CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (49*-31*-16) — Imports from Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices calabaza, ginger root and malanga (blanca) higher; chayote, malanga (lila) and yams (name) lower; taro eddoes, dasheen and yuca generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $12-13, chayote 20-pound cartons mostly $7-8, 40-pound cartons mostly $13-14, ginger root 30-pound cartons mostly $41-42, malanga 40-pound cartons blanca (large) mostly $28-29, lila (large) mostly $22-23. Taro 40-pound cartons eddoes mostly $22-23; dasheen 50-pound sacks (medium) mostly $13, yams (name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $42-43, 50-pound cartons white mostly $24-25, yuca (cassava) 40-pound cartons mostly $14-15. Quality good. *revised.
CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (3-6*-2) — Imports from the Dominican Republic. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Coconut 65- to 70-pound sacks 40s mostly $20-21. Quality good. *revised.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (3-4-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons chayote mostly $11-13. Quality variable. **unavailable.