BRAZIL, ECUADOR AND PERU — Imports (154*-89*-77) — 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 higher. Flats one-layer kent 7-9s $3.25-3.50, 10-12s $3.75-4. Quality good. Ports of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats one-layer tommy atkins 7-14s mostly $4. Quality good. *revised.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (27-30-37) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly slow. Supplies tommy atkins 10-12s and ataulfo 18-22s light. Prices ataulfo 12-14s lower, others generally unchanged. Flats one-layer tommy atkins 6-8s mostly $4.25, 9-12s mostly $4.25-4.50; haden 6-10s $4-4.25; ataulfo 12s mostly $6-7, 14s mostly $6-6.50, 16s $6-6.50, 18-22s mostly $6. Quality variable.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (15-7-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices 22s lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer ataulfo 12-14s mostly $6.50, 16s mostly $5.50-6, 18-20s mostly $5-5.50, 22s mostly $4-4.50. Quality and condition variable. Crossings include light volumes of tommy atkins variety. Supply gap expected in southern Mexico.
CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (5-7-4) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Guatemala and Nicaragua. Ports of entry: south Florida. Trading moderate. Flats one-layer tommy atkins 7-12s $3.50-4. Quality good. FIRST REPORT.