The following business missions are scheduled. The Journal of Commerce assumes no responsibility for companies or individuals whose names it furnishes. Interested parties are asked to reconfirm scheduled dates. Trade Missions appears every Tuesday.

TO THE UNITED STATES/CANADAGUATEMALA. Through May 2. A 20-member Guatemalan business mission will visit New Orleans to promote trade with Guatemala. Memebers include manufacturers of miniature ceramics; importers of lard, wheat and other food products; and representatives of distributors, joint-venture interests and maquiladora/ production-sharing operations in Guatemala. Contact Marisol Canedo at the World Trade Center New Orleans, (504) 529-1601.


INDIA. Through May 4. The U.S. Department of Commerce will sponsor a mission to New Delhi, Bangalore and Bombay. The mission is limited to 10 U.S. aerospace firms. Contact John L. Wolf, mission coordinator, at the Commerce Department at (202) 377-2835.

EGYPT, SAUDI ARABIA AND IRAQ. May 14-28. The U.S. Department of Commerce is sponsoring a trade mission to Cairo, Jeddah, Riyadh and Baghdad to visit civilian and military aerospace leaders in the participating countries. Participation will be limited to 10 U.S. aerospace firms. Call John L. Wolf, mission coordinator, at the Commerce Department, at (202) 377-2835.

HONG KONG AND TAIWAN. May 20-30. U.S. Engineering and Construction Services Trade Mission. May 20-22: Kaohsiung, Taiwan; May 22-26: Taipei, Taiwan; May 28-30: Hong Kong. Contact Robert Ruan, Office of International Major Projects, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 377-0359.

BELGIUM AND NETHERLANDS. June 11-15. The International Trade Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is holding a matchmaker conference for U.S. businesses interested in doing business in Western Europe. June 11-12, Brussels; June 13-15, Amsterdam. Matchmaker participants meet with business and government officials and hold individual appointments tailored to their business interests. Contact Yvonne Jackson at the Commerce Department at (202) 377-2675.