TRADE MISSIONS

TRADE MISSIONS

The following business missions are scheduled for the coming months. The Journal of Commerce assumes no responsibility for companies or individuals whose names it furnishes, and interested parties are asked to reconfirm scheduled dates. Trade Missions appears every Tuesday. To have missions posted, contact The Journal of Commerce, World Trade Department, (212) 837-7000; fax, (212) 837-7007.

TO THE UNITED STATES/CANADA

NEW YORK. Sept. 29. The Korea Trade Promotion Center in New York is leading a nine-member mission of South Korean manufacturers to New York. Contact: (212) 826-0900.

NEW YORK. Oct. 6-8. The Palestinian American Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a mission of prominent Gaza and West Bank business executives involved in banking, investment, housing, tourism, software, electronics, heating, textiles, food processing, insurance and trade to meet potential U.S. partners. Contact: (212) 938-0407.

WASHINGTON STATE. April 1996 (dates to be set). The U.S. Department of Commerce is sponsoring a software trade mission, including visits to the Seattle International Software Trade Fair, for companies interested in the U.S. market. Contact: Heidi Hijikata, (202) 482-0569.

TO OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES/CANADA

RUSSIAN FAR EAST. Oct. 11-19. The U.S. Department of Commerce is leading a mission to the Russian Far East for medical, health care and pharmaceutical companies. Contact: Derek Nowek, (202) 482-2796, for medical equipment; Ernest Plock, (202) 482-4783, for health services; and Bill Hurt, (202) 482-0128, for pharmaceuticals.

EASTERN EUROPE AND TURKEY. Oct. 16-24. The U.S. Department of Commerce is leading a matchmaker trade mission to Hungary, Poland and Turkey for consumer goods companies. Contact: Erin Crowe, (202) 482-1793.

COSTA RICA. Oct. 17-20. The Association for Minority Exporters and Importers is leading a trade and investment mission to Costa Rica. Contact: (212) 673-3280.

JAPAN. Oct. 17-28. The U.S.A.-Japan Trade Expansion Center is sponsoring a trade mission to Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe for companies interested in the Japanese market. Contact: Teri Shizuko Silvestri, (800) 644-7232.

CENTRAL ASIA AND UKRAINE. Oct. 23-31. The U.S. Department of Commerce is leading a mission to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine for U.S. computer hardware, software and service companies. Contact: Danny Valverde, (202) 482-0573.

HAITI. Oct. 25-27. The U.S. Department of Commerce is sponsoring a light- manufacturing business-development mission to Haiti. Contact: Mark Siegelman, (202) 482-0704.

CHINA. Oct. 27-Nov. 6. The U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce is leading a trade mission to Beijing, Wuhan and Shanghai for companies interested in medium and light industry and consumer products. Contact: Sharon Liu, (212) 566-2338.

INDIA. Oct. 28-Nov. 7. The U.S. Department of Commerce is leading a mission to New Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta and Madras for companies interested in the plastics industry. Contact: Kenley A. Tarter, (202) 482-0128.

PACIFIC RIM. Oct. 30-Nov. 7. The U.S. Department of Commerce is sponsoring a matchmaker mission to Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore for makers of sporting goods and physical-fitness products. Contact: Derek Parks, (202) 482-0287.

BRAZIL. Nov. 25-Dec. 2. The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce is leading a matchmaker trade mission to Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte for companies interested in investing in Brazilian markets. Contact: Susan Feitoza, (212) 575-9030.