Today’s offering consisted of a reasonable selection of best and best/good superfine/fine types, mainly from Tasmania, and a selection of mainly lower NKT lots, some with overlength staple length, mainly best/good top makers in 18.5 & broader from the Melbourne catalogues.
The market was generally 10/20ac dearer, with selected lots from Tasmania , and Chinese types most affected.
Chinese types were 20/30ac dearer
Good Bkn and long Pcs below 3%VM where 10-20ac dearer in a limited selection. Lots with high VM were very irregular.
Open Tops were unchanged.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style -firm
– poor types plus 20ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 15ac
– best/good style –plus 30ac
– poor types –plus 10ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style –plus 10ac
– poor types – plus 10/20ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good – firm 2450ac
– poor types –plus 10ac

18.0u – spinner & best types –no selection
– best/good types –unchanged
– poor types –plus 20/30

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

19.0u – best/good types – firm
– poor types – plus 30/40ac

19.5u – best/good types – plus 10ac
– poor types – plus 20/30

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

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types –firm
– Poorer types –plus 20/30

22.0u and broader – unchanged

COMP. China /Europe

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.0u/17.5u – plus 10/20ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 10/20ac

Low VM poor types – 16.0u/17.5u – plus 10/20ac (small selection)
18.0u/18.5u – plus 10/20ac
19.0u/20.0u – plus 10/20ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer –irregular
17.0/18.5u – irregular
19.0/20.0u – irregular

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

COMP. China/ Europe