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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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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 hate been gathered frum Agricultural Aliache and other government report a- 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. ( 2021447-.7104

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August 8, 1983

Canned fruits and vegetables, and fish (Belgium). Wants canned fruit, canned
vegetables, canned fish, quantity not specified. Choice quality. Packed in
cartons. Delivery ASAP. Quotations CIF and C&F Antwerp. Bank ref:
Handelsbank, 610-0141710-84. CONTACT: Ms. Carine Van Hove, Armou Foods
(Benelux) N.V., Korte Klarenstraat 9A, B-2000 Antwerpen, Belgium. TELEX:
31168 ARMANT B. CABLE: ARMOFOOD. Phone: 03/2323885. (WK 30/TOFAS 0096)

Wheat seed (W. Germany). Wants wheat for seed purposes, 5,000 tons. Packed
in 50 kg bags. Delivery ASAP. Quotations C&F Agaba. Bank ref:
Hamburg-Afrika Bank Ag, Schauenburgerstgr. 35, 200 Hamburg 1. CONTACT:
Martin Weber, Unitrade Ohg, Berliner Ring 96, 2720 Rotenburg, W. Germany.
TELEX: 24361. Phone: 4261-6041. (WK 30/TOFAS 0238)

Wheat tender (Egypt). Request bids for tender number 13 for supplying 100,000
tons of wheat latest crop any origin except Turkish and Greek also free from
sponaria and agrostema seeds. In the case of French wheat to be through
coface facilities. Arrival Egyptian ports through Sept '83. Committee has
the right to increase/decrease the quantity. Offers submitted above address
in sealed envelopes by 1 pm Sunday, August 14, 1983. Offers should be valid
up to Monday, August 15, 1983, 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 No. 120/82.
Offers must be made through an Egyptian agent. CONTACT: General Authority
for Supply Commodities, Purchasing Committee for Grains and Products, 24,
Gomhoria Street, Cairo, Egypt. (WK: 30/TOFAS 0236)

Cut flowers (Canada). Wants cut flowers and retail florist supplies.
Quantity to be determined. Firm is active importer of U.S. cut flowers and
florist supplies seeks additional U.S. supplies. CONTACT: C. Wood, Doray
Holdings Ltd., No. 1 17304-103 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5S 1N1, Canada.
TELEX: 037 2765. Phone: (403) 486-2244. (WK: 30/TOFAS 0085)

Fishmeal, meat or blood meal (Colombia). Wants either fishmeal or meatmeal or
feathermeal or blood meal, 1,000 mt. Specs: for fishmeal 65% protein, 5%
salt/sand, 10% fat (provide analysis for these or alternative ingredients).
Packed in 50 kilo bags. Delivery in three months. Must meet GOC health

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

requirements. Quotations FOB U.S. port. Bank ref: Banco Del Comercio.
CONTACT: Roberto Pinzon, Asohuevo, Carrera 35 No. 24-26, Bogota, Colombia.
TELEX: 43231 ANDESCO. Phone: 269-1478. (WK: 30/TOFAS 0162)

Soybean meal (Denmark). Wants soybean meal for chicken feed, for shipment to
Middle East, 80,000 mt over an 8 month period. Packaging: 50 kg bags if
possible. Delivery ASAP. Quotations FOB. Bank ref: Standard Chartered
Bank, Copenhagen. CONTACT: Samir Ioussalli, S. M. Shipping & Trading,
Aegirsgade 1, 4th Floor, 2200 Copenhagen N., Denmark. Phone: (01) 85 74 05.
(WK: 30/TOFAS 0128)

Lumber (Italy). Wants Douglar Fir, Yellow Pine, Hem Fir and other U.S. lumber
products, large quantities in FBM according to the agreements. All quantities
according to U.S. standards. Packaging according to U.S. standards.
Quotations according to the market. Delivery date: long term contracts
according to the request of our clients. Looking for an official
representation mandate from a U.S. company in order to sell their products to
clients in Italy. CONTACT: Luciano Rapisarda, Alcomar S.R.L., Via Lusena 4,
00136 Roma, Italy. TELEX: 680593 PPRMMZ PER ALCOMAR. 06/3452140 or
06/8472286. (WK: 30/TOFAS 0219)

Frozen tortillas (Netherlands). Wants frozen tortillas, flour and corn,
container load. Quotations CIF R'Dam. Bank ref: Amro-Bank Scheveningen.
CONTACT: P. Ch. Simons, Texmex, Heliotrooplaan 5, 2555 Ma Den Haag, NL,
Netherlands. Phone: 070/257748. (WK: 30/TOFAS 0303)

Frozen french fries (Netherlands). Wants large frozen french fries, 4-6
shipments of 10 containers each. Cut must be (size) 6mm square and as long as
possible. Packaging 4 kg plastic bags, 3 bags in one carton. Delivery Oct.
'83 Feb. '84. Quotations CIF R'Dam. Bank ref: Rabo-Bank, Venlo.
CONTACT: J.A.M. Canjels, FA. Stapper B.V., P.O. Box 402, 5900 AK Venlo,
Netherlands. TELEX: 58295. Phone: 077/40941. (WK: 30/TOFAS 0307)

Barley (Switzerland). Wants barley 500-1,000 mt monthly, feed grade. Packed
in bulk. Delivery time to be negotiated. Quote FOB. Bank ref: Banque De
Commerce & Placements Sa., Geneva (Attn. Mrs. Napoli). CONTACT: Dr. J.
Danon, Chimex Inc., P.O. Box 170, 1211 Geneva 17, Switzerland. TELEX: 28 350
DAN CH. Phone: 022-362249. (WK 30/TOFAS 0075)

Soybeans, pulses, dehydrated vegetables, crawfish (Switzerland). Wants
soybeans, mung beans, dehydrated vegetables, dried mushrooms, pulses, and live
crawfish, container lots of each item. First grade. Packed in bulk. Quote
FOB Eastern Port or CIF European Port. Live crawfish: airfreight to Zurich
Airport-FOB departure airport. Bank ref: Union Bank of Switzerland, New York
Branch or Zurich. CONTACT: B.W. Kuendig, W. Kuendig & Cie Ag., P.O. Box,
8023 Zurich, Switzerland. TELEX: 812309 WKU CH. Phone: (1)2210755. (WK
30/TOFAS 0074)

Tender for beef (Jordan). Tender for 5,000 tons of chilled beef meat.
Closing date for bid submission is August 18, 1983. Bid specifications may be
purchased for a non-refundable fee of J.D. 5 (Note: U.S. dol 1.00 currently
equals J.D. 0.365) from the address below. All offers must be submitted
through Jordanian agents. Firms submitting bids on this tender are requested
to send an information copy to the Embassy Commercial Office, P.O. Box 354,
Amman, Jordan; Telex: 21510 USEMB. CONTACT: Ministry of Supply, P.O. Box

830, Amman, Jordan. TELEX: 21278 MINSUP JO. Phone: 667141/661174. (WK
30/ST. 662t)

Split red lentil tender (Egypt). Tender No 14/'82 for 10,000 mt +/- 5% split
red lentils latest crop shipment 5,000 mt September '83; 5,000 mt October
'83. Committee entitled to increase or decrease quantity. Coffers suLmitted
below address in sealed envelopes latest Tues, Aug 16,'63. Conditions & specs
obtained against payment L.E. 5 per copy to be attached w/each offer.
Ministerial decree No. 1036 & 120/1983 must be complied with. Any offer
without samples and Letter of Guarantee and Commercial agency will be
rejected. Offers must be through Egyptian agent. CONTACT: General Authority
for Supply Commodities, Purchasing Committee for Grain and Products, 24
Gomhoria Street, Cairo, Egypt. TELEX: 92062 ESTRANP-UIN. CABLE: ESTRAM. (WK
3C/TCFAS C235)

l:ineral Water (England). Wants mineral water, 250,000 cases. Quality:
best. Packaging: pallet delivery. Delivery ASAP. Company is seeking a
partner ideally in the drinks business and interested in developing all
sectors of the UK grocery and specialist store sectors. Company does not wish
to deal with a fragmented range of products or any brand which is seasonal or
uncommitted to advertising support. CONTACT: Julian Rowds, Aqualac (Spring
Water) Ltd., 6 Lygon Place, London SWK: CJR, England. TELEX: 917550. Phone:
(01)7300784. (UK 30/TOFAS 0131)

Red worms (England). Wants Lombrico Rubenellus (California red worm).
Quantity: half ton. Packaging in earth (aerated). Time of delivery: October
19E3. Bank ref: Lloyds Bank Ltd, Newbury. COI'TACT: J. rPa.son, Final Fns
Ltd., 45 Kingsbury St., harlborough, Wilts, England. (WK 30/TOFAS 0132)

Wheat, soybean oil, cotton (Eangladesh). Trading firm seeking agency for U.S.
suppliers of wheat, soybean oil, raw cotton and fertilizer (TSP, DAP, and
Urea) in Bangladesh. Bank ref: Eanque Indosuez, Dhaka Branch 47, t.otijheel
C.A. P.O. Box 3490, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 642438 INSU BJ. CONTACT: J.R.S.
Coha, CPr. Ltd., 10, Votijheel C.A., Chaka-2, Pangladesh. TELEX: 65743 AS.S

Health foccs, vitanir.s (Panama). Direct sales/agency for health foods and
natural vitamins. Firm has annual sales volume of dls. 750,000. Wants to
enter the business of diet foods and is very much interested in receiving the
above information as soon as possible. CONTACT: Joaqirn Yao L., Mianager,
Almacen El Exito, S.A., P.C. Pox 646, Panama 1, R.P. CAPLE: BUEN;EX. Phone:
22-1932. (JK 3G/COt.r;ERCE 06801)

Candy, coo ies, potato chips (Sweden). Wants candy and other confectionery
products, cookies and crackers, and potato chips. Quantities to be
deterr-.ined. CONTACT: F. George Sandatl I'arketing manager Svenska Konfektyr
Ab, Langebergsgatan 268, 5-421 32 Vastra Frolunda, Sweden. TELEX: 27905
SWEEETAB. Phone: 46 031 28937C. (WK 30/COIrLEPCE 2954)

Meat products, canned foods, rice (France). Wants meat products, canned,
fruit juices, canned specialties, canned fruits, rice, and'canned fish.
Quantities to be determined. Bank ref: Credit Industriel Et Commercial,
Credit Lyonnais, Credit commercial De France, all in 75 Paris. CONTACT: H.
Andersen, tuyer, Snair & Socernas Reunies, 12 Rue Ce Florence, 750C6 Paris,
France. TELEX: 290 787 F. Phone: 033/1/3874939. (WK 30/COIFERCE 2511)

Caramel candy, chewing gum, fruit juices (Spain). Direct sales for candy
caramels, chewing gum, and fruit jucies. Quantities to be determined. Bank
ref: Banco Santander Pl., Adriano 4, Barcelona 21, Spain. CONTACT:
Jose-Fernando Elneser, Manager, Av. 25 De Julio, No. 49, 3 Izda Santa Cruz De
Tenerife (Canarias), Spain. Phone: 3422/276697. (WK 30/COIIIERCE 0741)

Wheat (Greece). Interested in finding U.S. suppliers of wheat. Buyer needs
an offer for 300,000 tons of wheat to submit to the Syrian Government as soon
as possible. Offer must include: prices FOB and C&F per metric ton; Bid Eond
guarantee of 5% of total value; Performance Bond guarantee of 10% of total
value; shipments: 100,000 tons of soft and, 50,000 tons of hard wheat by
August 30th, and 100,000 tons of soft and 50,000 tons of hard wheat by
September 30th. CONTACT: Chris Demetriades, 14 Monasteriou Street,
Thessaloniki, Greece. TELEX: 412 547 CAD GR. Phone: (031)53c46C. (WK
30/COMMERCE 0318)

Frozen foods, sausages (Greece). Interested in direct sales for frozen food
specialties sausages and other prepared meat. Newly established company,
operates as supplier to supermarkets. Maintains offices in the center of
Pieaeus. Good sales ability. Client wishes to contact U.S. suppliers and
wishes to receive CIF quotations. CONTACT: Christopher Kitsinamas, Goneral
Manager, Freeport Agencies Company, 9 EfH. Xanthou Street, P.O. Box 27,
Piraeus, Greece. Phone: 01130/1/4513881. (kK 3C/CO.ERPCE 9645)

Soybean oil (Pakistan). Wants degummed soybean oil for use by cooking oil
industry. Immediate requirements 2,000 metric tons per month, which may be
increased up to 5,000 m/t per month. Financing through Pakistan own foreign
exchange resources. Commodity required by Pakistan government o%:n cooking oil
manufacturing industry for which subject company wishes to act as agent.
Requests C&F Karachi quotations, with delivery schedule via telex. CO;TACT:
Humayun Bashir, General Manager, Commodity International, P.O. Box 1065, 47
Shahrah-E-Quaid-E-Azam, Lahore, Pakistan. TELEX: 44693 VENUS PK. CABLE:
NAKINTL. Phone: 92/42/53195. (WK 30/COMMERCE 1568)

Frozen grapes & plums (Thailand). Interested in frozen grapes and plui.s,
preferably from East Coast U.S. Regular supply basis. Request prices and
delivery schedules. CCt!TACT: Surachai Vorakulsanti, Manager, Chue Ei tong
Eak L.P., 374 Taladkao, Jawaraj Road, Bangkok 10100, Thailand. CABLE:
CHUEEIW BKK. Phone: 2218348. (WK 30/COF:ERCE 3289)

Ginseng (Taiwan). Wishes to import for resale, ginseng (cultivate) in barrel
packing. Quantity: U.S. dols 50,000/year. Bank ref: Overseas Chinese
Commercial Banking Corporation, Kaohsiung Branch, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
COINTACT: Mark Wang, Sales Vanager, Fedin Bros. Co., Ltd., P.O. Pox 1545,
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, or Rm. 5, 7 Fl., 143, Ta-Tung 2nd Pd., Kaohsiung, Taiwan,
CGOw. TELEX: 72219 FEDIN. CABLE: FEDIIl KAOHSIUkG. Phone: (07)26123'1.
(WK 30/COMrMEFCE 4175)

Soybean, oil, linseed oil (Egypt). Wishes supply of the following: 50L metric
tons alkyd resin, soybean base, long oil, 1,000 metric tons crude lineseed oil
for paint manufacturing in barrels of net wt. 190 kg,. Price quoatatiuns
requested FOB and C&F Alexandria ASAP. CONTACT: Hussein Z. El-Kayar,
tianager, Hussein Zaki El-Kayar Import Fxport, 127 'ohmamed Korayen- Street,
ALEYADP.IA. Phone: 24169. (WK 3C/CO'rERCE 0626)

Skim milk powder (Eypt). Wants 30C metric tons of skim milk powder (spray
dried). Seeks from U.S. firms offers FOB and C&F Alexandria ASAP. Offers
must be through proforma invoice identifying delivery time. CONTACT: Gamil
Saad, Industrie Du Froid, 4A, Ibn Zanki Street, Zamalek, Egypt. TELEX: 92672
EFC UN. Phone: 807510. (WK 30/COMMERCE 1904)

Beef (Djibouti). DjitLot Sheraton Hotel seeks U.S. meat exporter able to
supply best quality prime rib, boneless striploin, and tenderloin. Present
estimated need is about 1,500 kilograms per quarter. Interested exporter
might also find additional buyer in Djibouti if regular and reliable shipping
arrangements can be made. CONTACT: N. Gonzales, Gnl Mgr, Djibouti Sheraton
Hotel, Boite Postale 1924, Republique De Djibouti. TELEX: 5913. Phone:
350405. (K1 30/COMMERCE 1605)

Corn, lentils (Panama). Wants 420,000 metric quintals of corn and 30,000
metric quintals of lentils. Corn U.S.A. No. 2, lentils U.S.A. No. 1.
Appropriate packaging for such grains. Quotations needed by the 8th of
August. Quote CIF & FOB Panama. Bank ref: Banco Internacional De Panama.
CONTACT: Miryam Garcia, Promotores Comerciales E Industriales, P.O. Box
6-2705, El Dorado, Panama. TELEX: 2661-COPUBPG-PROCON. Phone: 26-3343.
(WK 30/TOFAS 0111)

Jersey and Lrov.n Swiss cattle (Colombia). Wants jersey cattle for three
different customers in Colombia, 750 hd of 16-26 months, females and brown
swiss, 250 hd of 16-26 months, females. Registered purebred two to seven
months pregnant. Delivery ASAP. Vaccination 90 days prior to shipment with
killed virus. Other Colombian requirements. Quote FOB point of origin. Bank
ref: Banco De Bogota, Sucursal Centro Internacional Bogota. CONTACT:
Jean-Guy Ioggio, Gen. Manager, Representaciones Y Servicios Agropecuarios,
S.A. (Resagro, S.A.)., Carrera 9 No. 80-61, P.O. Box 9461, Bogota, Colombia.
TELEX: 45521 TAS-CO G 11. Phone: 2111400 and 2113529. (k 30/TOFAS 0175)

Goats (Peru). Wants 500 pregnant goats, anglonubian, franco alpina. Grade,
with producing records certificate. Delivery September through January, by
vessel and/or plane. Sanitary Certificate requested. Quotations C&F Callao.
Financing requested. Bank ref: Banco Agrario, Jr. Carabayo, Lima 1, Peru.
CONTACT: Elsa Caro Vda. De Elias/Alian Elias, Pasaje Ernesto Mora 141, San
Antonio, Peru. TELEX: 21-10 PE ECO).IN. Phone: 45-9856. (WK 30/TOFAS 0188)

Beef cattle tender (Egypt). Tender #1 (1983/1984) for 35,000 hd of live
cattle for slaughtering, and 15,000 hd of live cattle for fattening.
Committee is entitled to increase/decrease the quantity as committee may find
suitable. Shipped to arrive Egyptian Ports in consignments according to what
has been specified in tender's terms. Conditions and specs available below
address against payment due fees taking into consideration ministerial decree
#1036/1978 & #120/1982 concerning the commercial agency copy of the taxation
card must be coupled with the submitted offer. Offer deadline is noon, Mon.,
Aug. 15, 1983 & decision will be at 3 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 18, 1983 at the
building of the General Authority for Supply Commodities. Offers must be made
thru an Egyptian agent. CONTACT: General Authority for Supply Commodities,
Purchasing Committee for Imported Live Cattle, 24, Gomrhoria Street, Cairo,
Egypt. TELEX: 92062 ESTRAtI-UN. CABLE: ESTRAM. (WK 30/TOFAS 0240)

Field & vegetable seeds (Italy). Interested in U.S. exporters of field and
vegetable seeds. Quantities to be determined. Bank ref: Cassa Di Risparmio
Di Padova E Bovigo, Padova; Banca Antoniana Di Padova E Trieste, S. Martino Di
Lupari (Padova). CONTACT: Marcellino Tobmolan, Owner, Tobmolan Marcelino,
Via V. Veneto 64, 35019 Tombolo, (Padova), Italy. Phone: 049/569090. (WK
30/COMrMERCE 1359)

Butter beans (Botswana). Local importer requests American exporters of (Lima)
Butter/Navy beans. Provide grade & price of shipping beans CIF Durban, South
Africa. Immediate shipment. CONTACT: Manher Mooney, Trans-Africa Wholesalers
(Pty) Ltd., Gaborone, Botswana. TELEX: 2537 BC. (WK 30/ST. 2877)

Wheat (Jordan). Tender for 25,000-50,000 tons of wheat. Deadline for bids is
August 16, 1983. Bid specs may be purchased for a non-refundable fee of J.D.
5 (note: U.S. dol 1.00 currently equals J.D. 0.367) from the Ministry of
Supply. All offers must be submitted thru Jordanian agents. Firms submitting
bids are requested also to send an info copy to the Embassy Commercial Office,
P.O. Box 354, Amman, Jordan, Telex: 21510 USMBJO. Wheat specs: American Hard
Red Winter wheat #2 or equivalent; humidity: max 13%; foreign materials: max
0.01%; test wt. 58 Ibs per bushel min; protein 11% min; broken & shrunken: 5%
max; free of live insects & defective kernels; 1983 crop. TENDER CONTACT:
Ministry of Supply, P.O. Box 830, Amman, Jordan. TELEX: 21278 NINSUP JO.
(WK: 30/STATE 6743)

Frozen fish tender (Jordan). Tender for 400 tons of frozen fish: Hake type,
headed & cut; plus 100 tons of frozen Hake fillet. Deadline for bids August
23, 1983. Bid specs may be purchased for a non-refundable fee of J.D. 5
(note: U.S. dol 1.00 currently equals J.D. 0.367) from the Ministry of
Supply. All offers must be submitted thru Jordanian agents. Firms submitting
bids on this tender are requested to send an information copy to the Embassy
Commercial Office, P.O. Box 354, Amman, Jordan, Telex: 21520 USEMBJO. TENDER
CONTACT: Ministry of Supply, P.O. Box 830, Amman, Jordan. TELEX: 21278
MINSUP JO. (WK: 30/STATE 6742)

Dairy cattle tender (Korea). Tender for a total of 277 head Holstein Friesian
registered heifers. Specs: 277 head open heifers, age 8-12 mo. wt. more than
200 kg. Price/shipment: CIF air, Kimpo, between Sept. 1 thru Oct. 1983.
Deadline: 1400 pm, Aug, 18, 1983 at the MDIC Conference Room. Bid bond of 2%,
and Performance bond of 10% of total value. CONTACT: Mr. Kye, Kyung Sun,
Chief, Planning Division, Maeil Dairy Industry Co., Ltd., 162-1
Chang-Chung-Dong 2-KA, Chung-Ku, Seoul, Korea. Telex: K-25602, SUNBUSK. (WK
30/TOFAS 0086)

Joint Ventures

Joint venture for livestock farming, feeds and cassava processing (Nigeria).
Interested in joint venture with U.S. partners) in livestock farming, feeds
and cassava processing at Umuahia in Imo State. Land has been acquired and
surveyed & feasibility study completed on feedmill portion of this new
start-up project. Partner(s) will be required for management, equipment
recommendation, equity participation, technical assistance, raw materials
supply and company specialization. Equity participation will be 60% Nigerian
40% foreign. Total equity investment envisaged will be 2.5 million dollars.
Bank ref: African Continental Bank, Ltd. No. 1 Okigwe Road, Umuahia.

CONTACT: Eugine Ifeanyi Okonkwo, Chairman/Managing Director, Ifeko Holdings
(Nig.) Ltd., P.O. Box 421, Umuahia-Imo State, Nigeria. Phone: (088)220018.
(WK 30/TOFAS 0106)

Joint venture (Spain). The firm J. Garrido, S.A., engaged in the food and
hotel-restaurant trade markets, is interested in expanding its business and
would like to be contacted by U.S. investors willing to enter into a joint
venture. CONTACT: Jose Garrido, Director, J. Garrido, S.A., Antonita
Jimenez, 45, Madria-19, Spain. (WK 30/TOFAS 0204)

Potential Business

Spain's Honey Import Requirements Soar

Severe drought and burned out floral sources have reduced Spain's 1983 honey
crop to 4,000 metric tons, less than one-third of the average during the
previous 4 years. Spain's import needs are likely to rise to around 10,000
metric tons during the 1983/84 crop year. Spain usually imports honey in
containers over 2 kilograms and has total import duties of 15 percent.

Foreign Trade Development

Mid-East Food Exhibit. The FAS, USDA, will sponsor a solo, trade-only exhibit
of U.S. food in the Sheraton Hotel in Dubai, U.A.E., January 16, 17, and 18,
1984. The Show will be organized by Ted Horoschak, ATO, Manama, Bahrain, in
cooperation with the American Embassy in Dubai and is a follow-up to the
successful show held in Cahrain in February of this year. The event will be
publicized in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, N. Yemen, and the U.A.E. in the
hopes of drawing food importers from those countries. The maximum number of
exhibits will be 30. If you are interested please contact Robert E. Mannion,
(202) t47-7927, on or bEfore September 15 for a participation agreement and
further information.


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 two 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 and potential foreign
importers for a wide rance of commodities. If you vould like more information
please write to the address below and indicate your preference for foreign or
domestic data. In supplying the mailing lists, tfe 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, Roor 4945-S
TORS Mailing Lists
Uashington, D.C. 20250

(202) 447-7103


3 1262 08896 4423


The newsletter, COKTACTS 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. 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 100 words or less. 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

In an effort to provide our subscribers with better information we have
included a listing of several divisions of the Foreign Agricultural Service.
If you have a comnodity-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 policy related
issues, or product acceptance in a country please contact the appropriate
division in International Trade Policy.




Dairy, Livestock & Poultry Division 6616-S 447-8031
Grain & Feed Division 5603-S 447-6219
Horticultural & Tropical Products Division 6603-S 447-6590
Oilseeds & Products Division 5646-S 447-7037
Tobacco, Cotton & Seeds Division 5932-S 382-9516
Forest Products Staff 4554-S 302-8138


Trade Policy Planning & Analysis Division 5530-S 382-1312
Inter-America & Western Europe Division 5506-S 382-1338
Asia, Africa & Eastern Europe Division 554L-S 382-12b9

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