On a reasonable selection of best and best/good superfine types and a good selection of fine and medium types, the fleece market opened irregular for 16.5u best style/sound wools, but generally dearer for all other descriptions. The small selection of best style/strength 18.0 -18.5u were very strong with selected lots extreme. (Competition from NEW and Schneider). Chinese types 16.5u – 19.5u were generally 20/30ac dearer with 2%vm lots most affected. Broader types were 5/10ac dearer.
Skirtings were generally unchanged 30ac dearer.

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer (small selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good style – 10ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 10ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good style – unchanged (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer

17.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good – firm (very small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm (small selection )
– best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer

18.5u – best types – (no selection)
– best/good types – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 25ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer (very small selection)

19.5u – best/good types – 15ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 10ac dearer (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 10ac dearer (1555ac)

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 10ac dearer (very small selection)
– Poorer types –10ac dearer (1540ac)

22.0u and broader – 10ac dearer (very small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
19.0u/20.0u – 30ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/17.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
19.0u/20.0u – 30ac dearer (small selection)

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 30ac dearer (small selection)
17.0/18.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 30ac dearer (small selection)

Prems – 16.0 / 16.5u – 20ac dearer (on a very small selection)
17.0 / 18.5u – 20ac dearer (on a very small selection)
19.0 / 20.0u – 20ac dearer (on a very small selection)

Lambs – (no selection)

COMP. Euro Topmakers / China / Italy

*NEXT WEEK: Sydney 14 8,055bs WED / THURS (Monday is holiday in NSW/VIC)