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

exporting, 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.

AGENCY/REPRESENTATION

852490 Music compact discs

Product data: Specifications/technical data: NA. Quantity: to be negotiated. U.S. dollar value: up to $10. Purchase needed: asap. Products should comply with German and European standards.

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

Company data: Trading company specialized in CDs/leisure apparel. Established: 1989. Employees: 4. Annual sales: DM850,000. Bank ref: Volksbank Mosbach. U.S. firms represented: none.

Post remarks: Firm would like to distribute U.S. CDs in Germany. Continuous relationship with U.S. supplier is desired. Post contact: Mhagen.

Contact: Frank Habermann, Owner, CD Forum, D-74821 Mosbach, Germany. Tel: 011 49 6261 18733. Fax: 011 49 6261 18653.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Office, Berlin, APO AE 09235. Refer to: P0191.

Germany - Agency

39241050 Household articles of plastic

Product data: Polystyrene coolers for soft drinks. Specifications/technical data, U.S. dollar value: NA. Quantity: to be negotiated. Purchase needed: asap. Products should comply with German and European standards.

Response data: From manufacturer only: yes. Language: German/English. Best way to respond: letter. Information desired: company background data, price, catalogs, product description, references. Primary buying factor: price, quality.

Company data: Trading company specialized in sports/leisure apparel. Established: 1995. Employees: 1. Annual sales, bank ref: NA. U.S. firms represented: none.

Post remarks: Firm would like to distribute U.S. polystyrene coolers for soft drinks in Germany. Continuous relationship with American supplier is desired. Post contact: Mhagen.

Contact: Mr. Jablonski, Owner, Jablonski Handelsagentur Import-Export, D-10551 Berlin, Germany. Tel: 011 49 30 396 4690. Fax: 011 49 30 396 4543.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Office, Berlin, APO AE 09235. Refer to: P0194.

Germany - Agency

847410 Machinery for sorting,

screening, separating stone

847420 Machinery for crushing or

grinding stone

847490 Parts for machinery

Product data: Specifications/technical data: NA. U.S. dollar value: US$50,000- $1.5 million. Purchase needed: firm seeking an agency for machinery and parts. Payment: irrevocable letter of credit. Shipping: vessel, cif Asuncion.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: Spanish/English. Best way to respond: mail. Information desired: descriptive brochures/catalogs, price. Primary buying factors: quality, prices. Seeking a regular/long-term supplier for continual sales.

Company data: Private, agent; services (power engineering, sale of machinery). Established: 1975. Employees: between 10-49. Annual sales: more than US$250,000. Member of business chambers: Camara Paraguaya de la Industria de la Construction, Asuncion, fax 595 21 205855; Cecoel-Camara de Empresarios Constructores de Obras Electricas, Asuncion, fax 595 21 202424. Bank ref: Lloyd's Bank PLC, Casilla Postal 696, Asuncion, fax 595 21 443 569; Interbanco SA, Calle Oliva 349, Asuncion, fax 595 21 448 587. U.S. firms represented/ business been done with: Wallace & Tiernan, P.O. Box 178, Newark, NJ 07101. Sales territory: Paraguay. Number of sales agents: 1-5. Company is agency/ distributor of industrial machinery; power engineering (projects, installations, laying power lines, maintenance).

Post remarks: Company was founded in 1975 by four industrial engineers to handle contracts for industrial services at large Itaipu Hydroelectric Project. Presently, it is engaged in electro-mechanical, central air conditioning, and industrial installations. It also acts as agent for foreign manufacturers of electro-mechanical and industrial equipment and supplies, participates actively in government tenders. Post considers Electro SRL a suitable trade contact for U.S. manufacturers. Post contact: Bschaerer.

Contact: Horacio Sosa, Sales Manager, Electro SRL, Casilla Postal 566, Calle O'Leary 757, Asuncion, Paraguay. Tel: 595 21 448 722. Fax: 595 21 497 051.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Asuncion, APO AA 34036-0001. Refer to: P0002.

Paraguay - Agency