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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 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 l: iq.y. "B ..I r ....-r the Export Trade
Services Division, FAS, (202) 447-7103. HUME LIBRARY
Febr ary 13, 1981
MAR 21981
0280 Alfalfa hay bales (Venezuela). Int rested in 30,000 bales-- 0 pounds each,
premium quality, harvested at 1/10 l go~ywire baled, in pal ets with steel
or web strapping, delivery starting 9i4 tbe tr P V.r- riKf of origin,
certificate of quality and phytosar iiary cert ilcaL~ dPTt y ired. Quote:
CIF La Guaira. Bank ref: Banco de Comercio, Banco Consolidado. Contact:
Ricardo Oriwin, Semillas Magna S.R.L., Edif. La Industriosa, Oficina 205,
Final Calle 6 La Urbina, Caracas, Venezuela. Telex: 24219 CALIN VC.
Phone: 02-239-7075.

0281 Joint venture (Egypt). Wants to develop an agribusiness joint venture.
Land owned by government of Egypt but will be leased to the Egyptian side.
The project should include commodity production, agricultural industries,
and livestock operation (dairy, meat, or both) for the local market and for
export. Cultivated land located in Mariout or Einahda area, near
Alexandria. Electric power and irrigation water available. Paved roads
available. Large part of the area is already planted with table grapes.
American side to offer capital, management, and know-how to the project.
Egyptian side to offer the land for 25 years renewable for another period.
Contact: Mohib Soussa, Sitco, 59B Abdel-Moneim Riyad Street, Dokki, Cairo,
Egypt. Phone: 805093.

0282 Dried milk (Algeria). Tender with closing date February 23 for spray
medium-heat powdered skim milk, 11,600 metric tons, must be wholesome,
include 1.5 percent butter fat maximum, 4 percent water, 0.15 percent total
acidity, packaged in kraft paper bags weighing each 25 kilograms. Delivery
May to June to Algiers, Oran, & Annaba. Health certificates required.
Quote: FOB, Algerian ports. Contact: Onalait, Comite Des Marches, 1,
Place Carnot, Hussein-Dey, Algiers, Algeria. Telex: 52550. Cable: ONAL
DZ. Phone: 77.01.67.

0283 Butterfat (Algeria). Tender with closing date February 23 for 6,900 metric
tons of anhydrous milk fat for human consumption, correspondence in French
required. Full details from address below. Delivery April through July to
Algiers, Oran, and Annaba. Contact: Onalait, Comite Des Marches, 1, Place
Carnot, Hussein-Dey, Algiers, Algeria. Telex: 52550. Phone: 77.01.67;

0284 Grocery line (Tahiti, Hong Kong, Japan). Exclusive U.S. agent of trading
company in Tahiti, Hong Kong, and Japan is interested in contacting USA

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


suppliers of packaged grocery products, fresh fruits and vegetables, meats
ana poultry, dried fruits and nuts (almonds, walnuts, peanuts, pistachios),
and peas, beans, lentils, barley and rice. All buying will be coordinated
through the U.S. office. Contact: R. H. Castaneda, Market Development
Manager, Pacific Intertrade Corp., World Trade Center, Suite 261, San
Francisco, California 94111. Phone: (415) 981-6780. Telex: ITT 171701

0285 Grocery line (Saudi Arabia). Interested in canned specialties, canned
foodstuffs, other canned foodstuffs, confectionery products, canned dairy
products. Establishing a company for the distribution of non-frozen food
products including diet foods to supermarkets, wholesalers, and
construction camps in Saudi Arabia. U.S. firms interested in supplying or
forming a joint venture association should contact: Naser Khan, P.O. Box
1555, Judda, Saudi Arabia. Phone: 644-2993, 687-4424.

0286 Sorghum, rice (Mali). Purchase for resale in Mali. Request bids on 20,000
metric tons of first quality white sorghum shipped in 50 kilogram sacks and
5,000 metric tons of 40 percent broken rice shipped in 50 kilogram sacks.
Request delivery to Port of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, CIF. Payment in 90 days
by irrevocable letter of credit on Banque de Developpement de Mali.
Contact: Amirou Dit Baba Cisse, BP 1608 Bamako, Mali. Telex: 428.

0288 Wheat flour (Mali). Purchase for resale in Mali. Request bids on 10,000
metric tons of wheat flour shipped in 50 kilogram sacks and 20,000 metric
tons of table salt shipped in 50 kilogram sacks. Request delivery to Port
of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, CIF. Payment in 90 days by irrevocable letter of
credit on Banque de Developpement de Mali. Request bids via telex listed
per number 8. Contact: Hamadoun Waigalo, BP 64 Bamako, Mali. Cable:

0289 Soybean meal (Algeria). Government agency wants 30,000 to 40,000 metric
tons. Technical specifications as follows: extraction soybean meal
quality, 49 percent protein maximum, 13 percent moisture maximum, 2 percent
fatty material maximum, and 4 percent cellulose maximum. Packaged in new
or first choice export bags. Deliveries between February and May.
Quote: FOB, CIF Liner terms in Algiers, Oran, Annaba, Bejaia, and Skikda.
Contact: 4bbache, Feed Sector Coordinator, Onab, Direction de la
Production, 4, Chemin de Kouba, Algiers, Algeria. Telex: 53717. Cable:
ONAB DZ. Phone: 58.75.35.

0290 Hereford and Aberdeen Angus feeder cattle (Korea). Heifers 2,500 each,
0291 steer, 2,500 each. Weight at inspection: above 550 lbs. Delivery from
March to October 1981. Age: between 9 and 20 months old. Inspector
team: 2 men. Exclude all inspection charges. Quote: CIF Korea both
vessel and plane. Bank ref: The Hanil Bank, Ltd. Contact: Hae Young
Park, Manager, Shin Heung Flour Mills Co., Ltd., 52, 4-KA, Choongmoo-Ro,
Chung-Ku, Seoul, Korea. Telex: K25193 SHMSCO. Cable: LIONFLOUR.
Phone: 266-2871/3.

0292 Turkey backs, corn flakes, rice (Ivory Coast). Wants turkey backs, minimum
0293 quantity, in cartons; corn flakes, one container, in cartons; rice, 10,000
0294 mt, long grain parboiled, 5 percent broken max, bagged. Delivery as soon
as possible. Quote: C&F Lome (to go); Cotonou (Benin), Bank ref: Societe
General; Ivory Coast. Contact: Mrs. Omoyele A. Gadagbe, African Art,

import/export, 01 B.P. 2503, Abidjan 01, Ivory Coast. Telex: 3224
CHACOM. Phone: 32-93-50.

0295 Brewer barley (Venezuela). Requests C&F for Guaria quotes for brewer
barley, best quality available, bulk shipments first and second quarter
1981. Sanitary certificate required. Bank ref: Royal Venezolano Bank
(Parque Humboldt Branch). Contact: Raul Boasso, Baycor C.A., Edif. Centro
Empresarial Miranda, Piso 2, Oficina L Avenida Francisco de Miranda, Cruce
Con Av. Principal de los Ruices, Caracas, Venezuela. Telex: 25 266 BAYCO
VE. Cable: BYCOR. Phone: 239-1033/239-1843.

0296 Chicken (Canada). Wishes to buy chicken, fresh and frozen boneless chicken
breasts, rock cornish game hens. Quantity: to be determined. Wants
offerings on whole fresh chickens, fresh and frozen chicken parts and
boneless chicken breasts (frozen), cornish hens individually cry-o-vac
(frozen). Bank ref: Upon request. Contact: Tony Asquith, Asquith
International Ltd., Suite 210, 9350 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario,
L4C 5G2, Canada. Telex: 06966816. Phone: (416) 883-3762.

0297 Live lobsters (Martinique). Wants six tons per month of live lobsters (500
gr to 1 kg each). Delivery: as soon as possible. Quotations: CIF
Martinique. Bank ref: Chase Manhattan Bank, Fort-De-France, Martinique.
Contact: Georges Brival, Directeur Commercial, Caraibe Maree, B.P. 330,
97200 Fort-De-France, Martinique, FWI. Phone: 79.29.30.

0298 Poultry feed and supplements (Togo). Wishes to buy complete poultry feed
0299 supplements and concentrates including layer-breeder complete poultry
feed. Quotation terms CIF Lome. Contact: Rev. Pere Josef Kling, Centre
D' Elevage-Paroisse St. Joseph, B.P. 1, Porto-Seguro, Togo.

0300 Baby food (Nigeria). Interested in undisclosed quantity of baby food.
Contact: Adebayo Makinde, Managing Director, Jolliters Chemists Nigeria
Limited, 172 Agege Motor Road, Mushin, P.O. Box 8, Lagos, Nigeria.

0301 Cheese (Spain). Requests CIF quotations ports of Alicante and/or Barcelona
for an undisclosed quantity of cheese, natural and processed. Contact:
Jose T. Tomas Garcia, Manager, Imexpain, S.A., Pintor Cabrera, 9, Alicante
3, Spain. Cable: IMEXPAIN. Telex: 66737. Phone: 965/226581.

0302 Frozen pork, fruits and vegetables, specialties and seeds (Spain).
0303 Commission agent selling throughout Spain and Canary Islands requests
0304 CIF Spanish port quotes for above products. Contact: Clemens J. J. B. Van
Geijn, Manager, 0. R. V. E. N. S.. A., Torre de Madrid 6/10, Madrid 13,
Spain. Telex: 22401. Phone: 91/2484870.

0305 Rice (Nigeria). Wishes to buy U.S. long grain rice. Contact: Kolawole
Odewale, Manager, Kabros Associate (NIG) Company, 6, Onikoyi Street,
Idumota, P.O. Box 10720, Lagos, Nigeria. Cable: KASOCIATE, LAGOS.

0306 Fish meal (Egypt). Interested in representing a U.S. manufacturer of fish
meal. Also requests price list of fish meal FOB & CIF Alexandria.
Contact: Mohammad Riad Fawzi, Mosaddek Street, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
Phone: 703451.

0307 Milk, sugar, baby food (Nigeria). Interested in undisclosed quantities of


milk, sugar, and baby food. Contact: D. Olutayo Adenekam, Managing
Director, Tayo Nekan (W.A.) Limited, 16 Agboola Street, Ijeshatedo, P.O.
Box 2665, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. Phone: 848090.

0308 Rice (Nigeria). Wishes to buy U.S. rice. Quote C&F Lagos port. License
is available. Terms of payment--irrevocable letter of credit. Contact:
Lateef A. Kotun, Lagawash Nigeria Company, 10 Agodogba Court, Isale EKO,
Lagos, Nigeria. Cable: IWARERE.

0309 Canned baby foods, fruits and vegetables (Nigeria). Requests quotations
0310 for above products. Contact: Mrs. Ifeoma Ajene, Managing Director, Kenul
International Enterprises, 14 Holo Street Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria.
Phone: 834435.

0311 Wines, beer (England). Wants wines, still and sparkling, table wines, 20
0312 foot containers, and beer, ale, stout and porter, export quality, 20 foot
container. Shipping agents for Financial Impex Co. Ltd.: AMI (shipping
and forwarding) Ltd., freight house, Gatwick Road, Crawley, Sussex, Rhio
2RE. Quote: CIF, UK. Bank ref: Lloyds Bank Ltd., Dyke Road Brighton
Branch, Seven Dials, Brighton, East Sussex. Contact: Paul V. Robinson,
Financial Impex Co. Ltd., 75 Church Road, Hove, East Sussex BN3 288,
England. Telex: 87495. Phone: 0273 734624.

0313 Frozen fruit, shellfish (Ireland). Wishes to buy frozen lobster, lobster
0314 tails, shrimps, prawns, oysters and crabmeat, container loads, Grade A,
cartons 12X8oz/12oz/16oz. Quote: CIF. Bank ref: Northern Ireland Bank,
Ballarena, Limavady, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Contact: The
Director, Bellarena Fisheries Ltd., Bellarena, Limavady, NR. Londonderry,
Northern Ireland. Phone: 0276 73714.

0315 Broilers, eggs (South Africa). Wants 500 tons of frozen broilers, top and
0316 medium grade. Halal slaughtered, FOB, CIF, and C&F Egypt and Kuwait; and
ten million fresh eggs, grades 1, 2, & 3, CIF and C&F Egyptian port. Bank
ref: Standard Bank, Ladysmith, Natal. Contact: Suleman Sader, Sader's
International Services, P.O. Box 24, Ladysmith 3370, Natal, South Africa.
Phone: LADYSMITH, NATAL, 3619.

0317 Rice (Ivory Coast). Wants (A) 30,000 mt. 20-40 percent broken; (B)
100,000 mt. 10-20 percent broken, bagged, delivery 2-3 months. Quote:
C&F Abidjan. Contact: Emmanuel Seka, Press Attache, Ivory Coast Embassy,
Washington, D.C. Phone: (202) 483-2400. The buyer is Aquie Amefon,
International Eximco, 08 B.P. Abidjan 08, Ivory Coast. Phone: 41.42.66.

0318 Whole frozen chickens and parts (South Africa). Trial run--550 tons;
ultimately several million tons, Grade B quality. Whole chickens
individually wrapped. Portions wrapped in convenient packages in suitable
material. Certified by USDA as being disease free and fit for export.
Quote: CIF and C&F, Durgan. Need replies soonest to make travel plans
U.S. Bank ref: S.A. Bank of Athens, Esselen Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria.
Contact: Albert J. Coetsee, Poultry King, P.O. Box 458, Pretoria 0001,
South Africa. Telex: 3-0754 SA. Cable: PROPERTY. Phone: 21-2201

0319 Corn, poultry concentrates (Nigeria). Interested in buying U.S. No. 4
0320 yellow corn and poultry concentrates. Quantity: 300 metric tons of corn


every 3 months. Quotations: forward proforma invoice C&F Calabar or Port
Harcourt. Revolving irrevocable letter of credit available as soon as
proforma invoice received. Bank ref: Union Bank, Eket. Contact: Bassey
D. Ette, Managing Director, Baette Ltd., 86 Eket Road, P.O. Box 74, Eket,
Cross River State, Nigeria. Cable: BAETTE, EKET, NIGERIA.

0321 Baby chicks (Nigeria). Interested in buying daily 1,000 day-old chicks.
Also interested in complete poultry plant and equipment. Quote: C&F
Apapa. Bank ref: Bank of Credit & Commerce Int., Nig. Ltd., 42/44
Warehouse Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria. Contact: Fola Akine, Dambiyowu
Nig. Ltd., P.O. Box 633.2, Ahlaji Tokunbo Alli Street, Ikeja, Lagos State,
Nigeria. Phone: 01-935-448, 9600448.

0322 Joint venture (Nigeria). Interested in a joint venture with U.S. company
or individual to develop and run a cattle farm. Inquirer presently
utilizes 50 hectares for poultry out of total 3,665 hectares of land
owned. Bank ref: Union Bank, Mission Road, Benin City. Contact: Prince
G. Shaka Momodu, Midwest Industrial Co. (Nig.) Ltd., P.O. Box 2, Irrua, Via
Benin City, Bendel State, Nigeria. Phone: IRRUA 2.

0323 Rice, popcorn (Nigeria). Interested in buying: (1) 10,000 metric tons of
0324 U.S. No.2 parboiled rice, 4 percent broken in 50 kilo jute or polyethelene
bags; (2) Popcorn in container lot. Delivery ASAP. Quotations: C&F
Apapa. Bank ref: U.B.A. Iganmu Lagos. Contact: 0.A. Koleoso, Pentax
Ltd., 32, Abata Street, Orile-Iganmu, P.O. Box 445, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria.
Phone: 01-834079

0325 Joint Venture (Nigeria). Looking for a U.S. business partner in a
livestock production and marketing joint venture. Inquirer has a large
area of farmland located in Anambra state. Bank ref: 1st Bank, Okpara
Avenue, Enugu. Contact: Mrs. Rose Sylvia Morah, Morah & Morah
Enterprises, P.O. Box 2178, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria. Phone: 01-834474.

0326 Baby chicks (Nigeria). Interested in buying U.S. day-old chicks.
Quantity: 10,000 chicks every 2 weeks. Packaging: 50 chicks per crate.
Delivery: Asap. Quotations: C&F Lagos Airport. Bank ref: National
Bank, Agege. Contact: John A. Oparinde, Jafop Enterprises, 13, Sulemon
Street, P.O. Box 806 Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria.

0328 Broilers, dried milk (Egypt). Wants frozen chicken, 750-1200 gram/bird, 50
0329 mt., Grade A; and dried skim milk, 50 mt., 25 kg. containers. Delivery:
March-April. Broilers slaughtered according to Islamic rites. Quote: CIF
Port Said. Bank ref: Misr Bank, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt. Contact: Atef
Gamal, A.G. Stegmal, 10, Suez Street, 7th Area, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt.
Telex: 92284 MDNSR-UN. Attention: ATEP GAMAL. Phone: 603517.

0330 Cotton (Greece). Wishes to buy U.S. cotton, quantity to be determined.
Requests exclusive agency for competent and serious supplier of U.S. export
cotton. Principal now representing several companies supplying wool and
synthetics to Greek spinning industry. Bank ref: National Bank of Greece,
Kalamiotou Branch, Athens and Credit Bank Central, Athens. Contact: M.
Gormezano, Managing Director, Mediterranean Trading Company, Ltd., 2,
Parnassou Street, Athens 124, Greece. Telex: 215373 MTR. Cable: METRAD,
ATHEN. Phone: 322-5580.

0331 Burley Tobacco (Nepal). Government tender with closing date of March 30
for 45 metric tons of light air--cured burley tobacco well processed and
redried leaf tobacco of 1980 crop originating in U.S. or other countries
meeting specifications. Full details from address below. Contact:
Janakpur Cigarette Factory Ltd., P.O. Box No. 5, Janakpurdham, Ohanusha
District, Nepal.

0332 Grocery items (Germany). Wants container lots of consumer packs of
dehydrated soups, fruits, vegetables; canned soups, chili con came, and
other one-dish meals; chocolate; no-fat dried milk; margarine; jams and
marmalades; and canned bread. Quote: FOB US port. Bank ref: Deutsche
Bank Ag Freiburg. Contact: Martin Sauerborn, Mattern and Sauerborn,
Flaunserstrasse 11, Postfach 56 28, D-7800 Frieburg, West Germany. Telex:
7721524. Phone: 0761-22963.

0333 Frozen beef (Egypt). Request bids for Tender No. 8/1981 for 4,000 tons
frozen beef bone-in and 4,000 tons boneless fore quarters and/or
compensated quarters. All males. Age 1-3 years and/or 3-5 years. To be
shipped and to arrive Egyptian ports during April/May, in one consignment
of each kind on one vessel. Offers to be submitted latest noon Monday,
February 23. Conditions and specifications available address below
against payment due fees. Contact: General Authority for Supply
Commodities, Purchasing Committee for Animal Products, 24 El Gomhotria
Street, Cairo, Egypt. Telex: 92062 ESTRAM. Cable: ESTRAM.

