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840991 Automotive engine parts, inter-

nal combustion piston engines

851150 Automotive alternators

854430 Automotive wiring sets

Product data: Company is interested in after-market automotive products for vehicles built by General Motors, Chrysler, Ford, and Japanese auto manufacturers. Products of interest are engine overhauling parts, electric motor starters, alternators and electrical components, chassis and suspension parts, water pumps, fuel and power steering pumps, automatic transmission repair kits, engine and transmission mountings, rubber products and hoses for (power steering, fuel lines, radiators, heaters and car air conditioners), hydraulic hoses, brake parts and brake hardware, carburetor repair kits, parts for fuel injectors, brake shoes and pads, shock absorbers, ignition parts, sealed beams, lamp bulbs, miscellaneous lights, exhaust pipes and mufflers, auto wires and cables, filters, car care products, car chemical additives, electronic testing equipment, computer analyzers, garage and workshop equipment, hand tools. Specifications/technical data: as per U.S. applicable standards. Quantity, U.S. dollar value: NA. Purchase needed: December 1995. Qudrrut Ali will be visiting Automotive After-market Industry Week '95, Oct. 24-27, 1995, in Las Vegas as a member of a delegation from Saudi Arabia. He would like to meet during show with representatives of U.S. suppliers.

Response data: From manufacturers only: no. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: catalogs, price lists, delivery terms. Primary buying factor: quality.

Company data: Company imports, wholesales, retails automotive parts for General Motors and Chrysler vehicles. Company also deals in car care products, accessories, automotive chemicals, hardware, hand tools and garage equipment. Established: 1955. Employees: 55. Annual sales: over US$1 million. Member of business chamber: Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce & Industry, P.O. Box 719, Dammam 31421. Bank ref: Riyad Bank, P.O. Box 229, Al-Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia. U.S. firms represented: company deals with Moog, sealed power, other U.S. suppliers of after-market parts. Post contact: Malas.

Contact: Qudrrut Ali, Manager, Omar Ahmad Baasem, P.O. Box 51, Al-Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia. Tel: 966 3 864 1815/898 0591. Fax: 966 3 898 2651.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Dhahran, Unit 66803, APO AE 09858 6803. Refer to: P0104.

Saudi Arabia - Direct Sale for Resale

950510 Christmas ornaments

060491 Evergreen Christmas trees

620900 Babies garments, clothing


610300 Boys' apparel

610400 Girls' apparel

950100 Toys

Product data: Christmas decorations/ornaments, evergreen Christmas trees, other gift and decoration items, novelties, boys' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, trousers, children apparel, girls' suits, jackets, blazers, dresses, toys. Specifications/technical data: none. Quantity: upon agreement. U.S.

dollar value: $20,000. Purchase needed: end October/beginning November; would like products that are not yet on Swiss market; intend to diversify their product line later with typical U.S. products (food, household and kitchen items, etc.)

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax/mail. Information desired: catalogs, price lists. Primary buying factor: attractiveness, innovation, price.

Company data: Importer/reseller of computer hardware, software, computer peripherals. Established: 1980. Employees: 20. Annual sales: NA. Member of business chamber: no. Bank ref: Bandner Kantonalbank, Chur. U.S. firms represented: none. However, they import U.S. computer products through a distributor in Switzerland. In addition to their computer shop, they founded their gift item boutique on 8/11/95 in Chur's pedestrian district.

Post remarks: Ms. Rampa is in U.S. for initial contacts and purchases. We feel that this would be a good lead for new to market companies. Post contact: Ajbelfiglio.

Contact: Sandro & Edith Rampa, Owner, Rampa Box Moving, Tittwiesenstrasse 60, P.O. Box 59, CH-7000 Chur, Switzerland. Tel: 41 81 24 59 23. Fax: 41 81 24 89 28.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Zurich, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-5130. Refer to: P0051.

Switzerland - Direct Sale for Resale