MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (77-73-64) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 8s fairly active, 9s moderate, others very active. Prices higher. 2/3 cartons 5-6s mostly $9, 8s mostly $5-6, 9s $3-4. Quality and condition variable. Supply gap expected as harvest transitions north from Hermosillo to Caborca growing region.
CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (34-49*-23) — Imports via boat from Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: South Florida. Supply in too few hands to quote. LAST REPORT. *revised.
IMPERIAL AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 1-0-3, AZ 0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase seasonally but remain light. Trading active for light supplies. Prices 2/3 cartons 5s $11-12, 6s mostly $11-11.50, 8s mostly $7-7.45. Quality generally good. Harvest in Palo Verde Valley expected to begin in early June.