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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 originating the inquiry. You may also contact the Export
Promotion Division, FAS, (202) 447-7103. _
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Wheat, barley, corn (W. Germany). Wants wheat, barley and corn. Quantity:
120,000 mt each connodity in part shipments of 30,000 mt monthly. Packed in
50 kg bags or bulk. Quote FOB stowed. Delivery ASAP. Bank ref: Bayer
Vereinsbank, Maximilianstr 37, 8900 Augsburg, W. Germany. CONTACT:
Dr. Mehlber, OTC Ueberseehandels GmbH, Am Katzenstadel 1, 8900 Augsburg, W.
Germany. TELEX: 533675. Phone: 821-519011. (WK 7/TOFAS 8)
Rice (W.Germany). Wants 30,000 mt rice. Quality: various breakage
percentage. Packed in 50 kg bags. Quote FOB stowed. Delivery ASAP. Bank
ref: Bayer Vereinsbank, Maximilianstr 37, 8900 Augsburg, W. Germany.
CONTACT: Dr. Mehlber, OTC Ueberseehandels GmbH, Am Katzenstadel 1, 8900
Augsburg, W. Germany. TELEX: 533675. Phone: 821-519011. (WK 7/TOFAS 9)
Veneers (W. Germany). Wants Cherry, yew, white elm, bird-eye maple and oak
veneers. Quantity: 20 ft. containers. Quality: suitable for manteling of
friezes. Packaging: Seavtorthy containers. Quote CIF Barcelona, Spain.
Delivery ASAP. Firm would like to act as agent for U.S. company. Bank ref:
Deutsche Bank AG, Aachener Str. 5000 Koeln. CONTACT: Mr. Werner F.
Tuchtfeld, WFT Holz & Bauelemente GmbH i.Gr., Oskar Jaeger Str. 133, 5000
Koeln 30, W. Germany. TELEX: 8886679. PHONE: 211-541068. (WK 7/TOFAS 10)
Beef and lamb meat (W. Germany). Wants 3,000 mt frozen bone-in beef; 25,000
mt frozen boneless beef; and 3,000 mt frozen lamb (carcasses). Packaging:
seaworthy, neutral packaging. Quote C&F Baghdad. Bank Ref: Dresdner Bank
AG, Jungfernstieg, 2000 Hamburg 36, W. Germany. CONTACT: Mr. Lanzenberger,
LANCO Export GmbH, Koopstr. 12, 2000 Hamburg 13, W. Germany. TELEX:
2173412. PHONE: 40-445359. (WK 7/TOFAS 11)
Frozen poultry (Saudi Arabia). Wants frozen poultry, 50 to 60 tons, USDA
grade A, max. 5% moisture. Specs: size 1,000 to 1,200 grams, 12 birds per
carton. Saudi standard. Delivery ASAP to fulfull current contract. Quote
C&F Dammam or FOB any U.S. Port. CONTACT: Ahmed Al-Hamad, Khalifa Algosaibi
L Cold Storage, P.O. Box 222, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 601035 GOSAIB
SJ. PHONE: (03) 857-9358 or 832-4520 or 832-4450. (WK 7/TOFAS 36)
Issued weekly by the Export Promotion Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Room 4945 South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250.
Pineapple seedlings (Portugal). Wants pineapple seedlings, 4,000 5,000
seedlings. Variety: Caene lise. Standard packaging. Delivery ASAP. Importer
is checking on phytosanitary requirements. Will indicate as soon as
available. Quote FOB & CIF Lisbon. Bank Ref: Banco Portugues Do Atlantico,
Alges. CONTACT: Eng. Joaquim Xabregas, Refrigor, Estrada Da Circunvalacao A
Portela De Carnaxide, 1400 Lisboa, Portugal. TELEX: 18690 REFRIG. PHONE:
2100579, 2102481. (WK 7/TOFAS 17)
Dairy products, confectionary, shortening (Australia). Wants assorted dairy
products (kosher only), confectionary (kosher and non-kosher), shortening
(kosher and non-kosher), container lots, high quality only. Packed cartons.
Delivery ASAP. Quote: CIF and FOB. Bank Ref: National Bank Australia,
Alaclava Vic. 3183. CONTACT: R. Stern and Y. Rosenbaun, Quality Food Int'1,
Pty. Ltd., P.O. Box 74, St. Kilda South 3182, Victoria, Australia. PHONE:
527-5534. (WK 7/TOFAS 32)
Dried fruits, nuts (Australia). Wants container lots of dried apricots,
prunes, pears, and mixed dried fruits, and assorted nuts. High quality only.
