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.

For more information on

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For more information on

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office.

DIRECT SALES

27000 Petroleum engineering/services

Product data: Specification/technical data: petroleum engineering/services, including supply of plates for refineries. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA.

Purchase needed: to be negotiated as soon as contact is made. Firm is interested in a U.S. joint venture for oil exploration/drilling services.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: tel/courier. Information desired: contact address below for comprehensive briefing and analysis.

Company data: Manufacturer/distributor. Established: 1981. Employees: 52. Member of business chambers: yes. Bank ref: Citizens Bank. U.S. firm represented: NA. Firm sells petroleum products (carbon black, PP and LPFO/ HPFO); also involved in food/fruit processing.

Post remarks: Chairman spent about eight years as a high official with Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. as marketing manager (NNPC/WARRi) and marketing manager (NNPC/LAGOS) before retiring in 1983. His experience in both public and private sectors of Nigerian economy could make him a suitable contact for U.S. firms looking for a partner in this market. Post contact: Aagu.

Contact: Alhaji Yusuf Mohammed, Chairman, Rankma International Ltd., P.O. Box 1540 Surulere, Lagos-Nigeria, or 9 Jos Road, Lafia Industrial Estate, P.O. Box 108, Lafia, Plateau State. Tel: 234 47 835 366.

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: T0020.

Nigeria - Other Direct Sale

310100 Agricultural fertilizers

Product data: Specifications/technical data: total of 20 percent n (15 percent n plus 5 percent methyl-urea resp. formaldehyde-n); 5 percent P205; 8 percent K20; 2 percent mgo; 1 percent fe; granulation: 1-4 mm. Quantity: 4,000 to 5,000 mt. U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: October 1995. Fertilizer should be free from nitrate; only granular no liquid fertilizer desired; delivery in bulk desired.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: product description, information on range of products. Primary buying factor: price, quality, reliable delivery service. Continuing relationship with American supplier desired.

Company data: Trading company dealing with fertilizers, soil conditioners and like. Established: 1994. Employees: 4. Annual sales: US$650,000. Member of business chamber: Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK), Munich. Bank ref:

Sparkasse Munich. U.S. firms represented: Trencino has already established business relations to a number of U.S. companies including Fertilizer Corp. of America, Miami; Cargill Fertilizer, Riverview, Fla; Gamonte, Inc., Miami; Imperial Products Inc., Winter Park, Fla; Lesco Service Center, Miami; Marman USA Inc., Tampa; Nitram Inc., Tampa. Company's sales area includes Croatia and Slovenia besides Germany.

Post remarks: Mr. Schirmer has a good understanding of U.S. market on agricultural fertilizers based on his contacts to U.S. companies. Post contact: Sliebing.

Contact: Guenter A. Schirmer, Executive Officer, Trencino GmbH, Waldwiesenstr. 11, D-81375 Munich, Germany. Tel: 011 49 89 702 959/701 052. Fax: 011 49 89 702 932.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy Office, Berlin, APO AE 09235. Refer to: P0224.

Germany - Direct Sale for Resale

330410 Lip make-up preparations

330420 Eye make-up preparations

330430 Manicure or pedicure

preparations

330530 Hair lacquers

Product data: Specifications/technical data, quantity, dollar value: NA.

Purchase needed: asap.

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

Company data: Importer/distributor/manufacturer. Established: 1978. Employees: 89. Annual sales: US$12.1 million. Member of business chamber, U.S. firms represented: NA. Bank ref: Hua Nan Commercial Bank Ltd.

Post remarks: Company is an importer with 17 years experience. It owns complete sales channels that include supermarkets and chain stores. At present it mainly imports agrochemical products from France and Switzerland, and health products from Japan. It is interested in locating U.S. companies to supply cosmetic and hair sculpting products. Post contact/prepared by: Jacqueline Yang.

Contact: Tompson Weng/Managing Director, Agro Chemical Corp., 4 Fl-5, No. 163, Nanking E. Rd., Sec. 5, Taipei, Taiwan. Tel: 886 2 753 0437. Fax: 886 2 766 9481.

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: T97.

Taiwan - Direct Sales Lead

390120 Polyethylene having

spec gravity of 94 or more

Product data: Granulated, HD-type polyethylene in granule size of 3-6 mm diameter for use in food packaging. Specification/technical data: density: 0.920-0.955 g/cc; melt index: 0.05-0.09 g/10 min; tensile strength: not less 450 kg/square cm; elongation: about 150 percent; tear strength: approx. 180 kg/cm. Quantity: up to 150 mt/year. Dollar value: negotiable. Purchase needed: first shipment during 1995. Polyethylene is to be used for manufacturing film of 0.008-0.03 mm thickness. Annual quantity to be purchased may increase.

Response data: From manufacturers only: preferable. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: introductory letter, product information, catalog, price list. Primary buying factor: price, quality, terms of delivery cif Vladivostok. Letter of credit or prepayment available.

