EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

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Trade leads on this page are listed according to industry. Codes preceding each industry heading represent industry classifications according to the Numerical List of Manufactured Products (1972 SIC Basis) published by the Bureau of the Census. Codes beginning with 99 classify major projects, services and special product groups.FOR FURTHER

ASSISTANCE:

Questions regarding a specific lead should be directed to the Department of Commerce Overseas Post that submitted the trade lead. Addresses are found in each trade lead following the heading: Please send a copy of your response to.

For export assistance and information on additional Department of Commerce export promotion products and services contact the nearest Commerce District Office and talk to a trade specialist. You will find Department of Commerce District Offices listed in the white pages under U.S. government.

You can also call 1-800-343-4300 Operator 199 and a district office trade specialist will call you back. IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Firms are reminded that the Export Administration Amendments of 1977 and Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R., Part 369) prohibit certain forms of compliance with foreign boycotts, including furnishing information or entering into or implementing agreements. This document or subsequent aspects of this transaction may involve conditions or requirements compliance with which is prohibited. Violators of U.S. anti-boycott law are subject to severe penalties including fine, imprisonment and revocation of export license privileges. Firms are further reminded that any United States person receiving a request for the furnishing of information, the entering into or implementation of agreements, or the taking of any other action which furthers or supports restrictive trade practices or boycotts must report such receipt to the Department of Commerce, in accordance with 15 C.F.R. 369.6.

OTHER

INFORMATION:

U.S. firms should be aware that the listing here of opportunities to trade in specific commodities and technical data does not necessarily imply approval of their export by the U.S. Department of Commerce pursuant to the Export Administration Act of 1969. Applicable export licensing regulations must be followed. Assistance may be secured from: International Trade Administration, Office of Export Administration, Exporter's Service Branch, Washington, D.C. 20230, or any Commerce District Office.

While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of information included in this list, the Department of Commerce or the U.S. Foreign Service cannot assume responsibility for any erroneous data. Additionally, the government and its officers cannot assume responsibility for any transactions with the firms or individuals listed.

15 Contractors/Construction

Conduit and paving construction

Part of the program for channeling and paving the Jaguare Gulley - stretch 2, located in the regional administration of Butantan within a term of 360 days. Financing originates from a loan contract 233/IC-BR between International Development Bank and Sao Paulo municipality. Estimated value 546,248,870 cruzados at June 1987 prices. The bid documents, which include governing regulations, are available against a non-refundable payment of 60,000 cruzados, approx. $680, to Sede da Comissao de Licitacao - SVP.G-2, Sala 26, 10 days before bid deadline. Inquiries for additional information must be made in writing 15 days before deadline. The initial deposit guarantee should be made seven days before the date for proposal delivery. As there are local contractors capable of handling this bid, prospects for U.S. firms are minimal.

Write to: Secretaria de Vias Publicas Procav, Prefeitura do Municipio de Sao Paulo, Geprocav - Pavilhao Manoel da Nobrega, Parque Ibirapuera, 04098 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. Refer to: international bid no. 02/88 - GEPROCAV. Deadline 03/14/88 2:00 p.m.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consulate General, Sao Paulo, Brazil, APO Miami 34030.

Refer to: T0019

Brazil - Foreign Government Tender

Conduit and paving construction

Part of the program for channeling and paving the Jaguare Gulley - stretch 1, located in the regional administration of Butantan within a term of 360 days. Financing originates from aloan contract 233/IC-BR between International Development Bank and Sao Paulo municipality. Estimated value 547,471,620 cruzados at June 1987 prices. The bid documents, which include governing regulations, are available against a non-refundable payment of 60,000 cruzados, approx. $680, to Sede da Comissao de Licitacao - SVP.G-2, Sala 26, 10 days before bid deadline. Inquiries for additional information must be made in writing 15 days before deadline. The initial deposit guarantee should be made seven days before the date for proposal delivery. As there are local contractors capable of handling this bid, prospects for U.S. firms are minimal.

Write to: Secretaria de Vias Publicas Procav, Prefeitura do Municipio de Sao Paulo, Geprocav - Pavilhao Manoel da Nobrega, Parque Ibirapuera, 04098 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. Refer to: international bid no. 01/88 - GEPROCAV. Deadline 03/11/88 2:00 p.m.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consulate General, Sao Paulo, Brazil, APO Miami 34030.

Refer to: T0018

Brazil - Foreign Government Tender

Highway restoration and repaving

Project for the restoration and repaving of highways in Brazil is being financed by the IBRD. Instruction and specifications can be obtained at the

Secao de Expedicao at the price of 800 cruzados.

Write to: Grupo Executivo de Concorrencias, Departamento Nacional de Estradas de Rodagem, Rua Gal. Bruce 62, 20921 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Refer to: bid no. 03/88. Deadline: 03/16/88, 10:00 a.m.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consulate General, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, APO Miami 34030.

Refer to: T0079

Brazil - Foreign Government Tender

26 Paper & Allied

Products Mfrs.

Reprographic paper

Delivery throughout Belgium. Supply of 350 tons of reprographic paper. Time limit for delivery: in batches until October 1988. Relevant documents may be requested at the Bureau de Vente et de Consultation des Cahiers des Charges et Autres Documents Concernant les Adjudications Publiques, WTC, Tour 3, 2e etage, Blvd. Simon Bolivar 30, B-1210 Brussels, tel: (02) 212 3498, before March 22, 1988. Amount and terms of payment for documents: special specification No 5/125-676: 50 Belgian francs. Standard specification No 5/ 199-1 of Sept. 1, 1978: 72 francs, payable to postal giro account no 000-2005826-60. Tenders must be drawn up in Dutch or French and sent to address below.

Opening of tenders: March 23, 1988 (14:00), at Ministere des Travaux Publics (Salle des Adjudications, Premier Etage.) Public (prices will not be announced). Deposits and or guarantees required: guarantee for 3 percent of the value of the bid (exclusive of VAT). The main terms concerning financing and payment and/or references to the provisions regulating these are in accordance with article 15 of the ministerial decree of Aug. 10, 1977, establishing the general specifications for public contracts. The contract will include a price fluctuation clause but this will not cover the first batch. Natural or legal person.

The information and formalities necessary for an appraisal of the minimum economic and technical standards required are: any information or compliance with any procedures described in council directive 80/767/EEC of July 22, 1980 (section b). The tenderer is bound to keep his tender open for 60 calendar days commencing the day after the opening of tenders.

The contract will be awarded to the tenderer whose bid appears the most acceptable when the following criteria have been taken into account: price, running cost, quality, reliability of supply and the professional and

financial guarantees provided by tenderers. No reservation clauses will be accepted.

Cable: Ministere des Travaux Publics, Office Central des Fournitures, Bureau A1.1, rue de la Loi 61, B-1040 Brussels. Tel: (02) 2306125. Telex: 61476 CBBOCF. Suppl. of off. journal EC no. S034/46 of 02/18/88. Public invitation to tender. Special specifications no 5/125-706 (single lot). Final date for receipt of tenders: March 23, 1988 (14:00).

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Brussels, Belgium, APO New York 09667.

Refer to: EECT-N. 6500

Belgium - MTN Tender

28 Chemicals & Allied

Products Mfrs.

Gum and wood chemicals

AML is a joint sector organization, established in association with Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development Corp. (APIDC) and a group of professionals. Established in December 1985, AML has designed an US$8 million project for the manufacture of high precision defense, nuclear and space components, employing the process of metal flow forming and metal spinning. AML has hooked up with M/S Bohner and Kohle (Boko) of West Germany for technical know-how, training and a research and development facility. Revenue from production is expected to exceed US$19.23 million. As part of its diversification, AML seems to have identified the potential of processing the natural gum, available in India, into various derivative chemicals.

AML seeks technology transfer or joint venture proposals from interested U.S. firms, for the manufacture of natural gum derivative chemicals. To start with, AML will be interested in a venture with a project cost of US$1 million to $2.3 million. Responses by U.S. firms may be communicated directly to AML. Since AML is a new business contact, U.S. firms are advised to exercise caution in dealing with AML. We offer assistance to U.S. firms if required.

Write to: M. Krishnamurthy, Director (Technical), Arrow Metalspin Ltd. (AML), 2-2-647/71, Central Excise Colony, Hyderabad 500 013, India. Tel: 65438.

Please send a copy of your response to:

American Consulate General (COM-TOP), Madras, India, Dept. of State, Washington, D.C. 20520.

Refer to: P0054

India - Licensing Abroad

29 Petroleum Refineries &

Related Industries

Motor oil

Place of delivery: individual offices of the Deutsche Bundespost, without the use of central depots. Estimated quantities on basis of previous year's call- off orders. 1,200,000 liters HD multigrade motor oil SAE 15W040. 13,000 liters HD singe-grade motor oils SAE 10W, 30 and 40, 3,000 liters regular motor oils SAE 10W, 20W/20, 30 and 40. More detailed product descriptions are contained in the tender documents.

Alternative price quotations are invited for contracts with and without disposal of used oils. Actual quantities of used oils to be disposed of between 50 percent and 60 percent of the amount of new oil supplied. Tenders should be submitted for the total requirement, to be supplied to all offices of the Deutsche Bundespost in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Time limit for delivery: a framework contract is to be concluded for the period from May 1, 1988, until at least April 30, 1989. Call-off orders will be issued continuously in accordance with requirements. Delivery within eight working days. Relevant documents may be requested at address below, Dienststelle E 13-6 before March 11, 1988. Tenders must be drawn up in German and sent to address below 'Ungeoffnet an E 21-1A.' Opening of tenders: representatives of the awarding authority, tenderers will not be admitted. The main terms concerning financing and payment and/or references to the provisions regulating these are: payments in accordance with vol/b.

The information and formalities necessary for an appraisal of the minimum economic and technical standards required are applications for tender documents must be accompanied by the following in accordance with articles 20 to 23 of council directive 77/62/EEC. Evidence in accordance with article 20 (2); evidence of the firm's total revenue and revenue on products of the kind covered by the present contract in the last three financial years; list of themain supplies delivered in the last three years, giving the names of the public and private sector clients and the delivery dates; details of the firm's plant and equipment and quality control arrangements; description of the products to be supplied; the genuineness of this description must be open to verification by the awarding authority. The tenderer is bound to keep his tender open till May 1, 1988.

Criteria: the contract will be awarded to the tenderer submitting the economically most advantageous bid when all relevant aspects (price, quality, customer service and compliance with the other conditions specified in the tender documents) are taken into account.

Cable: Posttechnisches Zentralamt, Referat E 13-6, Postfach 1180, D-6100 Darmstadt. Tel: (061 51) 17 58 36 or 17-1. Telex: 419501 PTZ D. Suppl. of off. journal EC no. S034/47 of 02/18/88. Public invitation to tender in accordance with the regulations governing contracts other than construction work contracts, part a (vol/a). Final date for receipt of tenders: March 22, 1988.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Bonn, F.R. Germany, APO New York 09080.

Refer to: EECT-N. 6494

West Germany - MTN Tender

35 Machinery Mfrs.

Container lift

Requests, in Danish, to participate should be sent to address below, Handelsafdelingen, Kontraktsektionen. Place of delivery: Flyvematerielkommandoen (Air Materiel Command), Vaerlose Supply Depot. Time limit for delivery: 1988. Tenders must be drawn up in Danish.

Cable: Flyvematerielkommandoen, Postbox 130, DK-3500 Vaerlose. Tel: (02) 68 22 55. Telex: 37375 OG 37376 AIRMAT DK. MSGREF:AHK 1389/2/88. Suppl. of off. journal EC no. S034/51 of 02/18/88. Final date for receipt of requests to participate: March 25, 1988.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Copenhagen, Denmark, APO New York 09170.

Refer to: EECT-N. 6498

Denmark - MTN Tender

Franking machines

Place of delivery: Postwerkhuis, Marcqstraat 16, B-1000 Brussels. Supply of 50 electric franking machines, large capacity. Time limit for delivery to be specified by the tenderer. Relevant documents may be requested at: Kantoor voor Inzage en Verkoop van de Bestekken en Andere Documenten Betreffende de Openbare Aanbestedingen, 2e Verdieping, WTC Toren 3, Simon Bolivarlaan 30, B- 1210 Brussels, tel. (02) 2123498, before March 21, 1988.

Amount and terms of payment for documents: 50 Belgian francs, payable to postal giro account no 000-2005826-60. Tenders must be drawn up in Dutch or French and sent to address below. Opening of tenders: March 31, 1988 (10:00). Without publication of prices, in Zimmer 104 at: Regie der Posterijen. Public.

Deposits and or guarantees required: guarantee amounting to 3 percent of the total value of the bid (net of VAT). The main terms concerning financing and payment and/or references to the provisions regulating these are: payments will be made by postal giro within 45 calendar days of provisional acceptance of the machines. All invoices must be made out in accordance with article 54 of special specification 2/9 of 1988.

The information and formalities necessary for an appraisal of the minimum economic and technical standards required are tenderers must supply the necessary economic, financial and professional guarantees. The tenderer is bound to keep his tender open for 120 calendar days from the day after the date of the opening of tenders. The award criteria are set out in article 44 of special specification no. 2/9 of 1988.

Cable: Regie der Posterijen, Algemene Directie 4, Afdeling 4.3.2.1, Institutionele Aangelegenheden (Technische), Muntcentrum, B-1000 Brussels. Tel: (02) 2193860-1667. Telex: 24526 POSGEN B. Suppl. of off. journal EC no. S034/45 of 02/18/88. Public invitation to tender. Final date for receipt of tenders: March 31, 1988 (10:00).

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Brussels, Belgium, APO New York 09667.

Refer to: EECT-N. 6501

Belgium - MTN Tender

Microwave ovens

Requests to participate should be sent to address below. Semi-commercial microwave ovens for use in mess rooms, small canteens and similar establishments (not for use in commercial kitchens). Output power should be in the range 600 to 700 w. Specific details will be forwarded to successful applicants with the tender documents. Demand is estimated at 250,000 in the first year but this may fluctuate and cannot be guaranteed. Suppliers may tender for some or all of the goods required. Place of delivery: main delivery points in the United Kingdom, and various overseas establishments in West Germany, Cyprus and Gibraltar. Time limit for delivery: tender to state shortest delivery period. No special legal form required but each supplier will be required to become jointly and severally responsible for the contract before acceptance. Final date for the dispatch of invitations to tender: April 25, 1988.

Information required: unless evidence as to technical capability and

financial standing has been supplied within the past 12 months, applications are to be supported by: a statement covering the past three financial years, showing the applicant's overall revenue and revenue in respect of the goods to which the contract relates; a banker's reference; proof of enrolment in the professional or trade register laid down by the laws of the country in which the applicant is established; evidence of the applicant's technical capacity, with a description of his technical facilities and details of ensuring quality.

Criteria for the award of contract are: the best value for money having regard to price, quality, delivery, reliability and continuity of supply. These criteria are not in order of importance. The contract will be based on the general conditions of U.K. government contracts for stores purchases (GC/ Stores 1, April 1979). Individual orders will be placed on the contractor during the currency of the contract by ordering officers who will require to be separately invoiced. The contractor will be required to deliver, at his own expense, small quantities to numerous individual addresses as indicated above. The contractor will therefore need to keep adequate stocks available and have the use of a national distribution organization within the United Kingdom.

The contractor will be required to include in his price an amount for

commission, which will be stipulated by the Department of the Environment (the Crown Suppliers), and to pay this back to the department at specified intervals, in sterling. Firm prices are required for the first 12 months of the contract ordering period and, if the contractor subsequently seeks a price

revision, consideration may be given to amending prices as an alternative to terminating the contract. Tendered prices must be expressed in sterling and payment will be made only in sterling.

Cable: Department of the Environment, The Crown Suppliers, P5B2, Liverpool Procurement Office, Fifth Floor, Royal Liver Building, Pier Head, UK-Liverpool L3 1PE, Merseyside. Tel: (051) 227 42 62-280. Telex: 629105 PASDOE G. Suppl. of off. journal EC no. S034/50 of 02/18/88. Final date for receipt of requests to participate: March 21, 1988.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, London, England, FPO New York 09510.

Refer to: EECT-N. 6497

United Kingdom - MTN Tender

36 Electrical & Electronic

Machinery, Equipment &

Supply Mfrs.

Radar system melody

Requests to participate in English should be sent to: Flyvematerielkommandoen, Handelsafdelingen, Kontraksektionen. Rebuilding of weather radar system melody. (DLM-10). Place of delivery: Flyvestation Karup, Kolbra, DK-7470 Karup J. Time limit for delivery: 1989.Language: tenders must be drawn up in English.

Cable: Flyvematerielkommandoen, Postbox 130, DK-3500 Vaerlose. Tel: (02) 97 95 00. Telex: 37375 and 37376 AIRMAT DK MSGREF: AHK 1218/2/88. Suppl. of off. journal EC no. S034/49 of 02/18/88. Final date for receipt of requests to participate: March 23, 1988.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Copenhagen, Denmark, APO New York 09170.

Refer to: EECT-N. 6496

Denmark - MTN Tender

38 Measuring, Analyzing &

Controlling Instruments;

Photographic, Medical &

Optical Goods; Watch &

Clock Mfrs.

Power measurement equipment

Unspecified type and quantity, for central transmission region. Tender to be financed by the Mexican government budget and Inter-American Development Bank loan. Interested parties must be registered with the Secretariat of Programming and Budget (federal government suppliers roll), either directly or through their representatives. Documents along with technical specifications will be delivered upon receipt of 125,000 pesos or U.S. equivalent (certified check to the order of Comision Federal de Electricidad, or cash), between Feb. 13 and March 13, 1988, during working days and from 09:00 to 14:00 hours at the address given below. Prospective bidders must submit information along with proposals to the same address not later than March 13, 1988. Tender will take place on March 17, 1988, at 10:00 a.m.

Write or telex: Lic. Francisco Casas Guzman, Gerente de Abastecimientos, Comision Federal de Electricidad, Leon Tolstoi No. 29-Piso 5, 11590 Mexico, D.F. Bid no: CI-404/88. Deadline: 03/17/88 at 10:00 a.m.

Please send a copy of your response to:

American Embassy (FCS-TOP), Mexico, D.F., Mexico, Dept. of State, Washington, D.C. 20520.

Refer to: T0081

Mexico - Foreign Government Tender

39 Misc. Mfg. Industries

Paper and printing goods

Requests, in French, to participate should be sent to the address below. Supply of paper and printing goods: continuous paper (various dimensions, weights, colors and number of leaves); telex reels (1,2,3,4,5 and 7 ply); perforated tape; electrolytic paper; various ribbons. Samples to be supplied along with applications. Language: tenders must be drawn up in French.

Cable: Ministere de la Defense, Direction Centrale du Materiel de l'Armee de l'Air, Service des Marches Centralises No. 80/510, F-78210 Saint-Cyr-l'Ecole. Tel: 134605880-22 58. Telex: AIR SMARCENT ST.-CYR 200795 AIR PARIS. Suppl. of off. journal EC no. S034/52 of 02/18/88. Restricted invitation to tender. Final date for receipt of requests to participate: March 23, 1988.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Paris, France, APO New York 09777.

Refer to: EECT-N. 6499

France - MTN Tender

90-99 Governmental

Services

Consultative services

Consultative services concerning the Tahtali drinking water system (within the context of the Izmir drinking water project) would take approximately 48 calendar months. The services would cover the revision of existing preliminary projects undertaken by the buyer for the following units of work: determination of project criteria that would constitute the basis of bidding and preparation of complete bidding documents including project, construction and equipment specifications for the whole work; evaluation of tenders; supervision of the stages of the project; construction, equipment supply and installation and commissioning; preparation of work progress reports and other advisory services.

Units of work: a) Tahtali dam water station, raw water pumping station (500,000 cubic meter/day capacity) and Tahtali water treatment plant (500,000 cubic meter/day capacity); b) 2200 mm. internal dia. prestressed concrete pipe conduction line (32 km.) between Tahtali dam water station- Tahtali water treatment plant and Karabaglar storage tank. Foreign and Turkish firms can participate in the prequalification either by themselves or in a joint-venture status.

However, a firm cannot participate with more than one joint venture. Each and every firm that would participate in the prequalification has to submit documents approved by the buyer and authenticating that the firm had, by itself, projected a min. 200,000 cubic meter/day capacity drinking water purification plant, a dam water station, pumping station and conduction line; that it has prepared the bidding documents including all kinds of specifications for such work; that it has carried out construction and installation supervision for a min. 200,000 cubic meter/day capacity drinking water treatment plant, and that the said plant had been successfully commissioned.

Fulfillment of all conditions by any one (or all) of the firms of a joint- venture is satisfactory. The conditions indicated are the minimum requirements for participation in the prequalification. Not all firms or joint-ventures that satisfy the said requirements would necessarily pass the prequalification. All firms intending to participate in the prequalification either alone or in a joint-venture should submit all introductory documents and catalogs for conduction lines, water treatment plants, water tanks, pumping stations, water stations and similar work for which they have provided consultative services in the past five years, information about their

financial status and biographies of the propered technical personnel, and the summary of same.

Firms that participate in the prequalification as a joint venture will jointly sign their applications. In case any one of the joint venture partners of the successful group becomes disassociated from the group, then the application of the other firms of the group will become void. Prequalification applications shall be presented in writing to the buyer. Payment will be on credit (World Bank credit).

Write prequalification application to: Devlet su Isleri Genel Mudurlugu, Icmesuyu ve Kanalizasyon Dairesi Baskanligi, D Blok, Kat 4, Yucetepe-Ankara- Turk ey (State Hydraulic Works Department). Prequalification application deadline: 03/15/88 17:00 p.m.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Ankara, Turkey, APO New York 09254.

Refer to: T0052

Turkey - Foreign Government Tender