Fremantle Market Report

Published October 25, 2018 by Don Belgre

Fleece market firmed today while other wool types continued to drift lower.

  • Fleece

    The fleece market opened on a firm note and remained strong throughout the sale to finish 10-15 cents dearer across all microns. There was a more even spread of buyers today with Scanlon Wool, Tianyu and Lempriere the main buyers.
    There was a high rate of fleece withdrawn prior to sale and a high passed-in rate of 32.9%.

  • Skirtings
    Skirtings prices fell a further 30 cents today.
  • Open Top
    Open tops were irregular, but generally 20-30 cents cheaper.