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Title:
Tobacco market review
Portion of title:
Tobacco market review
Fire-cured and dark air-cured
Fire cured and dark air cured
Abbreviated Title:
Tob. mark. rev., Fire-cured dark air-cured
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Language:
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United States -- Agricultural Marketing Service
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The Service
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Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1979
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Contents


Maps of auction markets and producing


areas


Brief of fire-cured grades


Brief


of dark


air-cured


grades.


Discussion.


Acreage,


yield, and production


of dark tobacco.


Opening and closing dates


Sales


floors


and sets of buyers


Warehouse char


Average


ht per lot.


Receipts under


government loan program.


ucers


' sales


y types


Gross sales and


resales


by types.


Producers


sales


by markets.


Gross


sales


by markets


Resales

Season


by markets. .

averages and loan rates


Weekly


averages


rades C C C 20-24


Composition of


crop by groups, qualities,


colors.


. S C S S S C S S S


. 25-26


Percentage


distribution by types


rades


S* * .. 27-31


Sources:


The statistic


cs on sales


and markets in this review


were compiled from data obtained direct from


markets


and trade


sources.


The data on prices


by grades were


based on compilation of


information recorded from warehouse


sales


tickets


from markets


in the fire-cured and dark air-cured


areas.


Cooperative


Associations:


Commodity Credit
follows:


Corporation loans made available


growers


through cooperative associations


Dark Tobacco


Sales


Cooperative,


Farmville,


23901


Type 22:
Type 23:
Type 35:


Eastern Dark-fired Tobacco


Growers'


Western Dark-fired Tobacco Growers'
Eastern Dark-fired Tobacco Growers'
Western Dark-fired Tobacco Growers'


Stemming District


Tobacco Associati


Association
Association
Association
Association


H


Sun-cured Tobacco Marketing Cooperative,


[enderso
Inc.,


, Springfield,
, Murray, Ky.
, Springfield,
, Mrray, Ky.
n, Ky. 42420
Richmond, Va.


Tn.
42071
Tn.
42071

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Brief of fire-cured grades


Type 21:


Virginia fire-cured; produced in the piedmont and mountain

Eastern district fire-cured; produced in a section east of
Kentucky and northern Tennessee.


sections of Virginia.


the Tennessee


River in southern


Western district fire-cured; produced in a section between the


Tennessee,


Ohio, and Mississippi


rivers


in western Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee.


Key to standard grade marks


Group


- wrappers


- heavy


leaf


- thin leaf
- lugs
- nondescript


- scrap


Qualities

- choice


- fine
- good
- fair
- low


Colors


- light brown
- medium brown
- dark brown


Sizes


Inches
12-16


16-20


- mixed or variegated


- greenish


medium brown 1/


- green


20-24
24-28
Over 28


Summary of standard


grades


Wrappers


Heavy leaf


Thin leaf


C1D 1/
C2D


A3F 1/


A3D 1,


B3VF 1/
B4VF /i
B5VF 1/


C3VF 1/
C4VF 1/
C5VF 1/


Nondescript


Scrap


X3VF 1/
X4VF 1/
X5VF 1/


Special f
Tobacco n


actors
at cove


"U" and "W" may be applied to all


red


by the


standard grades


grades.


is designated "No-G."


Applicable U.S. standard


sizes


Type 21


Types


-A2
- B2


22 and 23


-"A3


- B5


- C5


- C5


- M and


Types
U.S.


22 and 23


only.


standard 4-inch sizes


or package.
No size is applied to these


* The applica


grades


tion of


if tobacco is


the sizes


under


is governed


by the major portion of


the lot


size 45.


Size
43
44


-A2


- B4


- B5







Brief of dark air-cured


grades


Type 35:


One sucker;

Green river;


produced

produced


in northern


in the


Green


Tennessee,


river


south-central Kentucky, and southern Indiana.


Section of Kentucky.


: Virginia


sun-c


ured;


produced


in the


central


section


of Virginia,


north of


the James


River.


to standard


grade marks


Group


- wrappers


- heavy


Qualities

- choice


leaf


thin leaf


- lugs
- nondescript


- fine
- good
- fair
- low


- scrap


Colors


- light


Sizes


brown


Inches
12-16


- medium brown
- reddish brown


- dark brown


- mixed
- green


16-20
20-24
24-28
Over


Summary of standard


grades


Wrappers


Heavy leaf


Thin leaf


Nondescript


Scrap


Special
36, and


factors "U" and "W" may be applied to all grades in all
"BL" to type 35. Tobacco not covered by the standard g


types;


rades


is desil


to grades in
gnated "No-G.


types
if


35 and


Applicable U.S. Standard


Types


sizes


35 and 36


, 45,


44, 45,


- C2


- B3
- C3


- B5
- C5


- C2


- B3
- C3


- B5
- C5







Review


Production this


season declined


of the 1979-80


for all types due


Marketing

to fewer


Season


acres


harvested and


reduced


yields.


Prices were


types


22-23


generally
and 35 re


higher and loan receipts


mained


steady,


lower


despite reduced


except
total


t for types
sales.


22-23.


Volume of


country sales


Type 21


The general


season


average of


$107.10


hundred


when 6.9 million pounds returned $94.53.


opening


auctions.


Prices


for individual


pounds


for 5.5 million


The highest
grades were


daily


gross


average


higher in 85


pounds


of the
percent


was $12.57


season
of the


above


was $122.59


cases


this


season.
this se


this


The majority of losses occurred in


!aSon.


season


Quality
compared


was judged


better


to 26 percent last


the nondescript


than last year and


group.


There


loan receipts


were no support


were


percent


on the grade


gross


sales


year.


Types 22-23


Gross


auction sales


totaled 28.8


million


pounds


averaging $103.00


per hundred


pounds--a decline of


13 million pounds and $1.53


per hundred pounds.
qualities showed an


buyers


pushed the lo


fro


Prices for
increase.
an receipts


m last
better


season.
quality


A combination of


to 40


percent


Country


sales


totaled


offerings were generally


a lower


quality


net auction


offering


sales--the


11 million pounds average


ing $145.


below last season while lower


s at
large


auction and light demand


st


percentage


since


Type 35


Gross sales at auction of


8.8 million


pounds


averaged $109.16


per hundred pounds--a


jump of $15.92


the previous year.


per hundred


severe
pounds.


Increases


i


declines reported
Loan receipts t


n the bid p
last year.


his


season


prices


were recorded


Country sales
were 17 percent


for practically every grade,


e 3 million
net auction


pounds averaging


sales


compared


erasing


g $129.61
with 27


percent


last


year.


Type 36


Gross
of $105.37


sales of nearly


5 million pounds were down 2.4


per hundred pounds was $3.94


above


last


year.


million


from the 1978


Loan receipts


were 16


crop.
percent


The average price
of net sales.


Type 37


average
highest


volume


price


of 577,403


of $90.26


average on record.


gross


sales


hundred


Loan receipts


represents


the smallest volume ever recorded


nds was an increase


were 5.3


percent


of $1.
of net


70 over
sales.


for this


type.


that of 1978 and is the third


Table


1--Acreage,


yield, and production of


dark


tobacco


1978-1979


Area harvested Yield Production
Type and State 1978 1979 1978 1979 1978 1979
Acres Pounds 1,000 Pounds

Type 21:
Virginia 6,100 4,800 1,120 1,135 6,832 5,448

Types 22-23:
Kentucky 12,050 9,600 1,903 1,828 22,929 17,550
Tennessee 15,050 12,490 1,894 1,762 28,499 22,007
Total 27,100 22,090 1,898 1,791 51,428 39,557

Type 35:
Kentucky 6,300 5,500 2,000 1,680 12,600 9,240
Tennessee 1,800 1,600 2,000 1,595 3,600 2,552
Total 8,100 7,100 2,000 1,661 16,200 11,792

Type 36:
Kentucky 3,150 2,600 1,890 1,675 5,954 4,355

Type 37:
Virginia 730 540 1,205 1,055 880 570


- I -


1947






Table


2--Opening


and closing


dates,


sales


floors,


and sets of


buyers


Type 21--Virginia fire-cured


1979-80 season 1978-79 season
Opening Closing Sales Sales Sets of Opening Closing Sales Sales Sets of
Market and state dates dates days floors buyers dates dates Days floors buyers

Virginia:
Blackstone 1/ Nov. 27 Feb. 13 20 1 1 Nov. 28 Feb. 15 24 1 1
Farmville Nov. 27 Feb. 13 20 1 1 Nov. 28 Feb. 15 24 1 1
Lynchburg Nov. 27 Feb. 7 19 1 1 Nov. 28 Feb. 15 24 1 1
Total 3 3 3 3

Types 22 & 23--Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured

Tennessee:
Clarksville 2/ Jan. 21 Mar. 13 32 8 1 Jan. 22 Apr. 11 38 7 1
Springfield 2/ Jan. 21 Har. 13 30 7 1 Jan. 22 Apr. 12 38 7 1
Total Tennessee 15 2 14 2
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 2/ Jan. 21 Mar. 20 36 5 1 Jan. 22 Apr. 5 36 5 1
Mayfield 2/ Jan. 15 Feb. 28 13 3 5/ Jan. 18 Mar. 29 14 3 5/
Murray 2/ Jan. 14 Feb. 27 14 2 5/ Jan. 17 Apr. 11 16 2 5/
Total Kentucky 10 2 10 22
Total 25 4 24 4

Total types 21-23 28 7 27 7

Type 35--one sucker

Kentucky:
Franklin 2/ Dec. 7 Jan. 24 9 4 3/ Dec. 5 Feb. 2 11 4 3/
Mayfield 2/ Dec. 6 Jan. 22 5 3 3/ Dec. 7 Jan. 26 4 3 3/
Murray 2/ Dec. 7 Jan. 21 5 2 3/ Dec. 8 Jan. 26 4 2 3/
Russellville 2/ Dec. 6 Jan. 24 11 7 3/ Dec. 4 Feb. 2 14 7 3/
Total Kentucky 16 3/ 16 3/
Tennessee: 2/
Springfield Dec. 5 Jan. 23 5 5 3/ Dec. 6 Jan. 31 7 5 3/
Total 21 2 21 2

Type 36--Green river

Kentucky:
Henderson 2/ Nov. 28 Jan. 23 6 1 4/ Nov. 29 Jan. 26 7 1 4/
Madisonville Nov. 27 Jan. 22 6 2 4/ Nov. 28 Jan. 26 7 2 4/
Owensboro 2/ Nov. 29 Jan. 21 13 11 4/ Nov. 30 Jan. 26 12 11 4/
Total 14 1 14 1

Type 37--Virginia sun-cured

Virginia:
Richmond Dec. 11 Jan. 25 16 1 1 Dec. 5 Jan. 26 16 1 1

Total types 35-37 36 4 36 4


1978-79--sales
This market se
Same 2 sets of


held at Kenbridge.


lls more than one
buyers used for


type.
all markets


in Type


Same sets used for all markets
These markets shared a set of


in Type 36.
buyers.






Table 3-Auction warehouse charges


Type, market, Auction Commission on Type, market, Auction Commission on
and state fee gross sales and state fee gross sales

Per 100 Per 100
pounds Percent pounds Percent

Type 21 Type 35
Blackstone, VA $ .75 3.5 Franklin, KY $ .50 4.5
Farmville, VA .75 3.5 Mayfield, KY .70 5.25
Lynchburg, VA .75 3.5 Murray, KY .70 5.25
Russellville, KY .60 5.0
Type 22 .50 5.0
Clarksville, TN .50 5.0 Springfield, TN .50 5.0
Springfield, TN 6.50
Hopkinsville, KY 6.50 Type 36
Henderson, KY 5.0
Type 23 Madisonville, KY 1.00 5.0
Mayfield, KY .70 5.25 Owensboro, KY 1.00 5.0
Murray, KY .70 5.25 1.00 4.5

Type 37
Richmond, VA .75 4.0

Table 4-Average weight per lot


Crop Type 21 Types 22 & 23 Type 35 Type 36 Type 37
Pounds Pounds Pounds Pounds Pounds
1974 152 396 274 262 157
1975. 141 413 288 244 133
1976 154 378 260 268 143
1977 161 394 286 276 141
1978 156 462 342 330 148
1979 153 426 294 280 130

Table 5--Tobacco received under government loan program

Fire-cured
Type 21 Type 22 Type 23 Types 21-23
Percentage Percentage Percentage Percentage
Crop Receipts of-net Receipts of net Receipts of net Receipts of net
auction sales auction sales auction sales auction sales
1 ,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
pounds Percent pounds Percent pounds Percent pounds Percent
1974, 279 4.8 576 3.7 124 2.7 979 3.7
1975 45 .9 56 .3 44 .9 145 .5
1976 84 1.6 9 .2 2 .2 94 .9
1977 1,036 14.2 938 4.3 195 3.5 2,169 6.2
1978 1,779 26.1 8,680 26.5 2,533 29.0 12,992 26.9
1979 887 16.3 9,407 41.2 2,035 36.6 12,329 36.5

Dark air-cured
Type 35 Type 36 Type 37 Types 35-37
1974 .341 4.7 97 2.4 13 1.4 451 3.7
1975 32 .4 26 .6 0 0 58 .4
1976 18 .3 0 0 0 0 18 .4
1977 45 .5 0 0 13 1.6 58 .4
1978' 3,233 26.6 1,070 15.0 124 14.2 4,427 22.0
1979 1,459 17.2 750 15.9 30 5.3 2,239 16.3






Table


6--Producers'


sales,


value and


average price.


Type 21
Virginia fire


i-cured


Types 22 & 23
Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cure


Price per Price per
Crop Sales Value 100 pounds Crop Sales Value 100 pounds
Auction Auction

Pounds Dollars Dollars Pounds Dollars Dollars
1974 5,829,598 4,762,549 81.70 1974 20,384,210 19,162,958 94.01
1975 4,754,139 4,420,147 92.97 1975 22,315,094 23,304,157 104.43
1976 5,250,615 b,173,072 117.57 1976 4,993,534 6,895,417 138.09
1977 7,292,0889 7,021,977 96.29 1977 27,441,604 34,478,471 125.64
1978 6,825,946 6,451,753 94.52 1978 41,470,299 43,289,589 104.39
1979 5,432,431 5,861,019 107.89 1979 28,372,980 29,166,624 102.80

Types 22 & 23 Types 22 & 23
Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured
Country Total

1974 5,317,016 4,791,264 90.11 1974 25,701,226 23,954,222 93.20
1975 10,034,758 10,588,589 105.52 1975 32,349,852 33,892,746 104.77
1976 27,805,962 39,797,264 143.12 1976 32,799,496 46,692,681 142.36
1977 1/ 18,587,293 26,882,802 144.63 1977 1/ 46,028,897 61,361,273 133.31
1978 10,429,545 15,101,981 144.80 1978 51,899,844 58,391,570 112.51
1979 10,873,736 15,837,596 145.65 1979 39,246,716 45,004,220 114.67

Type 35 Type 35
one sucker one sucker
Auction Country

1974 6,758,442 5,101,230 75.48 1974 549,182 409,024 74.48
1975 7,682,876 6,921,103 90.08 1975 1,720,016 1,624,055 94.42
1976 5,411,028 6,247,039 115.45 1976 5,043,723 5,864,636 116.28
1977 8,682,532 10,107,359 116.41 1977 5,407,859 6,460,944 119.47
1978 12,165,566 11,306,292 92.94 1978 3,133,377 3,732,913 119.13
1979 8,469,733 9,222,740 108.89 1979 2,915,466 3,778,735 129.61

Type 35 Type 36
one sucker Green river
Total Auction 4

1974 7,307,624 5,510,254 75.40 1974 4,069,568 3,261,017 80.13
1975 9,402,892 8,545,158 90.88 1975 4,678,362 4,129,823 88.27
1976 10,454,751 12,111,675 115.85 1976 4,620,796 5,482,148 118.64
1977 14,090,391 16,568,303 117.59 1977 6,021,736 7,109,122 118.06
1978 15,298,943 15,039,205 98.30 1978 7,119,152 7,200,199 101.14
1979 11,385,199 13,001,475 114.20 1979 4,717,313 4,965,866 105.27

Type 37 Types 21-23
Virginia sun-cured total fire-cured
Auction Total

1974 893,133 732,986 82.07 1974 31,530,824 28,716,771 91.08
1975 668,063 570,921 85.46 1975 37,103,991 38,312,893 103.26
1976 754,474 789,318 104.62 1976 38,050,111 52,865,753 138.94
1977 825,671 826,500 100.10 1977 53,321,786 68,383,250 128.25
1978 875,308 777,082 88.78 1978 58,725,790 64,843,323 110.42
1979 563,495 511,655 90.80 1979 44,679,147 50,865,239 113.85

Types 35-37
total dark air-cured
Total

1974 12,270,325 9,504,257 77.46
1975 14,749,317 13,245,902 89.81
1976 15,845,583 18,401,688 116.13 Data for crop years prior to 1974 may be found in
1977 20,937,798 24,503,925 117.03 the 1978 and earlier reviews.
. ~n *,' -. ---. -






Table


7--Gross auction sales,
sales.


value, and average


price;


resales, average


price,


and percentage of


gross


21--Virginia


fire-cured


Gross Resales
Price Per Price Per Percentage of
Crop Sales Value 100 pounds Resales 100 pounds ross sales
Pounds Dollars Dollars Pounds Dollars Percent
1974 5,891,056 4,804,001 81.55 61,458 67.45 1.0
1975 4,800,707 4,444,829 92.59 46,568 53.00 1.0
1976 5,358,583 6,277,792 117.15 107,968 96.99 2.0
1977 7,408,227 7,128,747 96.23 115,338 92.57 1.6
1978 .6,942,047 6,562,'037 94.53 116,101 94.99 1.7
1979 5,549,748 5,943,554 107.10 117,317 70.35 2.1

___Types 22 & 23--Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured
1974 20,037,136 19,157,076 95.61 353,316 81.74 1.8
1975 22,830,244 23,829,004 104.37 515,150 101.88 2.3
1976 5,111,484 7,055,492 138.03 117,950 135.71 2.3
1977 28,113,610 35,288,573 125.52 672,006 120.55 2.4
1978 42,031,345 43,935,506 104.53 561,046 115.13 1.3
1979 28,784,097 29,648,697 103.00 411,117 117.26 1.4

Type 35--one sucker
1974 6,962,758 5,244,855 75.33 204,316 70.30 2.9
1975 7,983,086 7,191,382 90.08 300,210 90.03 3.8
1976 5,662,470 6,528,066 115.29 251,442 111.77 4.4
1977 9,072,744 10,580,076 116.61 390,212 121.14 4.3
1978 12,497,862 11,652,860 93.24 332,296 104.29 2.7
1979 8 824 347 9,632,872 109.16 354,614 115.66 4.0

SType 36--Green river
1974 4,257,632 3,399,596 79.85 188,064 73.69 4.4
1975 4,710,856 4,160,006 88.31 32,494 92.89 .7
1976 4,970,598 5,899,672 118.69 349,802 119.36 7.0
1977 6,269,488 7,390,087 117.87 247,752 113.41 4.0
1978 7,406,322 7,512,210 101.43 287,170 108.65 3.9
1979 4,975,729 5,242,704 105.37 258,416 107.13 5.2

SType 37--Virginia sun-cured
1974 898,691 73b,107 81.91 5,558 56.15 .6
1975 674,075 575,214 85.33 6,012 71.41 .9
1976 758,218 790,780 104.29 3,744 39.05 .5
1977 829,533 829,226 99.96 3,862 70.59 .5
1978 883,076 782,059 88.56 7,768 64.07 .9
1979 577,403 521,162 90.26 13,908 68.36 2.4

_Types 21-23--total fire-cured
1974 26,628,582 24,255,791 91.09 414,774 79.63 1.6
1975 27,630,951 28,273,833 102.33 561,718 97.83 2.0
1976 10,470,067 13,333,284 127.35 225,918 117.21 2.2
1977 35,521,837 42,417,320 119.41 787,344 116.45 2.2
1978 48,973,392 50,497,543 103.11 677,147 111.67 1.4
1979 34 333,845 35 592 251 103.67 528,434 106.85 1.5

Types 35-37--total dark air-cured
1974 12,139,081 9,380,558 77.28 397,938 71.70 3.3
1975 13,368,017 11,926,602 89.22 338,716 89.97 2.5
1976 11,391,286 13,218,518 116.04 604,988 115.71 5.3
1977 16,171,765 18,799,389 116.25 641,826 117.85 4.0
1978 20,787,260 19,947,129 95.96 627,234 105.79 3.0
1979 14,377,479 15,396,738 107.09 626,938 111.09 4.4


Data for


crop years


prior to 1974 may


be found in the 1978 and earlier reviews.






Table 8--Producers'


sales,


value,


and average price


by markets


1979 crop 1978 crop
Price per Price per
Market and state Sales Value 100 pounds Sales Value 100 pounds
Pounds Dollars Dollars Pounds Dollars Dollars

Type 21--Virginia fire-cured

Virginia:
Blacks tone 1,588,004 1,594,728 100.42 2,193,031 2,012,256 91.76
Farmville 1,847,595 2,040,070 110.42 2,046,580 1,917,622 93.70
Lynchburg 1,996,832 2,226,221 111.49 2,579,261 2,517,316 97.60
Total 5,432 431 5,861,019 107.89 6,818,872 6,447,194 94.55

Types 22 & 23--Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured

Tennessee:
Clarksville 7,457,390 7,718,059 103.50 11,304,342 12,170,722 107.66
Springfield 8,268,380 8,636,870 104.46 11,143,576 11,578,212 103.90
Total Tennessee 15,725,770 16,354,929 104.00 22,447,918 23,748,934 105.80
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 7,089,408 7,152,701 100.89 10,298,529 10,499,680 101.95
Mayfield 2,631,030 2,719,798 103.37 3,875,950 3,781,627 97.57
Murray 2,926,772 2,939,196 100.42 4 847,902 5,259,348 108.49
Total Kentucky 12,647,210 12,811,695 101.30 19,022,381 19,540,655 102.72
Total 28,372,980 29,166,624 102.80 41,470,299 43,289,589 104.39

Type 35--one sucker

Kentucky:
Franklin 2,111,662 2,346,947 111.14 3,055,482 2,730,210 89.35
Mayfield 1,228,858 1,152,767 93.81 1,467,806 1,361,456 92.75
Murray 415,899 379,744 91.31 489,340 475,668 97.21
Russellville 3,358,400 3,836,899 114.25 5,177,298 4,839,310 93.47
Total Kentucky 7,114,819 7,716,357 108.45 10,189,926 9,406,644 92.31
Tennessee:
Springfield 1,354,914 1,506,383 111.18 1,975,640 1,899,648 96.15
Total 8,469,733 9,222,740 108.89 12,165,566 11,306,292 92.94

Type 36--Green river

Kentucky:
Henderson 262,338 262,684 100.13 384,410 373,983 97.29
Madisonville 997,724 989,460 99.17 1,411,933 1,404,695 99.49
Owensboro 3,457,251 3,713,722 107.42 5,322,809 5,421,521 101.85
Total 4,717,313 4,965,866 105.27 7,119,152 7,200,199 101.14

Type 37--Virginia sun-cured

Virginia:
Richmond 535,873 488,110 91.09 845,100 753,888 89.21
Fire-cured mkts. 27,622 23,545 85.24 30,208 23,194 76.78
Total 563,495 511,655 90.80 875,308 777,082 88.78






Table


9--CGross


sales,


value, and


average


price by markets


1979 crop 1978 crop
Price per Price per
Market and state Sales Value 100 pounds Sales Value 100 pounds
Pounds Dollars Dollars Pounds Dollars Dollars

Type 21--Virginia fire-cured

Virginia:
Blackstone 1,611,804 1,619,433 100.47 2,215,627 2,036,408 91.91
Farmville 1,892,151 2,053,781 108.54 2,065,357 1,936,895 93.78
Lynchburg 2,045,793 2,270,340 110.98 2,653,989 2,584,175 97.37
Total 5,549,748 5,943,554 107.10 6,934,973 6,557,478 94.56

Types 22 & 23--Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured

Tennessee:
Clarksville 7,507,083 7,772,161 103.53 11,338,146 12,205,325 107.65
Springfield 8,343,176 8,724,749 104.57 11,233,492 11,668,376 103.87
Total Tennessee 15,850,259 16,496.910 104.08 22,571,638 23,873,701 105.77
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 7,189,620 7,265,413 101.05 10,444,243 10,667,502 102.14
Mayfield 2,802,174 2,928,047 104.49 4,121,964 4,076,830 98.91
Murray 2,942,044 2,958,327 100.55 4,893,500 5,317,473 108.66
Total Kentucky 12,933,838 13,151,787 101.69 19,459,707 20,061,805 103.09
Total 28,784,097 29,648,697 103.00 42,031,345 43,935,506 104.53

Type 35--one sucker

Kentucky:
Franklin 2,144,044 2,383,488 111.17 3,064,752 2,739,119 89.37
Mayfield 1,273,358 1,188,989 93.37 1,491,168 1,385,570 92.92
Murray 418,037 381,721 91.31 491,752 477,581 97.12
Russellville 3,573,390 4,107,285 114.94 5,456,800 5,139,227 94.18
Total Kentucky 7,408,829 8,061,483 108.81 10,504,472 9,741,497 92.74
Tennessee:
Springfield 1,415,518 1,571,389 111.01 1,993,390 1,911,363 95.89
Total 8,824,347 9,632,872 109.16 12,497,862 11,652,860 93.24

Type 36--Green river

Kentucky:
Henderson 271,524 273,436 100.70 424,256 419,242 98.82
Madisonville 998,276 989,860 99.16 1,412,511 1,404,911 99.46
Owensboro 3,705,929 3,979,408 107.38 5,569,555 5,688,057 102.13
Total 4,975,729 5,242,704 105.37 7,406,322 7,512,210 101.43

Type 37--Virginia sun-cured

Virginia:
Richmond 548,851 497,478 90.64 852,868 758,865 88.98
Fire-cured mkts. 28,552 23%684 82.95 30,208 23,194 76.78
Total 577,403 521,162 90.26 883,076 782,059 88.56





