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Melbourne Market Report M13 – 27 September 2017

On a very modest selection of best and best/good superfine/fine types, and a reasonable selection of mainly overlength and tender best/good top makers in 18.5 & broader, the market struggled for the first half of the sale but gained lost ground as the sale progressed and ended up generally unchanged.
Some low types in 18.5u and finer (even with above 40 Nkt’s), and lots with unfavorable A/M’s were10/15ac cheaper. Chinese types were 10/20ac cheaper at the beginning but finished up unchanged.
Good Bkn and long Pcs below 3%VM remained firm. Lots with high VM were 10/20 ac cheaper.
Open Tops were unchanged.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types – no selection

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style -no selection
– poor types –minus 30ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style –minus 10ac
– poor types –irregular

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –unchanged
– poor types – unchanged

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good – minus 10ac
– poor types –minus 10ac

18.0u – spinner & best types –firm
– best/good types –unchanged
– poor types –minus 20ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types minus 10/15ac
– poor types –minus 10/15ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 10/15ac
– poor types – minus 5/10ac

19.5u – best/good types – unchanged
– poor types – unchanged

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – irregular
– Poorer types – minus 5/10ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types –unchanged
– Poorer types –unchanged

22.0u and broader – unchanged

COMP. China /Europe

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – firm (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – firm

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer –minus 10/20ac
17.0/18.5u – minus 10/20ac
19.0/20.0u – minus 10/20ac

Prams – 16.0 / 16.5u – firm
17.0 / 18.5u – firm
19.0 / 20.0u – firm

COMP. China/ Europe

M14

TOTAL: 22,607

NATIONAL TOTAL: 41,657

SELLING DAYS: WEDNESDAY / THURSDAY

Sydney Market Report S13 – 17 September 2017

On a very good selection of spinner, best and best/good superfine types from the New England area, but also a big quantity of tender, high types, the fleece market was generally cheaper (15-30ac) for most descriptions except for the small selection of spinners/best wools 17.0u and finer which tended dearer (GSA/NEW). Skirtings were 10/25ac cheaper for low vm types.

15.5u – spinners – firm small selection) GSA
– best style – firm (small selection) GSA
– best/good style – 50ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 40ac cheaper (small selection)

16.0u – spinners – 100ac dearer (small selection) GSA / NEW
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac cheaper (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – 20ac dearer (small selection) GSA/NEW
– best style – 30ac dearer (small selection) GSA/NEW
– best/good style – 30ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac cheaper (small selection )

17.0u – spinners – 50ac dearer (small selection) NEW/GSA
– best style – firm (small selection ) GSA/NEW
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac cheaper (small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 40ac cheaper (small selection) NEW / GSA
– best/good – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac cheaper

18.0u – spinner & best types – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good types – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – firm

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

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

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 10ac cheaper (small selection)

– Poorer types – firm

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 20ac cheaper (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 10ac cheaper

22.0u and broader – 5/10ac cheaper (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 15.5u /16.0u – 10/15ac cheaper (small selection)
16.5u – 10/15ac cheaper (small selection)
17.0/17.5u – 10/15ac cheaper (small selection)
18.0/18.5u – 10ac cheaper (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 5/10ac cheaper (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 25ac cheaper (small selection)
16.5u – 25ac cheaper (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 25ac cheaper (small selection)
18.0u / 18.5u – 10/15ac cheaper (small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 5/10ac cheaper (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.0u – firm (good selection)
16.5u – firm (good selection)
17.0u /17.5u – firm
18.0u / 18.5u – 25c cheaper
19.0u / 20.0u – 30ac cheaper

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – firm (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.5u – firm (very small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 15ac cheaper (very small selection)

Lambs – (small selection) – no selection

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

By |September 27th, 2017|Sydney Market Reports|

Melbourne Market Report M12 – 21 September 2017

On a very poor selection of best and best/good superfine types, the market was unchanged for the better types with good AM’s and cheaper for the lower types. Chinese types were 5/10ac cheaper. Bkn and long Pcs were firm.
Open Tops were unchanged.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types – unchanged

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style -unchanged
– poor types –unchanged

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style –unchanged
– poor types –minus 20ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –unchanged
– poor types – minus 20ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good – unchanged
– poor types –minus 20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types –firm
– best/good types –unchanged
– poor types –minus 20ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types –no selection
– poor types –minus 20ac

19.0u – best/good types – unchanged
– poor types – minus 5/10ac

19.5u – best/good types – unchanged
– poor types – minus 5/10ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – unchanged
– Poorer types – minus 5/10ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types –unchanged
– Poorer types –minus 5/10ac

22.0u and broader – minus 5/10ac

COMP. China /Europe

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – firm (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – firm

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer –minus 20ac
17.0/18.5u – minus 20ac
19.0/20.0u – minus 20ac

Prams – 16.0 / 16.5u – firm
17.0 / 18.5u – firm
19.0 / 20.0u – firm

COMP. China/ Europe

M13

TOTAL: 22,108

NATIONAL TOTAL: 42,461

SELLING DAYS: TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY
NZ WILL OFFER A SMALL AMOUNT OF WOOL ON TUESDAY

Sydney Market Report S12 – 21 September 2017

On a very good selection of spinner, best and best/good superfine types from the New England and Mudgee areas, but also a big quantity of tender, high types, the fleece market was 20/30 dearer for best strength/style wools 17.5u and finer with 15.5/16.0u more affected (Schneider) but cheaper for 18.0u and broader
(-10/15ac). Skirting were 20/30ac dearer for low vm types and firm for higher vm types.

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac dearer (small selection) GSA
– best/good style – 50ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

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

16.5u – spinners – 30ac dearer (small selection) GSA/NEW
– best style – firm (small selection) GSA/NEW
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer (small selection )

17.0u – spinners – firm (small selection)  NEW/GSA
– best style – 30ac dearer (small selection ) GSA/NEW
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac dearer (small selection) GSA/NEW
– best/good – 50ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – firm

18.0u – spinner & best types – 50ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good types – 70ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac cheaper

18.5u – best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good types – 10ac cheaper
– poor types – 20ac cheaper

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

19.5u – best/good types – 10ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 5ac cheaper

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 10ac cheaper (small selection)

– Poorer types – firm

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

22.0u and broader – 5/10ac cheaper (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 15.5u /16.0u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
17.0/17.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
18.0/18.5u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 5/10ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 30ac cheaper (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
18.0u / 18.5u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 5/10ac dearer (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.0u – firm (good selection)
16.5u – firm (good selection)
17.0u /17.5u – firm
18.0u / 18.5u – firm
19.0u / 20.0u – firm

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – firm (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.5u – firm (very small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (very small selection)

Lambs – (small selection) – no selection

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

*NEXT WEEK. Sydney 13 “Superfine Sale” 12,500bs Selling WED / THURS

By |September 21st, 2017|Sydney Market Reports|

Sydney Market Report S12 – 20 September 2017

On a small selection of best and best/good superfine types, but mainly good TM, tender, high VM and Chinese types, the fleece market recovered some strength today. 18.5u and finer best style types were generally firm but receiving more competition. Chinese/poorer types were also fully firm. 19.0u and broader tended dearer (+5/10ac). Skirting were 20/30ac dearer for low vm types and firm for higher vm types.

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

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

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection )

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

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

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

18.5u – best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good types – firm
– poor types – firm

19.0u – best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 5ac dearer (small selection)

19.5u – best/good types – 5ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 5ac dearer

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

– Poorer types – 10ac dearer

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

22.0u and broader – 5/10ac dearer (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 15.5u /16.0u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
17.0/17.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
18.0/18.5u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 5/10ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 30ac cheaper (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
18.0u / 18.5u – 10ac dearer (small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 5/10ac dearer (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.0u – firm (good selection)
16.5u – firm (good selection)
17.0u /17.5u – firm
18.0u / 18.5u – firm
19.0u / 20.0u – firm

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 20ac dearer (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.5u – 10ac dearer (very small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 10ac dearer (very small selection)

Lambs – (small selection) – no selection

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

By |September 20th, 2017|Sydney Market Reports|

Melbourne Market Report M12 – 20 September 2017

Today we saw a very good selection of best and best/good superfine types, and a very good selection of best, best/good and good tm, mainly from Tasmania.
The market was firm to 10ac dearer for best, best /good types with favorable AM’S in 18.5 and finer, but irregular for lots with less favorable AM’s.
19.0-21.5 were 10c dearer for the better types /am and unchanged for all others.
Chinese types were minus 10ac for 18.5 and finer and unchanged for 19.5 and broader.
Bkns and long Pcs were 10-20ac dearer.
Open Tops were unchanged.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – unchanged
– poor types – unchanged

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style -unchanged
– poor types –unchanged

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style –unchanged
– poor types –plus 30ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 20ac
– best/good style –firm
– poor types – firm

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good – unchanged
– poor types –unchanged

18.0u – spinner & best types –firm
– best/good types –unchanged
– poor types –plus 20ac

18.5u – best types – firm
– best/good types –no selection
– poor types –minus 20ac

19.0u – best/good types – plus 10/15ac
– poor types – firm

19.5u – best/good types – plus 10ac
– poor types – unchanged

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm
– Poorer types – unchanged

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types –plus 10ac
– Poorer types – firm

22.0u and broader – firm

COMP. China /Europe

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – plus 10/15ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 10/15ac

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer –firm
17.0/18.5u – firm

19.0/20.0u – unchanged

Prams – 16.0 / 16.5u – firm
17.0 / 18.5u – firm
19.0 / 20.0u – firm

COMP. China/ Europe

Sydney Market Report S11 – 14 September 2017

On a limited selection of best and best/good superfine types, but mainly good TM, tender, high VM and Chinese types, the fleece market recovered some strength today. 18.5u and finer best style types were still generally cheaper and receiving only limited competition. However Chinese/poorer types were fully firm. 19.0u and broader started the day fully firm but tended dearer towards the end of the auction. Skirting were dearer for low vm types and firm for higher vm types.

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

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

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good style – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

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

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good – 50ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – firm

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm (small selection)
– best/good types – 40ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – firm

18.5u – best style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good types – 30ac dearer
– poor types – 30ac cheaper

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

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm (small selection)

– Poorer types – firm

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

22.0u and broader – firm (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 15.5u /16.0u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
17.0/17.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
18.0/18.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 10/15ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
18.0u / 18.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 15ac dearer (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.0u – firm (good selection)
16.5u – firm (good selection)
17.0u /17.5u – firm
18.0u / 18.5u – firm
19.0u / 20.0u – firm

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – firm (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.5u – firm (very small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (very small selection)

Lambs – (small selection) – 18.0u – firm

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

*NEXT WEEK: Sydney 12 12,200bs WED / THURS

By |September 14th, 2017|Sydney Market Reports|

Melbourne Market Report M11 – 14 September 2017

On an improved selection of best and best/good superfine types and a good selection of best/good and good TM types, the market seemed find a level, with most types and description unchanged except some lower types in 19.0 and finer which were slightly easier.
Lower types are generally sellers favor.
Bkn and long Pcs were firm.
Open Tops were buyer favor.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – unchanged
– poor types – unchanged

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style -unchanged
– poor types –unchanged

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –minus 25c
– poor types –firm

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –firm
– poor types – firm

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good – unchanged
– poor types –unchanged

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types –unchanged
– poor types –unchanged

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types –no selection
– poor types –minus 20ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 20ac
– poor types – firm

19.5u – best/good types – unchanged
– poor types – unchanged

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – unchanged
– Poorer types – unchanged

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types –unchanged
– Poorer types – firm

22.0u and broader – unchanged

COMP. China /Europe

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – firm (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – firm

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer –unchanged
17.0/18.5u – unchanged

19.0/20.0u – unchanged

Prams – 16.0 / 16.5u – buyers favor
17.0 / 18.5u – buyers favor
19.0 / 20.0u – buyers favor

COMP. China/ Europe

M12

TOTAL: 22909

NATIONAL TOTAL: 42808

SELLING DAYS: WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY

Sydney Market Report S10 – 6 September 2017

MARKET REPORT – Sydney 10

6.09.2017

On a reasonable selection of best and best/good superfine types (mainly from Goulburn/Yass and NE areas), but still mainly good TM, tender, high VM and Chinese types, the fleece market 18.5u and finer was generally 20ac cheaper with Chinese types most affected. Broader types unchanged. Skirting were generally unchanged for all descriptions.

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

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

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

17.0u – spinners – (one lot selection)
– best style – 20ac cheaper (small selection )

– best/good style – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac cheaper (small selection)

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

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

18.5u – best style – 20ac cheaper (small selection)
– best/good types – 20ac cheaper
– poor types – 20ac cheaper

19.0u – best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

19.5u – best/good types – firm (Small selection)
– poor types –firm

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm (small selection)
– Poorer types – firm

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

22.0u and broader – firm (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 15.5u /16.0u – firm (small selection)
16.5u – firm (small selection)
17.0/17.5u – firm (small selection)
18.0/18.5u – firm (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – firm (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5u / 16.0u – firm (small selection)
16.5u – firm (small selection)
17.0u /17.5u – firm (small selection)
18.0u / 18.5u – firm (small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.0u – firm (good selection)
16.5u – firm (good selection)
17.0u /17.5u – firm
18.0u / 18.5u – firm
19.0u / 20.0u – firm

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – firm (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.5u – firm (very small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – firm (very small selection)

Lambs – (small selection) – 18.0u – firm

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

By |September 6th, 2017|Newsletters|

Melbourne Market Report M10 – 6 September 2017

On a reasonable selection of best and best/good superfine types, mainly from Tasmania and a reasonable to good selection of good TM and Chinese types, the market was maintained for the better types with good AM’S. Lower types/AM and Chinese types were 10/15ac cheaper.
Bkns and long Pcs with low vm were barely maintained. All other types, length and VM were 10/20ac cheaper.
Open Tops were unchanged.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style -no selection
– poor types –unchanged

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –no selection
– poor types – firm

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style –unchanged
– poor types – unchanged

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good – buyers favour
– poor types –plus 10/20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm
– best/good types –unchanged
– poor types –unchanged

18.5u – best types – unchanged
– best/good types –unchanged
– poor types –minus 20ac

19.0u – best/good types – unchanged
– poor types – unchanged

19.5u – best/good types – minus 10/15ac
– poor types – minus 10/15ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 10/20ac
– Poorer types – firm

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 10ac
– Poorer types – minus 15acac

22.0u and broader – plus 20ac

COMP. China /Europe

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – firm (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – firm

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/17.5u – minus 10/15ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – minus 10/15ac
19.0u/20.0u – minus 10/15ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer –minus 10/15ac
17.0/18.5u – minus 10/15ac

19.0/20.0u – minus 10ac

Prems – 16.0 / 16.5u – buyers favor
17.0 / 18.5u – buyers favor
19.0 / 20.0u – buyers favor

COMP. China/ Europe