On a reasonable selection of spinner, best and best/good superfine types from the New England and Mudgee areas, and a larger quantity of long, tender, high vm types, the fleece market closed firm to dearer for all descriptions. The lower $A gave the market new strength but there was also stronger competition from indent buyers for Europe and China. Skirtings were also dearer for all descriptions 17.5u and finer.

15.5u – spinners – firm (small selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good style – 25ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer (small selection)

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

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 15ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good style – 35ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 35ac dearer (small selection )

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

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 40ac dearer (small selection)
– best/good – 40ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer

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

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

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

19.5u – best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)  (NM up to 30ac dearer)
– poor types – 10ac dearer  (NM up to 30ac dearer)

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 20/30ac dearer (small selection)

– Poorer types – 20ac dearer

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 25ac dearer (very small selection)
– Poorer types – 20ac dearer

22.0u and broader – 20ac cheaper (small selection)

COMP. China / Italy / Euro Topmakers

SKIRTINGS –

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

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

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.0u – 40ac dearer (good selection)
16.5u – 15/20ac dearer (good selection)
17.0u /17.5u – 10ac dearer
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 18 11,200bs Selling WED / THURS