EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

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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.

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DIRECT SALES

6103 Men's apparel

6104 Women's apparel

6403 Footwear

Product data: Women's/men's footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of leather. Specifications/ technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: annually. End-user: retailers, consumers. Specializing in wholesale trade of men's/women's apparel, footwear, food. Close tights with retailers in other regions of Russia, CIS. Primarily interested in buying high-quality, rather expensive/fashionable apparel, footwear for upper-middle/middle class. Free premises for offices and store in center of Moscow; is interested in establishing, in cooperation with U.S. company, a joint brand-name store to sell U.S. goods.

Response data: From manufacturer only: no. Language: Russian/English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: specifications (catalogs), samples, price lists indicating prices cif Moscow, or cif St. Petersburg. Primary buying factor: competitive price, wider variety against European products. Has been purchasing apparel/footwear from Germany, Italy, Portugal.

Company data: Trading firm with manufacturing division. Established: 1989. Employees: 120. Annual sales: US$2,000,000. Member of business chamber, U.S. firms represented: NA. Bank ref: Bank "Help", Moscow, Russia. Trades apparel/footwear/foodstuffs of European firms. Would like to establish long- term relationship with U.S. manufacturer/wholesaler of apparel/footwear. Post contact: Moscow/Lmaksimova.

Contact: Yanina Mikhailovna Ilyina, Commercial, Director, Galla Ltd., 55 Lesnaya Str., 103053, Moscow, Russia. Tel: 7-095 251-3126, 7-095 973-1429. Fax: 7-095 973-3878.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Moscow, APO AE 09721. Refer to: P0002.

Russia - Direct Sale for Resale

7020 Glass colored throughout mass

having absorbent or reflecting layer

Product data: Prefabricated glass/Plexiglas enclosures for patios, terraces/ spas, swimming pools. Specifications/technical data: tinted glass/ Plexiglas, scratch-resistant. Stainless steel aluminum frames adjustable and/or easily cut to size of area. Quantity, service contract, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: cash wire transfer. Shipment: first shipment samples by air, second shipment cif Istanbul. End-user: residential/ commercial applications.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: price, delivery time, specifications of product, temperature-resistance, winter applications. Would like to obtain agent/distributorship. Primary buying factor: price, quality, applications required to cover/enclose each area. Purchase asap on long-term basis.

Company data: Marketing firm for construction equipment; importer of automobiles. Sales area: Turkey, new Turkoman states of CIS. Firm's international coordinator, Mr. Devine, is American well-known to post. Established: 1973. Employees: 65. Annual sales: NA. Member of local 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.

Contact: Roy W. Devine, International Coordinator, Basoglu Ticaret Ltd., Istasyon Caddesi, Goner Apt. 4/1, 81081 Goztepe, Istanbul, Turkey. Tel: 90-216 386-4934. Fax: 90-216 386-3656.

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: P00001.

Turkey - Direct Sale for Resale

950699 Snowboards

640211 Snow boots

62112 Ski suits

Product data: Specification/technical data: suppliers of total snowboard goods that can provide same brand snowboard, boots, wear. Quantity: small samples, in future, may increase up to 1,000 snowboards/season. U.S. dollar value: negotiable. Purchase needed: samples by January 1994. Will participate in exhibition in March 1994; would like to promote snowboards/related goods at show. Therefore, would like to have samples asap. Exhibition is called ''Active Collection," an exhibition of snowboards, skate boards, surfboards, etc., scheduled from March 17-19, 1994, in Tokyo.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond fax. Information desired: full-color catalog, price list, company information. Primary buying factor price, design. Send company information, price list, photocopies of catalogs by fax. After review, will request copies of full-color catalogs.

Company data: Distributor of consumer goods. Established: 1987. Employees: five. Annual sales: US$1,952,380 as of May 1993. Member of business chamber: Tomobe Town Chamber of Commerce/Industry. Bank ref: Joyo Bank, Tomobe branch, 2-1-1 Higashi Daira, Tomobe-machi, Nishi Ibaraki-gun, Ibaraki 309-17. U.S. firms represented: Fashion Victim, P.O. Box 14780, Chicago, Ill. 60614; Changing Times, 389 5th Ave., New York, N.Y. 10016; Globus Gifts Inc., 1140 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10001.

Post remarks: Number of snowboarders in Japan has increased over last couple of years. One Japanese trade newspaper estimates population of snowboarders is about 200,000-300,000 and that it will continue to grow. Since American snowboards well accepted by Japanese end-users, we believe there is very good potential for U.S. companies. Post contact: Mann/Taki/Ktakabatake.

Contact: Yasuhiro Sunaga, Sales Planning Director, Top Spot Co., 2-1-8-301 Higashi Daira, Tomobe-machi, Nishi Ibaraki-gun, Ibaraki 309-17, Japan. Tel: 011-81 296-77-7569. Fax: 011-81 296-77-6321.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Osaka-kobe, Unit 45004 Box 239, APO AP 96337. Refer to: P0002.

Japan - Direct Sale for Resale