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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
Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
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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 supply the trade leads the Department of
Agriculture does not guarantee reliabil ty of ith,oesea i ue. b t source for further information on
these trade leads is the listed foreign firnf cibhi g ti[rfO i ou ay also contact the Export Trade
Services Division, FAS, (202) 447-7101.
JUL 2 1981
SJuly 3, 1981
A U n.S iv. of Flarida
1578 Feed supplements (Spain) ike to receive stations (CIF) for
mineral supplements for feeds and protein concentrates (maximum
concentration) in 50-kilo net drums or sacks. Bank ref: Santander and
Saradell. Contact: Roberto Bernadas-Torrens, Farmaquimica Essanola, S.
A., Apartado De Correos 1489, Barcelona, Spain. Telex: 51562 UMER-E FOR
FARMAQUIMICA. Phone:- (93) 302 6374.

1579 Mutton (Egypt). Tender No. 1/1981/1982 for 2,000 tons plus or minus frozen
mutton to be shipped in one consignment during August and to arrive
Egyptian ports on or about September 15, on one vessel. Offers must be
made through an Egyptian agent. Contact: General Authority for Supply
Commodities, Purchasing Committee for Animal Products, 24, El-Gomhouria
Street, Cairo, Egypt. Telex: 92062 ESTRAM. Cable: ESTRAM.

1580- Corn, dried milk, sunflower seeds (Spain). Wants 100 mt. of corn, 100 mt.
1582 of dried milk (spray type) polyethylene sacks, and 100 mt. of sunflower
seeds for human consumption 8 mm. minimum caliber. Quotations: CIF.
Delivery: Immediately. Bank ref: Central. Contact: Juan J.
Robles-Escuer, Panacom, S. A., Plaza San Anacleto, 2 Madrid (23), Spain.
Telex: 27592 PCOM E. Phone: 91/207 0989.

1583 Tomato paste, saffron (Colombia). Wants tomato paste for catchup, 25 tons,
concentrate at 98 p/c, 25 kg. cans; and saffron (spice to color meals), 10
tons, usual packaging and U.S. standards. Certificate for Human
Consumption required. Quote: FOB Gulf or C&F Colombian port. Bank ref:
Banco Ganadero, Colseguros, Banco Mercantil, Paloquemao. Contact: Jose H.
Cortazar, FONPI, Fundacion Para El Fomento De La Pequena Y Mediana
Industria, "FONPI", Carr. 18B No. 5-20, Apartado 11480, Bogota, D.E.,
Colombia. Cable: FONPI. Phone: 2470-406.

1584- Holstein and Jersey heifers and bulls (Ecuador). Young dairy cattle, 26
1585 head in total, 10 Jersey heifers, 3 Jersey bulls, 10 Holstein heifers, 3
Holstein bulls. All between 8 and 10 months old. All selected for maximum
potential milk production. Animals to be selected by exporter. Quote:
C&F, Quito via air. Bank ref: Anco Central De Ecuador, Quito. Contact:
Dr. Raul De La Torre, Instituto Nacional De Investigacion Agropecuario,
P.O. Box 340, Quito, Ecuador. Telex: 2532 INIAP ED. Phone: 317-002.

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

1586 Broilers (Canary Islands). Broilers, frozen container loads, weight 1 kilo
(approximately). Packaging: In boxes. Quotations: C&F. Delivery:
Immediately. Bank ref: Central and Espanol De Credito. Contact: Miguel
A. Bitar, Exclusivas M. Bitar, Apartado 620 Las Palmas De Gran Canaria
(Canary Islands). Telex: 96140 BITA E. Cable: HERBITAR LAS PALMAS.
Phone: 928/20 20 66.

1587 Seeds (England). Plant seeds endemic to Arizona, New Mexico and Texas for
planting in Mid East. Wants catalog and/or list of plant species. Small
retail quantities. Packaging: Small retail packages. Delivery date:
ASAP. Contact: S. Gallant, 19a Bishops Avenue, Bishops Stortford,
Province: Herts, England. Phone: 0279 56074.

1588 Eggs (England). Quantity: 43 million. Size: 55-65 grams (medium and
large). Packaging: 360 eggs to a case; 120,000 cases. Preferably all in
one shipment. Seller to provide 10 percent Guarantee that the eggs arrive
in condition. Quotations: C&F Alexandria, Egypt. Bank ref: Barclays
Bank Ltd. or Arab Bank Ltd., London. Contact: Fuad Yaqubian, Amirs Middle
East Market Research Ltd., 35 North Audley Street, London WIX 2HT, England.

1589 Orchids (England). Wishes to buy an undisclosed quantity of U.S. orchids.
Best quality. Packaging: To be agreed. Quotations: C&F and CIF by air.
Delivery: ASAP. Bank ref: Barclays Bank Int. Ltd. Contact: L. W.
Vaill, L.W.V. Loxwood Limited, P.O. Box 129, Wallington, Surrey, England.
Telex: 8953794. Phone: 01-647 5456.

1590 Peanuts (Netherlands). 10 ton shipments, jute bags, delivery about 6/8
weeks. Quote: CIF, Rotterdam. Bank ref: Amrobank N.V.-Rotterdam, H.B.U.
N.V. Rotterdam. Contact: R.P.CH. Van Eysden, De Heer's Chocoladefabrieken
B.V. Rotterdam, Galvanistraat 10, 3029 Ad Rotterdam, P.O. Box 6037, 3002 AA
Rotterdam, Netherlands. Telex: 23134. Cable: HEERCHOC. Phone:

1591 Cheddar cheese, whey powder, cheese powder (Netherlands). Cheddar cheese,
whey powder, spray-dry cheese powder, 20 ton shipments. Quote: CIF or
FOB. Bank ref: Ned.Crediet Bank. Contact: M. T. Van As, Grozette, P.O.
Box 59, 3440 AB Woerden, Netherlands. Telex: 47065. Phone: 03480-16464.

1592 Rice (France). Long grain parboiled 4 percent broken maximum 10,000
tons for the first shipment and 5,000 tons for the second shipment. Bags
of 50 kilos in new polyproylene. Delivery: July-August. Quote: CIF and
C&F Port Nigeria. Bank ref: Compafina Geneve, 9 Rue Du Conseil General,
Geneva, Switzerland. Contact: Michel Guedevanichvili or Mr. J. L.
Jarrige, Fradip (France Diefusion Paris), 29, Rue Francois Ler 75008 Paris,
France. Telex: 630216F FRADIP. Phone: 720.51-00.

1593 Sugar (Netherlands). White industrial sugar, orne million kg., refined
crystal, ashes .01-.03 polarization min., 99.7, 50 kg. bales; and white
sugar for consumption, 200,000 kg., 50 kg. bags. Delivery: ASAP. Quote:
CIF Surinam or FOB. Bank ref: Amro Bank. Contact: Van Frederikslust,
Fedico Holland B.V., 63 Lemelerburg, 2305 NN Kappelle A/D Ijsel,
Netherlands. Telex: 25482 (TLX SERVICE HOLLAND, ATTN: FEDI). Phone:

1594- Wheat, soybean meal (Netherlands). Wheat, 500,000 mt. and up, U.S. Hard
1595 Red Winter; and soybean meal, 500,000 mt., 25 kg. bags. Delivery as soon
as possible, especially for wheat. Quote: CIF Antwerp for wheat; and CIF
Rotterdam for soybean meal. Contact: G. J. De Groot, De Groot, P/A H.
Englebert N.V., Dobbeweg 3, 2254 Ag Voorschoten, Netherlands. Telex:
39139. Phone: (0)1717-2010.

1596 Popcorn (France). Popcorn variety mushroom. This french firm is an agency
looking for the representation of a U.S. company producing the above
mentioned popcorn variety and desiring to become their agent. Contact:
Georges Moreau, Agence Commerciale G. Moreau, 37Bis Quai De L'Orge, 91201
Athis-Mons Cedex, France. Telex: 600-006F MOREO. Cable: MOREO. Phone:

1597 Holstein heifers (Egypt). Holstein-Friesian bred heifers, initially 100
heifers, capable of high milk production. Can be shipped by plane or
ship. Requirements: Targeted average milk production should be at least
4,000 liters, 5-7 months pregnant. Quote: CIF Alexandria, Egypt. Bank
ref: Arab International Bank (AIB), Cairo; Credit Loyannais, Agence
International Paris; Credit Swisse, Geneva. Contact: Adel Seif El
Nasr/Director G. Aladin El Taher, Arab Association Contracting and Trading,
A.A.C.T., Internationales Handelszentrum; 1080 Berlin Friedrichstr., POB
76; H.O.: 26 Sherif Str., Fl Emobilia Building, Flat 570, Cairo, Egypt.
Telex: 114381-IHZB DD. Cable: UNIMORAB/CAIRO. Phone: 206 448/2447.

1598- Fresh and canned fruits, banana seedlings (Egypt). Wants to establish
1599 contact with suppliers of fresh fruits, canned fruits and banana
seedlings. Quote: CIF Alexandria. Bank ref: MISR Bank, Attaba Branch.
Contact: General Mohamed S. Fayad, Tamrona Export/Import, 4B Sakakiny
Street, Cairo, Egypt, P.O. Box 32 El-Daher, Cairo, Egypt. Phone: 828519.

1600 Goldfish, ornamental, coldwater fish (England). Wishes to contact U.S.
suppliers of above fishes. Packaging: Via airshipments. Bank ref:
Lloyds Bank Ltd. Contact: D. C. Laughlin, Waveney Fish Farm, Park Road,
Diss, Norfolk, England. Phone:. 0379 2694.

1601 Wine (England). Wants to contact U.S. suppliers. Quantity: Container
loads. Quality: All grades. Packaging: Dozen bottles/case lots. Bank
ref: Barclays Bank Ltd, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Contact: H. R.
Corbett, Bumpkins Ltd., Campden Mill, Calf Lane, Chipping Camden,
Gloucester, England. Phone: 0386 840 402.

1602 Health foods, vitamins and food supplements (England). Wants to contact
U.S. suppliers. Quality: Best. Packaging: Packed ready for retail
outlets in the UK. Quotations: CIF Southampton. Bank ref: Midland Bank
Ltd. Contact: lan Storey, Stridemore Ltd., 6 Beaconsfield Road, Sutton
Coldfield, Province: West Midland, England. Phone: 021 354 1636.

1603 Livestock feeds (England). Wishes to contact U.S. suppliers of livestock
feeds. Quotations: C&F Alexandria, Egypt. Other requirements: Tlx:
635091. Bank ref: National Westminster Bank Ltd. Contact: R. K. Dey,
A.D.B.M. Limited, 35a Oxford Street, Manchester Ml 4PL, England. Phone:
061 236 8107.

1604 Potato flakes (Portugal). Potato flakes (to reconsititute as mashed
potatoes), ten tons, in 50 kilo bags. Delivery soonest possible. Quote:
CIF Lisbon. Bank ref: Borges E Irmao Praca Municipio Lisboa. Contact:
Fernando Costa, Nutifruta Soc. Ind. Prod. Alimentares, Rua Das
Industriais, 3 R/C, 2700 Amadora, Portugal. Telex: 42,087 NUTRIS P.
Phone: 936227 945909.

1605 Pumpkin and sweet potatoes in brine (Colombia). Bulk sale for further
consumer presentation in Europe, 17 or 18 tons of each, later on sales may
become regular. U.S. First Grade. Delivery within 4 or 5 months.
Certificate for human consumption required. Quote: FOB Eastern Ports.
Bank ref: Banco Comercial Antioqueno Sue. San Martin. Contact: Ruben
Ogliastri, Marketing & Trade Company, Calle 35 No. 4-59, Of. 202, Bogota,
36 D.E., Colombia, Apartado 038703. Telex: 45745 ANSWER BACK LUCTA CO.
Phone: 245-0808 and 2459601.

1606 Rice (Colombia). Rice for industrial use exclusively, 300 tons/month with
possibilities to increase to 500 depending on price, 100 percent broken
kernels, 12 percent maximum moisture, 10 percent maximum foreign material
and 1 percent maximum chalk kernels. Packed in 50 kilo polyproylene bags.
Quality certificate from reliable source. Quote: FOB Gulf or C&F
Colombian Port. Bank ref: Banco Ganadero, Colseguros, Banco Mercantil,
Paloquemao. Contact: Jose H. Cortazar, FONPI, Fundacion Para El Fomento
De La Pequena Y Mediana Industria, "FONPI", Carrera 18B No. 5-20, Apartado
11480, Bogota, D.E., Colombia. Cable: FONPI. Phone: 2470-406.

1607 Holsteins (Mexico). Holstein cattle, initially 50 head, registered or
grade. Delivery as soon as possible. Cattle for tropical weather and
resistant to ticks.. Quote: CIF Veracruz, Ship/Air. Bank ref: Banamex
Taxquena. Contact: Lic. Antonio Farras, Impo, S.A., Ma. Luisa 20 1,
Tlacopas, Mexico 20, D.F. Telex: 1771426. Phone: 548-90-33.

1608 Wine and canned foods (Colombia). Looking for wine and canned food
representation, already representing Spanish sherry. Bank ref: Banco
SRoyal Colombiano, San Diego Branch. Contact: Santiago Araoz, Consultores
Asociados, Carrera 10 No. 27-27, Of. 906, Edificio Bachue, Bogota, 1, D.E.,
Colombia. Telex: 44-692 NAPI CO. Phone: Bogota: 282-5072, 282-5112,

1609 Eggs (Egypt). Wants 4,000,000 (four million) fresh eggs, 50/60 grams per
egg. Packaging: In cardboard cases of 360 eggs each. Monthly shipments
of 1,000 cases. Quotations: CIF Alexandria. Contact: Hussein Abdel
Razek, Manager, Alexandria Projects & Trading Co., 14, Ebn El-Sayegh
Street, Alexandria, Egypt. Telex: 54213 WASSIM UN Attn: ATRAPCOM.
Cable: ATRAPCOM ALEXANDRIA. Phone: 23566 and 39978.

1610 Corn oil (Egypt). Edible corn oil, 200,000 cartons, Grade A. Packaging:
In plastic containers of 1 liter each, 12 containers per carton.
Delivery: 50,000 cartons each three months. Quotations: CIF Alexandria.
Contact: Hussein Abdel Razek, Manager, Alexandria Projects & Trading Co.,
14, Ebn El-Sayegh Street, Alexandria, Egypt. Telex: 54213 WASSIM UN
Attn: ATRAPCOM. Cable: ATRAPCOM ALEXANDRIA. Phone: 23566 and 39978.

1611 Peanut oil (Nigeria). Quantity depends on price, best grade, in 16 liter
tins. Quote: C&F Lagos. Bank ref: Nigeria Arab Bank, Ltd', 36 Balogun
Street, Lagos. Contact: Kareen A. Mehmood, Karysons Enterprises,' 11,
Idunmoba Lane, Lagos/Nigeria. Phone: 632628.

1612 Wheat bran (Spain). Quantity: 5,000 mt. Packaging: 35-50 kilo old jute
sacks. Quotations: C&F Dubai (Persian Gulf). Delivery: ASAP. Bank
ref: Espanol De Credito. Contact: Giorgio Pandiani, Parque De La
Chicharra Albufereta, Alicante-16, Spain. Telex: 66734 CIPI. Phone:
(965) 26 33 55.

1613 Concentrated fruit juices (England). Quantity: Approximately 7 containers
(850 cases X 12 cans) per annum. Quality: Natural orange, apple,
pineapple, lemon with sugar, grapefruit with sugar. Tomato single
strength. All juices 1+6 concentrate mix. Packaging: 12 X 43 fl. oz.
concentrate per case.- Not frozen. Quotations: FOB and CIF. Delivery to
be advised when quotations accepted. Bank ref: Barclays Bank Ltd., High
Street, Chatteris. Contact: Mrs. Meher Vanner, Rantor Limited, Ashton
House, High Street, Colne, Huntington, Province: Cambs, England. Phone:
0487 840876.

1614 Colorado white millet (England). Full container loads each about 18 mt.,
purity 99 percent, minimum faq 1981 crop, 50 kilo jute or paper bags.
Delivery: September/October 1981 and later positions. Bank ref: National
Westminster Bank Ltd., 1 Mincing Lane, London EC3M 3JH. Contact:
Christopher Perry, Union Merchants (Overseas) Ltd., 1 Leadenhall Street,
London EC3V 1JH, England. Telex: 8814769 UNIMO G. Phone: 01 626 7773.

1615- Butter, corn oil, chicken, rice, wheat flour (Denmark). Wants large
1619 quantities of butter, corn oil, chickens (Halal kill), long grain rice and
wheat flour. Grade A quantity. Delivery soonest. Quote: CIF Bandar
Abbas, Iran. Bank ref: Handelsbanken, Holmens Kanal, Copenhagen.
Contact: N. Merrild, Vestindisk Handelskompagni A/S, Vandtaarnsvej 77,
2860, Soeborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. Telex: 16369 WITCO DK. Phone: (01)
69 27 00.

1620- Rice, butter, vegetable fats, chicken (Germany). Rice, No. 2 long grain,
1623 4 percent broken; butter, white, unsalted, 84 percent fat; vegetable fats
and oils; frozen chicken. For re-export to Near East countries. Firm was
established 1978. Bank ref: Deutsche Bank Ag, 4000 Duesseldorf and 1000
Berlin. Contact: D. Feizizadeh, Emanuel-Leutze-Str. 1, 4000 Duesseldorf
11, West Germany. Telex: 8586240. Phone: 211-594176.