Packed in cartons. Delivery ASAP. Quote CIF and FOB. Bank ref: National
Bank Australia, Balaclava Vic. 3183. CONTACT: R. Stern and Y. Rosenbaun,
Quality Food Int'l, Pty. Ltd., P.O. Box 74, St. Kilda South, Victoria,
Australia. PHONE: 527-5534. (WK 7/TOFAS 33)
Wheat (Yemen Arab Republic). Wants 80,000 to 100,000 mt of U.S. No. 2 or
better standard white wheat, in bulk. Specs: as per tender shipping schedules
announced by the Ministry of Supply and Trade, Sana'a Government of the Arab
Republic of Yemen. Quote C&F Freeout (all discharge at Yemen Port(s). Bank
Ref: Yemen Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Hodeidah Branch, Yemen
Arab Republic. Telex: 5515. CONTACT: Mr. Hussein Ahmed Hottam, Hussein
Ahmed Hottam and Company, P.O. Box 3434, Hodeidah, Yemen Arab Republic.
TELEX: 5621 HOTTAM YE. CABLE: HOTTAM HODEIDAH. PHONE: (Office)
(03)224244/5/6, (Home) (03)224273 4/5/6, Attn: Mr. Hottam. (WK 7/TOFAS 17)
Joint venture for vegetable oil (Nigeria). Nigerian company interested in
joint venture with U.S. partners) in the manufacture of vegetable oils at
Omupo in Kwara State. Project is new start up. Feasibility study and other
infrastructural facilities in progress. Partner(s) will be required for
management, equipment recommendation, technical assistance, raw materials
supply and company specialization. Equity participation will be 60% Nigerian
40% foreign. Total equity investment about 8 hundred thousand dollars.
Bank Ref: Bank of the North, Limited, P.O. Box 720, Marina, Lagos or 44,
Balogun Street, Lagos, Nigeria. CONTACT: Mr. Idris Ibrahim, Manager Dir,
Ibrahim Kolawole Idris Entp, 13, Idumagbo Avenue, Lagos, Nigeria. (WK 7/TOFAS
Corn, barley, soybean meal, wheat (Saudi Arabia). Exclusive buying agent for
importers in Saudi Arabia and Yemen wishes to make contact with U.S. suppliers
for shipment in Feb/March for the following: U.S. Grade #2 or better barley,
15,000 mt in 40/50 kg jute bags; U.S. # 2 or better hard red winter wheat,
20,000 mt in bulk; U.S. # 2 or better white wheat, 15,000 nt in bulk; U.S. #2
or better yellow corn, 20,000 mt in bulk; U.S. #2 yellow corn in 50 kg jute
bags 1,500 mt; U.S. #2 white corn in bags 500 mt; and feed barley in bulk
30,000 mt; feed barley in bags 500 mt; soybean meal in bags 1,000 mt. Bank
UBAF Arab American Bank, Arab Bank Ltd, and Standard Chartered Bank Ltd, New
York. CONTACT: Khalid, General Manager, International Division, Osman-Omar
Inc., 263 Strawberry Hill Road, Stamford, Connecticut 06902, USA. TELEX:
6819029 INTNL. PHONE: (203)359-8987. (WK 7/TOFAS 2430)
Frozen poultry (Saudi Arabia). Interested in making contact with reliable
American exporters of frozen chicken. Seeks a second supplementary supplier.
CONTACT: Steven Starnes, Sales Manager, American Meat Division, General
Trading Co., P.O. Box 19, Dhahran Airport, Saudi Arabia. PHONE: 894-3377
Extension 578. (WK 7/TOFAS 23)
Frozen poultry (Saudi Arabia). Interested in making contact with reliable
American exporters of frozen chicken. Algosaibi requires product ASAP to
fulfill current contract. CONTACT: Ahmed Al-Hamad, Khalifa Algosaibi Cold
Storage, P.O. Box 222, Damman, Saudi Arabia. PHONE: 857-9358 or 832-4520 or
832-4450. (WK 7/TOFAS 23)
Cassava chips, plantains (Netherlands). Wants unspecified quantities of
cassava chips and plantains. Packed in cellophane. Quotations CIF R'dam.