Table 10--Resales,


average


pr ice,


and percentage


gross


sales


markets


1979 crop 1978 crop
Price per Percent Price per Percent
Market and state Resales 100 pounds of gross Resales 100 pounds of gross
Pounds Dollars Pounds Dollars

Type 21--Virginia fire-cured

Virginia:
Blackstone 23,800 103.80 1.5 22,596 106.89 1.0
Farmville 44,556 30.77 2.4 18,777 102.64 .9
Lynchburg 48,961 90.11 2.4 74,728 89.47 2.8
Total 117,317 70.35 2.1 116,101 94.99 1.7

Types 22 & 23--Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured

Tennessee:
Clarksville 49,693 108.87 .7 33,804 102.36 .3
Springfield 74,796 117.49 .9 89,916 100.28 .8
Total Tennessee 124,489 114.05 .8 123,720 100.85 .6
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 100,212 112.47 1.4 145,714 115.17 1.4
Mayfield 171,144 121.68 6.1 246,014 119.99 6.0
Murray 15,272 125.27 .5 45,598 127.47 .9
Total Kentucky 286,628 118.65 2.2 437 326 119.17 2.3
Total 411,117 117.26 1.4 561,046 115.13 1.3

Type 35--one sucker

Kentucky.:
Franklin 32,382 112.84 1.5 9,270 96.11 .3
Mayfield 44,500 81.40 3.5 23,362 103.22 1.6
Murray 2,138 92.47 .5 2,412 79.31 .5
kussellville 214 990 125.77 6.0 279.502 107.30 5.1
Total Kentucky 294 010 117.39 4.0 314 546 106.46 3.0
Tennessee:
Springfield 60,604 107.26 4.3 17,750 66.00 .9
Total 354,614 115.66 4.0 332,296 104.29 2.7

Type 36--Green river

Kentucky:
Henderson 9,186 117.05 3.4 39,846 113.58 9.4
Madisonville 552 72.46 .1 578 37.37 .0
Owensboro 248,678 106.84 6.7 246,746 108.02 4.4
Total 258,416 107.13 5.2 287,170 108.65 3.9

Type 37--Virginia sun-cured

Virginia:
Richmond 12,978 72.18 2.4 7,768 64.07 .9
Fire-cured mkts. 930 14.95 3.3 -- -
Total 13,908 68.36 2.4 7,768 64.07 .9






Table 11--Season auction prices and loan rates per 100 pounds.


Group
and
grade


wrappers
A1F 47
46
45
A2F 47
46
45
AID 47
46
45
A2D 47
46
45
Heavy leaf
BIF 47
46
45
B2F 47
46
45
44
B3F 47
46
45
44
43
B4F 47
46
45
44
43
B5E 47
46
45
44
43
BID 47
46
45
B2D 47
46
45
44
B3D 47
46
45
44
43
B4D 47
46
45
44
43


1979 crop
Season Loan
average rate
Dollars


Group
and
grade


Thin leaf


Type 21


1979 crop
Season Loan
average rate
Dollars


Virginia fire-cured


Group
and
grade


ivi/ crop
Season Loan
average rate
Dollars


107


90
89
93
92
71
73
76
73
*-
124
124

108
105
110
108

83
88
84


Group
and
grade


Lugs:
X1L
X2L
X3L
X4L
X5L
X1F
X2F
X3F
X4F
X5F
X1D
X2D
X3D
X4D
X5D
X3M
X3M
X4M
X4M
X5M
X5M
X3G
X3G
X4G
X4G
X5G
X5G


1979 crop
Season Loan
average rate
Dollars


Nondescript:


See footnotes on page 19.





loan rates per 100 pounds l/--continued


Types 22


and 23


Group 1979 crop Group 1979 crop Group 1979 crop
and Season Loan and Season Loan and Season Loan
rade average rate grade average rate grade average rate
f-,l


I


Dollars


B5G


I


rappers:
A1F 47
46
A2F 47
46
A3F 47
46
A2D 47
46
A3D 47
46
Heavy le
B1F 46
B2F 47
46
45
B3F 47
46
45
B4F 47
46
45
44
B5F 47
46
45
44
B3VF 47
46
45
B4VF 47
46
45
B5VF 47
46
45
BID 46
B2D 47
46
B3D 47
46
45
B4D 47
46
B5D 46
B3M 47
46
45
B4M 46
45
B5M 46
45
B4G 47
46
45


Dollars


.nin lea
C1L 47
C2L 47
46
C3L 47
46
C4L 47
46
45
C5L 47
46
45
C1F 47
46
C2F 47
46
45
C3F 47
46
45
44
C4F 47
46
45
44
C5F 47
46
45
C3VF 47
46
45
C4VF 47
46
45
44
C5VF 47
46
45
44
CID 47
46
C2D 47
46
C3D 47
46
45
44
C4D 47
46
45
C5D 47


Dollars


p I


See footn


Lugs:
X3L
X4L
X5L
X1F
X2F
X3F
X4F
X5F
X3VF
X4VF
X5VF
X1D
X2D
X3D
X4D
X5D
X3M
X4M
X5M
X3G
X4G
X5G
Nondescript:
X1L
NID
NIG
N2


104
122
93


"~`


II-~ '


Table 1 l--Season average prices and


QSPP F


ores on


page


-Kentuckv and Tenne


irP~rllrP~


!






Table 11--Season auction prices and loan rates per 100 pounds l/--continued


one-sucker


GGroup 1979 crop group 1979 crop Group 1979 crop
and Season Loan and Season Load and Season Loan
grade average rate grade ____average rate grade average rate


Wrappers:
A1F 46
A2F 47
46
A3F 47
46


Heavy
B1F
B2F


B3F


B4F



B5F



B3R


B4R


B5R


B5D
B3M
B4M



B5M


B5G



Thin 1
C2L


leaf:
46
47
46
45
47
46
45
47
46
45
44
47
46
45
44
46
45
44
47
46
45
46
45
44
46
46
47
46
45
44
46
45
44
46
46
45
44
47
46
45
44
eaf:
47
46


Dollars


Dollars


Tips:
T4F
T4R
T5R
T4M
T5M
T4G
T5G
Lugs:
X1L
X2L
X3L
X4L
X5L
X1F
X2F
X3F
X4F
X5F
XIR
X2R
X3R
X4R
X5R
X3M
X4M
X5M
X3G
X4G
X5G
Nondescript:
NIL
N2L
N1R
N2R
NIG
N2G


Dollars


See footnotes on page 19.


Type 35~-





per 100 pounds I/--continued


Type 36


- Green river


Group 1979 crop Group 1979 crop Group 1979 crop
and Season Loan and Season Loan and Season Loan
grade average rate grade average rate grade average rate


Wrapp
A1F
A2F

A3F

Heavy
BIF
B2F


B3F


B4F



B5F



B3R


B4R


B5R


B5D
B3M
B4M



B5M


B3G
B4G


B5G



Thin
C2L


ers:
46
47
46
47
46
leaf:
46
47
46
45
47
46
45
47
46
45
44
47
46
45
44
46
45
44
47
46
45
46
45
44
46
46
47
46
45
44
46
45
44
46
46
45
44
47
46
45
44
leaf:
47
46


Dollars


Dollars


Lugs:
X1L
X2L
X3L
X4L
X5L
XIF
X2F
X3F
X4F
X5F
XIR
X2R
X3R
X4R
X5R
X3M
X4M
X5M
X3G
X4G
X5C
Nonde
NIL
N2L
N1R
N2R
NIG
N2G


script:


Dollars


See footnotes on page 19.


1 l--Season an c t i on


loan rates


prices and


Table






Table


11--Season


auction


prices


and loan


rates


per 100 pounds l/--continued


- Virginia


sun-cured


Group 1979 crop Group 1979 crop Group 1979 crop
and Spason Loan and Season Loan and Season Loan
grade average rate grade average rate grade average rate
Dollars Dollars Dollars

Wrappers:
A2R 45 117 C2L 44 100 C4G 45 96 70
Heavy leaf: C3L 45 103 44 68
B1F 46 123 44 98 C5G 46 92 63
45 124 C4L 46 93 45 90 65
B2F 46 116 45 122 93 44 85 63
45 139 117 44 90 Tips:
B3F 46 127 109 CSL 46 77 T4F 66
45 131 109 45 102 78 T4M 63
44 134 105 44 77 T5M 58
B4F 46 119 101 C1F 46 125 T4G 66
45 125 102 C2F 46 132 118 T5G 60
44 119 95 45 139 119 Lugs:
B5F 46 114 79 44 105 X3L 81
45 114 80 C3F 46 125 107 X4L 104 76
44 112 78 45 135 108 X5L 102 74
B2R 45 113 44 135 102 X2F 115 87
B4R 46 97 C4F 46 113 95 X3F 114 83
45 115 98 45 124 99 X4F 103 78
44 102 92 44 121 96 X5F 106 74
B5R 46 80 C5F 46 106 79 X4R 91 72
45 109 81 45 113 80 X5R 86 65
44 105 77 44 106 79 X3M 80
B4M 46 80 C4R 46 111 73 X4M 101 74
45 112 81 45 105 74 X5M 94 69
44 78 44 97 73 X4G 99 72
B5M 46 72 C5R 46 81 65 X5G 84 66
45 97 72 45 91 66 Nondescript:
44 107 69 44 88 64 NIL 80 48
B4G 46 80 C3M 45 84 N2L 34
45 101 81 C4M 46 74 N1R 73 40
44 102 74 C4M 45 106 78 N2R 56 30
B5G 46 73 44 100 73 NIG 64 40
45 101 74 C5M 46 97 72 N2G 41 18
S 44 86 73 45 101 73
Thin leaf: 44 92 70
C1L 45 124 C4G 46 68_


Averages


based on auction


sales


, including


association


deliveries


at advance


prices.






Table


12--Average prices per


100 pounds by week and


season for


representative grades 1/


Type 21


- Virginia fire-cured


Group 1979-80 Week ending: 1979 1978
and Nov. Dec. Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. crop crop
grade 2/ 29 6 13 20 24 31 7 13 average average
Dollars Dollars Dollars
Heavy leaf:
B2F 46 157 160 161 152 159 151 158 145
45 156 156 153 147 151 152 153 141
B3F 46 141 141 141 137 139 131 132 139 128
45 139 143 141 141 138 136 128 140 128
44 135 137 140 133 135 141 137 121
B4F 46 122 126 127 118 121 119 115 122 112
45 127 126 131 124 121 117 119 125 115
44 122 123 125 117 116 119 121 111
B3D 46 136 133 138 133 130 134 128
B4D 45 115 118 118 114 103 111 113 108
B4M 45 106 100 106 96 102 100
B4G 45 113 110 104 99 100 106 96
Thin leaf:
C3L 46 141 144 151 150 145 146 130
45 148 154 143 149 152 147 128
C4L 45 134 137 136 137 138 128 135 118
C1F 46 199 197 198 201 199 197 199 187
C2F 46 Ib9 168 168 169 166 169 161 168 152
C3F 47 137 138 140 141 153 142 130
46 145 146 144 141 146 147 139 145 130
45 145 146 148 144 145 147 143 146 130
C4F 46 128 130 128 123 130 120 120 126 114
45 130 132 136 130 131 128 125 131 117
44 125 128 128 125 128 125 117 126 114
C5F 46 104 104 105 98 107 100 100 103 97
45 109 109 114 109 112 102 101 109 98
C4D 46 98 93 96 99 84 88 80 89 92
45 100 98 102 91 89 83 83 93 87
C5D 46 76 78 77 79 70 68 73 74
45 77 83 82 79 71 71 67 75 76 73
44 78 75 81 71 70 67 67 73 71
C4M 46 104 112 108 107 93 105 99
45 114 110 118 114 105 104 99 110 100
44 103 113 111 111 104 108 97
C5M 45 91 97 88 87 82 88 80
Lugs:
X3F 113 112 119 113 124 116 110
X4F 104 101 103 106 104 101 103 97
X5F 90 87 97 91 84 90 85
X4M 89 88 87 84 83 83 81 86 86
X4M 45 88 86 84 82 78 78 88 83 82
X5M 73 71 71 67 65 63 62 68 71
X5M 45 68 75 68 65 72 65 60 66 68
X4G 87 85 86 85 79 79 84 82
X4G 45 86 84 92 78 76 75 81 80
X5G 74 76 73 70 70 65 64 71 72
X5G 45 69 72 75 66 68 65 61 68 68
Nondescript:
NIL 59 60 53 52 60 53 52 55 59
NID 57 56 54 54 51 50 48 48 53 57
N1G 58 60 58 57 55 52 51 56 60


See footnotes


on page 24.







Table


12--Average prices


per 100 pounds


by week and season for representative grades--continued 1/


Types


22 & 23 Kentucky and Tennessee


fire-cured


Group 1980 Week ending: 1979 1978
and Jan. Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Mar. Mart Mar. crop crop
grade 2/ 16 23 30 6 13 20 27 5 12 20 average average
Dollars Dollars Dollars
Heavy leaf:
B2F 46 161 153 144 136 147 139 149 150
B3F 47 160 143 136 140 132 113 115 116 131 145
46 150 155 154 140 140 133 126 117 135 138 146
B4F 47 158 159 132 116 122 111 103 107 105 119 122
46 153 152 137 128 122 117 132 108 112 105 126 130
45 153 127 119 110 128 123 124
B5F 46 125 120 104 112 97 118 98 98 108 111
B4VF 46 122 129 117 109 92 111 108 94 115 110
Thin leaf:
C4L 46 143 140 122 130 109 115 129 112 127 137
C2F -46 159 159 152 144 137 140 149 151
C3F 47 154 138 143 135 120 120 126 134 135
46 153 156 154 145 143 137 131 138 135 132 143 144
C4F 47 146 147 132 118 121 112 114 103 104 124 129
46 141 136 139 127 123 127 124 119 110 110 128 131
45 136 131 137 131 118 124 125 110 114 101 126 129
C5F 47 132 127 109 102 104 115 104 99 113 113
46 126 117 124 109 109 111 117 107 110 106 114 118
45 128 132 112 100 111 104 108 101 99 112 112
C3D 47 147 140 153 103 102 128 141
46 157 136 152 147 143 130 112 126 135 110 135 138
C4D 47 149 141 115 107 114 95 125 115
46 142 119 131 126 120 123 108 112 99 92 120 120
C5D 46 115 96 110 110 108 105 94 92 89 87 103 104
C4M1 46 119 128 119 102 104 96 93 100 93 107 95
45 121 107 112 108 93 95 95 96 104 95
C5M 46 95 93 96 112 94 95 91 92 89 89 94 90
45 111 103 88 97 90 88 91 94 86
C3VF 46 : 127 137 136 108 131 125 124 104 126 125
C4VF 47 142 122 103 107 107 98 106 113 110
46 138 113 121 116 113 113 111 109 101 101 115 110
45 142 126 124 101 104 105 111 98 99 113 109
"C5VF 47 103 114 113 101 98 103 '104
46 101 114 110 111 98 103 97 97 95 93 105 98
45 114 101 112 97 94 96 95 102 104
4G 47 120 95 86 86 85 88 85 91 87
46 120 93 104 98 87 93 89 90 89 84 94 92
05G 47 89 80 81 79 79 79 81 77
46 97 84 88 84 81 82 81 81 82 80 83 78
45 94 100 92 87 79 79 82 78 80 84 77
Lugs:
X3F 129 128 112 119 110 115 127
X4F 109 109 121 98 95 106 99 91 102 108
X5F 93 101 99 89 88 88 93 94
X5D 75 78 79 88 80 78 78 80 83
SX5M 79 77 83 76 75 77 75 76 78 75
X3VF 125 108 114 113 92 88 89 103 100 108
X4VF 99 98 100 89 83 83 84 81 81 80 89 93
X5VF 81 83 82 81 79 78 77 78 76 79 80 81
X4G 77 74 76 74 73 72 81 72 72 72 75 74
X5G 70 69 68 67 68 69 68 67 67 67 68 67
Nondescript:
NIL 72 73 7p 70 70 70 71 71 74
N1D 70 75 78 62 63 66 62 62 66 64
N1G 59 58 59 59 58 59 58 58 58 58 58 59
N2 |47 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 50


See footnotes on page






Table


12--Average prices per


100 pounds by week and season for representative grades--continued 1/


Type 35 onesucker
Group 1979-80 Week ending: 1979 1978
and Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. Feb. crop crop
grade 2/ 7 18 11 18 5 average average
Dollars Dollars Dollars
Heavy leaf:
B2F 46 136 142 143 142 129
B3F 46 134 138 142 146 143 141 127
B4F 47 13b 142 132 135 136 120
46 135 139 142 136 139 139 118
45 134 139 138 126 140 136 113
B5F 46 118 134 137 115 118 128 92
45 124 137 139 101 126 85
B4R 46 135 138 141 133 110 134 118
45 135 139 142 107 134 121
B4M 46 133 135 142 136 107
B4G 46 126 136 136 136 125 132 106
B5G 46 108 123 135 101 79 114 93
Thin leaf:
C2F 46 137 142 143 145 141 130
C3F 46 136 137 142 142 141 139 126
C4F 47 135 139 142 135 130 137 114
46 134 138 141 136 129 136 114
45 133 138 139 139 134 136 112
C5F 46 123 135 138 125 114 128 103
45 127 133 135 104 129 94
C3R 46 135 139 142 140 119 137 126
C4R 46 132 138 141 137 116 135 112
45 133 138 140 129 105 134 115
C5R 46 125 132 136 112 86 122 95
45 114 124 131 102 96 118 88
C4M 46 130 134 139 127 113 131 102
C5M 46 109 130 133 105 92 115 83
45 116 127 129 95 116 80
C4G 46 121 134 138 124 108 126 101
C5G 46 106 125 128 99 89 113 83
45 116 118 117 99 88 104 84
Lugs:
X2F 135 136 142 142 139 120
X3F 132 137 142 136 124 136 117
X4F 117 133 135 111 104 124 97
X5F 94 107 131 100 93 102 81
X4R 112 130 139 121 87 117 96
X5R 88 107 107 77 78 98 79
X4M 108 121 125 99 93 111 87
X5M 85 101 108 76 86 92 73
X4G 91 112 119 90 79 101 77
X5G 70 85 90 69 63 76 62
Nondescript:
N1IL 83 84 73 b2 62 74 73
NIR 86 87 90 59 57 77 66
NIG 59 68 67 53 51 61 57
N2G 53 53 49 48 45 49 52