1624 Barley (Japan). Pearl barley. Quantity not determined yet, but must be
substantial quantities. To be used for making pearl barley tea. Sample
and specific information required. Appropriate packaging for export by
surface shipment. Immediate delivery. Quote: CIF Tokyo or Yokohama.
Bank ref: Fuji Bank and First Pacific Bank, Tokyo. Contact: Yukio
Kishiyama, Nippon Soleq Co., Ltd., c/o New Ueno Bldg., 1-24, Yotsuya,
Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo, Japan. Telex: 2322807 SOLEQ J. Cable: SOLEQ,
JAPAN. Phone: (03) 355-0828.

1625 Aloe vera essence (Japan). 1,000 liters for trial shipment. Purity must
be over 98 percent. Specific information required. Placed in appropriate
drums for surface shipment. Immediate delivery. Quote: C&F and/or FOB.
Bank ref: Sanwa Bank Kawara-Machi Branch, Osaka. Contact: Yoriaki
Oshikata, Manager, Group Development Dept., T. Chatani & Co., Ltd., c/o
Sanwa Bldg., 2-55, Kawara-Machi, Higashi-Ku, Osaka, Japan. Telex: J63364
CHATANI or J63678 CHATANI. Cable: "CHATANICO" OSAKA. Phone: (06)

1626 Prunes (Japan). Prunes as paste, condensed juice and puree. 10 tons as
trial shipment, one third each type. Dry or reefer container; Must
receive goods before September. Quote: CIF. Bank ref: Fukuoka Bank,
Head Office, 13-1 Tenjin 2-Chome, Chuo-Ku, Fukuoka City 810 Japan.
Contact: Akira Hayashida, Marketing Manager, Jitsuho Trading Co., Ltd.,
c/o 10F Yashima Hakata Bldg., 1-1 Naraya-Machi, Hakata-Ku, Fukuoka City,
812 Japan. Telex: 726596 JITUHO J. Phone: 092--91-0335.

1627 Ginseng (Taiwan). Buyer wishes to place initial order for 2,000 to 2,500
Ibs. of American ginseng in October followed by normal order of 5,000 Ibs.
every two months. Specs are No. 2 Grade, dried spear. Circular stripes
around girth of ginseng, about 1 1/4" 1 1/2" long by 1/2" wide (girth).
Five polybags per carton with each polybag containing 12 lbs. Must have
certificate of origin and phytosanitary certificate. Quote: CIF Keelung
port or Taipei (Chiang Kai Shek) airport. Payment by Irrevocable L/C in
supplier's favor. Bank ref: Chang HWA Commercial Bank, Taipei Branch,
Taipei, Taiwan. Contact: Peter Shu, Suan Ling Inc., 9th Floor, No. 124
Nanking East Road, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan. Telex: 11115 HLINDCO,
Attn: SUANLING. Cable: "SUAN LIN" TAIPEI. Phone: 597-2586 and 562-0830
(OFFICE) or 721-0944 (HOME).

1628 Soybean meal and feed additives (Egypt). Soybean meal 48 percent
protein, poultry feed additives, broilers, layers and starters. Soybean
meal 500 mt. Feed additives 400 mt. Soybean meal bagged. Quote: CIF
Alexandria. Bank ref: Cairo Bank, Mit Ghamr Branch. Contact: Gamal A.
Taman, Atmidco for Local Development Co., Atmida, Mit Ghamr, Dakahlia,

1629 Corn (Korea). This firm seeks to be agent for U.S. corn exporter. Bank
ref: Cho-Heung Bank, Korea. Contact: J. S. Surh, Director, Dong-Il
Trading Co., Ltd., CPO Box 4265 or 541, 5-Ka Namdaemoon-Ro, Chung-Ku,
Seoul, Korea. Telex: DONGIL K27249 SEOUL. Cable: DONGTEXCO SEOUL.
Phone: 776-9981/4.

1630- Dried beans, veal, molasses, powdered milk (Denmark). Wants 15-20 mt. of
1633 frozen veal and undetermined quantity of broken edible beans (dried),
molasses and powdered milk. Delivery: Soonest. Quote: CIF Bandar Abbas
or Tehran, Iran. Bank ref: Handelsbanken, Copenhagen. Contact: N.
Merrild Nielsen, Vestinkisk Handelskompagni A/S, Vandtaarnsvej 77, 2860
Soeborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. Telex: 16369 WITCO DK. Phone: (01) 69 27

1634- Rice, tobacco (Nigeria). Rice, 6,000 bags, long grain, 50 kilo bags; and
1635 tobacco, 3,000 cases, best quality used in producing snuff, wooden cases.
Quote: C&F Portharcourt or Calabar. Bank ref: Mercantile Bank, Nigeria,
Ltd. Mbukpa Road Branch, Calabar, C.R. State, Nigeria. Contact: Anthony
0. Molokwu, Ton-Molo Enterprises, No. 12 Bedwel-1 Street, Calabar, Cross
River State, Nigeria.

