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

1623 Water treatment, bore hole system

Product data: Rehabilitation and modification of water supply systems, site buildings, roads and provision of standard tools. Specification/technical data: rehabilitation works at: lot 1: Dukku Water Treatment Works and Kebbi Old Borehole System; lot 2: Dukku Water Treatment Works; lot 3: Kebbi Old Borehole System. Quantity: outlined in bid document. U.S. dollar value: not stated, however, based on a bid security of 24 million naira (US$1=82 naira) for three projects, estimated value is 456 million naira. Purchase needed: to be agreed on during negotiations. End-user: Kebbi state government. After determination of winning bid, contract may consist of any one, two or three lots. Bidders may obtain further information and inspect bidding documents at office of engineer or Kebbi State Water Board.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: tel/fax or speed mail. Information desired: firms should instruct their local representatives to obtain a set of bidding documents on submission of an application/payment of non-refundable fee of 20,000 naira or equivalent in freely convertible currency by cash or bank draft to: National Water Rehabilitation Project, through Federal Ministry of Water Resources and Rural Development, Abuja.

Company data: State government. Established, employees, member of business chamber, bank ref, U.S. firm represented: NA. All bids must be accompanied by a security of 8 million naira or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency and must be delivered to offices of General Manager, Kebbi State Water Board, Board Quarters, No.1, Murtala Mohammed Road, Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria.

Post remarks: The government has made rehabilitation of water supply systems and construction of bore holes a priority. FCS/Nigeria expects IBRD to fund this project and views it as a good trade opportunity for U.S. firms involved in water supply equipment and engineering.

Contact: W.A. Clark, Project Manager, Haskoning/Konsadem, 7B Attahiru Road, Malali, Gra, P.O. Box 7858, Kaduna, Nigeria. Tel: 234 62 211 843. Fax: 234 62 214 890. Bid deadline: 10 a.m. (local time) 8/17/5 at office of Kebbi State Water Board.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Lagos, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-8300. Refer to: T0012.

Nigeria - Foreign Government Tender

841311 Hand pumps

India has received a credit from International Development Association (IDA) and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) in various currencies toward cost of developing agricultural projects in Tamil Nadu. Directorate of Rural Development invites bids for supply of Mark III handpumps conforming to IS 13056/1991 or equivalent (quantity: 1,215 meters). Interested bidders should write to Superintending Engineer, State Level Technical Cell, Directorate of Rural Development, Madras 600 015, India for bid documents by enclosing a demand draft for $171 (plus $16 if required by courier) favoring Director of Rural Development, Madras. Bid documents are available through 8/ 16/95. Completed bids with a bid security of $3,219 should reach Directorate of Rural Development before 1500 hours (Ist) 8/17/95. We are pouching a copy of tender notice to TD/BI/OE for information. We would appreciate USDOC bringing this trade opportunity to attention of U.S. firms for their participation.

Contact: Superintending Engineer, State Level Technical Cell, Madras 600 015, India. Tel: 91 44 457 405/457 426. Fax: 91 44 456 487. Telex: 041 23137. Refer to: tender number no. 35738/DRD/SLTC/AE.I-1. Bid deadline: 8/17/95.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Madras, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-6260. Refer to: T0028.

India - Foreign Government Tender

S15 Construction of schools

Mozambique received a loan from OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) toward cost of new primary schools and intends to apply part of funds to cover eligible payments under contract for construction of 12 new EP2 primary schools and 24 houses for teachers. Bidding is open to all bidders from eligible source countries under OFID Procurement Guidelines. GEPE, project implementation unit of Ministry of Education, invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for construction of four new EP2 primary schools, with 10 classrooms each and two houses for teachers/school, in provinces of Gaza, Nampula and Zambezia respectively, in three lots. Bidding documents (and additional copies) may be purchased at address below for a non-refundable fee of US$150 or equivalent in freely convertible currency, for each set. Bidders who request bidding documents sent to them through international courier service must include an additional fee of $75. Deadline for purchasing tender documents is 8/7/95. Bids shall be valid for a period of 120 days after bid opening and must be accompanied by bid security of $15,000/lot or equivalent in convertible currency. National bidders may provide an equivalent bid security in meticais. Bids must be delivered to GEPE on/before 10 a.m. local time 8/23/95. At that time they will be opened in presence of bidders who wish to attend.

Contact: Gabinete Tecnico de Gestao de Projectos, Educacionais, Maputo, Mozambique. Tel: 258 1 430 204/32 424. Fax: 258 1 430 204. Refer to: 03/EDUC/ OPEP/95. Bid deadline: 8/23/95 10 a.m.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Maputo, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-2330. Refer to: T0045.

Mozambique - Foreign Government Tender