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.lL j 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. December 7, 1979
2222- Soybean oil, cottonseed oil, frozen chicken (England). Wants 20,000 mt each of
2224 soybean oil and cottonseed oil, bulk, and 1,500 mt of frozen chicken, Grade A.
Quotations CIF Santa Domingo. Bank ref: William & Glyns Bank, 8 Great Tower
Street, London EC4. Contact: Fareed Ishani, Sebel Grove Ltd., 39 North End
Road, London W14 8SZ, England. Telex: 8814987. Phone: 01-602 6038.
2225 Vegetable oils (England). Wants 50 tons per week of edible vegetable oils, all
types. Packed in bulk. Wishes to deal with manufacturers only. Quote CIF
Liverpool. Bank ref: National Westriinster Bank, 55 King Street, Manchester.
Contact: M. A. Rauf, Bloom 7 Chelsea Ltd., 135 Withington Road, Wally Range,
Manchester M16, England. Telex: 24224 REF: 3108. Phone: 061 226 5115.
2226- Goats, ducks (Malaysia). Company interested in information on meat type goats
2227 for breeding including information on Anglo-Dubian. Desires information on
ducks for breeding, also. Contact: Dr. Chong Sue Kheng, S.C. Lim & Chong SDN. BHD,
27 Jalan Limau Kasturi, Bangsar Park, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2228- Meats, cake mixes, peanuts, biscuits (England). Wishes mid to high quality vacuum
2230 packed meats, cake mixes, peanuts and biscuits. Quantities to be negotiated. All
products packed in cartons of one dozen each. Delivery soonest. Quote CIF
Heathrow if by air and CIF any British port if by sea. Bank ref: Bank of Credit
and Commerce International. Contact: Majeed Azadbakat, Park Meats, 136 Holland
Park Avenue, London W11, England. Telex: 935603. Phone: 01-229 3086.
2231 Cocoa powder (Korea). Wants unspecified quantities of cocoa powder. Firm
established in 1974 as commission sales agent. Request product literature and
quotations C&F. Contact: Lee Chang-Ho, Director, Taewon & Co., Ltd,. CPO Box
4241, Seoul 100, Korea. Cable: BIGROUND Seoul. Phone: 260-260l/2. or 265-2842.
Telex: TAECO K24923.
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2232 Nursery Plants (Portugal). Bid request for 2,000 small plants of the Cascade Hop
plant variety (Humulus Lupulus). Contact: Maria Angela V'sconceli oger lDe
Services De Producao Agraria, Lamacaes, 4700 Braga, Portugal. TelTex: 2 c/o
ESTACAO AGRARIA. Phone: 22558 or 22553.
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2233- Ingredients for animal feed (Malaysia). Wishes to contact' U.S-upplipr L D ..
2234 ingredients for animal feeds as follows: 50 tons per shipment each of roller
dried skimmed milk powder, roller dried green dyed whey powder, and animal feed
supplements (UFG OFR fermented products); 20 tons per shipment of minerals for
animal feed; 100 tons per shipment of Dia-Calcium Phosphate; and 5,000 kilos per
shipment of Zinc Bacitracin. All products packed in 25 kilo bags. Quote CIF
Port Kelang. Bank ref: United Malayan Banking Corp. BHD., JLN. Pudu, Kuala
Lumpur. Contact: Francis Cher, Syarikat Chang Cheng (M) SDN. BHD., 19-21 JLN.
Overseas Union, Klang Road, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Telex: MARCH MA 31392.
Issued weekly by the Export Trade Services Division. Foreign Agricultural Service. U.S. Department of
Agriculture. Room 4945 South Building, Washington. D.C. 20250
Cable: 'LONGMARCH KL'. Phone: (03) 732-723.
2235- Canned fruits and vegetables (Thailand). Wishes to contact U.S. suppliers of
2236 canned fruits and vegetables. Request catalogs and prices. Contact:
Kittiwachara, Dir., Grace Land Co., Ltd., 5th Floor, Attakravi Bldg., 98
Sukhumvit 26, Bangkok 11, Thailand. Phone: 252-7797.
2237 Hatching eggs (Honduras). Wishes direct sale for resale, also exclusive dis-
tributorship, for hatching eggs. Firm wants to receive offers as soon as
possible, CIF Cortes against Letter of Credit including catalogs, price lists,
terms of delivery, etc. The firm operates new firm engaged in poultry farm
equipment and operation. The firm is also interested in importing hatching eggs
for reproduction. Contact: Mario H. Castaneda, Manager, Indavisa, P.O. Box 141-
C, Tegucigalpa, D.C., Honduras. Cable: INDAVISA.
2238 Alfalfa meal (Portuqal). Wants 3,000 4,000 mt of alfalfa meal. Contents: 18-
21. protein, 20-23 fiber, and 8-10% moisture. Packed in bags of 50 kilos and
bulk. Delivery January 1980. Quotes CIF Lisbon. Bank ref: Bano Espirito
Santo, Av. Republica, Lisbon. Contact: Humberto Ramos, Manager, Farchem-
Produtos Quimicos E Farmaceuticos, LDA, AV. Joao Crisostomo, 23-1, 1000 Lisboa,
Portugal. Cable: FARCHEM. Phone: 53 94 54; 57 28 26.
2239 Turkey (Italy). Wants whole turkeys and turkey parts. Quantity and delivery
date to be agreed. Quotations CIF. Payment Letter of Credit. Bank ref: Bancz
Commercial Italiana, Montecatini Terme, Pistoia. Contact: Biagi Orlando,
Biagi 0. SPA, Via Provinciale Lucchese, Borgo A. Muggiano, Pistoia, Italy.
Telex: 570550 BIAGI I. Phone: 0572/30216.
2240 Apples (Germany). Wants 60,000-100,000 cases per shipment Washington apples,
"Richard Red" and "Star King" varieties. Quotations FOB U.S. port of loading or
C&F Red Sea or Arabian Gulf. Bank ref: Vereins-UND Westbank Ag, Hamburg.
Contact: Hans Juergen Heitmann, Managing Director, Alrami GMBH, P.O. Box 500
103, Palmaille 124, D-2000 Hamburg 50, Germany. Telex: 21 73245 (ANSWER BACK:
ALRA D). Cable: ALRAMID Hamburg. Phone: 040 38 12 21.
2241- Hereford breeding cattle (Chile). Wants CIF Santiago, Chile price quotations,
2242 both sea and air, on registered pregnant heifers and young bulls of breeding
age. Interested in purchasing 50 -100 head depending on price. Cattle must
meet all sanitary requirements for entry into Chile. Bank ref: Danco De Talca,
Banco Sud Americano, Banco Do Brazil and Republic National Bank of New York,
Santiago, Chile. Contact: Miguel Icekson, Casilla 2714, Santiago 1, Chile.
Phone: 80091, Santiago or 1 Las Vertientes, Santiago.
2243- Prunes, raisins, olives, walnuts, wines (Ecuador). Wants unspecified quantities
2248 of raisins, prunes, walnuts, olives, wines, for resale in consumer sizes, suitable
for consumer sales. Packed in consumer packages with possibly some bulk (100
Ibs.). Delivery soonest. English labels requested. Quotations CIF Guayaquil
C&F Guayaquil. Contact: Ing. Jorge Garcia, Mgr. 10. Sumesa CIA. LTDA., P.O.
Box 8521 Guayaquil, Ecuador. Telex: 043633 NUCLEI-ED. Phone: 351-090
2249- Canned fruit and vegetable juices, nectars & concentrates, soft drinks (France).
2251 Wants unspecified quantities of canned fruit juices, nectars and concentrates,
canned vegetable juices and soft drinks bottled and canned. Contact: Mr.
Brely, President, Profarbo, 43 Boulevard Du Marechal Joffre, 92340 Bourg La
Reine, France. Phone: 664-1916.
2252- Feed barley, rice, wheat, soft drinks, canned fruits and vegetables and juices
2258 (Saudi Arabia). Urgently needs 30,000 mt of feed barley for animal feed in bags,
30,000 mt of U.S. 2, long grain rice with 4.: broken, and 40,000 or more mt of
U.S. parboiled long grain rice with 3 to 41 broken. Also need a large quantity
of U.S. Red Hard Winter wheat in 50 kilo bags and bulk; "Cola" 12/oz and
8/oz four 50,000 case lots; "Soft drink" 12/oz one 50,000 case lot; need all
sorts of canned vegetables fruits and juices. Quote all prices C&F Jeddah.
Bank ref: Banque Becaire Jeddah and Riyadh. Contact: Mohammad Rashid, P.O. Box
1290, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Telex: 401660 JKECTGT SJ. Cable: JAMIL KOHGEER.
2259- Grocery items, coffee, cocoa powder, beef (Taiwan). Wants unspecified quantities
2262 of following line of products: fresh fruits: (apples, grape, pear, cherry,
orange, strawberry); dried fruits:(raisin, dried dates, prunes); food cans:
(cherry,peach, abalones); concentrate juice: (apple, grape, strawberry); dairy
product: (milk powder, butter); cocoa powder, instant coffee, desert (biscuit,
chocolate), and frozen meat: beef. Bank ref: Bank of America (Taipei).
Contact: T. Y. Lai Manager, All Sincere Industrial Co., Ltd., 7F. No. 477, Tun
HWA S. Rd. Taipei. R.O.C., Taiwan. Telex: 11055 YUANPAO. Phone: (02) 7524567.
2263 Animal feedgrains CKorea). New York office of private entity representing Korean
buyers wants substantial quantities of Rape Seed Meal, protein 36% minimum, Fiber
13% mpvimum, mnisturf 11 maximum,-fat 3% maximir; end soybean me1l, protein 44',
minimum, fiber 70' maximum, moisture 12" maximum, fat 0.5% minimum for Korea.
Request FOB or CIF Busan quotation on company letterhead. Bank ref: Seoul Trust
Bank New York Agency, New York, New York. Contact: Byung Son, Korea Mills Inc.,
1412 Broadway, New York, New York 10018. Phone: (212) 221-6199.
2264 Peanuts (England). Wants up to 100 mt tons per season of unshelled peanuts, U.S.
fancy grade Virginia, 25 lb. bags, container loads, quote C&F U.K. ports. Bank
ref: Banco Espanol En Londres, S.A. London El. Contact: G. Costa, L. Barber
(London) Ltd., London Fruit Exchange, Spitalfields, London El, England. Telex:
885100. Phone: 01-247 7401.
2265 Chicken (Egypt). Wants 2,000 mt of frozen fryers, grade A, 800-1400 gram each,
slaughtered according to Islamic Rites, each bird polypacked with weight indicated.
10-16 birds per carton. Cartons of unified weights. Show number of birds, net
weight, and gross weight on each carton. Cartons should show number of birds,
net, and gross weight. Ouote C&F Alexandria. Bank ref: national Bank of ABO
Dhabi, Alexandria. Contact: C.A. Mokhtar El Kilan Inr e:-atinral Affairs and
Foreign Trading Co., P.O. Box 1001 Alexandria, Egct, Telex: -057 GOMALX UN.
Cable: KILANISWAIF, ALEYANDPIA. Phone: AI: Ja.
2266- Catering line of foods (Egypt). IPtereSte:' in ::teri lie (dry, canned) and.
2268 dehydrated foods, dried sou'-s, and canned" cainer t'ial order,
Grade A, consumer size, delivery Soc'net, -'..:- :-- that *,.ill retain
normal shape after hydration. Quote CIF .'. k =: Fiatjinal Bank of
ABO Dhabi, Cairo Banrch. Contact: 'iFbil F'c'-at, F:- Strc-'s, 1121 Korniche
El Nil Maspero, Cairo, Egypt. Telex: 92395 SHADI UN. Phone: 759544.
2269 Canned sliced apples (New Zealand). Wants up to 10,000 cases of canned sliced
apples, institutional size cans #10, delivery before new season starts in
April/May. Quote C&F New Zealand Main port. Bank ref: Australian and New
Zealand Bank, Courtney Place, Wellington. Contact: Gary Parsons Sales Director,
Richard Hislop Ltd., P.O. Box 1360, Wellington, New Zealand. Telex: 31255 -
Preface message with RHSWN, Answerback Intcom. Cable: HILO-NEW ZEALAND. Phone:
2270- Beef liver, turkey, chicken (Egypt). Wants 50 tons each of best quality beef
2272 liver, young and tender; turkey liver; turkey thighs; and chicken, 900-1200 grams
each. Products should be frozen, delivery January or February. Certificates of
slaughtering according to Islamic Rites are required. Quote CIF. Bank ref:
El Nile Bank, Cairo. Contact: Hausain M. Ibrahim, Aulad Aboel Suaud, 72, El
Gaish St., Bab El-Shariah, Cairo, Egypt. Phone: 937885/910083.
