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,

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

30021 Antisera & other blood fractions

Product data: Human immune anti-tetanus gammaglobulin sera. Specifications/ technical data: lyophilized, 250 U.I. Quantity: 50,000-60,000 units. U.S.

dollar value: $1.70/unit. Purchase needed: end-December. Payment: irrevocable letter of credit. Shipment: air cargo.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: Spanish. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: NA. Primary buying factor: price/delivery time. Purchase asap (1-2 months); regular/long-term.

Company data: Private importer/distributor of pharmaceutical products. Established: 1988. Employees: 10-49. Sales agents: 23. Annual sales: over US$250,000. Member of business chamber: Asociacion de Representantes, Agentes y Productores Farmaceuticos Inc. (Pharmaceutical Representatives, Agents and Manufacturers Association). Bank ref: Banco Popular Dominicano, Calle Isabel la Catolica, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, tel 809 544-5605. U.S. firms represented: NA. Sales area: Dominican Republic. Good/well-maintained relationship with government/private sector (drug stores, hospitals).

Post remarks: No adverse local, economic, industry, regulatory conditions that would affect a normal trading relationship. Post contact: Comm. Spec. Isolda Frias.

Contact: Jose A. Genao, President, Quifasa SA, Pedro A. Lluberes No. 11, Esq. Calle Caonabo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Tel: 809 689-4646, 689-5353. Fax: 809 686-3834.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Santo Domingo, Unit 5500, APO AA 34041-0008. Refer to: P0001.

Dominican Republic - Direct Sale for Resale

3303 Perfumes & toilet water not

containing alcohol

3304 Cosmetic preparations

3305 Shampoo & hair lacquers

Product data: Women's/men's perfumes, talcum face powders, etc. Specifications/technical data: NA. Quantity: NA. U.S. dollar value: $1 million. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: letter of credit. Buyer will arrange shipment.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: prices, product literature. Primary buying factor: price, delivery, quality. Purchase asap; long-term supplier.

Company data: Large Saudi-owned private distributor/contractor of various products. Established: 1974. Employees: 851. Annual sales: more than US$250,000. Member of business chamber: Riyadh Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Bank ref: National Commercial Bank, P.O. Box 22216, Riyadh 11421; Saudi Cairo Bank (Olaya branch), P.O. Box 51421, Riyadh 11543; Saudi American Bank, P.O. Box 833, Riyadh 11492. U.S. firms represented: Lennox Industries, Richardson, Texas; Floaire Inc., Bensalem, Pa.

Post remarks: Reputable firm; distributor of various telecommunication, consumer goods, air-conditioning, general industrial products and contractor specializing in telecommunication, air-conditioning projects, general construction. Main activity: contracting, although active as importer/ distributor since founding. Represents 13 firms, but only two (Lennox & Floaire) are U.S. companies. Management expanding commercial side of operations/seeks U.S. product lines.

Contact: Bruno Gravanti, Manager, Consumer Goods, Houssam Trading & Contracting Co. (HTCC), P.O. Box 1826, Riyadh 11441 Saudi Arabia. Tel: 966-1 465-7777. Telex: 401358 HUSSAM SJ. Fax: 966-1 464-9597.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Riyadh, Unit 61307, APO AE 09038-1307. Refer to: P0013.

Saudi Arabia - Direct Sale for Resale

5702421 Carpeting

Product data: Commercial quality. Specifications/ technical data: polypropylene; tufted nylon; polyester; acrylics; rayon. Quantity: up to 10,000 yards/month. U.S. dollar value: est. $500,000/year. Purchase needed: March 1994. For hotel, apartments, other domestic use; mid-range quality.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: mail. Information desired: complete pricing based on annual requirements. Primary buying factor: price quote by truckload.

Company data: Accommodations management. Established: 1956. Employees: 100. Annual sales: US$5 million plus. Member of business chamber: Dartmouth Chamber of Commerce, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Bank ref: Royal Bank of Canada, 5161 George St., Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 2Y1. U.S. firms represented: NA.

Contact: Janet Caird, Executive Assistant, S. Jachimowicz Ltd., P.O. Box 250, Enfield, Nova Scotia, Canada B0N 2N0. Tel: 902 873-3000. Fax: 902 873-3000.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Halifax, Suite 910 Cogswell Tower Scotia Square, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J 3K1. Refer to: P0002.

Canada - Direct Sales to End-User

61091 T-shirts, singlets, tank tops &

similar garments, knitted, crocheted

of cotton

620342 Men's or boys' suits, ensembles,

suit-type jackets, blazers, trousers,

bib/brace overalls/breeches and shorts (other than swim wear)

62052 Men's or boys' shirts of cotton,

certified hand-loomed and folklore

Product data: Sportswear/fashion wear for women, men, unisex. Specifications/ technical data, U.S. dollar value, shipment: NA. Quantity: 150,000 or 200,000 pieces/year. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: irrevocable letter of credit. Service contract: no. End-user: Turkish consumer and for export.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: price, quality, payment terms. Interested in signing an agent/distributorship agreement. Primary buying factor: NA.

Company data: Sportswear/fashion wear manufacturer; distributor for clothing

machinery. Established: 1987. Employees: 100. Annual sales: firm states ''eight-digit number in US$." Member of business chamber: Istanbul Chamber of Commerce & Textile Importers Association. Bank ref: Garanti Bankasi, Saskinbakkal branch, Istanbul. U.S. firms represented: Walbro Corp., U.S. Post contact: Uiciloglu.

Contact: Efes Gunkut, General Manager, Abka Tekstil Ve Dis Ticaret, Akcay Sokak 5/4, Keresteciler Sitesi, 34011 Merter, Istanbul, Turkey. Tel: 90-212 575-0798, 575-1045. Fax: 90-212 575-1493.

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: P00009.

Turkey - Direct Sale for Resale

611211 Track suits, ski suits & swim-

wear, knitted or crocheted of cotton

61019 Men's or boys' overcoats, car

coats, capes, cloaks, anoraks including

ski jackets, wind breakers and

similar articles, knitted or crocheted

61102 Sweaters/pullovers/sweat shirts,

waistcoats (vests) & similar articles,

knitted or crocheted

Product data: Sportswear/fashion wear for women, men, unisex. Specifications/ technical data, U.S. dollar value, shipment: NA. Quantity: 150,000 or 200,000 pieces/year. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: irrevocable letter of credit. Service contract: no. End-user: Turkish consumer and for export.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: price, quality, payment terms. Interested in signing agent/distributorship agreement. Primary buying factor: NA.

Company data: Sportswear/fashion wear manufacturer/distributor for clothing

machinery. Established: 1987. Employees: 100. Annual sales: firm states ''eight-digit number in US$." Member of local chamber: Istanbul Chamber of Commerce & Textile Importers Association. Bank ref: Garanti Bankasi, Saskinbakkal branch, Istanbul. U.S. firms represented: Walbro Corp., U.S. Post contact: Uiciloglu.

Contact: Efes Gunkut, General Manager, Abka Tekstil Ve Dis Ticaret, Akcay Sokak 5/4, Keresteciler Sitesi, 34011 Merter, Istanbul, Turkey. Tel: 90-212 575-0798, 575-1045. Fax: 90-212 575-1493.

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: P00010.

Turkey - Direct Sale for Resale

711719 Fashion jewelry

Product data: All kinds. Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: letter of credit 30 days upon receipt of goods. Delivery terms: fob. Service contract: no. End-user: EC companies.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: prices, product information, catalogs, delivery/payment terms, samples, company profile. Primary buying factor: price. Purchases small/moderate; plans on growing.

Company data: Importer/manufacturer/distributor. Established: 1975. Employees: 25. Member of business chamber: Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mainz. Bank ref: Nassauische Sparkasse, Wiesbaden. U.S. firms represented: NA. Sales area: Europe.

Post remarks: Importer, manufacturer, distributor of fashion jewelry. Post contact: Ncrabeler.

Contact: Mrs. Zimmer, Senior Assistant, Ernst Schmuckwaren, Rheinhessenstr. 9, 55129 Mainz, Germany. Tel: 011-49-6131 582006-9. Fax: 011-49-6131 508913.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Hamburg, Unit 22550, APO AE 09215-0002. Refer to: P0014.

Germany - Direct Sale for Resale

90064 Camera with graphic art

processor

84561 Laser fingerprint detector

84422 Photo printing & processing

machine

Product data: Specifications/technical data: equipment for forensic lab that will be set up. Quantity: several of each type unit will be ordered. U.S.

dollar value: $50,000-$70,000 for all three machines. Purchase needed: asap. Special packing instructions will be provided with order.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: price, specifications, catalogs/brochures. Primary buying factor: price.

Company data: Importer/distributor of cameras, film, processing machines/ developers, printing papers, etc. Established: 1963. Employees: 80. Annual sales: US$10 million-$12 million. Member of business chamber: Riyadh Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Bank ref: (1) National Commercial Bank (Batha branch), P.O. Box 22216, Riyadh 11495, Saudi Arabia; (2) Arab National Bank (Batha branch), P.O. Box 56921, Riyadh 11564, Saudi Arabia. U.S. firms represented: Yashica, Japan for cameras. Needs information on various models/ranges to introduce in Ministry of Interior (Public Security Department). Department expanding forensic labs throughout kingdom. Firm wants to make proposal to ministry; does not have order at this time.

Post remarks: Firm 30 years old; five branches with retail outlets/print shops in important business cities such as Jeddah, Al-Khobar, Dammam, Medina, Riyadh. Management showed keen interest in becoming agent for U.S. companies (preferably manufacturers) for these products. Financially sound; employs

qualified sales staff/technicians.

Contact: Khalid Mehmoud Jalil, Sales Manager, Al-Nahdi Trading Corp., P.O. Box 954, Riyadh 11421, Saudi Arabia. Tel: 966-1 405-7256. Fax: 966-1 403-0480.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Riyadh, Unit 61307, APO AE 09038-1307. Refer to: P011.

Saudi Arabia - Direct Sale for Resale