MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (147-123-105) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early fairly slow, late fairly active. Prices ataulfo 12s and 16s generally unchanged, others slightly higher. Cartons one-layer tommy atkins 7-8s mostly $3-3.50, 9s mostly $3-3.25, 10s mostly $2.75-3, 12-14s mostly $2.50-2.75; ataulfo 12s mostly $7.50, 14s mostly $6.50-7, 16s mostly $5.50-6, 18s mostly $4.50-5, 20s mostly $4, 22s mostly $3.50, 24s mostly $3-3.25. Quality variable.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (89-69-42) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading tommy atkins fairly active, ataulfo moderate. Prices tommy atkins 10-14s higher, ataulfo 20s slightly higher, 14-18s lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer tommy atkins 7-8s mostly $3-3.50, 9s mostly $3-3.25, 10s $2.75-3, 12s mostly $2.50-3, 14s $2.50-3; ataulfo 14s mostly $6-6.50, 16s mostly $5.50-6, 18s mostly $4-4.50, 20s mostly $3-3.75, 22s mostly $2.75-3.25. Quality variable. Crossings include light volumes of kent variety.
CARRIBBEAN BASIN IMPORTS — Imports (34*-18-16) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: Philadelphia area and south Florida. Supplies insufficient to establish a market.