Aldwych Branch, 346 Strand, London.
Contact: Paul Temple, Paul Temple Ltd., Temple Gardens, Holloway Lane,
Hardmondsworth, West Drayton, Middlesex, England. Telex: 888080. Phone:
01 759 1437.
2874 Soybean cake or meal (Pakistan). Quantity: 500 mt. Quality: for poultry
and livestock feeds with oil removed. Packaging: 100 lbs or 50 kg.
polythene bags. Time of delivery: first quarter CY 1982. Quote CIF
Karachi. Bank ref: United Bank of Pakistan, Jinnah Rd., Abbottabad,
Pakistan. Contact: S. M. Shah, Mgr, Al Hassan Feed Inds., 324 Link Chinnar
Road, Abbottabad, Pakistan. Phone: 05921-2401.
2875 Butter (Algeria). Bid with Dec. 11, deadline for unsalted pasteurized
creamery butter, 6,000 metric tons. Must be 3 months old maximum at
shipment, include 82% minimum fatty material, and 16% maximum moisture.
Packaged in cartons of net 25 kilograms each, or in small plates of net 250
grams each suitable for maritime transport and handling. Firms must be
producer, not dealers or wholesalers. Offers must be in French. Full
details from address below. Contact: ONACO, Direction Des
Approvisionnements, 29, Rue Larbi Ben M'Hidi, Algiers, Algeria. Telex:
52850, 52851, 53236. Phone: 64 02 75. Cable: ONACO A ALGER DZ.
2876- Wheat, sugar (Sri Lanka). Wants minimum 30,000 mt of wheat in connection
2877 with upcoming tender under PL 480, standard No. 1, in one lot or partial
shipments; and white sugar on government tender, minimum 20,000 mt, in bags,
will advise specifications from tender announcement. Quotations C&F free
out. Bank ref: Commercial Bank of Ceylon Ltd., Colombo 1, Sri Lanka.
Contact: Jegatheesan Inc., Bristol Bldg., Room 39, No. 51 York Street,
Colombo 1, Sri Lanka. Telex: 21382 A/B JEYAM. Phone: 24353.
2878 Rice (Hong Kong). Wants No. 2 white long grain rice (parboiled), 50,000 mt,
maximum broken 4% only, 50 kilos per jute bag. Delivery December
1981/January 1982. Quote FOB any American Port and also C&F Lagos/Apapa.
Bank ref: Algemene Bank Nederland N.V., Ice House Street, HK. Contact:
Vaswani Trading Co. (HK) Ltd., Room 2302, Seaview Commercial Building, 21-24
Connaught Road, West, Hong Kong. Telex: 74113 VTCL HX. Phone: 5-411651/54.
2879 Fish, meat and bone meal (Taiwan). Wishes to obtain monthly 300 to 500
metric tons each of fishmeal and meat and bone meal. Bank ref: Bank of
Communications. Contact: M. C. Chien, Sunrise Products and Trading Co.,
Ltd., 14/15 Floor, 178, Nanking E. Road, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan. Telex:
22863 SUNRISE. Phone: 5214152. Cable: SUNRISE TAIPFI.
2880 Soy oil (Egypt). Wants 15,000 mt per year divided into 6 bi-monthly
shipments, fully refined, plastic or tin gallons, 1-1/2 litre or equivalent,
1 litre or equivalent. Quote CIF Alexandria, Egypt. Bank ref: Chase
National Bank, Cairo, Egypt. Contact: Abdel Wahab El Sebai, 54 Abdel Khalik
Tharwat St., Cairo, Egypt. Telex: 92564 ATLOZ UN. Phone: 912520, 915245.
Cable: IMPOHABSI, CAIRO.
2881 Rose bushes (New Zealand). Wants assorted bush roses, 200 accompanied by USA
health certificate, assorted dormant washed, for air freight. Delivery mid
January 1982. Bank ref: Australia & New Zealand Bank, New Lynn, Auckland,
New Zealand. Contact: A. J. Sinclair, Sinclair Nurseries, P.O. Box 19071,
Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand. Telex: SINGROW 60419 NZ. Phone: 885-043.
2882 Tree seeds or seedlings for wood production (Greece). Wants Leucaena
Leucocephala trees, enough seed or young trees for 25,000 acres plus or minus
ten percent, the best, free of diseases. Delivery Athens Airport, ASAP. The
species is for wood production. Quote CIF Athens Airport. Bank ref: Ionian
and Popular Bank of Greece, Omonia Branch, Athens. Contact: Mich.
Argirakis, Anthokipouriki Ltd., 1, Pireos St., Athens (112), Greece. Telex:
219830 ANTH GR. Phone: 5237607, 5240494.
2883 Corn (Hong Kong). Wants 20,000 tons, silo grade/ordinary grade, 50 kilo or
100 kilos per single bag. Quote C&F Nigeria. Bank ref: Mercantile Bank
Ltd., Mezz and 1/F, New Henry House, 10 Ice House Street, Central, Hong
Kong. Contact: John Lam, Good Year Trading Co., 9/F Man Hing Commercial
Bldg., 79-83 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong. Telex: 83217 GOTIC HX.
2884 Milled rice (Egypt). Wants 10 mt No. 2 long grain, 20-25 kg bags, delivery
ASAP. Quote CIF Alexandria, Egypt. Bank ref: Chase National Bank, Cairo,
Egypt. Contact: Abdel Wahab El Sebai, 54 Abdel Khalik Tharwat St., Cairo,
Egypt. Telex: 92564 ATLOZ UN. Phone: 912520, 915245. Cable: IMPOHABSI,
2885 Joint venture for food chips (Nigeria). Wants a dependable and experienced
foreign partner for the manufacturing of plantain, corn, potato and other
kinds of chips. Will be on equity basis of 40% participation by the U.S. and
60% by the Nigerian partner. Bank ref: Savannah Bank of Nigeria, Apapa
Branch, 50 Warehouse Road Apapa and United Bank for Africa, Ilupeju Branch.
Contact: Ernest Obasuyi, Ehi Holdings, Ltd., 38, Town Planning Way, Ilupeju,
Industrial Estate, P.O. Box 4220, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. Telex: 26354-
ERNESCO NG. Phone: 960054, 963613, 964530. Cable: ERNESUYI LAGOS.
2886 Cheese (Peru). Wants all types of cheese, 2,000-3,000 kgs of each type of
cheese in a first shipment. Possible additional later imports. Would like
before Christmas. Usual certificates. Also interested in contacting wine
exporters. Quote C&F by plane for first shipment. Additional shipments by
vessel. Bank ref: Banco Regional Sur Medio Y Callao, Av. Saenz Pena 205
Callao, Peru; Banco Continental Av. Republica De Panama, Lima 27, Peru.
Contact: Carlos Puelles, Panaderia Cordano S.A., Av. Arenales 2550, Lince,
Lima, Peru. Telex: 25-345 PE ARBEC ATTENTION DR. Castagnola. Phone:
2887 Instant milky flour for baby food (Algeria). Tender with deadline, Dec. 25
for 2,075 metric tons, 12% proteins, 20% skim milk, 5% lipids maximum, 15
(one more or less) percent saccharose, 3% moisture maximum, synthetic amino
acids are not acceptable. Packaged in 8,300,000 boxes of net 250 grams.
Deliveries between May 82 to December 82. Complete details from address
below. Correspondence in French, all specs metric, offers from producers
only. Contact: Onaco, Direction Approvisionnements, (Dap), 29, Rue Larbi
Ben M'Hidi, Algiers, Algeria. Telex: 53236, 52850, 52851. Phone: 64 02
75. Cable: ONACO A ALGER DZ.
2888- Cottonseed oil (England). Wants 10,000 tons of cottonseed oil and 5,000 tons
2889 each of almonds and pistachios. Quality: best. Packaging: oil in drums
and nuts in bags of 5-10 kgs. Quote FOB Gulf, American Port. Delivery
ASAP. Bank ref: Oriental Credit Ltd. Contact: R. Lakhani, civicity
Limited, 21 Winkley Court, East Cote Lane, S. Harrow, Middlesex, England.
2890 Fruits and vegetables (England). Interested in a wide variety of U.S. fresh
fruits and vegetables. Quality: first quality Al. Packaging: best
available depending on the produce. Quote CIF, FOB & C&F. Bank ref:
Barclays Bank Int., Pall Mall, London. Contact: R. V. Ward, Lyleland Ltd.,
B130-131 Fruit & Veg Market, New Covent, Garden Market, London SW8 5HH
England. Telex: 915974. Phone: 01 622 1292.
2891 Pine oil (England). Quantity: 20 tons bulk 150 tank or drums. Quality:
85-90% S.G. 0.93 0.94. Packaging: 150 tank or UK 45-55 U.S. gallon
drums. Quote delivered East Coast Port. Delivery ASAP. Bank ref: Barclays
Bank Ltd. Contact: D. W. Cochrane, Cochrane & Keane (Chemicals) Ltd.,
Chichester Street, Rochdale, Lancs, England. Telex: 635091 ALBION G REF
Notice of Foreign Proposals Concerning Standards in Agriculture. As
required ;f all signatories to the GATT Standards Code, this notification
of foreign proposed standards-related rules has 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.
Questions can be referred to Thomas O'Connell, USDA Technical Office, Room
5528, South Agriculture Building, Washington D.C. 20250; or phone (202)
Finland. The Finland National Board of Health has proposed 1) to prohibit
such use of fungicides containing benomyl which may cause residues in food,
and 2) to have reservations towards such use of wood preservatives containing
benomyl which can cause exposition to the workers.
Switzerland. The Switzerland Federal Bureau of Public Health has proposed
a revision of the 1936 foodstuffs ordinance, including revision of the defi-
nitions and ingredients and updating of labeling requirements of the following
products: cheese and cheese products, butter, margarine, edible fat mixtures,
mayonnaise, fruit juices, syrups, lemonade, pectin, jams and jellies, beer and
non-alcoholic beer, biscuits and rusks. Where possible, the CODEX Alimentarius
requirements have been taken into consideration.
New Zealand. The New Zealand Food Standards Committee has proposed regulations
to replace Articles 62 to 79 of the Food and Drug Regulations of 1973. These
proposed regulations update existing standards on bakery products, and include
definitions and a positive list of components and additives.
New Zealand. The New Zealand Food Standards Committee has proposed regulations
on datemarking of food. The proposal covers datemarking standards for short
life foods (those with a shelf life of one month or less), very short life
foods (dairy and meat products; bread), and other foods to be datemarked on
a voluntary basis.
Australia International Catering Trade Fair. IPC Exhibitions Pty Ltd. is
organizing an international exhibition for the food catering trade in
Sydney, Australia, June 20-24, 1982. The Previous exhibition in 1980
attracted about 27,500 visitors and 168 exhibitors representing 320
suppliers from Australia and other countries. U.S. items most suitable for
such a display would be high quality specialty products, products new to
market such coffee bags, and items like dry beans, peas and lentils and
various nuts. For complete details contact the Organising Director, IPC
Exhibitions Pty Ltd., P.O. Box M 204, Sydney Mail Exchange, Australia, 2012.
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