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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.



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.

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844400 Extruding machines, man-made

textile material

Product data: Pet pellet and fiber finishing line. Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: also consider exporters. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: NA. Primary buying factor: market demand.

Company data: Agent/distributor/manufacturer. Established: 1981. Employees: 60. Annual sales, member of business chamber, bank ref: NA.

Post remarks: Long Sea Group, an importer/distributor of plastic/rubber equipment, and plastic injection molds, represents Welding Engineers Co. of Pennsylvania that supplies plastic/rubber equipment. Firm is seeking equipment for a pet pellet and fiber finishing line. Prepared by: Jacqueline Yang.

Contact: Bell Chiang/General Manager, Long Sea Group, 13F-5, No. 153, Minsheng E. Rd., Sec. 5, Taipei, Taiwan. Tel: 886 2 769 8801. Fax: 886 2 769 8802.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Unit, Taipei Office, American Institute in Taiwan, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521. Refer to: T76.

Taiwan - Agency

847193 Computer peripheral equipment

852490 Communications and

multimedia software

Product data: Memory upgrades for computers and printers, graphics boards, chip sets, accelerators, controllers; multimedia and communications software, in particular networking software. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: to be determined. Purchase needed: asap. Firm reports increased market demand and is seeking an agent business relationship with U.S. company.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: German/English. Best way to respond: letter. Information desired: detailed product information, price quotes, business proposal, desired agent qualifications. Primary buying factor: price, quality, delivery time.

Company data: Company is a start-up company owned by Mr. Gaepel, who has over 25 years of experience in computer industry. He is confident that he can offer interested U.S. exporters a quality agency service. Established: 1994. Employees: 2. Annual sales, bank ref, U.S. firms represented: NA. Member of business chamber: yes. U.S. suppliers are urged to contact Mr. Gaepel asap with a complete business proposal, literature, price lists. Post contact: Salama.

Contact: Wolf-Ruediger Gaepel, Owner, WRG Technology and Consulting, Marderstrasse 8A, 85598 Baldham. Tel: 011 49 8106 31445. Fax: NA.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Bonn, Unit 21701 Box 370, APO AE 09080. Refer to: P0035.

Germany - Agency

8515 Welding machines, diesel

engine driven

Product data: Arc welding machines, diesel engine driven (200/300/400/500 amps). Specifications/technical data: U.S. specifications. Quantity, U.S.

dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Response language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: literature, price, agency terms. Primary buying factor: price.

Company data: Imports and sells cars, buses, construction equipment, parts. Established: 1957. Employees: 120. Annual sales: over US$50 million. Member of business chamber: Chamber of Commerce & Industry, P.O. Box 719, Dammam 31421. Bank ref: Arab National Bank, P.O. Box 730, Al-Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia. U.S. firms represented: General Motors, Wacker, CDI, Prime Mover, Teco Aerial Devices, E.Z. Tow, and Detroit Diesel. Post contact: USFCS/Dhahran/Malas/ Steuber/Sheil.

Contact: Jamshed H. Riaz, Sales Manager, Heavy Equipment, General Machinery Agencies, P.O. Box 287, Al-Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia. Tel: 966 3 895 4582/864 1481. Fax: 966 3 898 2484.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Dhahran, Unit 66803, APO AE 09858 6803. Refer to: P0075.

Saudi Arabia - Agency

9022 Medical equipment

Product data: X-ray, radio therapy, scanners, surgery and laser equipment, ultrasound/ultrasonic equipment. Specification/technical data, quantity, U.S.

dollar value, purchased needed: NA. Payment: cash/negotiable. Shipping: fob air/sea port or c&f Dubai.

Response data: From manufacturer only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax/phone. Information desired: price, literature, samples as/when required. Primary buying factor: price, shortest delivery time, prompt response, quality. Interested in sourcing suppliers in U.S. for tender bids to government hospitals, defence supplies, private clinics and sports clubs.

Company data: Trading firm who acts as importer, agent, distributor, retailer. Established: 1985. Employees: 8. Annual sales: approx. US$54,000. Member of business chamber: Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Bank ref: Abn-Amro Bank, Dubai. U.S. firm represented: North Coast Medical Inc., Pharmaceutical Innovations. U.S. firms done business with: Loth Orthopost; Lenox Hill; Hygene Corp.; NK Industries; Body Glove; Hausman Industries. Fidalgo Trading is an individual proprietorship company.

Post remarks: Firm actively bids for government tenders for hospital supplies and defence. It is specialized in medical field, hold agencies for companies

from Belgium, Germany, U.K., U.S., Sweden, India, Spain, Italy.

Contact: Mike Viegas, Manager, Fidalgo Trading Est., P.O. Box 13583, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Tel: 971 4 441 672/448 581. Fax: 971 4 444 945.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Abu Dhabi, Department of State, Washington, DC 20521-6010. Refer to: P0020.

United Arab Emirates - Distributorship