2273- Corn, poultry feed (Nigeria). A growing Nigerian poultry firm urgently requires
2274 quotations C&F Lagos for following commodities: (A) No. 3 yellow corn 150 tons
quarterly; (B) chicken mash 1.2 tons monthly; (C) growing mash 800 kilograms/
month; (D) laying starter 700 kilograms/month. Packaging in 50 kilo polyethelene
bags. Delivery as soon as possible. Bank ref: First Bank of Nigeria, Marina,
Lagos. Contact: John 0. Adeyemo, Oredola Okeya Trading Co. Ltd., 68 Nnamdi
Azikiwe Street, P.O. Box 811, Lagos, Nigeria.
2275 Meats and poultry (Germany). Agent for Middle East wants offers for frozen,
canned, and smoked meats and poultry for reexport to Middle East. Company was
established 1970, annual sales DM 2.5 million. Bank ref: Deutsche Bank Ag,
Dresdner Bank Ag and Commerzbank Ag all in 5000 Koeln. Contact: H. Hossini,
letco, Huechelner, Str. 5; 5020 Frechen, Germany. Telex: 889913. Phone:
2276- Beef, veal, & shellfish fresh and frozen (Greece). Hotel company wants (A) strip
2278 loin, boneless, 11,000 lbs.; (B) whole tenderloin, 2-3 Ibs, 18,000 Ibs.; (C)
whole tenderloin, 4-6 lbs.; 9,000 Ibs.; (D) eye round, 12,200 Ibs.; (E) rump,
11,000 lbs; (F) round boneless, rump, 7,800 Ibs.; (G) short loin regular, trimmed
1,100 Ibs.; (H) grinding meat, 17,000 Ibs.; (I) veal hindquarter, 24,000 Ibs.;
(J) boneless veal leg, 5,500 lbs.; (K) shrimp, 17,000 Ibs., 10-15 pcs per lb .;
(L) shrimp, 14,000 Ibs.; 15-20 pcs per lb .; (M) shrimp, 7,500 Ibs.; 20-25
pcs per lb.; and (N) pike fillets, 50,000 lbs. Meats should be USDA Choice in
50 lb cartons. Delivery one half in Jan. balance in May. Quote CIF Piraeus.
Bank ref: National Bank of Greece. Contact: Panos Coumandos, Astir Hotel
Company Inc., c/o Agricultural Attache, American Embassy, Athens, Greece. Telex:
215797 ASCO GR. Phone: 3243961.
2279- Dried fruit, fresh cherries, smoked salmon (Japan). Interested in dried and
2280 dehydrated fruits including pineapples, bananas, apples, dates, figs, prunes and
the rind of various citrus fruits; smoked salmon; and cherries, fresh. Main
outlets for its products are supermarkets, department stores and food stores. Its
sales territory is Norterhn Japan, including Hokkaido and Tohoku. Bank ref:
Tokuyo Sogo Bank, Sapporo Branch, Nishi 1, Odori, Chuo-Ku, Sapporo 060, Japan.
Shipment are minimum 10 tons for dried fruits (by sea), 5 tons for smoked salmon
(by sea) and weekly 1 to 2 tons for cherries (by air). Requests prices and
sample of each. Contact: Kyoji Baba, President, Marusho Shokuhin Kogyo Co., Ltd.,
9-Chome, 12-Jo, Shin Kotoni, Kita-Ku, Sapporo 001, Japan. Phone: 011-762-2343.
2281- Canned meats, salad dressings, canned fruits and vegetables, wines (Honduras).
2284 Interested in exclusive distributorship for canned meats, all types, in all size
cans; salad dressings, all types, bottled and canned; canned salad fruits, fruit
cocktail and other fruits, in all size cans; vegetable salad and mixed vegetables,
canned, and wines, all types, including still, natural and carbonated sparkling
burgundy, vermouth, spirits, etc.; bottled, in all size bottles. Buyer wants
supplier responses as soon as possbile, quote FOB Ex Factory, against supplier
terms; also catalogs, price lists, distributor's discounts, promotional support,
and samples. Contact: Steven Antonio Fanous, Manager and Owner, Distribudora SAF,
Apartado Postal 738, San Pedro Sula, Cortes, Honduras. Phone: 520366.
2285- Filberts, walnuts, sultanas, and prunes (Germany). Wants to buy (A) almonds,
2287 shelled, 100-200 mt annually; (B) filberts, in shell, 100-200 mt annually; (C)
walnuts, in shell (California and Oregon), 100 mt annually; (D) sultanas, 50-100
mt annually; (E) dried prunes, 100-200 mt annually. Good quality, usual export
packaging, delivery as soon as possible. Quote CIF Hamburg. Bank ref:
Stadtsparkasse Buxtehude. Contact: Rolf Rudolff, Amazonia Aussenhandels GMBH,
Vassmerstrasse 16, D-2150 Buxtehude, Germany. Telex: 218809 (ANSWER BACK: PANUS
D). Phone: 04161-2196 or 04161-52551.
2288- Canned fruits, vegetables and juices (Germany). Wants container loads of (A)
2291 canned fruits, (B) canned vegetables, (C) soft drinks, (D) fruit juices, single
strength. Relatively large quantities if prices are acceptable,good and medium
qualities, cartons for 20 foot containers. Containers will be made available by
inquiring firm,German/English labels. Quote CIF Rotterdam/Hamburg. Bank ref:
Heinrich Dnner, Hamburg. Contact: Hermann Hitzig, Itoc/Eurex, Establishment for
Trade and Industries, Harvestehuder WEG 22, D-2000 Hamburg 13, Germany. Telex:
02-15715 (ANSWER BACK: ITOC D). Phone: 040-44 17 31.
2292 Brewing malt (Germany). Wishes to buy minimum of 10 tons per shipment of caramel
malt (dark). Sample basis (200 grams by air). In bags of 50 or 100 kilos net.
Quote C&F Puerto Rico. Bank ref: Commerzbank Ag, Hamburg. Contact: Gotthard
Ihle, Brewmaster, Granitweg 20, D-2000 Hamburg 65, Germany. Phone: 040-602 34 21.
2293 Corn and concentrate premises (Nigeria). Wants (1) 600 tons corn delivered at 2
month intervals. To be increased after one year to 1,800 tons at 2 month
intervals; (2) 150 tons of concentrates/premixes delivered at 2 month intervals.
To be increased to 450 tons at 2 month intervals after one year. Information
on chemical analysis of concentrates and premixes. Usage rates of above should be
given along with other relevant information. Quote C&F, Calabar. Letter of
Credit will be opened as soon as invoice prices are accepted. Contact: Mr. Udofia,
Managing Director, Trufaith Co. Ltd., 3/5 State Avenue, Calabar, Nigeria.
2294 Dry peas (Taiwan). Importer representative wishes to obtain C and F Kaohsiung
quotations immediately for 40 foot container loads of first and second grade
Austrian winter peas, Alaska dry peas and yellow peas. Plans to make one 40 foot
container trial order and, if quality satisfactory, monthly purchases thereafter.
Bank ref: Chinese Overseas Banking Corporation, Taichung Branch. Contact: Tommy
C.T. Wang, General Manager, Hornet Trading Co., Ltd., No. 337, Dah Chu Road, P.O.
Box 118, Taichung, Taiwan. Telex: 51113 AAB HORNET. Phone:' 042-229008, 042-
2295 Joint ventures (Nigeria). Two different companies have requested joint venture
in development of agricultural lands in Norther Nigeria. Halilu Shaha of Kusodu
Bros. Nig. Ltd. (CXO Jamaitu Masru Islam, P.O. BBM 96, Kaduna) has 592.88 Hectares
of land for which he is seeking an expatriate technical partner. He has letter of
intent for financing through the Nigerian Agriculture Bank and the certificate of
occupancy/clear title for all the Land. LPE land is located in Niger State, 30
miles from Minna and 22 miles from Abuja, the Federal Capital territory. He would
like mixed farming. Alhaji Yusufu Danladi Audu has over 300 acres in Zuru,
Sokoto State on which he would like to plant ginger for export. He is presently
exporting ginger but would like to escalate his production with a foreign
2296- Herford and Angus (Japan). Wants 300 head yearly of live cattle, Hereford and
2297 Angus 8 months old. Quotations: FOB U.S. international airport. Delivery as
soon as possible. Bank ref: Sumitomo Bank, Imazato Branch. Contact: Toshio
Ishii, Manager, Ishii Industrial Co., Ltd., 3-4, Nakagawa 1Chome, Ikuno-Ku,
Osaka 544, Japan. Cable: ISHISEWCO, Osaka. Phone: 06-751-6861.
