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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GOVERNMENT TENDERS

4823 Heat-sealable paper

State Tobacco Monopoly (RNTA) issued 2-lot tender for supply of heat-sealable paper for snuff packaging, as follows: lot no. 1: 70,000 kg paper for packaging for local market; lot no. 2: 2,000 kg paper for export packaging. French tender documents available from Secretariat Permanent de la Commission des Marches de la Regie National des Tabacs (RNTA), Boulevard 15 Octobre, BP 42, 1080 Tunis Cedex, Tunisia. To receive French tender documents through U.S. Embassy, cable US$80 to cover cost of procurement/handling to Societe Tunisienne de Banque - Siege, telex 13807 SOTUBANK for transfer to Embassy account no. 100- 900-238/5 - U.S. Disbursing Officer RAMC. Money transfer should be accompanied by following message: "Deposit is for mailing tender documents issued by RNTA No. 01/94 snuff packaging paper." Documents will be procured/dispatched upon receipt by U.S. Embassy Commercial Section (fax 216-1 789-719) via copy from supplier of bank transfer instructions. Offers should be in French.

Contact: Secretariat Permanent de la Commission des Marches de la Regie National des Tabacs (RNTA), Boulevard 15 Octobre, BP 42, 1080 Tunis Cedex, Tunisia. Tel: 216-1 491-155, 491-360. Fax: 216-1 390-793. Refer to: bid no. 01/94. Bid deadline: 12/08/93 14:00 local time.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Tunis, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-6360. Refer to: T0312.

Tunisia - Foreign Government Tender

8418 Water cooling

OPAT has issued tender for supply for two water cooling units for use at Tunis/Carthage International Airport. French tender documents available from Monsieur le President Directeur General, Office des Ports Aeriens de Tunisie (OPAT), Aeroport International de Tunis-Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia for 20 Tunisian dinars (1TD=US$1 approx). To receive French tender documents through U.S. Embassy, cable US$70 to cover cost of procurement/handling to Societe Tunisienne de Banque - Siege, telex 13807 SOTUBANK for transfer to embassy account no. 100-900-238/5 - U.S. Disbursing Officer RAMC. Money transfer should be accompanied by following message: "Deposit is for mailing tender documents issued by OPAT no. 32/92 water cooling units." Documents will dispatched upon receipt by U.S. Embassy Commercial Section (fax 216-1 789-719) of copy from supplier of bank transfer instructions. Offers should be in French.

Contact: Monsieur le President Directeur General, Office des Ports Aeriens de Tunisie (OPAT), Aeroport International de Tunis-Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia. Tel: 216-1 235-000, 236-000. Fax: 216-1 781-460. Refer to: no. 32/93. Deadline: 12/ 01/93 16:00 local time.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Tunis, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-6360. Refer to: T0310.

Tunisia - Foreign Government Tender

8471 Computer and peripheral devices

for automated multiphase health

testing & service system

Opening date: 11:30 a.m. 12/10/93. Selective tender. Quantity: one set. Delivery date: 03/22/94. Delivery point: Tokyo Postal Life Insurance Medical Examination Center. No bid/performance bonds. Bidder must meet basic qualifications for participating in tenders as determined by Postal Life Insurance Welfare Corp. Bidder must have capability of providing appropriate after-sales service/repairs/maintenance. Documents in Japanese; payments in yen. Bid documents must be obtained from submitting agency, not U.S. Embassy.

Contact: (in Japanese) Tadaoki Kusunoki, Director, Postal Life Insurance Welfare Corp., 2-3-4 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107, Japan. Tel: 81-3 3586-4311 ext. 292. Fax: 81-3 3586-1264. Refer to: Kampo 10/13/93 supplement pg. 8. Bid deadline: 15:00 12/03/93.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Tokyo Unit 45004, APO AP 96337. Refer to: T02036.

Japan - MTN Tender

847730 Rubber molding machinery

Afamia, general tire company, announced public tender for supply/installation of complete high-quality tire production line. Bid bond US$300,000. Performance bond 10 percent of contract value. Firms interested in tender can contact American Embassy, Economic/Commercial Section, to obtain tender book on their behalf. Requests must be by letter authorizing embassy to obtain tender book and include check for $50 to cover courier costs. Embassy often unable to obtain gratis copies of tender documents from tendering authorities. Due to mail delays, please respond by express mail only. Many Syrian tenders contain language unacceptable under U.S. Anti-boycott Compliance Law, although in many cases the Syrian government accepts alternative language from U.S. companies responding to anti-boycott compliance. Telephone advice line 202 482-2381.

Contact: General Director, Eng. Hussein al-Mohammad, Afamia, General Establishment of Chemical Industries, Baramkeh, Abi Bakr al-Seddik Street, P.O. Box 5447, Damascus, Syria. Telex: 419145 SY. Refer to: file number: 3560/ ST. 18.10.1993. Bid deadline: 12/04/93.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Damascus, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-6110. Refer to: T0027.

Syria - Foreign Government Tender

850211 Generator equipment, 250 KVA

Opening date: 13:10 12/10/93. Selective tender. Quantity: one set. Delivery date: 03/20/94. Delivery point: to be advised. No bid/performance bonds. Bidder must meet basic qualifications for participating in tenders as determined by Water Resources Development Public Corp. Bidder must have capability of providing rapid/sufficient after-sales service/maintenance/parts supply. Documents in Japanese; payments in yen. Bid documents must be obtained

from submitting agency, not U.S. Embassy.

Contact: (in Japanese) Baba Kumao, Vice-President, Water Resources Development Public Corp., 5-3-3 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107, Japan. Tel: 81-3 3584-1251 ext. 2251 or 2252. Refer to: Kampo 10/13/93 supplement pg. 7-8. Bid deadline: 12/03/93.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Tokyo Unit 45004, APO AP 96337. Refer to: T02034.

Japan - MTN Tender

870590 Medical examination car,

supersonic, diagnosis

Opening date: 11 a.m. 12/06/93. Open tender. Quantity: one set. Delivery date: 03/25/94. Delivery point: Social Insurance Kajikazawa Hospital. No bid/ performance bonds. Bidder must have A or B qualification for participating in tenders as determined by Yamanashi Prefectural Public Welfare Bureau. Bidder must have capability of providing rapid after-sales service/maintenance for procured products. Documents in Japanese; payments in yen. Bid documents must be obtained from submitting agency, not U.S. Embassy.

Contact: (in Japanese) Yasuyuki Kajiwara, Director, Insurance Division, Yamanashi Prefectural Public Welfare Bureau, 1-9-11 Marunouchi, Kofu-shi, Yamanashi 400, Japan. Tel: 81-552 35-7667. Refer to: Kampo 10/13/93 supplement pg. 6. Bid deadline: 11 a.m. 12/03/93.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Tokyo Unit 45004, APO AP 96337. Refer to: T02030.

Japan - MTN Tender

870590 Mass survey mobil X-ray car

for stomach and chest

870590 Cardiovascular examination car

Opening date: (a) 1400, (b) 1500, 12/03/93. Open tender. Quantity: (a) one set; (b) one set. Delivery date: 03/25/94. Delivery point: Shakaihoken Kobe Central Hospital. No bid/performance bonds. Bidder must have A or B qualification for participating in tenders as determined by Hyogo Prefectural Public Welfare Bureau. Bidder must have capability of providing rapid after- sales service/maintenance for procured products. Documents in Japanese; payments in yen. Bid documents must be obtained from submitting agency, not U.S. Embassy.

Contact: (in Japanese) Tamotsu Sugiyama, Director, Insurance Division, Hyogo Prefectural Public Welfare Bureau, 5-10-1 Shimo-yamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 650, Japan. Tel: 81-78 362-3212. Refer to: Kampo 10/13/93 supplement pg. 5-6. Bid deadline: 11 a.m. 12/02/93.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Tokyo Unit 45004, APO AP 96337. Refer to: T02029.

Japan - MTN Tender

89051090 Monohull launch

Opening date: 10 a.m. 12/06/93. Open tender. Product: (1) quality/fiber reinforced plastic (FRP); (2) qualification approval by Japan Craft Inspection Organization; (3) gross tonnage/6 tons; (4) length/9.0 m; (5) breadth/2.5 m; (6) depth/1.1 m; (7) speed/10 knots; (8) complement/30 persons; (9) lifting weight/5.8 tons; (10) main engine and propeller supplied by government. Quantity: four vessels. Delivery date: 03/10/94. Delivery point: to be advised. No bid/performance bonds. Bidder must have B or C qualification for participating in tenders as determined by Ministry of Transport. Documents in Japanese; payments in yen. Bid documents must be obtained from submitting agency, not U.S. Embassy.

Contact: (in Japanese) Isamu Osugi, President, Institute for Sea Training, Ministry of Transport, 5-57 Kita-nakadori, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 231, Japan. Tel: 81-45 212-0003. Refer to: Kampo 10/14/93 supplement pg. 4-5. Bid deadline: 16:00 12/03/93.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Tokyo, Unit 45004, APO AP 96337. Refer to: T02037.

Japan - MTN Tender

9015808040 Surveying (including

photogrammetrical surveying),

instruments and appliances

8430498020 Other moving, grading,

leveling, scraping, excavating

machinery

9015208 Surveying instruments and

appliances

S3811 Theodolites consultant services

and technical assistance

Seeks to purchase surveying (including photogrammetrical surveying), hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments/appliances; parts/accessories thereof; geophysical instruments/ appliances other moving, grading,leveling, scraping, excavating, tamping, compacting, extracting or boring machinery, for earth, minerals, ores; other boring or sink- ing machinery; other; for oil well/gas field drilling; other surveying (including photogrammetrical surveying), hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments/ appliances; theodolites consultant services/technical assistance. Autonomous geophysical services firm has applied for US$14 million equivalent loan from European Bank for Reconstruction & Development in various currencies toward cost of technical assistance/critical imports. Intended that part of proceeds of loan will be applied to eligible payments under contract for modernization of Endowment, Finance & Accounting Department. Under mentioned loan, EBRD will finance only goods/ services of non-Romanian origin. Invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for supply of 2 pieces of 480-channel telemetric acquisition system with all line equipment, 75 x roll along, including recommended spare parts/miscellaneous consumables for two years operation; cables of 25 and 50 m, 8-10 hz geophones (24 geophones a channel); 20 units of portable hard rock seismic drilling equipment, including spare parts/miscellaneous consumables for two years operation; two sets land survey instruments; technical assistance for corporate development program/privatization; commercial accounting system design/implementation.

Contact: Traian Gubandru, General Manager, Prospectiuni S.A., Str. Caransebes Nr. 1, Bucharest 1, Romania. Tel: 40-1 665-6595. Fax: 40-1 311-0559. Telex: 11717. Bid deadline: 12/01/93.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Bucharest, APO AE 09213-5260. Refer to: T0017.

Romania - Foreign Government Tender

9018 Diagnostic equipment for

automated multiphase health

testing system

9018 Diagnostic equipment for close

examination and service system

Opening date: (a) 10:30 a.m.; (b) 11 a.m., 12/10/93. Selective tender. Quantity: (a) one set; (b) one set. Delivery date: 03/22/94. Delivery point: Tokyo Postal Life Insurance Medical Examination Center. No bid/performance bonds. Bidder must meet basic qualifications for participating in tenders as determined by Postal Life Insurance Welfare Corp. Bidder must have capability of providing appropriate after-sales service/repairs/maintenance. Documents in Japanese; payments in yen. Bid documents must be obtained from submitting agency, not U.S. Embassy.

Contact: (in Japanese) Tadaoki Kusunoki, Director, Postal Life Insurance Welfare Corp., 2-3-4 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107, Japan. Tel: 81-3 3586-4311 ext. 292. Refer to: Kampo 10/13/93 supplement pg. 8. Bid deadline: 15:00, 12/ 03/93.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Tokyo Unit 45004, APO AP 96337. Refer to: T02035.

Japan - MTN Tender

S1623 Supply, civil construction,

installation testing & commissioning

of gas generators

Product data: Specification/technical data: gas generators running at 1,500 rpm, output 25 KVA, 400 volt, three-phase, 50 hertz. Quantity: 13. U.S. dollar value: $220,000. Purchase needed: application shall be received by Dec. 4, 1993. Bidders will have to put up bid bond of 2 percent of total quoted price.

Response data: Language: English. Best way to respond: interested firms in United States without agent in Bangladesh advised to contact American Bangladesh Economic Forum (ABEF) for assistance with bidding. ABEF will obtain/express mail applications as well as receive/file offers for fee of US$300 plus actual costs. Fees should be remitted in form of bank draft. Contact is A. Gafur, Executive Secretary, ABEF, Dacca Sheraton Hotel, Room 319, 1 Minto Road, GPO Box 504, Dacca 1000, tel 880 2-863391, fax 880-2 832915. U.S. companies can also send offers directly to procuring agency. Embassy not able to assist with obtaining applications/submitting documents. While there is not sufficient time to establish local agency before deadline for bid, interested firms will find that local agent may enhance their competitive advantage for future bids. Department of Commerce can assist in contacting potential agents through Agent/Distributor Service. From manufacturers only: NA. Primary buying factor: procurement will be financed against Asian Development Bank Credit tender document no. BB/PD/0.49/047/GEN available for 2,000 Bangladesh taka or US$50, (not refundable) from tender issuing authority until Dec. 2, 1993. Construction, installation, testing, commissioning of gas generators for Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Co.

Contact: A.B.M. Fazle Elahi, Project Manager, Brahmaputra Basin Gas T.& D. Project, Titas Gas T.& D. Co., Plot No. 50, Block-A, Mohammadpur Housing & Pisciculture Society, Shyamoli, Dacca-1207, Bangladesh. Tel: 880-2 814632. Fax: 880-2 813031.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Dacca, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-6120. Refer to: T0007.

Bangladesh - Foreign Government Tender