EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

Trade leads supplied by:

US Department of CommerceU.S. and Foreign Commercial Service

Room HCHB 3804, Washington, D.C. 20230

HOW TO USE:

Trade leads on this page are listed according to type of lead. Codes preceding each industry/product heading represent classifications according to the Harmonized System of tariff codes published by the Bureau of the Census.

FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE:

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.

While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of information included in this list, the Department of Commerce 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.

For more information, contact your local District Office of the U.S. Department of Commerce (listed in the Blue Pages of the telephone book), or call (800) USA-TRAD(E) and ask for the phone number of the nearest office.

DIRECT SALES

1701 Turkey project for sugar refinery

Product data: Specifications/technical data: capacity 1,000 mt/day, no defect continuous operation for five days with 1,200 mt/day average; work day 300 days/year; POL recovery not less than 98 percent, based on 97.5 percent POL raw sugar. Quantity: package. U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired, primary buying factor: NA.

Company data: Engineering. Established: 1976. Employees: 330. Annual sales: US$40 million in 1992. Member of business chamber: NA. Bank ref: Medium Business Bank of Taiwan, Sung Shen branch, #147 Nan King E. Road, Sec. 4, Taipei, Taiwan. U.S. firms represented: (1) BM, Industrial Silencer; (2) Inarc/Westech, Harbor Crossing, Landfall & Outfall; (3) Nao Incinerator; L&A Inc. Group of Whiting Equip. Inc., Distillation Process Equipment.

Post remarks: Firm's capital US$19 million; in marine, hydraulic, piping engineering field for 17 years. Has technological agreements with many U.S. companies. For further technology specifications/requirements, contact Apex directly.

Contact: Yo-Hsiang, Hsiung, Project Manager, Apex Science & Engineering Corp., 15F., 68 Nan King Road, Sec. 3, Taipei, Taiwan. Tel: 886 2-516-4088. Fax: 886 2-516-6578.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), Taipei Office, American Institute in Taiwan, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521. Refer to: T013.

Taiwan - Direct Sale for Resale

3004 Advanced pharmaceutical

products, anti-virus, interferon

3306 Oral care products, toothbrush,

toothpaste, medicated toothpaste

9018 Diagnostic products

31 Fertilizer for gardens

3405 Consumer products for supermarket,

shoe care products, etc.

3306 Dental products

9018 Hospital products

Product data: Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value,

purchase needed: NA.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired, primary buying factor: NA.

Company data: Importer/agent/distributor. Established: 1973. Employees: 27. Annual sales: US$4 million. Member of business chamber: NA. Bank ref: Chang Hwa Commercial Bank, Min Shen branch, #746-1 Min Shen E. Rd., Taipei. U.S. firms represented: John O. Rutler Co., Chicago; Ral-Care Products.

Post remarks: Long-time contact of AIT/Taipei for many ad projects; has experience working with U.S. firms. Seeks high-interest U.S. suppliers of products listed above.

Contact: L.P. Wang, President, Silver Tree Enterprise Co., Suite 608, 6F., 107 Min Chuan E. Road, Sec. 2, Taipei, Taiwan. Tel: 886 2-594-8518. Fax: 886 2-594-1013.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), Taipei Office, American Institute in Taiwan, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521. Refer to: T012.

Taiwan - Direct Sale for Resale

33041 Lip makeup preparations

33042 Eye makeup preparations

33043 Manicure/pedicure preparations

Product data: Specification/technical data, quantity: NA. U.S. dollar value: approx $10,000. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: sight draft.

Response data: From manufacturer only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: catalogs, price lists. Primary buying factor: quality, prices. Seeks long-term regular supplier.

Company data: Importer/wholesale/distributor. Established: 1993. Employees: office five; sales agents 200. Annual sales: US$1 million est for 1993. Member of business chamber, U.S. represented: NA. Bank ref: Banco do Brasil SA, Vitoria, ES, Brazil.

Post remarks: Recently organized concern owned by group of wealthy/experienced businessmen. Main interest is to import/distribute most diversified lines of foreign goods; installing adequate warehouses to stock imported merchandise.

Considers representation of U.S. firms in Brazil for any kind of products. Has sales agents at principal commercial centers of Brazil. Banking/business sources report they have not yet formed dossier on firm, however, they recognize that directors are known as competent/reliable people. Post

considers firm suitable trade partner for U.S. business. Post contact: Belem/ Rnteixeira/Gwalser.

Contact: Robson Carlos de Souza, Managing Partner, Dammartins Com. Imp. e Exp. Ltda., Rua Tocantins 5-Soteco, 29106-120 Vila Velha, ES, Brazil. Tel: 55-27 326-2044. Fax: 55-27 226-7131.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consular Agency, Belem, Rua Oswaldo Cruz 165, 66017-090 Belem, PA, Brazil. Refer to: P0077.

Brazil - Direct Sale for Resale

33072 Personal deodorants

3307301 Bath salts, perfumed

6209205040 Diapers of synthetic fibers

Product data: Specification/technical data, quantity: NA. U.S. dollar value: approx $10,000. Payment: sight draft.

Response data: From manufacturer only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: catalogs, prices. Primary buying factor: quality, prices. Seeks long-term regular supplier.

Company data: Importer/wholesaler/distributor. Established: 1993. Employees: office five; sales agents 200. Annual sales: US$1 million est for 1993. Member of business chamber, U.S. firms represented: NA. Bank ref: Banco do Brasil SA, Vitoria, ES, Brazil.

Post remarks: Recently organized concern owned by group of wealthy/experienced businessmen. Main interest is to import/distribute most diversified lines of foreign goods; installing adequate warehouses to stock imported merchandise.

Considers representation of U.S. firms in Brazil for any kind of products. Has sales agents at principal commercial centers of Brazil. Banking/business sources report they have not yet formed dossier on firm, however, they recognize that directors are known as competent/reliable people. Post

considers firm suitable trade partner for U.S. business. Post contact: Belem/ Rnteixeira/Gwalser.

Contact: Robson Carlos de Souza, Managing Partner, Dammartins Com. Imp. e Exp. Ltda., Rua Tocantins 5-Soteco, 29106-120 Vila Velha, ES, Brazil. Tel: 55-27 326-2044. Fax: 55-27 226-7131.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consular Agency, Belem, Rua Oswaldo Cruz 165, 66017-090 Belem, PA, Brazil. Refer to: P0079.

Brazil - Direct Sale for Resale

390461 Polytetrafluoroethylene

271000 Naphtha lubricant

Product data: (a) used in manufacturing Teflon tapes. Specifications/technical data: API approved specifications. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: to be informed in light of quoted prices. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. In- formation desired: fob price quotations per metric ton, product literature. Primary buying factor: price.

Company data: Sanitation contractor/importer/seller of foodstuff, sportswear, equipment. Established: 1972. Employees: 300. Annual sales: US$1.6 million. Member of business chamber: Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Dammam. Bank ref: Saudi French Bank, P.O. Box 2792, Dammam 31461, Saudi Arabia. U.S. firms represented: NA. Post contact: Dhahran/Moore.

Contact: Adel S. al-Askar, V.P., Saleh al-Askar Contracting Est., P.O. Box 1057, Dammam 31431, Saudi Arabia. Tel: 966-3 827-3041, 827-5925. Fax: 966-3 827-3383.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Dhahran, Unit 66803, APO AE 09858-6803. Refer to: P001.

Saudi Arabia - Direct Sale for Resale

84223 Packaging equipment

Product data: Wants to buy packaging equipment for different types of products as explained below. Specifications/technical data, quantity: 1 bag filling- closing-sealing machine, capacity 1,000 units/hour (250-500-1,000 gr); products to be packed dry beans, peas, lentils, etc.; 1 bag filling-closing- sealing machine, capacity 1,000 units/hour (15-30-60-120 gr); products to be packed spices; 1 bottling-tapping machine, capacity 500 units/hour (125-250-500 gr); products to be packed ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard; 1 bottling-tapping machine, capacity 500 units/hour (quarter, half, one gallon); products to be packed cleaning chemicals; thermoforming packaging equipment - individual portions of liquid, semi-liquid, solid products such as shampoo, soap, sugar, salt, pepper, etc., capacity 5,000 units/hour; 1 blister thermoforming packaging machine. U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: Dec. 15, 1993.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax, airmail. Information desired: catalogs, equipment size, price, delivery time, guarantee period. Primary buying factor: price, quality.

Company data: Established as consequence of general imports liberalization/ specifically to meet demand for imported consumer goods such as processed foods, personal hygiene, institutional cleaning chemicals. Some of these products imported in bulk for repackaging in retailer quantities. Offices in Cali and Bogota, Colombia, also in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Expansion plans include branch offices in five or six large/medium Colombian cities. Partners have good experience as importers/wholesalers of agricultural commodities like dry beans, lentils. Established: 1990. Employees: 50. Annual sales: US$2.5 million. Member of business chamber: NA. Bank ref: Banco del Estado, Oficina Principal, Cali, Valle - Colombia. U.S. firms represented: three representation agreements under negotiation, but management prefers to keep names confidential until contracts signed. Post contact: Arrubla/Lenahan.

Contact: Fernando Riviere, General Manager, Marcopolo Distribuciones, Calle 13 A No. 69-05, Cali - Valle - Colombia. Tel: 5723 31-8258. Fax: 5723 39-1267.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Bogota, Unit 5120, APO AA 34038. Refer to: P0007.

Colombia - Direct Sales to End-User

8429511065 Front end shovel loaders,

reconditioned

8429521050 Backhoes, reconditioned

8429190090 Bulldozers, reconditioned

8429591090 Wheel loaders with backhoe,

reconditioned

Product data: Specification/technical data: (a) wheel-mounted, 120 hp; (b) all types (wheel, track, etc.) 60-90 hp; (c) 100-200 hp; (d) 60-80 hp. Quan- tity: (a) 40; (b) 40; (c) 20; (d) 20 units. U.S. dollar value: $20,000 and up.

Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: Spanish/English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: photos, specifications, history, condition, prices. Primary buying factors: quality, price, terms, background of supplier.

Company data: Road construction/maintenance contractor, distributor of road equipment. Established: 1970. Employees: 500 (10 in machinery sales division). Annual sales: US$2.4 million ($300,000 in machinery). Member of business chamber: Camara Argentina de la Construccion. Bank ref: Banco Rio, Buenos Aires, Argentina. U.S. firms represented: Massey Ferguson, Agricultural Division. Post contact: Mendez.

Contact: Sabino Zabala Baitia, Director, Maquivial SA, Echeverria 3446, 1636 Olivos, Provincia Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tel: 541 799-4166. Fax: 541 799-4166.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Buenos Aires, Unit 4326, APO AA 34034. Refer to: P0001.

Argentina - Direct Sale for Resale

84791 Bituminous concrete blend

equipment & bituminous concrete

spread-out equipment

Product data: Specifications/technical data: for blend equipment capacity- 1,350 kg, blend time 45S-60S, output 80- 150 t/h; for laying equipment width 2.5-7.5 m, thickness 0-300 mm, output-600 t/h. Quantity: two sets bituminous concrete blend equipment & two sets bituminous concrete spread-out equipment. U.S. dollar value: US$3,500,000. Purchase needed: 1994.

Response data: From manufacturers only: manufacturers or dealers. Language: English/Chinese. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: catalog, price. Primary buying factor: technology, price.

Company data: Hong Kong company, Beijing office. Employees: five. Annual sales, established, member of business chamber, U.S. firms represented: NA. Bank ref: Bank of China, Head Office, 401 Fucheng Men Nei St., Beijing.

Post remarks: Inform embassy of responses to this notice.

Contact: Wang Shu-lin, Chief Representative, Lin Jun International Industrial Co., Beijing Office, Room #4010, Beijing International Hotel, Beijing 100005, China. Tel: 86-1 512-6688 ext 4010. Fax: 86-1 512-9972 ext 4010.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Beijing, PSC 461 Box 50, APO AP 96521. Refer to: T162.

China - Direct Sale for Resale

8483 Bearings

Product data: Description/technical data: heavy-duty spherical roller and double-row self-aligning ball bearings in split pedestal housings. Particularly interested in bearings where journals split in similar way to pedestal. Quantity: est. 232 bearings. U.S. dollar value: $760,000 est.

Purchase needed: December 1994. Will send full set of inquiry information by courier to interested parties.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: phone, fax. Information desired: full description of range of bearings available, confirmation that manufacturer could design/select suitable bearing from design specifications given. Primary buying factor: price, delivery. Tenders must be received by 10/14/93. Purchase must be ready for delivery before December 1994.

Company data: Materials handling firm within Taylor Woodrow Group. Taylor, major U.K. company, quoted on London Stock Exchange. Established: 1956. Employees: 50-249. Annual sales: over US$250,000. Member of business chamber: Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, Engineering Employer Federation and Materials Handling Engineering Association. Bank ref: Midland Bank PLC, Hays, Middlesex. U.S. firms represented: NA. Worldwide sales representation through parent company. Post contact: London/Jclarke/Gloose.

Contact: J.M. Smith, Senior Project Engineer, Birtley Engineering Ltd., Wheatbridge Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 2AB, United Kingdom. Tel: 44 246-277411. Fax: 44 246-236081.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, London, PSC 801 Box 33, FPO AE 09498-4033. Refer to: P036.

United Kingdom - Direct Sales to End-User