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.

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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.

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DIRECT SALES

030710 Live/frozen oysters

Product data: Live oysters in shell and individually quick frozen shucked oysters. Specifications/technical data: no specific request. Quantity: no specific request, make offer when products are available. U.S. dollar value: no specific request, make offer on cif Japanese airport basis for live oysters and cif Japanese seaport basis for frozen oysters. Purchase needed: no specific request. Export/import contract is required.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: Japanese. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: product style, processing style, size, grading, packaging style. Primary buying factor: quality, prices, exporter/ supplier's credit standing. Firm will import small quantity immediately, gradually increase.

Company data: Contact is a food importer and wholesaler. Established: 1992. Employees: 6. Annual sales: 80 million yen (US$92,000; 87 yen=US$1). Member of business chamber: Niigata Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Bank ref: Niigata- Chuo Bank, Kobari-Minami branch. U.S. firms represented: none. Import/ export contract is required. End users are hotel restaurants, supermarkets, food services.

Post remarks: Paid-in capital is 3 million yen (US$34,000). Annual sales are 80 million yen (US$92,000). Post contact: Tasakawa.

Contact: Yasuo Sekikawa, President, Kansoku Inc., 2-10-10 Teraomae-dori, Niigata-shi, Niigata Pref. 950. Tel: 025 230 3570. Fax: 025 230 7736.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Tokyo, Unit 45004, APO AP 96337. Refer to: P0067.

Japan - Direct Sale for Resale

4802 Uncoated paper for writing

Product data: Specifications/technical data: superior white paper 80, 72, 64 and 60 grs; photocopying paper 80 grs. Quantity: 10,000 tons. U.S. dollar value: value of above. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: French/English. Best way to respond: fax/mail. Information desired: price, payment terms. Primary buying factor: price, quality.

Company data: Office furniture/accessories. Established: May 1994. Employees: 7. Annual sales: US$1 million. Member of business chambers: NA. Bank ref: Banque Populaire Casablanca. Foreign firm represented: Prajoexport, Czech Republic. Post contact: Wafae Belkacemi.

Contact: Mr. Darouiche, General Manager, Imprimag, Hay Moulay Abdallah, Rue 115, No 5-7, Ain Chock, Casablanca, Morocco. Tel: 011 212 2 502 678. Fax: 011 212 2 502 672.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Casablanca, PSC 74 Box 024, APO AE 09718. Refer to: P0027.

Morocco - Direct Sale to End-User

6203223 Uniforms

8301409 Handcuffs

Product data: Various kinds of police, security guard, and military uniforms and equipment, intended to be marketed to security guards, police, and military by mail-order. Specifications/technical data, quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: permanently. Payment: wire transfer.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax/mail. Information desired: brochures, prices, time it takes to deliver goods. Primary buying factor: price, quality. Delivery: UPS-freight collect.

Company data: Importer/retailer. Established: 1992. Employees: 5. Annual sales: US$1.5 million. Member of business chamber: yes. Bank ref: NA. U.S. firms represented: Strong Holsters, Hatch.

Post remarks: Company is recommended as a suitable partner for U.S. businesses. Post contact: Skoehler.

Contact: Mr. Puelz, Managing Director, Enforcer GmbH, Hahnenstrasse 20, 76698 Ubstadt-Weiher, Germany. Tel: 011 49 7251 9651 0. Fax: 011 49 7251 9651 14.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Hamburg, APO AE 09215-0002. Refer to: P035.

Germany - Direct Sale to End-User

8141410 Vacuum pump

Product data: Vacuum pump to be used in decompression tower of an oil refinery for distillation process. Specifications/technical data: media, petroleum gas; capacity, 42 hm 3/h; inlet pressure, 10 mmhg; outlet, no specific requirement; temperature, normal; method, mechanical; electricity, 380 or 6,000 v. Quantity: one. U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax/tel. Information desired: specifications, price. Primary buying factor: price, quality.

Company data: Trading. Established: 1992. Employees: 20. Annual sales: US$15 million. Member of business chamber: none. Bank ref: Ka Wah Bank Ltd., Hong Kong. U.S. firms represented: G.E.; L-Tec; FMC. Post contact: Kent T. Guo.

Contact: James Zhang, Tecway International Ltd., 22 Ti Yu Dong Heng Jie, Room 1802, Ti Yu Dong Lu, Guangzhou, China 510620. Tel: 86 20 754 6012. Fax: 86 20 759 6495.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Guangzhou, PSC 461, Box 100, FPO AP 96521-0002. Refer to: T0041.

China - Direct Sale for Resale

848410 Spiral wound gasket

Product data: with stainless steel 304, 316, 321, and 347; monel and incology. Kuwait National Co. (KNPC), that is completely owned by the government of Kuwait, is replacing asbestos pipes and asbestos coverings with spiral wound flange gaskets. This is a major project that will involve all KNPC's facilities comprising three refineries with 800,000 barrel refining capacity per day. KNPC needs following: pipe covering and block: cellular glass; glass fiber, normal binder; mineral fiber board (formed); mineral fiber and heat resistant binder; asbestos free calcium silicate; expanded perlite and heat resistant binder; high temperature mineral fibers and binders (block only); and calcined silica and heat resistant binders. Boards: glass fiber, high temperature binder; mineral fiber and heat resistant binder. Blanket: glass fiber between metal fabric; high temperature mineral wool between metal fabric; mineral fiber between metal fabric. Specifications/technical data, U.S. dollar value: NA. Quantity: to be negotiated with KNPC. Purchase needed: asap. KNPC is a serious buyer and needs sizable quantities. There are numerous technical specifications for required products, obtainable from KNPC.

Response data: From manufacturer only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: direct communication with Bassam Shammas. Information desired: samples, price quote. Primary buying factor: Quality, competitive price.

Company data: KNPC undertakes refining of crude oil through its three refineries in Kuwait. It provides local market with all its requirements of refined products. It is owned by government of Kuwait. Established: 1965. Employees: over 3,000. Annual sales: over US$700 million. Member of business chamber: not applicable. Bank ref: Central Bank of Kuwait. U.S. firms represented: it does not represent foreign firms though it deals with hundreds on a contractual basis.

Post remarks: Post recommends KNPC as an excellent business partner for U.S. firms. Post contact: Kzaher.

Contact: Bassam Shammas, Chairman, KNPC Engineering Standards Committee, Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC), P.O. Box 69 Safat, 13001 Kuwait. Tel: 965 326 0233 ext. 3098. Fax: 965 326 2242.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Kuwait, Unit 69000 Box 10, APO AE 09880 9000. Refer to: T0024.

Kuwait - Direct Sale to End User