Bank Ref: Rabo and Abn Banks, The Hague. CONTACT: Mrs. Khan, Nobelty
Center, Q.A. Nederpelstraat 316, 2552 HH, The Hague, Netherlands. PHONE:
070-970769. (WK 7/TOFAS 41)
Powdered cheddar cheese (Saudi Arabia). Wants powdered cheddar cheese, 3 mt
monthly. Packed in 25 kg bags or carton drums. Delivery ASAP. Specs:
"feshsash" stenciled on bag or drum. Quote C&F Riyadh or Dammam. This
product is used for coating extruded corn snacks. Bank Ref: National
Commercial Bank, Riyadh (Al Nujaidi Commercial Enterprise Acct). CONTACT:
Adel Al-Nujaidi, General Manager, Al-Mubarak & E. El-Mohawis, P.O. Box 3882,
Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 203897 NUJAID SJ. PHONE: 4981916. (WK
Corn grits (Saudi Arabia). Wants 40 mt per month of corn grits, grade A, not
less than 12% moisture. Packed in nylon bags inside 50 kg. jute bags or 3 or
4 ply paper bags. Delivery ASAP. Specs: "feshsash" stenciled on bags. Quote
C&F Riyadh or Dammam. Bank Ref: National Commercial Bank, Riyadh (Al Nujaidi
Commercial Enterprise Acct). CONTACT: Adel Al-Nujaidi, Gen. Manager,
Al-Mubarak & E. El-Mohawis, P.O. Box 3882, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia.
TELEX: 203897 NUJAID SJ. PHONE: 4981916. (WK 7/TOFAS 33)
Milk products, flavoring and colorings (Saudi Arabia). Wants skimmed and
whole milk powder, anhydrous milk fat and flavorings and colorings. Specs:
850 tons of skirt milk powder and 360 tons anhydrous milk fat. Skim milk
powder in 25 kg poly paper bags and anhydrous milk fat in 200 kg drum.
Quantities to be negotiated. Health certificate for edible items. Flavors
and colors are to be used with dairy products for manufacture of ice cream and
yoghurt. Quote C&F and FOB. Bank Ref: Saudi Cairo Bank, Alfaiha Bldg.
Branch, Jidda. CONTACT: H.M. Judi, The East Asiatic Trading Co. Ltd., P.O.
Box 3981, Jidda, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 400558 ASIACO SJ. PHONE:
6372965/6360414. (WK 7/TOFAS 35)
Fruit drink powder mix (Saudia Arabia). Wants fruit drink powder mixes, one
mt per flavor. Flavors are orange, lemon and pineapple. Artificial flavors
acceptable. Packed in 200 lb drums or bags. Delivery ASAP. Product
identification on drum or bag in both English and Arabic, country of origin,
and net and gross weights in metric. Quote C&F Dammam. Bank Ref: Saudi
International Bank, London. CONTACT: David Matthews, Al-Zamil Food
Industries, Ltd., P.O. Box 240, Jubail Ind. City, Saudi Arabia. TELEX:
632044 ZAMGTW SJ. PHONE: 341-5235. Interested exporters can also contact
Mick O'Guinn at office in Houston, Texas. PHONE: (713)977-2689. (WK 7/TOFAS
Earth worms (Australia). Australian firm wishes to contact U.S. firms who can
supply information on species of earthworm-capsule's and books on how to breed
Tiger-worms and Bait-worms together with information on any available
machinery for harvesting earthworms and separating the castings. Wishes to
breed Tiger-worms, Bait-worms, and other type's of the species. Would like to
be contacted by U.S. companies able to provide all the necessary information
and import the various capsules-eggs. CONTACT: Lila & Louis Nemeth-Corvinus,
2 Kenthurst Cresent, Rochedale South Qld., Austrailia 4123. PHONE: ISD 61 07
341-6955. (WK 7/LETTER 1)
Tree seeds (England). Company interested in growing a number of varieties of
trees on an amateur basis. Seeking 150 or 200 seeds of the following species:
Betula; papyrifera, lutea, lenta, nigra, neoalaska, and 50 seeds of each of:
Aesculus; indica, aesculus glaucescens, californica, carnea, glabra,
octandra. CONTACT: Mr. R.A. Farquhar Thomson, Martins Cottage, Martins Lane,
Birdham, Chichester, Sussex P020 7AU, England. PHONE: 0243 512222. (WK
Non-fat soy flour (Colombia). Wants 1,800 mt of non-fat soy flour for human
consumption. Must met U.S. standards. Packed in 50 kg bags. Delivery April
600 mt; July 600 mt; and October 600 mt. Required quality certificate, USDA
certificate. Quote C&F Buenaventura and FOB Gulf or Pacific. Bank Ref:
Banco De Bogota Sucursal Andes; Banco Del Estado Sucursal Tequendama; ICD
Western Corporation, New York 641 Lexington Ave. CONTACT: Bernardino Molina,
Andina Ltda, Carrera 7 No. 32-39, Off. 1504, Edificio Fenix, Bogota,
Colombia. TELEX: 043-345 BMGL-CO. CABLE: EX ANDINA. PHONE: 283-0173,
282-0476, 287-5917. (WK 7/TOFAS 32)
Pheasant chicks (Venezuela). Wants pheasant chicks in 500 lots. Best meat
type available. Delivery in 60-90 days. Quote CIF. Bank Ref: Banco Royal
and Banco De Maracaibo in Barquisimeto. CONTACT: Nelson Asuaje, Disaimsa,
Ave. Venezuela, Esq. Calle 25, Edif. Florecita, Apto. 1, Barquisimeto, Edo.
Lara, Venezuela. TELEX: 51403 DIVATUR. PHONE: (051)51-42-56. (WK 7/TOFAS
Ducklings (Venezuela). Wants live ducklings in 500 lots, Barbarie or other
similar types. Delivery ASAP. Please indicate origin. Quote CIF. Bank
Ref: Banco De Maracaibo in Barquisimeto and Banco Royal. CONTACT:
Nelson Asuaje, Disaimsa, Ave. Venezuela, Esq. Calle 25, Edif. Florecita, Apto.
1, Barquisimeto, Edo. Lara, Venezuela. TELEX: 51403 DIVATUR. PHONE:
(051)51-42-56. (WK 7/TOFAS 9)
Beef (Belgium). Wants first quality beef. Quantity unknown at present and
subject to demand. Packaging in vacuum cartons of 20 kg. Price quotations
CIF/Antwerp. CONTACT: Willy Swiggers, PVBA SWIGGERS-AEMS, Peulisbaan 134,
B-2870 Putte. TELEX: 64295. Phone 33(15) 75.53.62. (WK 7/TOFAS 5)
Wine (W. Germany). Wants red and white bottled Californian wines. Quanitity
over 5,000 bottles. Quality: dry. Packaging: 6 bottles per carton.
Quotations: delivered free to customer, Passau. Delivery ASAP. Bank Ref:
Bayr. Vereinsbank, 8390 Passau, W. Germany. CONTACT: Mr. Franz, Brueder
Buchner Weinkellerei, Winzerleite 4, 8390 Passau, W. Germany. TELEX: 57891.
PHONE: 851-88011. (WK 7/TOFAS 12)
Soybean, soybean meal, wheat, and wheat flour (Canada). Wants soybean,
soybean meal, wheat, and wheat flour. Quantity 10,000 mt of each. Packaging
in bulk. Quote CIF Hong Kong. CONTACT: Mr. A. Najar, Transworld
Import-Export Ltd., 7116 136th Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5C 2K2, Canada.
TELEX: (403)476-4075. (WK 7/TOFAS 32)
Fruit juices (Canada). Wants fruit juices (concentrated) as follows: orange,
tangerine and others. Quantity to be determined. Quality liquid or frozen,
sweetened and unsweetened. Packaging in retail and bulk. Wants to discuss
private labelling. Bank ref upon request. CONTACT: Mr. A. Peyrow, Bold
Holdings Ltd., 20 Castlebury Court N.E. Calgary, Alberta T3J 1L5, Canada.
PHONE: (403)280-4268. (WK 7/TOFAS 33)
Nuts, dried fruits and vegetables (Venezuela). Wants a complete line of dry
fruits, hazel nuts, almonds, nuts, prunes, raisins and dates. Quantity
depends on quality approx. 14 trailers. Quality optimum. Packaging depends
on product (boxes or bags). Delivery 30 to 40 days. Does not want to deal
with intermediaries. Wishes to deal only with Producer or Packer. Preferably
with packer. Quote CIF. Bank Ref: Banco Exterior and Banco La Guaira.
CONTACT: Hector Aguilar Ferrari, Frigorifico Lara, C.A., Apdo. 19235, Correos
De Quinta Crespo, Caracas, 1040-A, Venezuela. CABLE: FRIGOLARA. PHONE:
239-1725 & 41-19-48. (WK 7/TOFGAS 8)
Frozen poultry (Saudi Arabia). Wants frozen poultry whole and parts, 50 mt
whole poultry monthly, 75 mt poultry parts monthly. Whole chickens 1,000 to
1,200 grams, not more than 5% water, parts on 2 lb tray, breast thighs,
drumsticks and whole legs plus catering-size pack. Standard packaging.
Delivery ASAP. Standard Saudi regulations. Importer looking for exclusive
long-term arrangement. Quote C&F Dammam. Company is major importer, had
arrangement for above quantities w/U.S. distributor now looking for additional
source of supply. Bank Ref: Saudi French Bank, Dammam. CONTACT: Steven
Starnes, Sales Manager, General Trading Co. American Meat Division, P.O. Box
19, Dhahran Airport, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 671419 GENTRA SJ. PHONE:
(03)894-3377 Ext. 578. (WK 7/TOFAS 38)
Canner fowl (Switzerland). Wants deep frozen canner packed fowl (broilers), 3
lbs and up per bird. Regular shipments of 20 tons. Birds carefully drawn and
plucked, with canner trimmed legs, for Swiss soup producers. No polylined or
cryovac covers around bird. Waxed cartons. Frozen bird guaranteed without
giblets, throat, neck and stump. No artificial materials inside wax carton.
Birds packed naked so that soup producer only has to cut open carton and empty
whole contents in one turn onto rubber belts directly into boiling autoclave.
Packed in bulk cartons 60/70 Ibs net wt in 20 ton containers. Delivery ASAP.
Maximum price 65 cents per pound, C&F Rotterdam insured by U.S. insurer up to
Swiss frontier in Basel. Bank ref: Gen. Zentralbank Ag, 4001 Basel, or St.
Gallen Kantonalbank, 9430 St. Margrethen/Sg, Switzerland. CONTACT: Mr. H. P.
Gantenbein, (English Speaker), Gantenbein AG, Joh. Brasselstrasse 16, P.O. Box
257, 9430 St. Margrethen Sg, Switzerland. TELEX: SWITZERLAND 77228 GANST
CH. Phone: 071-71 19 33. (WK 7/TOFAS 29)
Ox tongues (Switzerland). Wants frozen ox tongues, 20 nt (regular shipments).
Swiss short cut, with epithelium and with tip of tongue on. Spotted but
prefer to buy 50% white. Each tongue individually polywrapped without
veterinary cut per incisions. Completely free of cuts, not even minor cuts.
Prefer to buy 80-90% small and medium sized and at the most 10-20% large, 1400
g upwards. Each tongue without jaw-bone. If brands unknown to buyer, would
like sample by air or photos of various positions of trimmed tongue to see if
Swiss short cut possible. Swiss cut is required for market. Prefer to buy
directly from producer or Swiss agent. Packaged in 20 kilo cartons and
shipped in 20 or 40 foot insulated 20 ton containers. Cartons to be marked:
Medium Spotted Tongue 11-1400 g; Small Spotted Tongue 9-1100 g; Medium White
Tongue 11-1400 g; Large White Tongue 11-1400 g. Only one size per carton.
Delivery ASAP. Quote FOB and C&F Rotterdam. Payment in US dollars when ready
for shipping (telegraph from Swiss to foreign Bank 3 days prior to dep. of
ship). Producer may receive Swiss Francs, if preferred. Bank ref:
Gen. Zentralbank Ag, 4002 Basel, or St. Gallen Kantonalbank, 9430 St.
Margrethen/Sg, Switzerland. CONTACT: Mr. H. P. Gantenbein, (English
Speaker), Gantenbein AG., Joh. Brasselstrasse 16, P.O. Box 257, 9430 St.
Margrethen/Sg, Switzerland. TELEX: SWITZERLAND 77228 GANST CH. Phone:
071-71 19 33. (WK 7/TOFAS 30)
Foreign Market Development:
U.S. Foods Exhibit Section of the Food and Food Equipment Show Taiwan, June
26-28, 1984. The United States food and agricultural industry is hereby
informed that, as part of the continuing efforts to increase the sale and
consumption of U.S. foods and agricultural products overseas, the Foreign
Agricultural Service (FAS) through the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT),
will sponsor a U.S. Foods Exhibit in Taiwan. This promotion of U.S. food
products will be directed toward retailers, wholesalers, the hotel/restaurant,
new-to-market firms, institutional trade, and their suppliers, on the basis
of advice from the Agricultural Officer, the following U.S. products should be
of primary interest to the food trade in Taiwan: canned and fresh fruits and
vegetables, ginseng products (natural and cultivated); health food items;
canned abalone; coffee and creamer (non-dairy); cheese and long life milk;
baby foods; cereals; dried fruits and nuts; canned juices and soft drinks;
snack and confectionary items; dried peas and beans; wine-institutional market
(limited); beef-institutional market (limited).
NOTE: Import of the following items is prohibited: chicken neat; organ
Variety) meats; fresh pears; peanuts; and squid.
The Taiwan market shows excellent market potential. U.S. exporters will have
an opportunity to demonstrate and promote their food products to the Taiwanese
trade. FAS will accept participation agreements on a graduated first-come,
first-served basis until April 27, 1984. Participation fees must accompany
the application for exhibit space. For further information contact: Levi L.
Turner, Trade Exhibit Director, Export Programs Division, Room 4944-S, Foreign
Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250,
telephone: (202) 475-3415.
Please note that, although both food and equipment will be show at this show,
FAS is soliciting only food and food products companies. Inquiries in this
area should be directed to Harold Strausbaugh, U.S. Department of Commerce,
Room 104, Washington, D.C. 20230, telephone: (202) 377-3786.
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" 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.
The handbook provides names and addresses of institutions that offer
assistance or publications within the food export trade. The American Foreign
Trade Definitions, provided in the handbook, are a necessity for any serious
The new updated version of the "International Marketing Handbook" can be
obtained from the SUSTA Office: SUSTA, ITM Bldg., Suite 338, P.O. Box 228,
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. The cost including postage is $7.00 payable to
SUSTA by check or money order.
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:
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FOREIGN AGRICULTURE CIRCULARS
The Foreign Agricultural Service issues a number of Foreign Agriculture Circulars during the year on various commot'ities
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 Services Staff, Room 5918-S
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20250
PLEASE ENTER THE NUMBER OF SUBSCRIPTIONS DESIRED BELOW: SUBSCRIPTION RATE
10003 COFFEE (3 issues) $ 5.00 $10.00
10004 COTTON (12 issues) 20.00 30.00
DAIRY, LIVESTOCK & POULTRY:
10005 EXPORT TRADE & PROSPECTS (8 issues) 14.00 22.00
10006 MEAT & DAIRY MONTHLY IMPORTS (12 issues) 20.00 25.00
10007 DAIRY SITUATION (2 issues) 3.00 4.00
10008 LIVESTOCK & POULTRY SITUATION (2 issues) 4.00 7.00
10009 ALL 24 REPORTS LISTED ABOVE 41.00 58.00
10010 WORLD GRAIN SITUATION & OUTLOOK (18 issues) 31.00 45.00
S10011 EXPORT MARKETS FOR US. GRAIN (12 issues) 20.00 30.00
10013 USSR GRAIN SITUATION & OUTLOOK (12 issues) 15.00 20.00
10014 ALL 42 REPORTS LISTED ABOVE 66.00 95.00
S10015 HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS (12 issues) 20.00 30.00
S10016 OILSEEDS & PRODUCTS (14 issues) 30.00 45.00
10017 SEEDS (4 issues) 9.00 15.00
__10018 SUGAR, MOLASSES & HONEY (4 issues) 7.00 11.00
10019 TEA, SPICES & ESSENTIAL OILS (3 issues) 5.00 7.00
10020 TOBACCO (12 issues) 25.00 40.00
S10021 WORLD CROP PRODUCTION (12 issues) 18.00 25.00
10022 COCOA (2 issues) 3.00 4.00
TOTAL REPORTS ORDERED TOTAL SUBSCRIPTION PRICE
ENCLOSED IS MY CHECK FOR $ MADE PAYABLE TO FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE.
NAME (Last, first, middle initial)
ORGANIZATION OR FIRM
STREET OR P.O. BOX NUMBER
CITY STATE ZIP CODE
FAS-829 (Rev. 7-83)
UNITED STATc DouPARTIIr11T O AaoCUITUI
WASHINGTON. D.C. 20230
PNALYW Pon Pawat US. y IM
. r l ITY OF FLORIDA
3 1262 08522 1835
POSTAGE & FEES PAIDO
00440 C C 0000 8 10040 0001
HUME LIBRARY, UNIV OF FL IFAS
GAINESVILLE FL 32611
If your address should be changed PRINT
OR TYPE the new address, including ZIP CODE and
return the whole sheet and/or envelope to:
FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE, Room 4945-S.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C. 20250
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