On a very good selection of spinner, best and best/good superfine types from the New England and Goulburn areas, and a smaller quantity of tender, high vm types, the fleece market opened dearer for most descriptions 18.0u and finer with very good general competition from China and Europe. However, longer and bolder types were generally unchanged. Broader types tended slightly cheaper with poorest types most affected. Skirtings were 20/40ac dearer for most types with the 15.0-16.5u most affected.

15.5u – spinners – 20ac dearer small selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer (small selection)

16.0u – spinners – firm (small selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 15ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer (small selection )

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 15.5u /16.0u – 40/50ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 40/50ac dearer (small selection)
17.0/17.5u – 10/15ac dearer (small selection)
18.0/18.5u – 30/40ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 20/30ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5u /16.0u – 40/50ac dearer (small selection)
16.5u – 40/50ac dearer (small selection)
17.0/17.5u – 10/15ac dearer (small selection)
18.0/18.5u – 30/40ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 20/30ac dearer (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 40/50ac dearer (good selection)
16.5u – 40/50ac dearer (good selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 30ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 30ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – 20ac dearer

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 15/20ac dearer (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.5u – 15ac dearer (very small selection)
19.0u / 20.0u – 10ac dearer (very small selection)

Lambs – (small selection) – no selection

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers