On a good selection of best and best/good superfine types (mainly 14.0 – 17.0u) and a reasonable selection of fine and medium types (a large percentage with 2-4%vm), the fleece market opened cheaper for most types, however best and best/good style, sound fleece wools were least affected. Skirtings 17.5u and finer were generally 10/15ac cheaper with 17.0u and finer most affected.

FLEECE – VM1.4% max

15.5u – spinners – 30ac cheaper (small selection)
– best style – 50ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good style – 10c cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 5ac cheaper (small selection)

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

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good style – 15ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac cheaper

17.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good style – 10ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac cheaper

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 10ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good – 40ac cheaper (very small selection)
– poor types – 40ac cheaper

18.0u – spinner & best types – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good types – 30ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac cheaper

18.5u – best & best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac cheaper

19.0u – best/good types – 10ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac 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 – 10ac cheaper

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

22.0u and broader – 10/15ac cheaper (very small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/16.5u – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
17.0u/18.5u – 15ac cheaper (small selection)
19.0u/20.0u – 10ac cheaper (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 1650u/16.5u – 30ac cheaper (small selection)
17.0u/18.5u – 15ac cheaper (small selection)
19.0u/20.0u – 10ac cheaper (small selection)

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 30ac cheaper (small selection)
17.0/18.5u – 30ac cheaper (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 10/15ac cheaper (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 – firm (on a very small selection)

Lambs – unchanged (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers