On a small selection of best and best/good superfine types (mainly 16.0 – 19.0u) and a reasonable selection of fine, medium and poor/tender types (a large percentage with 2-4%vm), the fleece market opened considerably dearer for all types, with poorer Chinese types most affected. Skirtings were generally 30ac dearer.

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – 40ac dearer (small selection)
– best style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 15ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac dearer (small selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 25ac dearer

17.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good – 30ac dearer (very small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm (small selection)
– best/good types – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer

18.5u – best & best/good types – 15ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac 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 – 15ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 30ac dearer (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 30ac dearer

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 30ac dearer (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 30ac dearer

22.0u and broader – 30ac dearer (very small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/16.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u/18.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
19.0u/20.0u – 25ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/16.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
17.0u/18.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
19.0u/20.0u – 25ac 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 – 25ac dearer (small selection)

Prems – 16.0 / 16.5u – 40c dearer (on a very small selection)
17.0 / 18.5u – 50ac dearer (on a very small selection)
19.0 / 20.0u – 45ac dearer (on a very small selection)

Lambs – 45ac dearer (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers