On a small selection of best and best/good superfine types and a good selection of fine and medium types (a large percentage with 2-4%vm), the fleece market opened very firm all types with Chinatex very active on 16.5-19.0u. Skirtings were generally 10ac dearer with poorer types most affected.

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

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

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – unchanged (small selection)

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

17.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – 5ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac cheaper

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good – firm (very small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm (small selection)
– best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

18.5u – best types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types – 5ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac dearer (very small selection)

19.5u – best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm (very small selection
– Poorer types – 5ac cheaper

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – firm (very small selection)
– Poorer types – firm

22.0u and broader – firm (very small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
19.0u/20.0u – 10ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/17.5u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
19.0u/20.0u – 10ac dearer (small selection)

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 10ac dearer (small selection)
17.0/18.5u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 10ac dearer (small selection)

Prems – 16.0 / 16.5u – firm (on a very small selection)
17.0 / 18.5u – 5/10ac dearer (on a very small selection)
19.0 / 20.0u – 5ac dearer (on a very small selection)

Lambs – (no selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers