EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

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28 CHEMICALS & ALLIED

PRODUCTS MFRS.

Sodium bicarbonate; sodium

metabisulfite; sodium silicofluoride; calcium hypochlorite

Product data: Harmonized system code: 2836.30.00; 2839.11.00; 2826.20.00; 2828.10.00. Detailed product description: sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate technical); sodium metabisulfite (sodium metabisulfite); sodium silicofluoride (fluorosioicate of sodium); calcium hypochlorite (calcium hypochlorite). Quantity: Item 10A, 8.75 mt; Item 10B, 8.75 mt; Item 10C, 35 mt; Item 10D, 17.5 mt. Purchase needed: immediately. End user: local governmental agencies combating cholera incidence. Response language: English.

Best way to respond: fax. Direct supplier only: no. Information needed from U.S. firm: fob/cif price and delivery time. Primary buying factor: material needed for local population health security. Type of business: trading company. Year established: 1988. Number of employees: 12. Annual sales volume: US$250,000. Member of business chamber: no. Bank ref: Banco do Brasils SA, Agencia Centro, Belem, Para; Banco do Estado do Para SA, Agencia Centro, Belem, Para. U.S. firm represented: none. Other information: relatively new- to-market firm engaged in imports, wholesale and retail of foreign goods.

Contact: Sergio Frazao do Couto, President, Amazonia Comercio de Importacao e

Exportacao Ltda., Av. Alcindo Cacela 1458, 66040 Belem, PA, Brazil. Tel: 091 222 4888. Fax: 091 223 6471.

Brazil - Direct Sale for Resale

Pharmaceuticals

Detailed product description: FDA-approved drugs and pharmaceuticals. Product specifications: Saudi government regulations stipulate that imported pharmaceuticals and drugs to Saudi Arabia should have FDA approval. Also, drug and pharmaceutical manufacturers should be at least a 10-year research lab or university associated. Purchase needed by: asap. End users: government and private hospital and medical institutions. Payment terms: negotiable. Shipping terms: air cargo, cif and c&f Jeddah. Delivery time: one month. Response language: English. Best way to respond: fax and use of mail for catalogs and technical information. Direct supplier only: yes. Information desired from U.S. firms: catalogs, technical background and prices. Primary buying factor: meeting Saudi standards, quality, price and fast delivery.

Type of business: supplier of medical, dental, laboratory equipment and supplies, disposables and surgical instruments and pharmaceuticals. Year established: 1984. Number of employees: over 20. Annual sales: turnover: over US$3.5 million. Member of business chamber: Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jeddah. Bank ref: Al Bank Al Saudi Al Hollandi, Jeddah, P.O. Box 67, Jeddah 21411. Other information: type of company: private. Sales priority areas/countries: Saudi Arabia and possibly will expand to other GCC countries. Firm description: Firm is a Saudi-owned, private company engaged in the supply of medical, hospital, dental and laboratory equipment and supplies. Firm represents several U.S. and international firms that are dealing in the items mentioned fields. Firm would like to contact prospective joint venture partners to produce pharmaceuticals in Saudi Arabia. It seeks immediate contact with U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing firms.

Contact: Ziad Ashour, Pharma & Business Dev. Division Manager, Saudi Health Services Co., P.O. Box 10559, Jeddah 21443, Saudi Arabia. Tel: 966 2 653 4455. Fax: 966 2 653 0556.

Saudi Arabia - Licensing Abroad

Pharmaceuticals

Detailed product description: FDA-approved drugs and pharmaceuticals. Product specifications: Saudi government regulations stipulate that imported pharmaceuticals and drugs to Saudi Arabia should have FDA approval. Also, drug and pharmaceutical manufacturers should be at least a 10-year research lab or university associated. U.S. dollar value: estimated $1,000,000 annually.

Purchase needed by: asap. End users: government and private hospital and medical institutions. Other information: estimated annual/monthly volume: over US$1,000,000 per year. Payment terms: negotiable. Shipping terms: air cargo, cif and c&f Jeddah. Delivery time: one month. Response language: English. Best way to respond: fax and use of mail for catalogs and technical information. Direct supplier only: yes. Information desired from U.S. firms: catalogs, technical background and prices. Primary buying factor: meeting Saudi standards, quality, price and fast delivery.

Type of business: supplier of medical, dental, laboratory equipment and supplies, disposables and surgical instruments, and pharmaceuticals. Year established: 1984. Number of employees: over 20. Annual sales: turnover: over US$3.5 million. Member of business chamber: Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jeddah. Bank ref: Al Bank Al Saudi Al Hollandi, Jeddah, P.O. Box 67, Jeddah 21411. Other information: type of company: private. Sales priority: areas/countries: Saudi Arabia and possibly will expand to other GCC countries. Firm description: Firm is a Saudi-owned, private company engaged in the supply of medical, hospital, dental and laboratory equipment and supplies. Firm represents several U.S. and international firms. Firm would like to expand its business to include pharmaceuticals. It seeks immediate contact with U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing firms.

Contact: Ziad Ashour, Pharma & Business Dev. Division Manager, Saudi Health Services Co., P.O. Box 10559, Jeddah 21443, Saudi Arabia. Tel: 966 2 653 4455. Fax: 966 2 653 0556.

Saudi Arabia - Agency