MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (6-18-27) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading 12-16s slow, others moderate. Supplies 14-16s fairly heavy. Prices lower. Flats one-layer ataulfo 12-14s mostly $7-8, 16s mostly $6.50-7, 18s mostly $6-6.50, 20s mostly $5.50-6, 22s mostly $5-5.50. Quality variable. Crossings of tommy atkins variety began early the week of Feb. 21. Movement of tommy atkins expected to remain light and sporadic until the week of March 21 when most shippers expect to be under way.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (0-12-15) — Movement of ataulfo variety expected to increase. Trading early moderate, late slow. Unofficial prices cartons one-layer ataulfo 12s mostly $7-8, 14s mostly $7-7.50, 16s mostly $6-7, 18s mostly $6, 20-22s mostly $5-6. Quality variable. Prices from trade sources. No f.o.b. report issued as of Feb. 22. First f.o.b. report was expected to be issued by Feb. 25.
BRAZIL, ECUADOR AND PERU — Imports (128*-111*-151) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to decrease slightly. Ports of entry: Philadelphia area. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats one-layer kent 7-12s $3.50-4; tommy atkins 7-12s $3.50-4; ataulfo 16-20s $12, 22-25s $11. Quality good. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats one-layer kent 7-12s $3.25-3.75; tommy atkins 7-12s $3.25-3.75. Quality good. Ports of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats one-layer tommy atkins 7-14s mostly $4. Quality good. *revised.