EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

Trade leads supplied by:

U.S. 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.

FOR FURTHER

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 on

trade leads, call (202) 482-6246.

For more information on

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DIRECT SALES

160100 Canned pork and beef

151790 Cooking, salad oil/baking or

frying fats

220300 Beer

Product data: Specifications/technical data, quantity: NA. U.S. dollar value: $2.5 million. Purchase needed: immediately.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax or phone. Information desired: price quotation cif St Petersburg, terms of delivery. Primary buying factor: delivery, price.

Company data: Distributor of foodstuffs. Established: 1992. Employees: 11. Annual sales: approximately US$250,000. Member of business chamber: KSK Group. Bank ref: St Petersburg branch, Bank of Industry and Construction. U.S. firms represented: no. A private company involved in distribution of foodstuffs within Russia, firm also provides marketing services and has a construction division. Main clients are local wholesalers. Firm has closely worked with Polish and Greek food companies. Big owns 1,200 sq m of office/warehouse space in St Petersburg as well as affiliates in Novosibirsk, Russia. Firm is seeking to establish business relationships with U.S. food suppliers. Post contact: Ekuzmina.

Contact: Yuri Yurischev, Commercial Director, Big Ltd., 4 Glukhaya Zelenina Ulitsa, St Petersburg, Russia. Tel: 7 812 235 3633. Fax: 7 812 235 4508.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, St. Petersburg, PSC 78, Box L, APO AE 09723. Refer to: P0070.

Russia - Direct Sale to End-User

220410 Champagne

200990 Fruit, vegetable juice

Product data: Specifications/technical data, quantity: NA. U.S. dollar value: $2.5 million. Purchase needed: immediately.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax or phone. Information desired: price quotation cif St Petersburg, terms of delivery. Primary buying factor: delivery, price.

Company data: Distributor of foodstuffs. Established: 1992. Employees: 11. Annual sales: approximately US$250,000. Member of business chamber: KSK Group. Bank ref: St Petersburg branch, Bank of Industry and Construction. U.S. firms represented: none. A private company involved in distribution of foodstuffs within Russia, firm also provides marketing services and has a construction division. Main clients are local wholesalers. Firm has closely worked with Polish and Greek food companies. Big owns 1,200 sq m of office and warehouse space in St Petersburg as well as affiliates in Novosibirsk, Russia. Firm is seeking to establish business relationships with U.S. food suppliers. Post contact: Ekuzmina.

Contact: Yuri Yurischev, Commercial Director, Big Ltd., 4 Glukhaya Zelenina Ulitsa, St Petersburg, Russia. Tel: 7 812 235 3633. Fax: 7 812 235 4508.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, St. Petersburg, PSC 78, Box L, APO AE 09723. Refer to: P0071.

Russia - Direct Sale to End-User

3307 Room perfuming/deodorizing

preparations

Product data: Aroma/fresh air dispensers for sales areas/departments, that can be recharged with aroma cartridges. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap. Suppliers should send quotes/offers to Mr. Horn.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: German/English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: company background data, price lists, catalogs, product information. Primary buying factor: price, quality.

Company data: A manufacturer/distributor of jeans, sportswear and young fashions. Company sells in Germany and Europe. Established: 1978. Employees: 1,200. Annual sales: NA. Member of business chamber: yes. Bank ref: NA. U.S. firms represented: none.

Post remarks: U.S. suppliers are urged to contact Mr. horn asap with company and product literature. prepared by: FCS Stuttgart/Mkirsch.

Contact: Mr. Horn, New Yorker S.H.K. Jeans GmbH, Schmalbachstrasse 16, 38112 Braunschweig, Germany. Tel: 011 49 531 2135 151. Fax: 011 49 531 314 100.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consulate General, Stuttgart, Unit 30607 Box 5, APO AE 09154-0001. Refer to: P0020.

Germany - Direct Sale to End-User

482351 Paper/paperboard used for

writing/printing

Product data: Bond paper, computer paper. Specifications: legal/letter size. Quantity: 500 boxes/month. U.S. dollar value: $5,000/month. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: negotiable. Shipping: fob, Laredo, Texas. Service contract: no.

Response data: From manufacturers only: agents and agency acceptable. Language: English/Spanish. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: product line, brochures, prices, delivery time. Primary buying factor: quality, price, credit conditions, delivery time. Immediate purchase; regular/ long-term supplier relationship.

Company data: Private importer/distributor/trading. Established: 1994. Employees: 10. Annual sales: under $5 million. Member of business chamber: National Chamber of Commerce. Bank ref: Banorte, Sucursal Vistahermosa, Monterrey, N.L. U.S. firms represented: none. Sales territory: throughout Mexico. Prepared by: Lucia Villarreal. Approved by: Robert Jones.

Contact: J. Elias Elizondo Gonzalez/Manager, Lauro Chapa Benitez/Manager, Valores Alimenticios S.A. de C.V., Carretera Monterrey-Saltillo Km 65 B-139, Col. Mercado de Abastos Pte., Santa Catarina N.L., 66350 Mexico. Tel: 011 528 388 8081. Fax: 011 528 388 6288.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consulate General, Monterrey, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-3330. Refer to: T0042.

Mexico - Direct Sale to End-User

482381 Paper/paperboard used for

writing/printing

Product data: Paper for copy machines/printers. Specifications/technical data, quantity: NA. U.S. dollar value: $20,000 monthly. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: negotiable. Shipping: fob Laredo, Texas. Service contract: no.

Response data: From manufacturers only: agents and agency acceptable. Language: English/Spanish. Best way to respond: fax, courier. Information desired: product line, brochures, prices, delivery time. Primary buying factor: quality, price, credit conditions, delivery time. Immediate purchase; regular/long-term supplier.

Company data: Private trading company. Established: 1991. Employees: 20. Annual sales: under $5 million. Member of business chamber: National Chamber of Commerce. Bank ref: Banco Union, Monterrey. U.S. firms represented: NA. Sales territory: throughout northern Mexico. Prepared by: Lucia Villarreal. Approved by: Robert Jones.

Contact: Ramiro Garza Gonzalez/Purchasing Manager, Servicios Reyna Ramos S.A. de C.V., Ave. Nuevo Leon No. 510, Col. Independencia, Monterrey, N.L. 64720 Mexico. Tel: 011 528 345 9510. Fax: 011 528 340 3080.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consulate General, Monterrey, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-3330. Refer to: T0045.

Mexico - Direct Sale to End-User

72241 Ingots/other primary forms of

alloy steel

72249 Semifinished alloy steel

722691 Flat rolled alloy steel

Product data: Specifications/technical data: HS 722410: 350 brinell hardness, sizes: 3.6 meters x 82 cm x 75 cm, 3.6 meters x 72 cm x 67 cm; HS 722490: 350 brinell hardness, sizes: 3.6 meters x 82 cm x 75 cm, 3.6 meters x 72 cm x 67 cm; HS 722691: 350 brinell hardness, sizes: 3.6 meters x 822 cm x 75 cm, 3.6

meters x 72 cm x 67 cm. Quantity: 10 mt year each. U.S. dollar value: US$40,000 each. Purchase needed: August 1995. Payment: negotiable or letter of credit. Service contract: no. To be used by company in manufacture of load cells.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best to respond: fax. Information desired: price, delivery time, payment details, quality, specifications. Primary buying factors: price, ongoing supply. Regular/long-term supplier; continual sales.

Company data: Private manufacturer of electronic load cells. Established: 1980. Employees: 1-9. Annual sales: over US$250,000. Member of business association: no. Bank: National Australia Bank. Firms represented: none. Sales territory: Australia-wide. Sales agents: 1-5. Prepared by: Aahern, US&FCS, Amconsul Melbourne (draft: FCS/Aahern; appr: PCO/Klnorton).

Contact: Robert Harcourt, Partner, R.B. and C.A. Harcourt, Lot 19, Metthenar Street, Carlton Beach, Tasmania 7173, Australia. Tel: 61 02 658 256. Fax: 61 02 659 200 attn: Robert Harcourt.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Melbourne, Unit

11011, APO AP 96551. Refer to: P0041.

Australia - Direct Sale for Resale

84148 Air/other gas compressors

Product data: Air compressors used for inflatable advertising balloons. Quantity: 100 monthly. U.S. dollar value: $3,500 monthly. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: negotiable. Shipping: fob Laredo, Texas. Service contract: no. For resale to public.

Response data: From manufacturers only: agents and agency acceptable. Language: Spanish. Best way to respond: courier/mail. Information desired: product line, brochures, prices, delivery time. Primary buying factor: quality, price, credit conditions, delivery time. Immediate purchase; regular/ long-term supplier.

Company data: Private service company. Established: 1993. Employees: 5. Annual sales: under $1 million. Member of business chamber: no. Bank ref: NA. U.S. firms represented: none. Sales territory: throughout Nuevo Leon. Prepared by: Lucia Villarreal. Approved by: Robert Jones.

Contact: Jaime Suarez Fragoso/Manager, Mas Vida, Alvarez 1333, Col. Industrial, Monterrey, N.L. 64440 Mexico. Tel: 011 528 375 2267. Fax: NA.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consulate General, Monterrey, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-3330. Refer to: T0041.

Mexico - Direct Sale to End-User

8472 Office machines

Product data: Copy machines. Specifications/technical data, quantity: NA. U.S.

dollar value: $30,000 monthly. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: negotiable. Shipping: fob Laredo, Texas. Service contract: no. For resale to public.

Response data: From manufacturers only: agents and agency acceptable. Language: English/Spanish. Best way to respond: fax, courier. Information desired: product line, brochures, prices, delivery time. Primary buying factor: quality, price, credit conditions, delivery time. Immediate purchase; regular/long-term supplier relationship.

Company data: Private trading company. Established: 1991. Employees: 20. Annual sales: under $5 million. Member of business chamber: National Chamber of Commerce. Bank ref: Banco Union. U.S. firms represented: NA. Sales territory: throughout northern Mexico. Prepared by: Lucia Villarreal. Approved by: Robert Jones.

Contact: Ramiro Garza Gonzalez/Purchasing Manager, Servicios Reyna Ramos S.A. de C.V., Ave. Nuevo Leon No. 510, Col. Independencia, Monterrey, N.L., 64720 Mexico. Tel: 011 528 345 9510. Fax: 011 528 340 3080.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Consulate General, Monterrey, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-3330. Refer to: T0044.

Mexico - Direct Sale to End-User

85013 Industrial ovens

2105 Ice cream making machines

8438 Machines for preparation of

food/drink

841981 Machinery for making hot

drinks, cooking, heating

Product data: Specifications/technical data: NA. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: unknown. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: French. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: general terms. Primary buying factor: quick response with all details regarding product, competitive prices, quality.

Company data: Restaurant. Established: 1993. Employees: 27. Annual sales: approx. US$16 million. Member of business chamber: no. Bank ref: Societe Generale de Banques en Cote d'Ivoire, 01 B.P. 1355, Abidjan 01, Cote d'Ivoire. U.S. firms represented: does not work with any U.S. firm. Firm is interested in obtaining proposals on all equipment.

Post remarks: SRI is capitalized at F/CFA 2 million. It is involved in restauration. Annual revenue varies between US$15 million-$20 million. Prepared by: FCS Emorrison.

Contact: Bernard Kouame Yokoli, General Manager, Societe de Restauration Ivoirienne (SRI), B.P. 1030, Cidez 1, Abidjan 06, Cote d'Ivoire. Tel: 225 32 90 05. Fax: 225 33 12 19.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Abidjan, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-2010. Refer to: P0008.

Cote d'Ivoire - Direct Sale for Resale

85065 Electronic parts and equipment

85013 Automotive parts and supplies

Product data: Specifications/technical data: NA. Quantity: 500-1,000 items depending on price. U.S. dollar value: unknown. Purchase needed: asap. Send any available contact information about manufacturer.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: French. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: general terms, conditions. Primary buying factor: quick response with all details regarding product. Contact wants to work with U.S. firms proposing competitive prices, quality products.

Company data: Distributor. Established: 1991. Employees: 3. Annual sales: about US$6 million. Member of business chamber: no. Bank ref: Societe Generale de Banques en Cote d'Ivoire, 01 B.P. 1355, Abidjan 01, Cote d'Ivoire. U.S. firms represented: none. Firm is currently trying to locate a reliable U.S. firm.

Post remarks: An import/export firm formed with an initial capital of 500,000 CFA francs (US$1,000), firm is involved mainly in distribution of foodstuffs, other miscellaneous items. Is known to commercial service in Abidjan. Firm would also like to locate a U.S. firms that can represent its interest in U.S. Prepared by: FCS Emorrison.

Contact: Famien M. Felix, General Manager, Ets. FMF International, 01 B.P. 713, Abidjan 01, Cote d'Ivoire. Tel: 225 45 49 82/37 20 69. Fax: 225 22 10 88.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Abidjan, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521 2010. Refer to: P0007.

Cote d'Ivoire - Direct Sale for Resale

90301 Air-ionization equipment,

equipment for reducing electro-

magnetic fields

Product data: Inquirer expressed interest in biotechnological apparatus as air-ionization equipment. Specification/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap. Payment: cif price quote, letter of credit preferred.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English/German. Best way to respond: air mail. Information desired: exact description, company data, conditions of delivery. Primary buying factor: quality, product exclusiveness.

Company data: Importer/exporter/distributor of electro-biotechnological equipment. Established: 1993. Employees: 6. Annual sales: between US$500,000- $1 million. Member of business chamber: Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 63, A-1045 Vienna. Bank ref: Raiffeisenbank Brixlegg, A- 6230 Brixlegg, Austria. U.S. firms represented: none. Firm would be interested in an agency for Austria and Germany. Prepared by: US/FCS-Vienna: Mweinschenk.

Contact: IGBE-Internat. Gesellschaft F. Biotechnologische, Elektrotechnik, A- 6330 Kufstein, Austria. Tel: 43 5372 619 88. Fax: 43 5372 619 89.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Vienna, Unit 27937 Box 20, APO AE 09222. Refer to: P029.

Austria - Direct Sale for Resale

961390 Cigarettes

090230 Black packaged teas

090122 Roasted coffee (decaffeinated/

regular)

Product data: Specifications/technical data, quantity: NA. U.S. dollar value: $2.5 million. Purchase needed: immediately.

Response data: Language: English. Best way to respond: fax or phone. From manufacturers only: no. Information desired: price quotation cif St Petersburg, terms of delivery. Primary buying factor: delivery, price.

Company data: Distributor of foodstuffs. Established: 1992. Employees: 11. Annual sales: approximately US$250,000. Member of business chamber: KSK Group. Bank ref: St Petersburg branch, Bank of Industry and Construction. U.S. firms represented: none. A private company involved in distribution of foodstuffs within Russia, firm provides marketing services and has a construction division. Main clients are local wholesalers. Firm has closely worked with Polish and Greek food companies. Big owns 1,200 sq m of office/warehouse space in St Petersburg as well as affiliates in Novosibirsk, Russia. Firm is seeking to establish business relationships with U.S. food suppliers. Post contact: Ekuzmina.

Contact: Yuri Yurischev, Commercial Director, Big Ltd., 4 Glukhaya Zelenina Ulitsa, St Petersburg, Russia. Tel: 7 812 235 3633. Fax: 7 812 235 4508.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, St. Petersburg, PSC 78, Box L, APO AE 09723. Refer to: P0069.

Russia - Direct Sale to End-User