2298 Seed potatoes (Venezuela). Wants seed potatoes, Sebago and Kennebec, Norchip,
Red la Soda, best grade available. 30,000 wooden crates of 46-50 kilos each,
seed to be delivered in the middle of August. Phytosanitary permit of country of
origin is required. Quote CIF Puerto Cabello and Puerto Guanta. Bank ref:
Banco Latino, El Tigre and Bandagro, El Tigre, Venezuela. Contact: Jose Luis
Ferrera, Apropan, Upragua, Ave. Francisco De Miranda, El Tigre, Estado Anzoategui,
Venezuela. Cable: 'UPRAGUA. Phone: (083) 31401.
2299- Canned peas, mixed vegetables (Venezuela). Wants (A) canned peas in water, (B)
2300 canned mixed peas/carrots/potatoes in water. 20,000 cases x 24 cans/case each
product best quality available or send price quotes on other grades. Product
must be cut in 3/8" to 1/4" cubes. 215 gram size can. Private label, importer
will supply artwork. Delivery February, 1980. Quote C&F Venezuelan port.
Contact: I.S. c/o Alimentos Heinz, Caracas, Venezuela. Telex: c/o 25384
2301 Goats (Guatemala). Wants 18 pure bred goats: French Alpine (2), Nubia (10),
Laannel (2), Lamancha (2), Toggenborg (2). Delivery within three months. Health
certificates and breed registers needed. Quote FOB. Bank ref: Banco De Occidente,
4A. Calle 11-38, Zona 1, Guatemala City, Guatemala. Contact: Lic. Gustavo
Adolfo Fratti, 12 Calle "A" 11-39, Zona 1, Office 207, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
2302 Red beans (Guatemala). Wants 10,000 tons of red silk beans guaranteed U.S.
product of U.S. standards. Quote CIF Acajutla, El Salvador. Bank ref: Banco
Del Agro, 9A. Calle 5-39, Zona 1, Guatemala City, Guatemala. Contact: Ing.
Pumberto Preti, 13 Avenida 20-97, Zona 10, Guatemala City, Guatemala. Telex:
5168 CAMWI GU. Phone: 68-02-62.
2304- Soybean meal, vegetable oil, cottonseed oil (El Salvador). Wishes to import the
2306 following: soybean meal, one metric ton monthly; vegetable oil for human con-
sumption (corn,sun flower or any other type) and cotton seed oil in large
quantities for local mass consumption. Quarterly delivery. Quote CIF Acajutla
or CIF Santo Tomas De Castilla. Bank ref: Banoco Cuscatlan and Banco Capital-
izador, San Salvador. Commercial reference: American Breeder Services, Minnesota
Answer needed as soon as possible. Overall estimated value of purchase: $300,000
quarterly. Contact: Ing. Tony Cabrales, Cabrales Meza Y CIA., 49 Avenida Sur
727, San Salvador, El Salvador, Central America. Cable: Cabra. Phone: 23-2074.
2307 Lentils (Egypt). Arab Republic of Egypt, General Authority for Supply Commodities,
24 Goumhoria Street, Cairo, Egypt, telex 92062, has issued a tender with a closing
date of December 22 for 5,000 mt of green lentils. Invitation for bid No. GASC/20-
80/ARE. Full details can be obtained from the Agency for International Development,
(AID), Washington, D.C. (202) 235-8862.
2308 Confectionery gift packages (Sweden). Interested in confectionery, packed for
gift purposes. Contact: Gunnar Joos, Manager, Intersellers AB, Svarvargatan 11,
S-112 49 Stockholm, Sweden. Phone: 08/54 25 25. Reference: Party House Inc.,
2309- Frozen beef, vegetables (Qatar). Hotel and airline catering service is interested
2310 in offers for frozen beef, vegetables and other catering foods. Wishes to contact
producers. Send catalogues, C&F Doha price lists. Contact: K. Heinz Volland,
Catering Manager, Gulf Hotel and Catering, P.O. Box 1911, Doha, Qatar (Arabian
Gulf). Phone: 25251. Telex: 4168 DH. Cable: AL KHALEEG Doha.
2311 Rice, popcorn, sugar, salt (Nigeria). Wishes to represent U.S. suppliers of the
above products. Contact: Michael International Agencies (Nigeria) Ltd., P.O.
Box 5586, Lagos State, Nigeria.
2312 Corn (Syria). Government tender with closing date Dec. 17 for 50,000 mt plus/minus
50' of U.S. No 2 or equivalent, new crop., test wt min 54 Ib/bu, moisture max 15.5
pct, damaged kernels max 5% including max 2% damaged due to temperature, broken
kernels and foreign materials max 3' under serves 12/64, free of mould mildew,
live and dead insects, fit for animal feeding. Bagged or bulk with empty new jute
bags, weight 2.25-2.50 lb capacity 100 kg. Shipment 25,000 mt January 1980 and
25,000 mt February 1980. Require with offer 2% bid bond valid one month con-
firmed by the Commerical Bank of Syria, Branch No. 6. To be replaced upon purchase
confirmation by 5% performance bond. Phytosanitary certificate required with
goods. Quote C&F free out Latakia or Tartous port. Net wt without any commission
for in bulk with out bags, in bulk with empty new jute bags, or bagged in new jute
bags. Full details from office below. Contact: Dr. A. K. Eido,Gen. Director,
General Organization for Fodder (GOF), P.O. Box 4797 Damascus, Syria. Telex:
ALAF, 11089 SY. Cable: ALAF, Damascus. Phone: 221689 and 221983.
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FOREIGN TRADE DEVELOPMENTS
Pork Imports (Japan). The two leading Japanese farm cooperatives have approached
the pork importers and the sausage manufacturers association to reduce pork
imports. The association and importers have agreed to determine the amount of
pork due to arrive in the December-March period. They have also agreed to sign
no new contracts until April 1980 and hold December-March arrivals in bond until
April. Pork which has already cleared customs will be placed in "isolation"
Although this is a voluntary program with no checks on performance--there has
been no formal intervention by the Japanese Government--this action will place
a virtual embargo on pork sales to Japan until at least April 1980.
The Japanese pork market is in a temporary oversupply situation with consider-
able carcasses destined for "isolation" stocks until supply and demand come
into balance. Latest estimates are that 10,000 metric tons are already in
SIAL '80. The Mid-America International Agri-Trade Council (MIATCO) is organiz-
ing the U.S. Pavilion at the 9th International Food Products Exhibition to be
held in Paris, France from November 17th to 22nd, 1980. A total of 720 square
meters are available in the U.S. Pavilion with a standard booth of 9 square
meters selling for $1800., and some larger areas still available upon request.
SIAL is a major international food exhibit with more than 20% of the expected
150,000 visitors in 1980 expected from outside France. For further information
about the exhibit, contact Wilhelm Kosnopfl, Assistant Director, MIATCO, 300 W.
Washington St. Suite 710, Chicago, Illinois 60606. Phone: (312) 368-4448.
Poultry Exports to Argentina. The Government of Argentina (GOA) has recently
implemented a decree which requires that only poultry plants specifically approved
as a result of a visit by an Argentine veterinary official are eligible to provide
poultry and poultry products for export to Argentina. Shipments to Argentina
from non-approved plants will be refused entry. For details as to approved
eligible plants, exporters should contact the nearest regional office of the
Food Safety and Quality Service (USDA) Meat and Poultry Inspection.
The Fourth Annual Iowa Winter Beef Expo -- Feb. 17-22, 1980, at the Iowa State
Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa. Top beef breeding stock from Iowa and the Midwest
will compete and be sold from 13 breeds from the performance testing bull program
of the Iowa Beef Imporvement Association. Breeds represented are Angus, Charolais,
Chianina, Gelbveih, Hereford, Limousin, Main-Anjou, Murray Grey, Polled Hereford,
Red Angus, Simmental, Shorthorn and South Devon. Last year at the Winter Beef
Expo nearly $1 million worth of cattle were sold to breeding herds throughout the
U.S. and Canada. For more information contact the Marketing Division, Iowa
Department of Agriculture, Wallace Building, Des Moines, Iowa 50319. Phone: (515)
281-5993. TWX: 910-221-5686.
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