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

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phone number of the nearest

office.

AGENCY/REPRESENTATION

4819000 Carton duplex paper

Product data: Specifications/technical data: uncovered duplex paper. Purchase needed: asap. Firm is looking for a regular, long-term supplier, continual sales.

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

Company data: Privately owned firm acts as manufacturers of plastic bags and carton boxes and importer of raw material. Established: 1987. Employees: 20. Annual sales: US$600,000. Member of business chamber: no. Bank ref: Bank of Alexandria, Talaat Harb Street, Alexandria. U.S. firms represented: none.

Post remarks: Firm acts as manufacturer of plastic bags and cardboard boxes for packaging industry; is interested in representing U.S. firms in duplex cardboard field. Firm is financially sound and meets its obligations promptly. Post contact: Heba Abdel Aziz.

Contact: Mossad Mohamed Ahmed, General Manager, El-Behee for Plastics and Carton Factory, Alex/Cairo Agricultural Road, Kafr-el-Dawar, Egypt. Tel: 20 3 908 990. Fax: 20 3 420 2464.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Alexandria, Unit 64904, APO AE 09839 4904. Refer to: P0009.

Egypt - Agency

741300 Cable power, copper insulated

8547 Joints electrical conduit

insulated

Product data: Single core 220 kv cable, low pressure oil filled, with copper conductor, central oil duct, oil impregnated paper insulation, aluminum corrugated sheet, fire retardant, coated overall with graphite. Also 220 kv straight through joint, with electrical, mechanical and thermal characteristics compatible with cable. To be supplied complete and compatible with cable; to be supplied complete and suitable for direct burial. Specifications/technical data: 300 mva minimum, conductor temperature not to exceed 85 degrees C at this rating. Conductor to be 800 square mm copper with central oil duct; in accordance with IEC 228. Quantity: 5 drums x 700 meters per drum. U.S. dollar value: over $250,000. Purchase needed: asap upon product approval.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax. Information desired: sample, quotation, technical specifications, supplier company profile. Primary buying factor: price, manufacturer's reputation, ISO and quality certification. Payment: letter of credit. Shipping: fob or c&f. Requires service contract/support services, spare parts, technical guidance, etc.

Company data: Retail and wholesale trading, tendering for government supply. Established: 1921. Employees: 110. Annual sales: over US$1 million per year. Member of business chamber: Bahrain Chamber of Business and Commerce. Bank ref: British Bank of Middle East, P.O. Box 57, Manama. U.S. firms represented: Maytag International Inc.; At Cross; Martex. Jashanmal and Sons is one of oldest/most highly regarded trading houses in region, with offices throughout United Arab Emirates and Kuwait as well as Bahrain. Firm's retail section has a chain of up-market department stores; its wholesale division trades with government bodies, ministries, hospitals and such large retail establishments as Bahrain duty free. Firm seeks to serve an immediate government tender, and also seeks distributorship of products for Bahrain and gulf region. Electricity supply/services are growing markets in Bahrain, where peak demand is currently close to system production/distribution capacity. Post contact: Rose.

Contact: Sunil Mahimker, Manager, Distribution, Jashanmal & Sons, WLL, P.O. Box 16, Manama, Bahrain. Tel: 973 25 14 31. Fax: 973 23 43 92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Manama, FPO AE 09834. Refer to: P0060.

Bahrain - Distributorship

8509100 Heavy-duty vacuum cleaners

Product data: Specifications/technical data: for carpets. Purchase needed: 2-6 months.

Response data: From manufacturers only: yes. Language: English. Best way to respond: fax/express mail. Information desired: agency agreement terms. Primary buying factor: price. Firm is interested in a regular, long-term supplier.

Company data: Firm acts as agent and importer of vacuum cleaners and water chlorinators. Established: 1993. Employees: 7. Annual sales: US$50,000. Member of business chamber: Egyptian Chamber of Commerce, Cairo, Egypt. Bank ref: Commercial International Bank, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt. U.S. firms represented: yes. Firm sells its products locally.

Post remarks: Firm is financially sound and meets obligations promptly. Post contact: H.A. Aziz.

Contact: Hanna Ibrahim Hanna, Executive Director, Egyptian Supplies and Trade Co., Egstco, 44 Moez el-Dawala St., 8th Zone, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt. Tel: 20 2 742 437. Fax: 20 2 742 436.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Consulate General, Alexandria, Unit 64904, APO AE 09839 4904. Refer to: P0017.

Egypt - Agency