MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (85*-129*-165) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices generally unchanged. Flats one-layer tommy atkins 6-8s mostly $4-4.50, 9s mostly $3.50-4, 10s mostly $3.25-3.50, 12s mostly $3, 14s mostly $2.50-3; ataulfo 12s mostly $6.50-7, 14s mostly $6-6.50, 16s mostly $5-5.50, 18s mostly $4-5, 20-22s mostly $3.50-4, 24s $3-3.50. Quality variable. Crossings include light volumes of haden and kent varieties. *revised
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZ. — Crossings (63-67-72) — Movement expected about the same. Trading tommy atkins 10-12s moderate, others fairly slow. Prices tommy atkins 10-12s higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons one-layer tommy atkins 7-8s mostly $4, 9-12s mostly $3-3.50; ataulfo 14s $6-6.50, 16s $5-6, 18s mostly $4-5, 20s mostly $4-4.50. Quality and condition variable. Crossings include light volumes of haden variety. Many present shipments of 10-12s from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.
CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (79*-67*-32) — Imports via boat from Guatemala, Nicaragua and Haiti. Movement expected remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices tommy atkins 7-9s higher; others generally unchanged. Flat one-layer tommy atkins 7-9s mostly $3-4.25, 10-12s $3-3.25. Francis (francine) 8-9s $7-7.25, 10s $6-6.25, 12s mostly $6. Quality good. *revised.