Export briefs


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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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Washington, D.C


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Produce trade -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Export marketing -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )


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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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University of Florida
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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.

S. January 30, 1984

Yellow corn for feed (Belgium). Wants 10 tons of yellow corn over 0 period of
6 months for poultry feed. Delivered to Akaba, Jordan. Ouote CIF AKABA,
FOB. Also, wants 10 tons on a one-time basis to be delivered to Lagos,
Nigeria. Quote CIF LAGOS, FOB. COIITACT: Dr. Pierret, Mutribel International
Industries S.A., Rue de L'Automne 22, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium. TELEX:
65478. Phone: 33(2) 648.29.70. (WK 4/TOFAS 1)

Dried herbs (Japan). Wants dried herbs for institutional packaging. Best
quality. Specific quantities not decided, but expected to be substantial.
Immediate delivery by surface shipment. USDA phyto-sanitary certificate is
required. Quote CIF or FOR. Bank ref: Dai-ichi Kangyo Bank, likura Branch,
Tokyo. CONTACT: Mr. Yoshikiyo Eto, International Projects, Ltd., 3-5-5-410,
Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. CABLE: IITERPROJEL. Phone:
(03)582-8848. (WK 4/TOFAS 2)

Canned cherries (Japan). Wants 50 nt of canned pitted cherries, sieet and/or
tart, in syrup, per year. Best quality. Institutional and retail packaging.
Immediate delivery by air and/or surface shipment. Ouote C&F. Bank ref:
Sanwa Bank, Kawara-machi Branch, Osaka. CONTACT: fir. Yuki Wada, Inanaka
Ltd., c/o Seiva disho Bldg., 3-21, Suehiro-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan. TELEX:
523-3678 IMALTD J. Phone: (06)312-4571. (UK 4/TOFAS

Corn (Singapore). Wants 100 mt a month of U.S street corn, Grade C or better.
Frozen in 25 kg bags, can recommend cheaper containers. Delivery to commence
March 1984. Bank ref: Chungl:hain Bank, Serangoon Branch. CONTACT: See Seng
Min., Shanghai Food Specialities Pte Ltd, 14, Little Road, Singapore 1953.
TELEX: RS 35234 TIYIJA. Phone: 284-7055. (WK 4/TOFAS 25)

Corn (Hong Kong). Wants 5,000 mt corn. General grade, contents starch 66%;
fat-3% min.; moisture 16% max.; protein-% min; inogranic sulstance-1.5% max.
Packed in bulk. Delivery ASAP. Quote CIF Shanghai, China. Bank ref: Bank of
China. CONTACT: Richard Wong, China Cultural Corp., 5th Fl, A. 345 Des Voeux
Road, West, Hong Kong. TELEX: 76759 CCTRW IX. Phone: 5-498178. (IK
4/TOFAS 7)

Corn starch (Hong Kong). Wants dry corn starch, 200 mt per month for 3
months. General grade, contents: less than 10% water and more than 83%
starch. Packed in bags. Delivery ASAP. Quote CIF Whanpo/Canton, China.
Bank ref: Bank of China. CONTACT: Richard Hong, Chire Cultural Corp., 5th
Fl, A. 345 Des Voeux Road, West, Hong Kong. TELEX: 76759 CCTPI! HX. Phone:
5-498178. (WK 4/TOFAS 8)

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

Vegetable and flower seed (Denmark). Wants vegetable and flower seed. Snall
quantity initially, of a wide variety, to research market for direct household
sales. Packed in small retail packets. Delivery end 1984 (after variety
selection made). Catalogs requested. Quote CIF Copenhagen or FOB. Bank
ref: Privatebanken, Copenhagen. CONTACT: Johannes Bach Rasmussen, Buen 16,
DK-2000 Copenhagen F, Denmark. Phone: (1)71 05 59. (WK 4/TOFAS 14)

Worms (France). Wants worms from California. Quantity to be determined.
Variety: Eisenia Fetida Andrei. Category: Epigee. Delivery first quarter
of 1984. Quote CIF Le Havre. Bank ref: Credit Financier International 37,
Rue Des Mathurins, 75008 Paris. CONTACT: Mr. Bruche, Locafri, 17, Rue Du
Chemin De Fer 93500 Pantin, France. TELEX: 670 587F. Phone: (1) 843-1000.
(WK 4/TOFAS 20)

Orange juice (France). Wants orange juice, premium quality in 20 foot
containers. Packed in 2 liter plastic bottles. Delivery one month after
order. French labeling. Quote CIF Pointe a Pitre (Guadeloupe). Bank ref:
Chase Manhattan Bank, 97110 Pointe A Pitre (Guadeloupe). CONTACT: Jean Claude
Gouyer, Diffusion T1 SA, Z.I. Jarry Voie No. 2, 97122 Baie, Mlahault,
(Guadeloupe), France. TELEX: 919 780GL. Phone: (590) 26 66 33. (WK
4/TOFAS 21)

Soybean meal (Pakistan). Requests C&F Karachi offers for 1,000 1,500 tons
of soybean meal, 48 to 50% protein for February/March shipment. The Pakistani
firm will procure additional quantities for subsequent shipment periods
depending on outcome of this first inquiry. CONTACT: S.Z. Ahmad Ltd., 72/5
Usman Block, New Garden Town, Lahore, Pakistan. CABLE: RAFEED, LAHORE. (WK
4/TOFAS 12)

Beef, veal (Greece). Wants beef, veal, 1,000 mt or more at a later date.
USDA standards, chilled/frozen, whole cuts. Delivery Port of Piraeus. Quote
CIF Piraeus, Greece. Bank ref: National Bank of Greece. CONTACT: Mr.
Tsakonas Andreas, Tskaonas Andreas Ltd., 35, Voulis St., Athens, Greece.
TELEX: 218805 TSAC. Phone: (01) 322-7505 or (01) 322-3729. (WK 4/TOFAS 20)

Live oysters (Ireland). Wants live oysters. Species: Ostrea Edulis and
Crassostrea Gigas. Quantity: 100-500 kilos per shipment. Quality all
grades. Packed in 50 or 100 per piece for air freight. Ongoing delivery.
Health certificate of origin, State and Country required. Quote CIF Shannon
or Dublin and FOB. Bank ref: Bank of Ireland, 19 Eyre Square, Galway,
Ireland. CONTACT: Declan Ashe, Taighde Mara Teo., Prospect, Oranmore County,
Galway, Ireland. TELEX: 28359 GEAO EI. Phone: 091-84375. (WK 4/TOFAS 11)
Meats, fruit, butter, eggs, and tomato paste (Ireland). Request quotes CIF
Dubai UAE for 550 tons of Hlal meats; 100 kg cartons fruits; 5 kg cartons
butter; 10 cartons eggs and tomato paste. All per monthly. Requires prompt
response. CONTACT: Daniel M. Parkman, Nile International Inc., N. Ireland.
TELEX: 56220 MORWAT G. Phone: 08494 72622. (WK 4/TOFAS 64334)

Tender for lamb meat (Jordan). Tender for procuring 5,000 tons of chilled
lamb meat. Closing date for bid submission February 21, 1P84. Bids
specifications may be purchased for a non-refundable fee of J.D. 5 (NOTE: U.S.
dol 1.00 currently equals J.D. 0.375) from the address below. Firms
submitting bids on this tender are requested to send information copy to
Embassy Commercial Office, P.O. Box 354, Amman, Jordan. Telex: 21510 USEMB

JO. All offers must be submitted through Jordanian agents. CONTACT:
Jordanian Ministry of Supply, P.O. Box 830, Amman, Jordan. TELEX: 21279
MINSUP JO. Phone: 667-141/661-174. (WK 4/TOFAS 670)

Grocery line (Lebanon). Lebanese food products importer/retailer wishes to
contact U.S. suppliers of the following grocery items: frozen vegetables,
frozen pastries, ice cream, frozen whole turkeys and turkey parts, cheese,
beef and veal cuts. Quote: Atlantic Port(s) prices. Bank ref: Societe
General Libano-Eurpoeenne De Banque, Beirut. CONTACT: Charif Idriss,
General Manager, Ets. Mabsout & Idriss, P.O. Box 11-3990, Beirut, Lebanon.
TELEX: 21726 LE MABRIS. Phone: 310831 and 817901 BEIRUT. (WK 4/STATE 749)

Tender for Holstein-Friesian heifers (Korea). Tender for 3,210 head pregnant
Holstein Friesian heifers, 10-15 months of age, live weight 240 kgs. at time
of inspection. Black and white Hlolsteins only, pedigree registered. Quote
C&F Korean airport and/or sea port. Delivered to arrive 1,800 head by March
30, 1984; 640 head April 20-30, 1984; 770 head May 5-15, 1984. Payment:
bidder 2% of the total bidding value in the form of cash, city bank check
and/or Irrevocable Letter of Credit within 10:00 a.m. February 8, 1984. Bid
deadline: 11:00 a.m. February 8, 1984 at NLCF's conference room. CONTACT:
Procurement Department Manager, National Livestock Cooperative Federation,
Seoul, Korea. Phone: 783-1668. TELEX: K-23517 NALICOF. (WK 4/TOFAS 8402)

Wheat tender (Egypt). Requests bids for tender No. 5 for 50,000 tons of
wheat, latest crop, any origin except French. Arrival at Egyptian ports
during March, 1984. The committee has the right to increase or decrease
quantity. Offers to be submitted at below address in sealed envelopes latest
12 noon Saturday, 2/4/84. Offers should be valid up to Monday, 2/6/84.
Conditions and specifications to be obtained against payment of L.E. 5 per
copy which should be attached with each offer. Ministerial decree No. 1036/78
must be complied with and also decree No. 120/83. CONTACT: General Authority
for Supply Commodities, Purchasing Comodities for Grains and Products, 24,
Gomhoria St., Cairo, Egypt. TELEX: 92062 ESTRAM-UN. CABLE: ESTRAM. (WK
4/TOFAS 28)

Hops (West Germany). Wants 500 tons of raw and pelletized hops 6% 7% Alpha
acid. Packed in containers. Quote CIF Hamburg. Delivery ASAP. Bank ref:
Wiesbadener Volksbank, Friedrichstr. 20, 6200 Wiesbaden, W. Germany. CONTACT:
Mr. C. C. Kuan, Oceanic GmbH, Sonnenberger Str. 64, 6200 Wiesbaden, W.
Germany. Phone: 6121-402362. (WK 4/TOFAS 5)

Corn gluten feed (West Germany). Wants large quantities of corn gluten feed,
28% protein and fat. Packed in bulk. Quote CIF Rotterdam. Delivery ASAP.
Price to include 1% commission fee. Bank ref: Deutsche Bank AG, Adolphsplatz
7, 2000 Hamburg 11, W. Germany. CONTACT: Mr. Kirti Doshi, Intrakonti,
Celsiusweg 15, 2000 Hamburg 50, W. Germany. Phone 40-856931. TELEX: 212043.
(WK 4/TOFAS 6)

Holstein heifers (Egypt). Wants Holstein bred heifers, one plane load (60-80
head). Delivery ASAP. Quote CIF Cairo Airport, Egypt. Bank ref: Arab
Limited Bank, Cairo. CONTACT: Gamal Hassan El-Rayes, 36, Aly Abdel Razik
Street, Nozha, Heliopolis, Egypt. (WK 4/TOFAS 3)

Beef (Egypt). Wants to get in touch with suppliers of first quality cut beef,
prime cuts boneless. Packaging as suitable. Quote CIF Alexandria, and Port
Said, Egypt. Bank ref: Alex-Kuwait International, Cairo, Egypt. CONTACT:
Mohamed A. Abdel Daiem, El Niel Off. Import & Agencies, 38B, Mansour St., Bab
El Louk, Cairo, Egypt. TELEX: 373 LTC-UN. Phone: 25358. (WK 3/TOFAS 30)

Rice (Nigeria). Wants 10,000 mt long grain, parboiled rice, 4% broken max.
Packed in 50 kilo bags. Delivery ASAP. All documents in English. Quote C&F,
Lagos. Bank ref: BCCI, Broad Street, Lagos. CONTACT: Emmanuel Ekpe,
Niedermeyer International Co. Nigeria, 3/7, Nnamdi Azikiwe St., (3rd F1.),
P.O. Box 3368, Lagos, Nigeria. CABLE: NITER NG. Phone: (01)663346.
(WK 4/TOFAS 13)

Foreign Market Development:

United States International Food Show New York Coliseum, April 15-18, 1984:
Frozen foods and fresh fruits, nuts and vegetables will occupy special
pavilions in prime exhibit space at the Second U.S. International Food Show,
April 15-18, in the New York Coliseums, maintaining their own industry
identify while benefiting from the buyer power of an established all foods,
all beverages show with visitors coming from all over the world.

The special pavilions have been endorsed by the National Frozen Food
Association, the American Frozen Food Institute, and the Produce Marketing
Association. Full details on obtaining exhibit space in the Frozen Food
Pavilion or Produce Pavilion, or in any other part of the show, are available
from: Gerald Parker, U.S. International Food Show, 2 World Trade Center, Room
5080, New York, New York 10047; telephone: (212) 524-9365.

LIFAF July 29 August 1984, New Orleans, Louisiana: The Louisiana
Department of Agriculture will sponsor an International Food and Agri-busines
Fair from July 29 August 4, 1984 at the International Business Center in the
Louisiana World Exposition. The LIFAF will afford exhibitors the opportunity
to contact a forecast 600,000 visitors, 12% of whom will be from foreign

Further information and details on participation are available from the
Louisiana Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 44302, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
70804-4302, telephone: (504) 342-7011.

The Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA) has obtained one stand at
the Panamanian International Commercial Exposition, to be held in the 'ATLAPA'
Convention Center, Panama City, Panama, March 21-25, 1984. This commercial
food trade show draws about 2000 buyers from the Central and South American
markets. For more information about this event contact: SUSTA, ATTENTION:
Ben Jabbour, International Trade Mart, Suite 338, 2 Canal Street, New Orleans,
Louisiana 70130, telephone: (504) 568-5986.

VIEW AUSTRALIA 85 Exhibition

From April 6th 14th 1985, an international Exhibition for wines, spirits and
alcoholic beverages will be held in Melbourne, Australia. The organizers are
estimating trade attendance of 12,000 (60% Australia and 40% foreign visitors)
and 80,000 general public. Four of the nine days of the exhibition will be
set aside for trade only visitors. An international panel will also conduct a
wine judging. A 10% discount is offered to exhibitors signing up for space
prior to March 1, 1984. Further details may be obtained from Mr. Johnnie
Walker, Director, View Australia Management Pty. Ltd., Exhibition House, 102
Chapel Street, East Street Kidda 3183, Melbourne, Australia.

Phillippines Asian Livestock Techno-Show. The first "Asian Livestock
Techno-Show" will be held in Manila, Phillippines, April 1-7, 1984. Local and
foreign firms will exhibit their latest innovations in breeders technology,
livestock equipment and bio-support systems to livestock raisers from the
Phillippines and neighboring countries of Asia and Pacific regions. The show
is sponsored by the Livestock Equipment Suppliers and Manufacturers
Association of the Phillippines. According to the organizers, 50 foreign
companies have signed up. If you are interested in attending please contact:
Engr. Wenceslao Vinzons Tan, Asian Livestock Techno-Show, P.O. Box 27
Greenhills, San Juan, Metro Manila, Phillippines, Telex: 66559 WENCE PN,
and/or the Dairy, Livestock and Poultry Division, Foreign Agricultural
Service, ATTENTION: Willie Brooks. Phone: (202) 447-3690.

Notice of Foreign Proposals Concerning Standards in Agriculture. As required
of all signatories to the GATT Standards Code, the following notifications of
foreign proposed standards related rules have 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. From
time to time we also receive proposals through our embassies in foreign
countries, as is the case this week. Requests for copies or questions can be
referred to Carolyn Wilson, USDA Technical Office, Room 5530 S. Blgd.,
Washington, D.C. 20250, or phone (202) 382-1327.

Switzerland TBT Notification 84.7. The Swiss Federal Bureau of Public
Health has proposed a revision (product covered-foodstuffs) of the Ordinance
on Foodstuffs and Customary Articles. The revision would update certain
provisions of the 1936 Ordinance, in particular clarification and
supplementing of terms and definitions and certain stipulations concerning
labeling. The products to be covered are milk and milk products, cheese,
powders and pastes for puddings and creams, dietetic food preparations,
ice-creams, chocolate powder and additives. The objective and rationale for
the revision is adaptation of provisions to present state of technology and
better consumer information and protection. Final date for comments is March
12, 1984.


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 buyers.
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,
telephone: (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 6616-S 447-8031
Grain & Feed Division 5603-S 447-4168

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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