MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings — (153-170-178) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 84s generally unchanged, others higher. Cartons two-layer hass 32s mostly $42.25-44.25, 36s mostly $42.25-44.25, 40s $45.25-46.25, 48s mostly $46.25-47.25, 60s mostly $41.25, 70s mostly $34.25-35.25 and 84s mostly $25.25-26.25. Extra services included. Few shipments booked at previously committed prices.
CHILE — Imports (35-8-22) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as Feb. 21 to March 6. Port of entry: Los Angeles area. Trading moderate. Prices 32-40s and 70s lower, others unchanged. Cartons two-layer hass 32s $40.25-42.25, 36s mostly $42.25, 40s mostly $46.25, 50s $44.25-49.25, 60s mostly $43.25, 70s $34.25-36.25. Quality good.
SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (13-11-**) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies are still in too few hands to establish a market. Current sizes 48s and smaller. Maturity levels are improving. With prices so high on Mexican fruit, some growers expected to begin harvesting the week of March 7. Expect first f.o.b. report the week of March 14. **unavailable.