0334 Broilers (Egypt). Wants frozen chicken, broilers, 2,000 mt., Grades A, B,
or C, in cartons, 800-1400 grams per bird, delivery starting March 1,
slaughtered according to Islamic rites. Labels must be in Arabic and
English. Quote: CIF or C&F Alexandria or Port Said. Bank ref: Bank
Misr, Port Said, Egypt. Contact: Mohamed Abdel Razak, International
Marketing Company, 20, Zakaria Ahmed Street, Emad El Dien, Cairo, Egypt.
Telex: 92170 ALFKA-UN. Phone: 751470.

0335 Apples (Lebanon). Wants 50,000 boxes of fresh apples. Highest quality--60
percent Starken double red and 40 percent Golden varieties. Quotations
required for following sizes 84, 112, and 132 pieces per box. Standard 20
kilogram boxes fit for export. Phytosanitary and origin certificates
required. Quote: C&F Aqaba, Jordan. Bank ref: Arab Bank Ltd., Riad Solh
Street, Beirut, Lebanon. Contact: Jawad Abou-Dalou, Abou-Dalou Trading
Establishment, Saroulla Bldg-Apt. 35, Hamra Street, Beirut, Lebanon.
Telex: LE 20359 SHAMCO. Phone: 309321 BEIRUT.

0336 Snacks, almonds, peanuts (Malta). One of Malta's leading food importers
0337 would like quotations, preferably CIF, for the following products (shown in
0338 bracket is the approximate potential annual sales value for each product):
Dehydrated savory snacks ($50,000); almond kernels in 50 kg. bags
($120,000); peanuts in shell, kernels and blanched ($500,000); California
seedless Thompson raisins ($40,000). Contact: John F. Abela, Carmelo
Abela & Sons Ltd., 17 Lasaris Wharf, Valletta, Malta.

0339 Broilers (Egypt). Request bids by February 22 for Tender No. 9/1981 for
the supply of 5,000 tons frozen chickens in free currency. To be shipped
during March/April and to arrive Egyptian ports in one or two consignments
during April/May. Conditions and specifications available address below
against payment due fees. Contact: General Authority for Supply


Commodities, Purchasing Committee for Animal Products, 24, El Gomhouria
Street, Cairo, Egypt. Telex: 92062 ESTRAM. Cable: ESTRAM.

0340 Barley, soybeans, molasses, bran, wheat (United Arab Emirates). The Abu
0341 Dhabi Government Agency plans to import about 90,000 tons of supplies for
0342 processing by Abu Dhabi National Organization for silos and flour mills.
0343 Prefers replies by Telex ASAP as they wish first shipment barley, soybeans,
molasses, and bran by March/April. They require an annual amount of 60,000
tons of wheat to be processed locally in their flour mills. Shipments to
be 15,000 tons every three months. Interested suppliers should reply by
Telex, if possible. Contact: Hamid Al Mansoory, General Manager, General
Industry Corporation, P.O. Box 4499, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Telex: 22938. Phone: 326900.

0344 Meat meal (Algeria). Government agency wants to buy 3,000 to 4,500 metric
tons of meat meal. Correspondence in French required. Offer must be FOB,
CIF liner terms at ports Algiers, Mostaganem, and Annaba. Firms must be
original producers and not dealers or wholesalers. Must be fat free, 10%
moisture max, 60% protein max, 8% min or 12% max of fatty materials, 25%
mineral materials max. Delivery February to July. Insurance in Algeria.
Offer to be in French; all specs. metric. Contact: Mr. Abbache, Feed
Sector Coordinator, Onab, Direction de la Production, 4, Chemin De Kouba,
Algiers, Algeria. Telex: 53717. Phone: 58.47.64.

0345 Soybean oil (Ivory Coast). Requests quotations CIF Limassol, Cyprus and
Beirut, Lebanon for soybean oil in drums packed in containers. Replies
should be in French. Contact: Joseph Dagher, Director, Joseph & Edmond
Dagher, B.P. 792, Abidjan Ivory Coast. Telex: 2388. Phone: 32-20-65.

0346 Tree seedlings (Ecuador). Wants tree seedlings: 500 California nuts, 50
tangerines, and 50 parsimmon. Preferably grafted varieties for high
altitude conditions, trees at least 3 feet high. Delivery two or three
months. Quote: C&F Quito by air. Bank ref: Banco Holandes Unido, Garcia
Moreno 773, Quito, Ecuador. Phone: 218-450. Contact: Dr. Antonio
Castillo, Las Hiedras 6A, Quito, Ecuador. Phone: 548-297.

0347 Swine breeding stock (Ecuador). Wants swine breeding stock, 20 females and
1 male, Landrace, Hampshire, or Yorkshire breeds of reproductive age.
Shipment approximately six months. Will like also technical information,
equipment and vet supplies. Has operation of 50 sows and expects to
increase to 200 within a year. Quote: C&F Guayaquil by air. Bank ref:
Banco Continental, P.O. Box 9348, Guayaquil, Ecuador. Phone: 303-300.
Telex: 3418 CONTIB-ED. Contact: Ing. Francisco X. Coronel, Granja
Procina El Morro, P.O. Box 5407, Guayaquil, Ecuador. Cable: FRANCOR.
Phone: 389-125.

0348 Alfalfa seed (Venezuela). Wants tropical varieties such as UF 70, from 10
to 40 tons depending on future market, best available varieties for the
tropics, in sacks of 25 kgs. or 50 kgs. (plastic or jute). Shipment at the
beginning of the year, January or February. Labels can be in English.
Certified seed is required. Quote: CIF and FOB port of La Guaira. Bank
ref: Banco Hipotecario Venezolano; Banco Provincial de Venezuela.
Contact: Luis Beauperthuy and/or Alberto Suhau, Supersemillas K., C.A.,
Prolongacion Calle La Estancia, Res. Primavera, B-85, Caracas 1050,


0349 Live chickens (Canada). Interested in trailer loads of live
chickens--fryers, live fowl--light and heavy. Bank ref: On request.
Contact: J. Petruccelli, Maple Lodge Farms, R.R,.2 Norval, Ontario, LOP
1KO, Canada. Phone: (416) 455-8340.

0350 Jersey cattle (Mexico). Wants up to 200 5-7 month bred heifers, 20-30
months of age; and heifers 9-10 months of age. All grade. Quote: CIF
Border. Contact: Ing. Eudoro Moreno Moreno, Jefe Division de Ganaderia,
Fira, Banco de Mexico, S. A., Insurgentes Sur 2375, Mexico 20, D. F.
Telex: 01772669. Phone: 5-50-92-26.

0351 Instant mash potato flakes (Netherlands). Wants container loads of above
product. Quote: CIF Rotterdam. Bank ref: Amro-Bank N.V.- Schoonhoven.
Contact: J.G. Diks, Dika Fabrieken B.V., P.O. Box 5, 2870 AA Schoonhoven,
Netherlands. Telex: 21341. Phone: 01823-2665.

0352 Broiler breeding stock (Mexico). Following firm wants broiler breeding
stock 3,100 hens and 400 cockerels. Quote: CIF border & FOB ranch. Bank
ref: Banco Comercial Mexicano, Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco. Contact: Sr.
Agustin de la Fuente Aguilar, Victoria 68, Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco, Mexico.
Phone: 2-05-18.

0353 Corn (Egypt). Tender No. GASC/49-81/ARE for 100,000 M/T U.S. No. 2 or
better yellow corn in bulk to be shipped March 15-April 15, 1981.
Commodity to be financed under A.I.D. loan No. 263-K-054. Bid opening will
be March 4, 1981 at 3:30 P.M. Washington, D.C. time. A copy of the IFB,
including complete specification, terms and conditions may be obtained from
the Office of Commodity Management, Near East Division, Agency for
International Development, Washington, D.C. 20523. Phone: (703)
235-8908. Purchaser is the General Authority for Supply Commodities, 24
Gomhouria Street, Cairo Arab Republic of Egypt.

Foreign Trade Developments

The 7th CARIB-USA 1981 Food Exhibition. The Eastern U. S. Agricultural and
Food Export Council, Inc. (EUSAFEC) and the Southern U. S. Trade
Association, Inc. (SUSTA) in cooperation with the Foreign Agricultural
Service/U. S. Department of Agriculture, invite all United States firms in
the food industry to participate in the 7th Annual Food Exhibition, to be
held at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Saturday--Monday, April 25-27, 1981. Products of interest to the Caribbean
trade include fresh and frozen meats, poultry, vegetables and juices.
Also, complete retail and institutional packs for canned foods, cereals,
smoked meats, snacks, confectionery and other items normally offered for
sale by the United States. Interested firms should contact: Roy W.
Copelan, Jr., Exhibit Manager, S. C. Department of Agriculture, P. 0. Box
11280, Columbia, South Carolina 29211, Telephone: (803) 758-3531, Telex:
57-3401, or Henry Behrens, Eastern U. S. Agricultural and Food Export
Council, Inc., 2 World Trade Center, Room 5095, New York, New York 10047,
Telephone: (212) 432-0020, or the SUSTA, Suite 338 International Trade
Mart, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130, Telephone: (504) 568-5986, Telex:
585319 SUSTA NLN.

EEC U.S. High Quality Beef Quotas. The EEC has fixed the amount of U.S.
high quality beef which may be imported during the first quarter of 1981 at


3,000 metric tons. Since Greece has joined the Common Market, it will now
be permissable for Greek importers to apply for licenses to import U.S.
high quality beef under the EEC 10,000 metric ton annual quota.
Applications for import license by Greek importers must be made to the
Greek Ministry of Agriculture, YDAGEP, Directorate of Foreign Markets, 5
Aharon Street, Athens, Greece, Telephone: 524-7869. All regulations
pertaining to high quality beef imports to Europe apply also to Greek
imports. Greek imports of other meats and variety meats are subject to
Greek import procedures as in the past. Meat which fulfills requirements
of Presidential Decree Number 653/77 is still eligible for export to Greece.

The Livestock Industry Promotion Corporation (L.I.P.C.) of Japan has
announced tender awards for February 1981. A total of 5995.8 metric tons
of imported frozen beef was purchased which included 1811 metric tons of
grain fed quality beef. Breakdown of purchases were 411 tons of boneless
square chucks, 901 tons of boneless short plates for a total of 1312 tons
of high quality beef. In addition, 499 tons of beef skirt plates were
purchased. Of the 1312 tons of high quality beef Canada was awarded 281
tons. The balance frozen was presumed to be purchased from Australia and
New Zealand.

International Seafood Conference. The 4th International Seafood Conference
will be held October 18-21, 1981, in Munich, Germany. Nearly 600 delegates
representing 330 companies from 40 countries attended the conference in
Rome last year. For details about the 1981 conference contact Jan Kerman,
International Seafood Conference, One Illinois Center, 111 East Wacker
Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601.

The Middle East Food and Equipment Exhibition (MEFEX 82) will be held in
Bahrain January 11-14, 1982. In 1980 MEFEX attracted 6,500 visitors from
30 countries. Exhibitors from 26 countries participated and there were
national group stands from France, Thailand, Italy, Cyprus, U.K., Ethiopia,
and Australia. For details contact Graeme Selby, Arabian Exhibition
Management, 11 Manchester Square, London W1M 5AB, England.

Egyptian Reclaimed Lands Development Project. The November 21, 1980 issue
of Export Briefs announced plans of the Egyptian Government to form
agricultural development companies for integrated or specialized
agricultural activities on 13 selected farms located on state owned lands.
If a company wishes to bid for any of the 13 farms, it will have to
purchase the terms of reference for the appropriate farm prior to
submitting a bid. However, a set of the documents is available for review
purposes only in room 4647 South Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture,
Washington, D.C. The cost of the documents for each of the 13 farms is
L.E. 1,000 ($1,430) each.

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