On an reasonable selection of mainly poorer types with lower yields in 17.0mic and broader, with a very limited selection in 16.5 mic and finer, the market remained unchanged for the better types in 17.0 -18.5mic.
Poorer, lower yielding lots and Chinese types were 10/30ac cheaper.
There was good competition for 19.0mic – 21.5 mic wich ended up slightly dearer.
16.0-16.5 mic were unchanged and 15.5 mic dearer in a very limited selection.

Fine Merino skirtings under pressure today for less than 4%vm and closed 50/60ac cheaper with some poorer style and higher VM lots up to 100ac cheaper. All other microns and types 25/30ac cheaper.

Prems and lambs types in the 44-50HM range also 25/30 cheaper today with 16.5 to 18.5mic most affected.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types –plus 100ac Modiano

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –firm
– poor types –firm

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – plus 20ac
– poor types – firm

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style- firm
– poor types –firm

17.5u – spinners – firm
– best style – firm
– best-good types – firm
– Poor style – minus 10/20ac

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

18.5u – best types – firm
– best/good types- firm
– poor types – unchanged

19.0u – best/good types – plus 10ac
– poor types – plus 10/20ac

19.5u – best/good types – firm
– poor types – plus 10ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm
– Poorer types – plus 10ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – plus 10ac
– Poorer types – unchanged

22.0u and broader – irregular

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 40/50ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 30/40ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 60/80ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 50/60ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 25/35ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 70/80ac cheaper
17.0/18.5u – 50/60ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 25/30ac cheaper

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 35/40ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 20/25ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe