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

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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,

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AGENCY/REPRESENTATION

0712 Dried vegetables

0710 Frozen vegetables

Product data: For food industry. Specifications/technical data: freeze dried/ dehydrated vegetables; garlic, onion, potato products; preserved, aseptic/ frozen fruits; glucose syrup/fructose. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA.

Purchase needed: asap. Importer of general food products/ingredients. Interested in importing innovative ingredients for food processing industry.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: airmail, fax. Information desired: product information, quotations, payment/delivery terms. Primary buying factor: quality.

Company data: Importer/agent/distributor of foodstuffs, pharmaceutical/ household products, toiletries. Established: 1933. Employees: 30. Annual sales, member of business chamber: NA. bank ref: Union Bank of Israel, Main branch, Tel Aviv; First International Bank of Israel, Main branch, Tel Aviv. U.S. firms represented: Quaker Oats Co.; Manischewitz Co.; Riceland Foods. One of leading importers of foodstuffs in Israel. Post contact: Eshelemay/ Jahenderson.

Contact: Gideon Regev, General Director, M. Prop & Son Ltd., P.O. Box 1063, Tel Aviv 61009, Israel. Tel: 972-3 683-0127. Fax: 972-3 683-9636.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Tel Aviv, PSC 98 Box 100, APO AE 09830. Refer to: P0012.

Israel - Agency

21021 Yeast

21023 Baking powders

292249 Amino acids

Product data: Food ingredients. Specifications/technical data: gelatin, yeasts (active, dry, instant); yeast autolyzate; bakery improvers/ strengtheners; amino acids. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap. Importer of general food products/ingredients. Also interested in importing antioxidants, calcium propionate, casein, milk powder, CMC, SCMC, HPMC, MC, cyclodextrine, emulsifiers, gelatin, gums, hyfoama, lycasine, lysine, pectin, liquid/powder sorbitol, malts, monoglycerides, MSG, salts of glutamic acids.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: airmail, fax. Information desired: product information, quotations, payment/delivery terms. Primary buying factor: quality.

Company data: Importer/agent/distributor of foodstuffs, pharmaceutical/ household products, toiletries. Established: 1933. Employees: 30. Annual sales, member of business chamber: NA. Bank ref: Union Bank of Israel, Main branch, Tel Aviv; First International Bank of Israel, Main branch, Tel Aviv. U.S. firms represented: Quaker Oats Co.; Manischewitz Co.; Riceland Foods. One of leading importers of foodstuffs in Israel. Post contact: Eshelemay/ Jahenderson.

Contact: Gideon Regev, General Director, M. Prop & Son Ltd., P.O. Box 1063, Tel Aviv 61009, Israel. Tel: 972-3 683-0127. Fax: 972-3 683-9636.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Tel Aviv, PSC 98 Box 100, APO AE 09830. Refer to: P0011.

Israel - Agency

2523 Cement

Product data: For construction projects in Africa (Ghana). Specifications/ technical data, U.S. dollar value: NA. Quantity: to be negotiated. Purchase needed: asap. Should comply with European/German standards.

Response data: From manufacturer only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax, phone. Information desired: company background data; price list; product information; conditions of delivery. Primary buying factor: distributor. End-users: building companies in Ghana.

Company data: Small trading firm dealing with food, textiles, fertilizers, building materials in Azerbaijan and East Africa. Established: 1990. Employees: four. Annual sales, bank ref, U.S. firms represented: NA.

Post remarks: Would like to distribute U.S. cement in East Africa. Continuing relationship with U.S. supplier desired. Post contact: Berlin/Mhagen.

Contact: Daniel Koranteng, Sales Manager, Shk Ohg, Metzdorfer Str. 13, D-95236 Kulmbach, Germany. Tel: 011-49 9221-95790. Fax: 011-49 9221-87374.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy Office, Berlin, Unit 26738, APO AE 09235. Refer to: P022.

Germany - Agency

3101 Fertilizers

Product data: Specifications/technical data, U.S. dollar value: NA. Quantity: to be negotiated. Purchase needed: asap. Should comply with European/German standards.

Response data: From manufacturer only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax, phone. Information desired: company background data, price list, product information, delivery conditions. Primary buying factor: distributor.

Company data: Small trading firm dealing with food, textiles, fertilizers, building materials in Azerbaijan and East Africa. Established: 1990. Employees: four. Annual sales, member of business chamber, bank ref, U.S. firms represented: NA.

Post remarks: Would like to distribute U.S. fertilizers in East Africa. Continuing relationship with U.S. supplier desired. Post contact: Berlin/ Mhagen.

Contact: Daniel Koranteng, Sales Manager, Shk Ohg, Metzdorfer Str. 13, D-95236 Kulmbach, Germany. Tel: 011-49 9221-95790. Fax: 011-49 9221-87374.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy Office, Berlin, Unit 26738, APO AE 09235. Refer to: P023.

Germany - Agency

39252 Plastic windows & frames

Product data: Plastic roofing products, roof windows (skylights comparable to Velux). Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value, purchase needed: NA. Interested in import/distribution.

Response data: From manufacturers only: preferably from manufacturers. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax, letter. Information desired: send company data, literature, export prices. Primary buying factor: to expand sales. Prospect seriously interested, please respond asap.

Company data: Manufacturer/contractor/importing distributor. Established: 1968. Employees: 70. Annual sales, member of business chamber: NA. Bank ref: ABN Amro Bank. U.S. firms represented: HGP Windows. Sales area: European Community. Post contact: Hague/Kennedy/Kruchko.

Contact: John F. Creutzberg, Sales & Marketing Manager, Vaculux, de Beverspijken 17, 5221 EE 'S-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. Tel: 31-73 312420. Fax: 31-73 312410.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Hague, PSC 71 Box 1000, APO AE 09715. Refer to: P0004.

Netherlands - Distributorship

6911 Kitchenware and ceramic goods

7009 Mirrors

7013 Glassware

7117 Imitation jewelry

9505 Christmas ornaments

Product data: Glass, crafts, gifts. Specifications/technical data, U.S. dollar value: NA. Quantity: to be negotiated. Purchase needed: asap. Should comply with European/German standards.

Response data: From manufacturer only: yes. Language: German, English. Best way to respond: fax, letter. Information desired: company background data; price list; product information; conditions of delivery. Primary buying factor: distributor. End-users: retail shops.

Company data: Small trading company mainly dealing with etched plate glass, mirrors. Among other recent public commissions, provided glass needed for restoring Berlin cathedral and Jewish synagogue in former East Berlin. Established: 1992. Employees: two. Annual sales: DM60,000. Bank ref: Berliner

Sparkasse. U.S. firms represented: NA.

Post remarks: Interested in expanding imports to include distribution of U.S. products like glassware, crafts, gifts. Continuing relationship with U.S. supplier desired. Post contact: Berlin/Mhagen.

Contact: Joachim Koehler, Managing Director, Flachglas-Aetzerei/Grosshandel & Industrievertretungen, Poelitzer Str. 27, D-12621 Berlin, Germany. Tel: 011-49-30 527-7486. Fax: 011-49-30 527-7486.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy Office, Berlin, Unit 26738, APO AE 09235. Refer to: P018.

Germany - Agency

9018 Medical and laboratory

equipment, recycling systems,

disposable supplies

Product data: Medical, technical equipment/ supplies, clinical/hospital laboratory equipment, recycling systems/supplies, disposables. Specifications/ technical data, quantity: NA. U.S. dollar value: $3 million (est.).

Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English, German. Best way to respond: fax, mail. Information desired: brochures, prices. Primary buying factor: quality, price.

Company data: Agent/distributor. Established: 1993. Employees: five. Annual sales: US$750,000 (est.). Member of business chamber, U.S. firms represented: NA. Bank ref: Union Bank of Switzerland, CH-7320 Sargans; or Spar & Leihkasse, CH-9436 Balgach, Switzerland. Newly established agent/distributor specializing in health care equipment/supplies, laboratory equipment/installations, capital goods for industry/mechanical engineering, recycling systems.

Post remarks: Experienced marketer establishing new company; seeks distribution of health care/recycling products for Switzerland, Germany, Austria. Credits against guarantees in beginning. Post contact: Dschaubacher.

Contact: Franz Bucher, President, Bucher & Partner, Grossfeldstrasse 76, CH- 7320 Sargans, Switzerland. Tel: 41-81 72-30200. Fax: 41-81 72-30200.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Bern, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-5110. Refer to: P00059.

Switzerland - Distributorship

S7372 Computer software

Product data: For database management, data banks running on Unix or other system software; commercial data bank application software and tools; PC-host connectivity software; PC software for professional use; general communications software for LAN applications and PC host interfacing. Specifications/technical data: on required software. Quantity: NA. U.S. dollar value: $500,00 est. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English, German. Best way to respond: fax, mail. Information desired: brochures, prices. Primary buying factor: quality, price.

Company data: System house, importer/distributor of software. Established: 1992. Employees: two. Annual sales, member of business chamber: NA. Bank ref: Zurich Cantonal Bank, CH-8001 Zurich. U.S. firms represented: Interpac, specializes in computer consulting, software products in PC/Unix environment, LANs, etc. Sales area: Switzerland, Austria, Germany.

Post remarks: Good prospect. Business recommended. Credits against usual guarantees in beginning. Post contact: Dschaubacher.

Contact: Kurt Beisswenger, President, Computer Consulting Beisswenger CCB, Wehntalstrasse 21, CH-8173 Riedt-Neerach, Switzerland. Tel: 41-1 858-0608. Fax: 41-1 858-0604.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Bern, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-5110. Refer to: P00060.

Switzerland - Distributorship