On a reasonable selection of spinner, best and best/good superfine types from the New England and Mudgee areas, and a large quantity of tender, high vm types, the fleece market closed firm to dearer for most descriptions 19.5u and finer with very good general competition from China and Europe. Best style. sound types were most affected. Broader types were 10ac cheaper. Skirtings were fully firm.

15.5u – spinners – firm (small selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (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 – firm (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 – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer (small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good – 15ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

18.0u – spinner & best types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer

18.5u – best style – 15ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good types – 10ac dearer
– poor types – 10ac dearer

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

19.5u – best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)  (NM most affected)
– poor types – 10ac dearer  (NM most affected)

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 15ac cheaper (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 – 10/15ac dearer (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 – 10/15ac dearer (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)

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