Company data: Manufacturer. Established: 1993. Employees: 22. Annual sales: $50,000-$150,000. Member of business chamber: none. Bank ref: Dalkombank, 24 Fontannaya St., Vladivostok, Russia. U.S. firms represented: none. Firm was established as a Russian-South Korean joint-venture by Pervomayskiy ship repair yard (Vladivostok, Russia) and Sunyang Marine Engineering Co. (South Korea). Firm owns two workshops of 500 sq m and a store. Firm produces vinyl bags (approx. 12 million year) and toothpicks and is preparing to produce bearing shells for diesel ship. Firm seeks to expand production for domestic sales and export. Post contact: Vsurovtsev.

Contact: Evgeniy I. Egorov, Director, Persunyang Co., 42-Nd Quay, Vladivostok, Russia 690043. Tel: 7 4232 27 11 90. Fax: 7 4232 27 13 60.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Moscow, APO AE 09721. Refer to: P0045.

Russia - Direct Sale to End-User

732111 Cooking appliances, plate

warmers

85166 Ovens; cooking stoves, ranges,

cooking plates, boiling rings, roasters

8419819040 Machinery, plant or equip-

ment, type used in restaurants,

hotels, similar locations

84185000 Refrigerating or freezing

chests, cabinets, display counters,

showcases, similar refrigerat-

ing/freezing furniture

94060080 Prefabricated buildings

Product data: A turnkey cafeteria to be assembled out of easy detachable and removable sections or parts, and designed for housing a cafeteria for catering construction and other manual laborers located in rural sites. Second option of a fully equipped, permanent structure cafeteria is also acceptable. Specification/technical data: cafeteria must have dining halls measuring a minimum of 270 sq m, total capacity must not exceed 650 sq m. Cafeteria is to be equipped for bakery and cooking to cater two shifts, or 3,300 people in 24 hours. Quantity: one. U.S. dollar value: negotiable. Purchase needed: April 1996. Payment: letter of credit, 100 percent payment after delivery, installation and training of personnel. Shipping: cif Mariupol.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: price, certificate of product quality, compliance to Ukrainian certification standards, sufficient production capacity. Primary buying factor: price, delivery time, post-payment after actual completion of each phase of project, i.e. delivery, erection of premises, installation of equipment, training of personnel. Firm wants to make

purchase of equipment and building sets within 2-6 months.

Company data: Company is a private manufacturer of industrial and consumer goods using polymers and plastic materials. Firm is also engaged as a contractor or sub-contractor in construction of residential buildings, rebuilding of industrial production facilities, administrative buildings. Established: 1992. Employees: 250-300. Annual sales: over $250,000. Member of business chamber: yes. Bank ref: Prominvestbank of Ukraine, Zhovtneviy branch, Mariupol. U.S. firms represented: Asm, Coopers and Lybrand.

Post remarks: Post recommends clients negotiate on payment terms, and consider 100 percent prepayment before shipment of goods. Tenuous Ukrainian commercial environment has made 100 percent prepayment common business practice, and foreign companies often can negotiate favorable payment terms. Post urges U.S. firms to contact firm. Contact/prepared by: Oleksandr Zav Horodniy.

Contact: Viktor Amvrosievich Khandeldy, Construction Manager, Lvgik, Private Enterprise, 37A Lermontova St., Mariupol, Ukraine, 341000. Tel: 011 380 629 24 59 55. Fax: 011 380 629 33 44 44.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Kiev, Department of State, Washington, DC 20521-5840. Refer to: P0058.

Ukraine - Direct Sale to End-User

740400 Copper scrap & motor scrap

Product data: For recycling. Specification/technical data: recovery rate: 60 percent min, conductor size: 4-5 mm. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: catalogs. Primary buying factor: price. Immediate purchase.

Company data: Manufacturer/agent distributor. Established: 1989. Employees: 12. Annual sales: US$5 million. Member of business chamber: Korea Trade Promotion Corp. Bank ref: Cho Heung Bank, Trade Center branch, Seoul. U.S. firms represented: NA. Post contact: E.S. Kim.

Contact: Ric Lee/General Manager, Wonil Industries Corp., 3rd Fl., Somyung Bldg., 109-1, Samsung-dong, Kangnam-ku, Seoul 135-090, South Korea. Tel: 82 2 3442 4940. Fax: 82 2 3442 4941.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Seoul, Unit 15550, APO AP 96205. Refer to: P0067.

South Korea - Direct Sale for Resale

830100 Door lock

Product data: Firm seeks door locks that can be electrically or hand-operated, for use in apartments. Specification/technical data: various types. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: catalogs. Primary buying factor: price. Immediate purchase.

Company data: Trading/wholesaler. Established: 1990. Employees: 2. Annual sales: US$400,000. Member of business chamber: Association of Foreign Trading Agents of Korea. Bank ref: Donghwa Bank, Head Office, Seoul. U.S. firms represented: NA. Post contact: E.S. Kim.

Contact: Chang, Jong Gi/President, Han Lin Co., 4C-30 Koex, 159 Samsung-dong, Kangnam-ku, Seoul 135-0, South Korea. Tel: 82 2 551 6990. Fax: 82 2 551 0060.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Seoul, Unit 15550, APO AP 96205. Refer to: P0068.

South Korea - Direct Sale for Resale

843240 Manure plant

Product data: A thermo treating unit for animal manure. Specification/ technical data: manure plant screening, bagging plant and turning machine for thermo treating unit with a capacity of 15 t/hr. Detailed specifications will be provided. Quantity: one unit. U.S. dollar value: $200,000-$350,000.

Purchase needed: within two months. Payment: as requested by suppliers. Shipping: cif. Service contract: yes.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English/Arabic. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: brochures. Interest in setting up unit in Sudan that should be within their technical data that will be provided. Primary buying factor: price, delivery time.

Company data: Private trading company. Established: 1989. Employees: 150. Annual sales: US$4 million-$5 million. Member of business chamber: Al Ain Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Bank ref: Dubai Islamic Bank, P.O. Box 1232, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. U.S. firms represented: none. Sales territory: U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Sudan.

Post remarks: Company markets agricultural & veterinary materials; interested in constructing and installing a thermo treating unit for animal manure in Sudan. Post contact: Ldsouza.

Contact: Al-Rayah A. Rahim, Al Huda Agricultural & Veterinary Material Est., P.O. Box 16219, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Tel: 971 3 659 140. Fax: 971 3 510 399.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Abu Dhabi, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-6010. Refer to: P0027.

Sudan - Direct Sale to End-User

846000 Grinding machinery

Product data: Internal grinding machine for refurbishing tungsten carbide wire drawing dies. Specifications/technical data: grinding machine with rotating chuck, rotating spindle (50,000 rpm) capable of using diamond grinding pins. Quantity: one. U.S. dollar value: unknown. Purchase needed: asap. Refer to: purchaser for exact specifications.

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

purchase.

Company data: Manufacturers and agency of welding equipment, market institutions etc. Established: 1947. Employees: 100. Annual sales: US$15 million. Member of business chamber: Manufacturers Assoc.; Chamber of Commerce. Bank ref: Anz Bank, Hastings Street, Napier. U.S. firms represented: Millar, Appleton, WI. Post contact: Liz Falconer.

Contact: Marc Fontein, Q A Manager, Weldwell NZ Ltd, P.O. Box 12037, Napier, New Zealand. Tel: 64 6 835 3339. Fax: 64 3 835 2035.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Wellington, PSC 467 Box 1, FPO AP 96531 1001. Refer to: P0022.

New Zealand - Direct Sale to End-User

847100 Computers

Product data: Systems with auto-attendant (PC based); looking for agent/ agency. Specifications/technical data: voice/fax mail box systems for commercial use as PC based systems or add-up cards for computers. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: description, price list. Primary buying factor: quality.

Company data: Trading. Established: 1980. Employees: 50. Annual sales: NA. Member of business chamber: Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jeddah. Bank ref: National Commercial Bank, Jeddah. U.S. firms represented: Sas Group is dealing with PTC, Miami. ASAS Group is a trading company presently engaged in real estate and telecommunication. Company is also exclusive agent for Iternational Fas line Gianni Versace. Post contact: Tashkandy.

Contact: Nadeem Sabir, Technical Adviser, Asas Group, P.O. Box 14548, Jeddah, 21434 Saudi Arabia. Tel: 966 2 667 0296. Fax: 966 2 667 0268.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Dhahran, Unit 66803, APO AE 09858 6803. Refer to: P0081.

Saudi Arabia - Direct Sale for Resale

871600 Horsedrawn carriages

481000 Paper

Product data: Carriages for tourist industry; papers for magazine printing. Specification/technical data: paper: pure white, width of roll 939 mm, weight of roll 1,000 kgs. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: asap. For resale.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: catalogs. Primary buying factor: price. Immediate purchase.

Company data: Trading company. Established: 1994. Employees: 6. Annual sales: US$2.5 million. Member of business chamber: Association of Foreign Trading Agents of Korea. Bank ref: Daedong Bank, Yeoksam-dong branch, Seoul. U.S. firms represented: NA. Firm urgently seeks horsedrawn carriages for tourist industry and papers for magazine printing that are medium-weight coated. Post contact: E.S. Kim.

Contact: Kim, Chan Hyeon/Manager, Woong Jin Korea Co., Samsung Cheil Bldg., 702-2, Yeoksam-dong, Kangnam-ku, Seoul 135-080 South Korea. Tel: 82 2 527 4020/1. Fax: 82 2 527 3884.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Seoul, Unit 15550, APO AP 96205. Refer to: P66SA.

South Korea - Direct Sale for Resale