EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

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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. An accompanying box outlines section product classifications under the HS codes.

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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.

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JOINT VENTURES/LICENSING

S4222 Cold storage warehousing

Product data: Wants to establish association/joint-venture with U.S. group with know-how in cold storage warehousing. Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value, purchase needed: NA.

Response data: From manufacturers only: NA. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax, letter. Information desired: company background, capacity, location, type of technology available. Primary buying factor: technology. Seeks partner with know-how in cold storage warehousing.

Company data: Cold storage warehousing. Established: 1984. Employees: 30. Annual sales: above US$1.5 million. Member of business chamber, U.S. firms represented: NA. Bank ref: Banco Mercantil de Sao Paulo SA, branch Av. Faria Lima, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil; Banco Bamerindus do Bra- sil, branch Av. Nove de Julho, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Post remarks: Established, with cold storage facility outside Sao Paulo mainly used by large domestic food/dairy/meat processors. As Brazilian food market is becoming more competitive/imports of frozen food increasing; wants to upgrade facility. Post contact: Spaulo/Volker/Walser.

Contact: Marcelo Motta, Director, Ricardo Lara Vidigal - Armazens Frigorificados, Av. Nove de Julho 5258, 01406- 00 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. Fax: 55-11 883-3302.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Sao Paulo, APO AA 34030. Refer to: P020.

Brazil - Joint Venture

2922 Dimethyl sulfoxide

Product data: Technical collaboration for manufacture. Specifications/ technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value, purchase needed: NA. End-user: Indian public/other foreign markets.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax, telex. Information desired: willingness to offer technology, expertise. Primary buying factor: superior technology.

Company data: Private limited company; part of Yasha Group of companies. Group manufactures stainless steel/special steel. Firm is agent for lanolin, wool, metallurgical coke, cooking coal, steel coal for Indian companies. Other firms in group are Geetanjali Properties Private Ltd., Basera Properties Private Ltd., engaged in land development/construction. Firm has finalized plans to manufacture heat-radiating insulation paints in technical collaboration with Australian manufacturing unit. Plans to diversify manufacturing activities/ seeks U.S. collaborator to manufacture dimethyl sulfoxide in India; product not manufactured in India. Firm controlled by chairman, S.C. Kathuria, well- known in business/industrial/ government circles. Established: 1981. Employees: 700. Annual sales: US$20 million. Member of business chamber: PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, New Delhi. Bank ref: Oriental Bank of Commerce Basant Lok, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110 057. U.S. firms represented: NA. Post contact: Smaini.

Contact: J.K. Pahwa, Chief Executive, Yasha Petrochemicals Ltd., E-72 Greater Kailash I, New Delhi 110 048, India. Tel: 91-11 6476817, 6431617. Telex: 031-76081 NORM IN. Fax: 91-11 6476387.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (FCS TOP), American Embassy, New Delhi, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-9000. Refer to: P0018.

India - Joint Venture Abroad

3701 X-ray film

Product data: Technical collaboration for manufacture of X-ray film. Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value, purchase needed: NA. End-user: Indian public/other foreign markets.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax, telex. Information desired: willingness to offer technology for manufacture of X-ray film. Primary buying factor: superior technology.

Company data: Private limited company; part of Yasha Group of companies. Group manufactures stainless steel/special steel. Firm is agent for lanolin, wool, metallurgical coke, cooking coal, steel coal for Indian companies. Other firms in group are Geetanjali Properties Private Ltd., Basera Properties Private Ltd., engaged in land development/construction. has finalized plans to manufacture heat-radiating insulation paints in technical collaboration with Australian manufacturing unit. Plans to diversify manufacturing activities/ seeks U.S. collaborator to manufacture X-ray film in India. Firm controlled by chairman, S.C. Kathuria, well-known in business/industrial/government circles. Established: 1981. Employees: 700. Annual sales: US$20 million. Member of business chamber: PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, New Delhi. Bank ref: Oriental Bank of Commerce Basant Lok, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110 057. U.S. firms represented: NA. Post Contact: Smaini.

Contact: J.K. Pahwa, Chief Executive, Yasha Petrochemicals Ltd., E-72 Greater Kailash I, New Delhi 110 048, India. Tel: 91-11 6476817, 6431617. Telex: 031-76081 NORM IN. Fax: 91-11 6476387.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (FCS TOP), American Embassy, New Delhi, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-9000. Refer to: P0021.

India - Joint Venture Abroad

4810 Photographic and specialty

coated paper

Product data: Technical collaboration for manufacture of photographic/ specially coated paper such as cast coated paper, art/chromo paper, thermal/fax paper, carbonless paper. Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value, purchase needed: NA. End-user: Indian public/other foreign markets.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax, telex. Information desired: willingness to offer technology/ expertise for manufacture of photographic/specially coated paper. Primary buying factor: superior technology.

Company data: Private limited company; part of Yasha Group of companies. Group manufactures stainless steel, special steel. Firm is agent for lanolin, wool, metallurgical coke, cooking coal, steel coal for Indian companies. Other firms in group are Geetanjali Properties Private Ltd., Basera Properties Private Ltd., engaged in land development/construction. Finalized plans to manufacture heat-radiating insulation paints in technical collaboration with Australian manufacturing unit. Plans to diversify manufacturing activities/seeks U.S. collaborator to manufacture photographic/specially coated paper. Firm controlled by chairman, S.C. Kathuria, well-known in business/industrial/ government circles. Established: 1981. Employees: 700. Annual sales: US$20 million. Member of business chamber: PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, New Delhi. Bank ref: Oriental Bank of Commerce Basant Lok, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110 057. U.S. firms represented: NA. Post contact: Smaini.

Contact: J.K. Pahwa, Chief Executive, Yasha Petrochemicals Ltd., E-72 Greater Kailash I, New Delhi 110 048, India. Tel: 91-11 6476817, 6431617. Telex: 031-76081 NORM IN. Fax: 91-11 6476387.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (FCS TOP), American Embassy, New Delhi, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-9000. Refer to: P0020.

India - Joint Venture Abroad

842121 Industrial water treatment

plants

Product data: Non-chemical industrial water treatment with magnetic amplifying system to prevent corrosion, scale build, algae growth for industrial boilers, heat exchanger, cooling towers. Specification/technical data: magnetic water conditioning requires min monitoring/no power supply. Water flows through induced magnetic field. Current generated by moving water changes static charge on water molecules and ionizes (dissociates) them forming hydronium/ hydroxyl ions. Positive/negative ions prevent corrosion, scale build-up, algae growth on basic principle of physics - opposites attract/similarities repel. Quantity, U.S. dollar value, purchase needed: NA. Interested in distributorship/business tie-ups.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: company profile including know-how about technology/manufacture of magnetic industrial water treatment plant operating on above principle. Firms interested in joint-ventures/licensing arrangement can specify terms of such arrangements. Primary buying factor: price, technology, reliability, quality.

Company data: Manufacturing/trading. Established: 1989. Employees: 35. Annual sales: US$11 million. Member of business chamber: Mahratta Chamber of Commerce & Industries, Engineering Export Promotion Council. Bank ref: Anz Grindlays, 90 Mg Road, Bombay. U.S. firms represented: NA. Identified Bon Aqua International Inc., P.O. Box 19047, Greensboro N.C. 27419 for magnetic water treatment systems based on same principle.

Post remarks: Principal business operation: export/import trading, 60 percent/ manufacture of drugs, mechanical seals, valves, 40 percent. Technically proficient manpower marketing machine tools, material handling equipment products required for food, petrochemical, fertilizer, pharmaceutical industry. Within three years, developed into trading house/ seeks joint- venture partner with proven technology for diversification into manufacture of magnetic water treatment for industrial applications. Market for equipment vast, having applications in all sectors of industry. Post contact: Vgadkari/ Jwood.

Contact: M.S. Shivnani, Managing Director, Span Overseas Pvt. Ltd., Sarosh

Bhavan 16/B-1, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Pune - 411 001 India. Tel: 0212 647226, 647227, 647228. Fax: 0212 653228.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Bombay, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-6240. Refer to: P0006.

India - Joint Venture Abroad

901831 Syringes

901839 Catheters

Product data: Disposable. Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value, purchase needed: NA. End-user: Indian public.

Response data: From manufacturers: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax, telex. Information desired: willingness to offer technology for manufacture of medical disposables. Primary buying factor: superior technology.

Company data: Medium-sized limited liability. Part of Jain Group of companies. Group of companies has 25 associate firms. PSW established 1979 to produce synthetic blended yarn of polyester, viscose, acrylic. Production began in 1981; within short span grew into one of leading manufacturers of synthetic blended yarn in India. Plant located on 44 acres land. Exports synthetic blended/cotton yarn to Europe, Africa, Bangladesh, Gulf countries, east Asia. Imports polyester viscose/acrylic fibers from United States, Europe, east Asia, etc. Is contemplating setting up joint venture to manufacture medical disposables in India. Employees: 2,400. Annual sales: US$17 million. Member of business chamber: PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, New Delhi. Bank ref: Bank of Baroda, Industrial Finance branch, Parliament Street, New Delhi 110001. U.S. firms represented: NA. Post contact: New Delhi/Pnarayan.

Contact: M.N. Vishwanath, General Manager (Exports), Pasupati Spinning & Weaving Mills Ltd., 1501 Nirmal Tower, 26 Barakhamba Road, New Delhi 110001, India. Tel: 91-11 3329495. Telex: 031-65856 JAIN IN. Fax: 91-11 3316441.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, New Delhi, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-9000. Refer to: P00023.

India - Licensing Abroad