Pears — F.o.b.s as of March 24

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (164-141-170, includes exports 55-37-68) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 4/5-bushel cartons wrapped U.S. 1 anjou 70-90s $24-26, 100s mostly $24, 110s $22-24, 120s mostly $22, 135s $20-22; bosc (generally standard russet) 70-90s mostly $22-24, 100-120s $18-20; fine appearance (generally golden russet) 70-90s mostly $26, 100-120s $20-22. Quality generally good.

CHILE — Imports (4-11-7) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to increase. Most current supplies continue to be sold prior to arrival.

ARGENTINA — Imports (126-123-6) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as March 10-23. Port of entry: Philadelphia. Trading active. Prices 70-80s lower, others unchanged. 18-kilogram containers wrapped williams 70-80s $32-34, 90s $30-32, 100s $28-30, 110s $26-28. Quality good.


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