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DIRECT SALES

2501 Rock salt

Product data: Specifications/technical data: coarse grade suitable for winter ice control on roadways, etc. Quantity: 1500 mt/annual. U.S. dollar value: NA.

Purchase needed: November 1993. Salt will be bagged and distributed for retail; industrial and domestic applications; northeast U.S. supplier preferred.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: phone. Information desired: complete pricing to include delivery to Nova Scotia. Primary buying factor: price quote by truck or carload, efficient delivery system critical to sale.

Company data: Distributor/retail. Established: 1993. Employees: 6. Annual sales, member of business chamber, U.S. firms represented: NA. Bank ref: Bank of Montreal, 6371 Quinpool Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3L 1A6. Seeks alternative sources to Canadian; local product at US$38 landed.

Contact: Richard Wright, Operations Mgr., Advanced Salt Sales, 8 Dominion Cresceft, R.R. 1, Lakeside, Nova Scotia, B0J 1Z1. Tel: 902-876-2377. Fax: 902-876-2306.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Halifax, Suite 910 Cogswell Tower Scotia Sq., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J 3K1. Refer to: P0010.

Canada - Direct Sale for Resale

722011 Flat or rolled products of stain-

less steel

74111 Copper tubes or pipes

Product data: Specification/technical data: stainless steel sheets: .40 mm 1,000 coil, 304 aisi, 40 tons; .50 mm 1,000 coil, 304 aisi, 40 tons; .60 mm 1,000 coil, 304 aisi, 50 tons; .70 mm 1,000 coil, 304 aisi, 50 tons; .80 mm 1,000 coil, 304 aisi, 50 tons; 1.00 mm 1,000 coil, 304 aisi, 20 tons; 1.00 mm 1,250 coil, 304 aisi, 20 tons; 1.20 mm 1,250 coil, 304 aisi, 10 tons; 1.50 mm 1,250 coil, 304 aisi, 10 tons; 2.00 mm 1,000 coil, 304 aisi, 10 tons; .40 mm 1,000 coil, 430 k, 20 tons; .50 mm 1,000 coil, 430 k, 20 tons. copper tubes: 1/4 inch x .65 mm, 2,500 kilos; 5/16 inch x .65 mm, 2,500 kilos; 3/8 inch x .65 mm, 5,000 kilos; 1/2 inch x .65 mm, 2,500 kilos; 5/8 inch x .65 mm, 2,500 kilos; 5/16 inch x .35 mm, 3,000 kilos; 3/8 inch x .35 mm, 5,000 kilos; 1/2 inch x .35 mm, 4,000 kilos; 5/8 inch x .40 mm, 2,000 kilos. Quantity: stainless steel sheets 150 tons/month; copper tubes 300 tons/year. U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap. Payment terms: irrevocable letter of credit. Shipping terms: fob U.S. Service contract: no. End-user: Turkish consumer.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: price and delivery time. Interested in obtaining an agent/distributorship. Primary buying factor: price and quality.

Purchase asap on long-term basis.

Company data: Marketing for stainless steel products, copper pipes, and aluminum products. Sales area: Turkey, Spain, Germany, Brazil, and Mexico. Established: 1990. Employees: 9. Annual sales: firm states "sales are seven digit number in U.S. dollars." Member of business chamber: Istanbul Chamber of Commerce. Bank ref: Yapi Kredi Bankasi and Turk Ticaret Bankasi, Persembepazari branches, Istanbul; Turkiye Is Bankasi, Arapcami branch, Istanbul. U.S. firms represented: NA.

Contact: Mustafa Ugur Islamoglu, Export-Import Manager, Dicle Metal Ticaret Ltd. Sti., Tersane Caddeesi, Celik Han 30/25-26, 80001 Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey. Tel: 90 212 2562997 - 98. Fax: 90 212 2555701.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consulate General, Istanbul, PSC 97 Box 0002, APO AE 09827-0002. Refer to: P00060.

Turkey - Direct Sale for Resale

845129 Machinery for washing

Product data: Automatic car washing, waxing machinery, and spare parts. Specifications/technical data: systems should be based on 220 volts (50 HZ). Quantity, U.S. dollar value, service contract: NA. Purchase needed: asap. Payment terms: irrevocable letter of credit or wire transfer. Shipping terms: fob U.S. End-user: gas stations.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: price, delivery time, brochures on complete product range. Interested in obtaining an agent/distributorship. Primary buying factor: price and quality. Purchase asap on long-term basis.

Company data: Marketing for construction equipment, and importer of automobiles. Sales area: Turkey and new Turkoman States of CIS. Firm's international coordinator, Devine, is an American well known to Post. Established: 1973. Employees: 65. Annual sales: NA. Member of business chamber: Istanbul Chamber of Commerce. Bank ref: Akbank, Ciftehavuzlar branch, Istanbul and Turk Ticaret Bankasi, Fatih branch, Istanbul. U.S. firms represented: Water Conditioning Systems Inc. of U.S.

Contact: Roy W. Devine, International Coordinator, Basoglu Ticaret Ltd., Istasyon Caddesi, Goner Apt. 4/1, 81081 Goztepe, Istanbul, Turkey. Tel: 90 216 3863656. Fax: 90 216 3864934.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consulate General, Istanbul, PSC 97 Box 0002, APO AE 09827-0002. Refer to: P00059.

Turkey - Direct Sale for Resale

9406008030 Multi-family housing

system

Product data: Prefabricated housing; 5, 10, and 20 story buildings, technology, and or manufacturing equipment. Specification/technical data: reinforced concrete or metal structures, external and internal walls and partitions. Quantity: 30,000 units. U.S. dollar value: max. selling price $500/square meter. Purchase needed: should be available starting in early 1994. Firm has developed only ESOP (Employee Stock Option) Program in Argentina. Has an agreement with Housing Secretariat to develop a large housing program.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: specifications, list of projects completed, price a square meter of finished house. Primary buying factor: quality, price and completion time.

Company data: Trading company, although it is associated with an architectural design and construction firm. Established: 1989. Employees: 30. Annual sales: US$1 million plus. Member of business chamber: Camara Argentina de Consultoras. Bank ref: Banco de la Nacion Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina. U.S. firms represented: ESOP's Inc., P.O. Box 400, Scottsville, Va. 24590. Mr. Saiegh is working closely with National Mortgage Bank and Secretariat of Housing to develop a large housing plan. He needs most efficient pre- fabrication technology, in order to keep price of these dwellings under US$500/square meter. He is interested in studying all types of proposals, including technology transfer, joint-venture, representation, etc. He will eventually be looking for investors in U.S. for this project. Houses will be built in 1,000 unit modules, that will include schools, medical dispensaries, streets, water and sewer facilities. Post contact: Mendez.

Contact: Eduardo Ezra Saiegh, President, Consultora Para la Empresa de la Propiedad Privada, Participada S.A., Avenida Leandro N. Alem 790, Piso 13, 1001 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tel: 541 312-0133. Fax: 541 311-3890.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Buenos Aires, Unit 4326, APO AA 34034. Refer to: P0093.

Argentina - Direct Sale for Resale