On a poor selection of Best/good style in 16.5mic and finer, and a good selection of 17.0mic to 21.5mic, the market showed no signs of slowing in 17.0mic and broader with another 20/40ac increase.
16.5mic and finer were very irregular.

China types closed 20/30ac dearer for 17.5/18.5 mic and 30/40ac dearer for 19.5 to 21.5 mic.
16.5mic and finer were 20ac cheaper.

19.0mic & finer Merino skirtings were another 10/15 ac dearer for less than 3%vm. 19.5 to 20.5mic closed fully firm. Poorer style and higher vm lots closed generally unchanged.

Prems and lambs types in the 46 – 52HM range continue to get dearer for 16.5 to 18.0mic with selected lots 20/30ac dearer today.

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 –minus 30ac
– poor types –minus 30ac

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

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good style- 20/30ac dearer
– poor types – unchanged

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best-good types – firm
– Poor style – 10/20ac dearer

18.0u – spinner & best types -no selection
– best/good types – firm
– poor types – 30ac dearer

18.5u – best types – firm in a small selection
– best/good types- 20/30ac dearer
– poor types – firm

19.0u – best/good types – 10/20ac dearer
– poor types – 20/30ac dearer

19.5u – best/good types – 10/20 ac dearer
– poor types – firm

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 20/30ac dearer
– Poorer types – 20ac dearer

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 30/40ac dearer
– Poorer types – 20/30ac dearer

22.0u and broader – 10/20ac dearer

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –
Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 15/20ac dearer in a small selection
18.5u/19.5u – 10/15 ac dearer

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – no selection
18.0u/18.5u – firm/unchanged
19.0u/20.5u – firm/unchanged

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – unchanged
19.0/20.0u – unchanged

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 20/25ac dearer in small selection
17.5 / 18.5u – 15/20ac dearer
19.0 / 20.0u – unchanged

COMP. China/ Europe

M49

Total 15,468 bs
National Total 26,656 bs

Selling Wednesday/Thursday