See footnotes


on page






Table 12-Average prices per 100 by week and season for representative grades--continued 1/

_Type 36 Green river
Group 1979-80 Week ending: 1979 1978
and ,Nov. Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. Jan. crop crop
grade 2/ 29 6 13 10 17 23 average average
Dollars Dollars Dollars
Heavy leaf:
B4F 46 130 131 131 139 119 132 129
B4R 46 130 131 134 132 123
Thin leaf:
C3F 46 132 135 140 136 129
C4F 46 131 130 131 139 136 139 134 126
45 130 131 139 134 134 128
C5F 46 127 129 133 134 130 129
45 128 130 133 126 122
C3R 46 132 140 140 136 127
C4R 46 129 127 130 138 132 116 131 124
45 128 129 130 127 129 125
C5R 46 127 123 127 127 121 93 123 117
45 126 123 130 127 108 93 120 110
C4M 46 128 130 129 135 129 119 131 120
45 126 129 130 132 128 114 129 119
C5M 46 125 125 123 125 113 108 121 109
45 119 124 122 121 107 89 120 109
44 115 116 117 '106 106 111 109
C4G 46 130 128 129 125 132 106 127 118
45 130 125 130 120 124 117
C5G 46 119 117 123 116 87 83 112 108
45 124 113 107 108 88 108 102
44 108 116 107 104 90 105 97
Tips:
T4M 116 128 116 115 110
T5M 106 107 100 95 73 97 99
T5G 106 102 98 102 102
Lugs:
X4R 127 130 135 130 118
X5R 123 87 113 82 99 94
X4M 118 125 122 108 109 116 103
X5M 100 98 105 96 93 73 97 93
X4G 120 108 121 95 110 110 98
X5G 91 89 88 85 70 61 84 82
Nondescript:
N1R 76 88 91 79 73 80 78
N1G 60 68 69 67 63 51 66 65
N2G 47 53 53 52 48 46 51 55


See footnotes on page






for representative grades--continued 1/


- Virginia sun


-cured


Group 1979-80 Week ending: 1979 1978
and Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. crop crop
grade 2/ 14 21 18 25 average average
Dollars Dollars Dollars
Heavy leaf:
B3F 45 132 132 129 131 114
B4F 45 128 126 124 119 125 104
44 117 125 121 119 102
B5F 45 112 117 114 114 89
44 113 113 112 -
Thin leaf:
C2F 45 138 139 140 139 124
C3F 45 136 134 133 135 116
C4F 46 111 120 113 113 112
45 126 125 125 111 124 109
C5R 45 91 90 90 91 -
C4M 45 105 101 110 106 94
Lugs:
X3F 117 116 115 114 96
X4F 97 109 109 103 95
X4M 96 104 108 101 91
X5M 90 100 100 92 94 82
X4G 91 101 104 99 86
X5G 78 84 87 87 84 73
Nondescript:
N1R 64 79 84 78 73 57
NIC 59 69 67 68 64 57
N2G 28 49 57 46 41 43


Averages
prices.
For key


based on market


news sample of


auction


sales


including


associa


tion deliveries


at advance


Grade marks,


12--hverage


prices


season


1 and 6,


yer 100 p ound s


Table


by week and


to standard


of cia


ssifications


see brief


on pages







Table 13-Percentage of gross auction sales by group 1/


____Tye21
Crop A B C T X N
year Wrappers Heav leaf Thin leaf Ti s __ Lugs Nondescript Misc. 2/
1975 .2 19.1 44.0 NA 24.6 5.6 6.5
1976 .2 18.9 41.5 NA 29.0 6.2 4.2
1977 .2 29.4 30.5 NA 22.9 12.6 4.4
1978 .1 18.1 51.1 NA 17.8 10,5 2.4
1979 .4 29.9 37.9 NA 18.2 11.2 2.4

Types 22 & 23
1975 1.8 17.8 42.8 NA 32.0 3.3 2.3
1976 1.7 13.2 38.7 NA 24.1 7.5 14.8
1977 0.6 8.2 45.2 NA 24.8 13.3 7.9
1978 0.5 8.3 55.2 NA 21.7 8.0 6.3
1979 1.1 12.0 55.7 NA 20.8 7.6 2.8

Type 35
1975 1.0 .21.8 33.8 1 32.1 4.8 6.4
1976 .1 25.1 32.5 .5 28.0 8.8 5.0
1977 .3 20.9 31.1 .1 26.2 8.7 12.7
1978 3/ 13.5 41.0 .1 18.9 14.6 11.9
1979 .3 11.8 40.9 .1 18.1 14.7 14.1

:Type 36
1975 -- 8.4 47.8 .6 27.2 10.4 5.6
1976 9.6 53.2 1.5 23.8 10.3 1.6
1977 -- 6.5 45.7 .4 16.1 11.5 19.8
1978 -- 3.3 51.0 1.4 10.6 16.6 17.1
1979 3/ 2.5 53.6 1.1 12.5 15.0 15.3

*-___Type 37
1975 -- 26.3 23.9 1.4 28.1 4.9 15.4
1976 .3 28.6 24.7 .8 40.0 3.2 2.4
1977 32.2 17.1 1.3 31.4 11.1 6.9
1978 .1 31.3 25.6 .6 22.0 16.0 4.4
1979 3/ 19.2 22.9 .2 21.0 19.7 17.0

Table 14--Percentage of gross auction sales by quality 1/

_____Type 21
Crop 1 2 3 4 5
year Choice Fine Good Fair Low Nondescript Misc. 2/
1975 2.9 8.5 27.8 33.9 14.9 5.6 6.4
1976 1.2 .5.3 27.4 41.3 14.5 6.2 4.1
1977 1.0 4.5 19.3 38.0 20.1 12.6 4.5
1978 6.9 4.7 16.1 32.5 26.8 10.5 2.5
1979 2.2 8.2 21.5 34.6 19.8 11.2 2.5

____Types 22 & 23
1975 1.6 6.9 24.5 46.3 15.1 3.3 2.3
1976 .9 2.6 13.0 41.2 20.1 7.5 14.7
1977 .4 2.0 10.8 36.5 29.1 13.3 7.9
1978 .2 1.7 15.5 44.5 23.9 8.0 6.2
1979 .8 2.9 15.4 40.7 29.8 7.6 2.8

_Type 35
1975 3.4 12.5 28.3 31.1 13.5 4.8 6.4
1976 .7 6.5 29.0 35.9 14.1 8.8 5.0
1977 .7 4.6 19.1 36.2 18.0 8.7 12.7
1978 .3 2.6 19.4 34.7 16.5 14.6 11.9
1979 .3 2.0 11.3 34.6 23.0 14.7 14.1


See footnotes


on page 26.






Table


14--Percentage of


gross auction sales


by quality--continued 1/


Type 36
Crop 1 2 3 4 5
year Choice Fine Good Fair Low Nondescript Misc. 2/
1975 .4 5.3 23.3 40.9 14.1 10.4 5.6
1976 .2 2.2 27.6 41.6 16.4 10.3 1.7
1977 .3 .9 11.7 37.1 18.6 11.5 19.9
1978 3/ .7 7.9 38.5 19.2 16.6 17.1
1979 -- .4 3.3 33.0 33.1 15.0 15.2

_Type 37
1975 .5 1.9 22.5 38.3 16.6 4.9 15.3
1976 .4 1.9 19.7 61.7 10.7 3.2 2.4
1977 .4 1.6 11.6 4b.3 22.0 11.1 7.0
1978 .7 3.3 16.6 37.3 21.7 16.0 4.4
1979 .1 2.2 9.1 27.4 24.5 19.7 17.0

Table 15--Percentage of gross auction sales by color 1/

_Type 21
Crop
ear L VF F R D M G Non. Misc. 2/
1975 15.4 NA 48.2 NA 4.7 9.6 10.0 5.6 6.5
1976 18.8 NA 40.5 NA 1.8 15.3 13.2 6.2 4.2
1977 8.5 NA 36.6 NA 8.4 14.7 14.8 12.6 4.4
1978 6.7 NA 35.7 NA 15.7 19.4 9.7 10.5 2.3
1979 4.0 NA 49.7 NA 11.2 13.8 7.7 11.2 2.4

_____Types 22 & 23
1975 1.3 26.8 42.9 NA 4.8 4.1 14.5 3.3 2.3
1976 .3 14.4 17.4 NA 3.3 18.2 24.2 7.5 14.7
1977 .8 18.5 19.7 NA 12.5 3.0 24.3 13.3 7.9
1978 .3 23.6 23.6 NA 10.4 5.9 22.0 8.0 6.2
1979 1.5 18.7 35.7 NA 9.7 4.9 19.1 7.6 2.8

Type 35
1975 .3 NA 32.9 35.9 .1 4.5 14.9 4.8 6.6
1976 1.2 NA 39.8 18.2 .1 13.7 13.2 8.8 5.0
1977 .9 NA 32.3 21.2 .3 7.1 16.8 8.7 12.7
1978 .6 NA 32.0 14.0 .1 8.2 18.5 14.6 12.0
1979 .9 NA 30.6 14.5 3/ 8.7 16.4 14.7 14.2

Type 36
1975 3.5 NA 26.3 13.6 .1 21.5 19.0 10.4 5.6
1976 1.0 NA 24.3 21.0 .1 23.0 18.6 10.3 1.7
1977 .2 NA 11.6 32.2 .2 7.3 17.1 11.5 19.9
1978 .5 NA 10.6 19.3 3/ 18.1 18.0 16.6 16.9
1979 .6 NA 11.1 11.8 -- 31.5 14.8 15.0 15.2

Type 37
1975 3.6 NA 41.0 6.0 .1 7.4 21.7 4.9 15.3
1976 5.3 NA 44.0 1.7 .1 14.3 29.1 3.2 2.3
1977 4.5 NA 29.3 4.7 .8 16.8 25.8 11.1 7.0
1978 5.0 NA 35.6 4.8 1.7 11.3 21.2 16.0 4.4
1979 1.2 NA 29.5 9.2 -- 10.8 12.6 19.7 17.0


Data for crop years prior to 1
Includes No-G, Wet (w), and un
Volume insufficient to quote p


975 may be found in the 1976 and earlier
sound (u).


percentage.


reviews.


NA not applicable.


See color codes on


pages 5 and 6.








Table 16-Percentage distribution by grades


Group Crop of Group Crop of Group Crop of Group Crop of
and and and and
grade 1978 1979 grade 1978 1979 grade 1978 1979 grade- 1978 1979


Total AF .057 .313
AID 47 -
46 .013
45 -
A2D 47
46 .026 .015
45 .006 .029
Total AD .032 .057
Total A .089 .370


teavy leaf:
BlF 47
46
45
82F 47
46
45
44
83F 47
46
45
44
43
B4F 47
46
45
44
43
B5F 47
46
45
44
43


Total BD


1.945


3.752


.211 .894 Total BH 1.261 1.297
.005 .090 B3G 47 .003 .014
.539 .402 46 .040 .124
3.200 4.656 45 .015 .057
1.562 4.136 44 .006 .009
.231 .634 43 --
.003 .006 B4G 47 .018 .055
.262 .132 46 .166 .214
2.265 2.394 45 .272 .404
2.028 3.713 44 .167 .131
.466 1.644 43 .018 .008
.010 .077 B5G 47 .028 .009
.029 .001 46 .089 .142
.338 .215 45 .150 .242
.407 .421 44 .146 .128
.057 .252 43 .045 .016
.004 .037 Total BG 1.163 1.553


Total BF 13.742 23.345 Total B 18.111 29.947
BID 47 021 .004 Thin leaf:
46 .I 040 .020 CIL 47 .015 .029


.066
.251
.141

.048
.587
.528
.148
--
.046
.405
.688
.387
.009


Total CL 5.967 3.435
CIF 47 .170 .274
46 .564 .849
45 .026 .022
C2F 47 .274 .315
46 1.441 2.022
45 .111 .316
44 .015 .012
C3F 47 .577 .472
46 4.275 4.470
45 1.635 2.138
44 .124 .311
C4F 47 .448 .240
46 4.458 3.581
45 3.273 4.542
44 .485 1.380
CSF 47 .146 .032
46 1.313 .746
45 1.161 1.366
44 .069 .280


Total CF


20.565


23.368


Total CD 6.593 6.571
C3M 47 .029 .009
46 .208 .082
45 .090 .079
44 .039 .011
C4M 47 .132 .085
46 1.744 .524
45 2.176 .904
44 .778 .559
C5M 47 .124 .005
46 1.706 .431
45 1.748 .570
44 .493 .296
Total CM 9.267 3.555


C3G 45 .036 .012
44 .005 -
C4G 47 .059 .059
46 .335 .157
45 .624 .142
44 .452 .037
C5G 47 .139 .054
46 .425 .194
45 .621 .234
44 .546 .043
Total CG 3.295 .941
Total C 45.687 37.870
Lugs:
X1L .006 .044
X2L .011 .046
X3L .116 .125
X4L .260 .219
X5L .325 .156
Total XL .718 .590


Total


1.307


2.674


X1D -- --
X2D -- .004
X3D .010 .034
X4D .313 .344
X5D 1.389 .431
Total XD 1.712 .813
X3M .127 .164
X3M 45 .116 .124
X4H 1.320 2.230
X4M 45 1.426 1.079
X5M 2.903 3.938
X5M 45 2.986 1.381
Total XM 8.878 8.916
X3C .024 .143
X3G 45 .044 .023
X4G .745 1.124
X4G 45 .554 .743
XSG 2.185 1.909
X5G 45 1.644 1.238
Total XCG 5.196 '5.180
Total X 17.811 18.173
Nondescript:
NIL 1.962 .723
NID 5.420 5.889
NIG 3.711 2.796
N2 4.783 1.821
Total N 15.876 11.229
No G .850 .418
"W" 1.105 .483
"U" I 471 1.510


for fire-cured tobacco type 21


Grand total


100,000


100,OM)







17--Percentage distribution by grades


Group Crop of Group Crop of Group Crop of Group Crop of
and and and and
grade 1978 1979 grade 1978 1979 grade 1978 1979 grade 1978 1979


Total AF .427 .842
AID 47 -
46 --
45 -
A2D 47 .001 .104
46 .010 .032
45 --
A3D 47 .055 .091
46 .043 .007
45 -- --
Total AD .109 .234
Total A .536 1.076


Total


9.366


B3VF 47 .079 .088
46 .372 .259
45 .063 .012
44 --
43 -
B4VF 47 .124 .260
46 .711 .555
45 .289 .077
44 .031 -
43 ---
B5VF 47 .030 .032
46 .118 .256
45 .047 .025
44 .024 -
43 -- --
Total BVF 1.888 1.564


Total


Total 3M


Total
Total


.068


.133 .275


8.278


12.000


Total CL .253 1.329
C1F 47 -- .020
46 .089 .186
45 .020 --
44 -
C2F 47 -- .131
46 .448 1.061
45 .076 .015
44 -
C3F 47 .419 1.022
46 3.108 4.095
45 1.005 .110
44 .045 .004
43 -
C4F 47 .499 1.192
46 6.283 8.935
45 2.183 1.359
44 .041 .002
43 -
C5F 47 .060 .521
46 1.102 4.034
45 .343 .813
44 .013 -
43 -
Total CF 15.734 23.500
C3VF 47 .164 .088
46 1.879 1.015
45 .303 .152
44 .016 -
43 -
C4VF 47 .664 .614
46 7.604 4.463
45 2.040 .911
44 .013 .003
43 -
C5VF 47 .110 .199
46 1.811 2.848
45 .562 .410 ]
44 .037 .010
43 -
Total CVF 15.203 10.713


Total CD)


9.555


8.326


Total


Total
Total


Total


Total


5.107


3.895


1 .070
2 .079
4 .020
1 --

8 .490
4 1.813
7 .276
6 .007
3 --
7 .332
3 4.181


9.361
55.213


7.894
55.657


.003 .041
.001 .029
-- .073


1.553


2.013


Total XVF 6.485 6.454
XID -- .006
X2D .025
X3D .011 .073
X4D .177 .140
X5D .496 .391
Total XD .684 .635
X3H .014 .022
X4H .194 .161
X5M I .423 .502
Total XM .631 .685
X3G .019 .003
X4G 3.494 3.716
XSG 8.872 7.193
Total XG 12.385 10.912
Total X 21.742 20.842
Nondescript:
NIL .150 .302
NID .283 .418
NIG 5.383 5.032
N2 2.164 1.883
Total N 7.980 7.635
No-C .705 .376
"W" -5.376 2.370
"U" .170 .044


100.000


-no-


100.000


for fire-cured tobacco ~pes 22


and 23


Table








Table 18-Percentage distribution by grades


Group f Crop of Group Crop of Group Crop of 1 Group Crop of
SI and and and
grade 1978 1979 grade 1978 1979 grade j 1978 1979 grade I1978 1979


Wrappers:
AlF 47
46
45
A2F 47
46
45
A3F 47
46
45


Total AF .048 .295
ABIR 47
46 -
45
A2R 47 -
46 -- --
45 -
A3R 46 --
45 -- ---
Total AR -- --
Total A .048 .295


Total BD .108 .008
B3M 47 -
46 .082 .067
45
44 -- --
4M 47 -- .029
46 .304 .350
45 .102 .036
44 .008 .009
B5M 47 .020 -
46 .060 .149
45 .003 .040
44 -- .009
Total BM .579 .689


Total BE" 9.175 8.832 Total BG 1.105 1.076


Total BR 2.521 1.190
BID 47 -
46 -
45 -- --
44 --
2. 47 -- --


Total B
Thin lea
CIL 4
4
4
4
C2L 4
4
4
4
C3L 4
4
4
4
C4L 4
4
4
4
C5L 4


13.488


11.795


Total


18.908


18.300


.005


.009


Total TF .005 .009
T3R .018 --
T4R .015 .067
T5R .001 .007
Total TR .034 .074
T3D -- --
T41 .006 --
T5D .003 --
Total TD .009 -
T3
T4M .001
T5M .001 .002
Total TM .001 .003


Total Ti
Total T


Total XL


.017 .008
.029 .005
.066 .029
- .039 .087
.002 .023
.153 .152


X1F .104 .027
X2F .424 .234
X3F 2.311 1.064
X4F .780 1.297
X5F .234 .548
Total XF 3.853 3.170


Total CR 10.348 11.776 Total XR 1.115 1.508
C3M 47 .015 .024 X3D -- --
46 .219 .216 X4D .023 --
45 .008 .042 X5D -
44 -- .002 Total XD .023 -
C4M 47 .117 .059 X3M 1.288 .215
46 2.161 1.915 X4M 1.101 '1.069
45 .428 .609 X5M I 1.182 1.718
44 .011 .089 Total XM 3.571 3.002'
C5M 47 .070 .006 X3G .268 .010
46 .599 1.209 X4G 3.145 3.270
45 .338 .742 X5G I 6.761 7.005
44 .037 .081 Total XC 10.174 10.285
Total CM 4.003 4.994 Total CX 18.889 18.117
C3G 47 .032 .040 Nondescript:I


Total CL .498 .784 Total CG 7.247 5.046


.150


Total


41.004


40.900


Total N 14.598 14.658
No-C 4.436 6.411
"W'" 6.698 4.892
"U" .782 2.840


Grand
total


100.000


100.000


-29-


.092


.048


.980


.030


fo r dark air-cured tobacco type 35






Table 19--Percentage distribution by grades


Group Crop of Group Crop of j Group Crop of I Group Crop of
and and I and and
grade 1978 1979 grade j 1978 1979 grade 1978 1979 rade 1978 1979


Wrappers:
A1F 47 -
46 --
45 -
A2F 47 -
46 .036
45 -
A3F 47 -
46 -
45 -- --
Total AF -- .036
AIR 47 --
46 -
45 -
A2R 47 -
46
45 -
A3R 46 -
45 -- --
Total AR -- --
Total A -- .036


Total BD .011 -
B3M 47 -- --
46 -
45 -- --
44
B4M 47
46 .251 .367
45 .192 .034
44 .053 .008
B5M 47
46 .104 .061
45 .016 .012
44 .1 -
Total BM .616 .482


Total BF .797 1.102 Total BG .965 .294


Total B
Thin le
C1L



C2L



C3L



C4L



C5L


3.347


2.508


.098


.011


Total


.204


9.151


9.580


.027


Total TF .058 .027
T3R .035 --
T4R .156 .095
T5R .098. .016
Total TR .289 .111
T3D -- --
T4D --
T5D -- --
Total TD -- --
T3M .058 --
T4M .618 .320
T5M .218 .509
Total TM .894 .829


Total
Total


Total XL


Total XF


1.437


.050


1.122


.081


.049 .026
.277 .066
.230 .079
.007 .145


Total CR 16.909 10.364 Total XR 1.097 .688
C3M 47 -- X3D .007 --
46 .375 .781 X4D -- --
45 .257 .307 X5D -- --
44 .012 .51 Total XD .007 --
C4M 47 .125 X3M .339 .045
46 5.712 10.771 X4M .796 1.503
45 3.553 2.339 X5MN 1.833 2.649
44 .439 .484 Total XM 2.968 4.197
C5M 47 -- X3G .064 .013
46 1.582 5.657 X4C 1.392 1.055
45 1.339 4.155 X5GC 4.454 6.175
44 .337 1.371 Total XG 5.910 7.243
Total CM 13.606 26.041 Total X 10.595 12.525
C3C 47 -- -- Nonde eript:
46 .383 .065 NIL .180 .103
45 .077 .008 N2L .027 .036
44 -- NIR .474 1.633
C4G 47 .101 .013 N2R .101 .340
46 4.388 1.310 N1G 7.657 7.936
45 1.470 .516 N2G 8.193 4.962
44 .253 .118 Total N 16.632 15.010
C5G 47 .013 -- No-G 3.756 4.070
46 2.789 3.004 "W" 11.759 7.650
45 1.204 1.521 "U" 1.483 3.475


Total CL .417 .546 Total CG 10.908 7.073


Total


50.991


53.604


Grand
total


100.000


100.000


-30-


Total BR .958 .630


for dark air-cured tobacco type 36







Table 20--Percentage distribution by grades for
>4


dark air-cured tobacco type 37


Group a Crop of I Group a Crop of I Group Crop of Group a Crop of
and and and and
grade I1978 1979 grade j 1978 1979 grade 1978 1979 grade j 1978 1979


Wrappers:
AIF 47 --
46 -
45
A2F 47 -
46
45 -
A3F 47
46 -
45 -- --
Total AFl -- --
AIR 47 -- --
46 .011 --
45 --
A2R 47 -
46 -- --
45 .054 .015
A3R 46 -- -
45 ______
Total AR .065 .015
Total A. .065 .015
Heavy leaf: I
BiF 47 I -- -


Total BD 1.276 --
B3M 47 -- --
46 '-
45 .011 --
44 -- --
B4M 47
46 .268 .081
45 1.259 .169
44 .129 .019
B5 47 -- --
46 .016 .032
45 .080 .186
44 .112 .219
Total BH 1.875 .706


Tcnasl htiii 2O.I I13? i-.70 b tor~i tiC 3.2 2.1


Totdl B


31.3-9


19.172


Total


13.172


11.641


Total TF .006 .083
T3R -- --
T4R --
T5R .009 --
Total TR .009 --
T3D -- --
T40 -
T5D I --
Total TD --
T3M -- --
T4f .205 .009
T5M .070 .022
Total TM .275 .031


C1R 47 -- -- Total TTt T.289 .114
46 -- -I Total T .579 .228
45 -- -- Lugs:
44 -- -- X1L -- --
C2R 47 -- -- X2L -
46 -- -- X3L .024 .063
45 -- X4L .609 .312
44 X5L .654 .114
C3R 47 -- -- Total XL 1.287 .489
46 -- X1F -- --
45 .072 X2F .049 .158
44 -- -- X3F .359 1.507
C4R 47 -- -- X4F 1.422 1.022
46 .130 .383 X5F .234 .364
-5 .19 1.-u 7otL31 \F 2.0W. 3.051
.("3a .508 .}. -- --




Total CK .aUl 5.6A Total >XR .0128 1.7 1I
S -- -- -- otl .,e .-12 -
-b .IIJ- -- .tu 19
-, 5- -.1)3 uI ._

,:-il -" -- -,[1 -- .
-b .-o9 .j$ :i j .i" 3. q.17
-5 I.'35 .92' *:SM -.168 3._09

Li -7 -- -- .3 .333 --
u -ef I JuC 5.,,j 2. 383
-i i.uS.' .909 1^lu 7.08- b.,'55
,_.-______ .) ..32,- .t l XC I,:.-90 c.J6
Total LU l .-.; ,..1 1 Total X 22.00b 20.95k
S3u I7 .. J --ndJcnd rtpt :


-- I

NE~l I -- l I Votat U 2.67 2.


Total lj i$.9b L9W
i2.i'3 -.305~ll
I~6 I.2i 183
__________ .905 ii.838


100. '001


-31-


7otal BR 3.90: 1.539


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