EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

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AGENCY/REPRESENTATION

2911 Fuel oil refining equipment

Product data: A set of industrial fuel-oil refining equipment allowing deep processing of dark petroleum products (fuel oil) into light and dark fractions; a set of industrial low-tonnage modular unit for complex refining of hydrocarbons allowing primary processing of hydrocarbons at oil-production sites. Specifications/technical data, U.S. dollar value, purchase needed, end user: NA. Quantity: two units. Payment terms: letter of credit. Service contract needed: yes. Shipping terms: c.i.f. Baltic port.

Response data: Language: Russian. Best way to respond: fax or mail. From manufacturers only: no. Information desired: catalogs, promotion materials. Primary buying factors: price, quality, terms of shipment. Intent to buy: strong. Type of buying or licensing relationship: long term.

Company data: Commission sales agent. Established: 1991. Employees: 30. Annual sales: less than $1 million. Member of business chamber, U.S. firms represented: NA. Bank ref: Inkombank, Chistiye Prudy Division, 12/8, Arkhangelskiy Per. Private. Sales territory: central and north-eastern regions of Russia. Company description and business activity: import of industrial technologies, export of raw materials.

Contact: Stanislav Anyukhin, Head of Raw Material Department, Russian Trading Co., 24-1, 1st Smolenskiy Per., Moscow 121099. Tel: 7 095 241 5518/6733. Fax: 7 095 241 6177.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), Russian Trading Co., American Embassy/Moscow, PSC-77, APO, AE 09721. Ref: 462-01-000103-T. Prepared by: Vladimir P. Maximov. Approved by: James Sullivan.

Russia - Agent

293621 Vitamins

Product data: Pure vitamin raw material. Specifications, U.S. dollar value: NA. Quantity: several containers per year. Purchase needed: asap. Payment term: d/p sight. Shipping term: cnf. Service contract: no. End user: pharmaceutical companies. End use: various.

Response data: Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. From manufacturers only: no. Information desired: company profile, best cnf Jakarta price, specification. Primary buying factor: price, quality. Intention in purchasing: immediate purchase, delivery/investment (1-2 months). Type of purchasing relationship: regular, long-term supplier; continual sales.

Company data: Agent, distributor. Established: 1951. Employees: 250-1,000. Annual sales: over US$250,000. Member of business chamber: Indonesia Chamber of Commerce (Kadin), Pharmaceutical Entrepreneur (GPPHARMASI), and Indonesian Veterinary Drug Association (ASOHI). Bank ref: Bank Central Asia, Asemka Branch, Jakarta and Standard Chartered Bank, Atria Building Branch, Jakarta. U.S. firm represented or which business transactions have occured: Grande (WI) and Paramount Farms (CA). Private. Sales territory: Indonesia. Number of sales agents: 25 plus. Brief description of the company and its main business activity: P.T. Prambanan Kencana is a direct importer and a wholesaler of raw materials of pharmaceutical, veterinary, and chemicals. The company, based in Jakarta, has eight branches throughout Indonesia and nine agencies. International copyright, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service and U.S. Department of State 1998. All rights reserved outside of the United States. Prepared by: H Sutanto.

Contact: Dani Solichin, P.T. Prambanan Kencana, Delta Building A28-29, Jl. Suryopranoto 1-9, Jakarta 10160, Indonesia. Tel: 62 21 380 6464. Fax: 62 21 384 3281.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Jakarta, Box 1, APO AP 96520. Refer to: P011.

Indonesia - Agency

29 Basic chemicals, fine chemicals, rubber/plastic products

Product data: Basic chemicals; fine chemicals; rubber and plastic products; pharmaceuticals. Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value: to be determined. Purchase needed: asap and on a regular basis.

Response data: Language: English/German. Best way to respond: phone, fax, or mail. From manufacturers only: yes. Information desired: complete product information with price lists and shipping terms. Primary buying factors: price, quality, delivery time.

Company data: Agent. Established: 1997. Employees: 5. Annual sales: NA. Bank ref: Sparkasse Goettingen. U.S. firms represented: none to date. Sales territory: Germany and other European countries. Company description and business activity: Chemipex is a newly founded purchasing organization for major chemical corporations. They maintain listings of qualified suppliers and are thus able to offer the best possible product at the best possible price. Chemipex is interested in agency partnerships with qualified U.S. suppliers. Inquiries welcome.

Post remarks: International copyright, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service and U.S. Department of State 1998. All rights reserved outside of the United States.

Contact: Mr. Kusche, General Manager, Chemipex GBR, Duestere Strasse 5, 37073 Goettingen. Tel: 011 49 551 56246. Fax: 011 49 551 56256.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), Chemipex GBR, Unit 22106, Box 56, APO, AE 09103. Ref: 428-04-000018-T. Prepared by: Sigrid Wolf. Approved by: Edward Fantasia.

Germany - Agent

3904220000 PVC cards for ID's and/or credit cards

Product data: PVC plastic cards for badges, ID's and/or credit cards, with and without magnetic band. Specifications/technical data: material: PVC 5.5 cm. x 8.5 cm. Quantity: 100,000 monthly. U.S. dollar value: $0.07 per unit. Purchase needed: asap. Payment terms: letter of credit. Service contract needed: no. Shipping terms: f.o.b. End user: private and public national companies and organizations.

Response data: Language: English/Spanish. Best way to respond: phone, fax, or mail. From manufacturers only: no. Information desired: price list (f.o.b); payment terms; minimum quantity of product required to be ordered; similar products available. Primary buying factors: price, shipping time, payment information. Intent to buy: the company intents to establish a distributorship. Type of buying or licensing relationship: direct purchase/distributorship.

Company data: Distributor. Established: 1987. Employees: 250. Annual sales: over $10 million. Bank ref: Banco del Agro SA, Banco del Cafe; Banco Empresarial SA. U.S. firms represented: Konica Japan; Canon Latin America; Nikon; Vivitar U.S.; Duracell/Gillette. Private. Sales territory: Guatemala and Central America. Company description and business activity: the company represents several international companies. Its main business activity is the retail and distribution of conventional cameras, film, video cameras, film development service, photocopies. They also offer badges, IDs, identification cards to private companies and industries, using computers and special equipment for producing the picture IDs.

Contact: Molina Julio, Imports Manager, Quick Photo, 6 Avenida 3-75, Zona 4, Guatemala 01004. Tel: 502 360 1580. Fax: 502 362 5429.

Please Send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), Quick Photo, American Embassy/Guatemala, Unit 3306, APO, AA 34024. Ref: 205-01-000001-T. Prepared by: Juan Carlos Suchite. Approved by: Brian Brisson.

Guatemala - Distributorship

730830 Window roller shutter

Product data: Residential and commercial window roller shutter components. Specifications/technical data: roller shutter profile (curtain) material, axle systems, and associated components for external roll-up shutters. Quantity: undetermined. U.S. dollar value: approx. US$500,000 annually. Purchase needed: March/April 1998. Payment and shipping terms: to be determined.

Response data: Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. From manufacturers only: yes. Information desired: product range available and pricing. Primary purchase factor: point of difference to products currently available in Australia, price and service.

Company data: Manufacturer, importer, and distributor. Established: 1926. Employees: 1,200. Annual sales: A$200 million. Member of business chamber: NA. Bank ref: National Australia Bank, Melbourne, Victoria. U.S. firms represented: none. Boral Window Systems is a division of a substantial and publicly-listed group. The division manufactures and markets aluminum building products including windows, doors, showers, and shutters. International copyright, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service and U.S. Department of State 1998. All rights reserved outside of the United States. Prepared by: P Amatt. Approved by: P T Wall.

Contact: Peter Maplestone, Business Manager, Boral Window Systems, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia. Tel: 61 3 9458 1611. Fax: 61 3 9458 4345.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Sydney, Unit 11024, APO AP 96554. Refer to: P0022.

Australia - Agency

8467195090 Electrical/pneumatic hand tools for DIY/professional uses

Product data: Electrical and pneumatic hand tools for the DIY and professional user in woodworking, metalworking and automotive body shops. Specifications/technical data: must satisfy German electrical and safety standards. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: to be determined. Purchase needed: asap and on a regular basis.

Response data: Language: German/English. Best way to respond: phone, fax, or mail. From manufacturers only: yes. Information desired: complete product information with price lists and shipment terms. Primary buying factors: price, quality, delivery time.

Company data: Commission sales agent. Established: 1995. Employees: 1. Annual sales, member of business chamber: NA. Bank ref: Sparkasse, Langen-Seligenstadt. U.S. firms represented: none to date. Private. Sales territory: Germany. Company description and business activity: Ulrich Esau works as an independent commission sales agent with annual sales of DM.5 million, and also as a direct importer, with an annual sales range of DM250,000. He cooperates with other agents and members of the Federal German Agents' Association, CDH. Mr. Esau reports supplying approx. 280 dealers throughout Germany. He is currently seeking qualified suppliers of electrical and pneumatic hand tools for the DIY and professional user and applications in wood and metalworking as well as car body shops. He currently distributes welding and compressed air equipment, woodworking tools, and small, hand-held tools.

Post remarks: International copyright, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service and U.S. Department of State 1998. All rights reserved outside of the United States.

Contact: Ulrich Esau, President and CEO, Ulrich Esau Handelsvertretung, Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 45, 63128 Dietzenbach. Tel: 011 49 6074 29820. Fax: 011 49 6074 27961.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), Ulrich Esau Handelsvertretung, Unit 22106, Box 56, APO, AE 09103. Ref: 428-04-000017-T. Prepared by: Anette Salama. Approved by: Edward Fantasia.

Germany - Agent

S471 Freight forwarding

S4723 Arrangement of transportation of freight and cargo

S7392 Management, consulting and public relations services

Product data: Specifications/technical data: freight forwarding logistics, hospitality consultancy and supplies. Quantity, payment terms, shipping terms, service contract needed, end-use: NA. U.S. dollar value: value depends on the product type. Purchase needed: asap. End-user: Jordanian households and commercial customers.

Response data: Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. From manufacturers only: yes. Information desired: all available information needed to promote the products. Primary buying factor: price, delivery time and terms of payment. Intent to buy: buy, invest, or license. Type of buying, investment, or licensing relationship: regular, long-term supplier; continual sales.

Company data: Direct importer, trading company, agent, and service. Established: 1995. Employees: 10-49. Annual sales: US$50,001-$250,000. Member of business chamber: Amman Chamber of Commerce. Bank ref: Arab Banking Corp. (ABC), main branch; Arab Bank, Shemeisani Branch. U.S. firms represented: Durken Pattern Carpet. Private. Sales territory: Jordan, Lebanon. Number of sales agents: 6-10.

Post remarks: Master International Group is a Jordan-based regional group with two areas of focus: logistics and distribution: they offer complete freight forwarding, logistics, clearing and a bonded warehousing service; hospitality consultancy and supplies: their teams provide clients with a wide range of technical information, specification, installation instructions and warranties. They also assist their clients with design work to address the local market. In addition to consultancy services, Master International Group deals with a wide range of products: broadloom and area rugs; wallpaper; furniture; curtains; room service equipment; tables and chairs; and lobby equipment. International copyright, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service and U.S. Department of State 1998. All rights reserved outside of the United States. Prepared by: Georgina Abu Manneh.

Contact: Jeries J. Dabit, General Manager, Master International Group, Al-Hindi Commercial Center, 4 Level, Shemeisani, P.O. Box: 20502, Amman 11118, Jordan. Tel: 962 6 603 005. Fax: 962 6 682 644.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Amman, APO AE 09892-0200. Refer to: P0001.

Jordan - Agency

S7372 Hard/software for automation and office information

Product data: Specifications/technical data: computer hardware and software for office automation and information; packaging for 19'' system devices; security technology for accident prevention. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: to be determined. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: Language: English/German. Best way to respond: fax. From manufacturers only: yes. Information desired: complete product information with price list and shipment terms. Primary buying factors: price, quality, delivery time.

Company data: Agent. Established: 1990. Employees: 5. Annual sales: less than $1 million. Member of business chamber: Chamber of Commerce in Dresden. Bank ref: Deutsche Bank, Dresden. U.S. firms represented: none to date. Sales territory: Germany and other European countries. Company description and business activity: Zaunik is an agency and importer of hardware and software for office automation and information; also seeking packaging for electronic devices (19'' system devices); and security products for accident prevention. Mr. Zaunik is very interested in representing U.S. companies in Germany. Annual sales reported is DM1.5 million; claims long-time experience and good contacts in eastern Germany.

Post remarks: International copyright, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service and U.S. Department of State 1998. All rights reserved outside of the United States.

Contact: Steffen W. Zaunik, Owner and CEO, Zaunik Technisches Buero, Selliner Str. 30, 01109 Dresden. Tel: 011 49 351 890 1394. Fax: 011 49 351 890 1322.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), Zaunik Technisches Buero, Unit 22106, Box 56, APO, AE 09103. Ref: 428-04-000016-T. Prepared by: Anette Salama. Approved by: Edward Fantasia.

Germany - Agent