1636- Edible nuts, canned apricots (Peru). Wishes to buy macadamia nuts,
1638 almonds, and canned apricots. Quantity will depend on quotations. U.S.
No. 1 quality. Packaging in bulk, canned. Shipment in accordance with
local sanitary certificate requirements. Quote: U.S. Dollars C&F. Bank
ref: Banco Continental Del Peru. Contact: Alejandro Seau, Cia. Commercial
Hong Kong S.A., Jr. Ucayali 659, Lima 1, Peru. Phone: 270977.

Foreign Trade Developments

Caribbean Food Promotions FAS is sponsoring exhibitions of U.S. food
products in Nassau on September 15-17 and Aruba on September 25-26.
Following the Aruba exhibit, a sales team to Curacao is being arranged for
September 28-30. Members of the U.S. food export trade are invited to
participate in these events. Further details are available from Frank
Waddle, Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Service
(USDA), Room 4945 South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250. Telephone:
(202) 447-7777. Closing date for acceptance of applications is July 15.

The Northeast International Seafood Exposition. Eighty seafood exporters
from the New England and Mid-Atlantic regions will meet with overseas
seafood buyers at the Boston Park Plaza, August 7-8. Sponsored by the New
England Fisheries Development Foundation, Inc., the National Marine
Fisheries Service, and the Massachusetts Port Authority, this Export
Program will be concurrent with the Conference on "Advances in Technology
in the Chilling, Freezing, Processing, Storage, and Transport of Fish,
Especially Underutilized Species," sponsored by the International Institute
of Refrigeration, August 3-6, and the International Squid Symposium, August
9-12. Species of interest will include: Squid, hake, dogfish, monkfish,
butterfish, mussels and others. Contact: New England Fisheries
Development Foundation, Inc., One Court Street, Boston, Massachusetts
02109. Phone: (617) 720-3933.

New Publications

Single copies of the following are available by writing the Information
Service Staff, FAS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250.

U.S. Exports of Reported Agricultural Commodities for 1975/76 1979/80
Marketing Years. FAS-M-300. This voluminous report covers export sales
and data for wheat, wheat products, corn, barley, grain sorghum, oats, rye,
soybeans, soybean cake and meal, soybean oil, cottonseed, cottonseed cake
and meal, cottonseed oil, flaxseed, linseed oil, upland and American pima
cotton, rice and cattle hides and skins.

Report on Agricultural Concessions in the Multilateral Trade Negotiations.
FAS-M-301. This report includes a description of the negotiations and of
the nontariff measure codes that were negotiated, a listing of the
agricultural concessions made by the United States, and summaries of the
negotiations with individual countries.

Citrus in Mexico. FAS-M-299. An analysis of the production, marketing and
processing of citrus in Mexico.


8 3 1262 08536 7588

Last call for the Lagos/Abidjan sales promotions. July 10 is the final
date for accepting participation agreements for the September 23-25 U.S.
Attache Product Promotion in Lagos, Nigeria and the following September
28-29 Sales Team visit to Abidjan, Ivory Coast. These expanding African
markets offer sales opportunities for a wide variety of U.S. foods.
Interested U.S. firms should contact FAS without delay. Phone Levi Turner
at (202) 447-7787.

Notice of Foreign Proposals Concerning Standards in Agriculture. As
required of all signatories to the CATT 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)

Japan. The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture has proposed an "Amendment to
Labelling Standard for Ham" which requires the following information in
addition to name of food and list of ingredients: (1) storage instruction,
minimum durability period; (2) date of processing and packing, name and
address of packer (in case of the products which are cut into blocks or
sliced and packed); (3) country of origin.

Austria. The Austrian Ministry for Health and Environmental Protection has
proposed updating the order concerning the importation and transit of live
animals, animal raw materials and products, as well as objects which could
bear infection matters of contagious veterinary diseases. These changes
include higher security measures for newly discovered veterinary diseases
replace those that are no longer threatening. Also, special provisions are
made for changes in transport practices for these commodities.

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