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Seamless steel tubing

Financed by a US$260,000,000 loan from the World Bank, this is an international tender for the purchase of cased steel tubing to construct a 360 km oil pipeline in the southern part of the state of Bahia, in the gauges of 8 and 10 inches. Written instructions and specifications can be obtained from Petrobras against a non-refundable payment of US$190 to be paid at Banco do Brasil, Central Agency (Code 0001-9) account no. 377.100-8 or examined at no charge as required, up to 20 days prior to deadline.

Contact: Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras, Servico de Material - Sermat/ Dicim, Av. Republica do Chile, 65 Sala 605, 20035 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Tel: 55 21 534 1731/534 1745. Fax: 55 21 262 0145. Refer to: 849.002/ 91. Bid deadline: 3/11/92.

Brazil - Foreign Government Tender

Polyethylene and jelly-filled underground cables for telecommunications

Firm was established in 1983 to act as agents for marketing steel plates, textile machinery, and petroleum industry equipment and supplies. It is interested in representing U.S. firms for the purpose of marketing cables and accessories to the telecommunications industry in Egypt. Catalogs are required.

Contact: Engineer Magdy A. Shaaban, Chairman, Misr Trade, P.O. Box 125 Sidi Gaber, Alexandria, Egypt. Tel: 203 4228363. Fax: 203 4228519.

Egypt - Agency