On a good selection of best and best/good superfine types and a reasonable selection of fine and medium types (a large percentage with 2-4%vm), the fleece market opened generally cheaper for most types with Chinatex very active on 16.5-19.0u. Poorer types and 19.5u and broader were most affected. Skirtings generally unchanged except 17.5u and fine which were 5/10ac cheaper

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – 10c cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac cheaper (small selection)

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

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

17.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac cheaper

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

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

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

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

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 15ac cheaper (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 15ac cheaper (1510ac)

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 20ac cheaper (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 20ac cheaper (1495ac)

22.0u and broader – 20ac cheaper (very small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – 5/10ac cheaper (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – unchanged (small selection)
19.0u/20.0u – unchanged (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/17.5u – 5/10ac cheaper (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – unchanged (small selection)
19.0u/20.0u – unchanged (small selection)

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 5/10ac cheaper (small selection)
17.0/18.5u – unchanged (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – unchanged (small selection)

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

Lambs – unchanged (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers