Market very firm. An exceptional result under the current circumstances.
Despite the general concern from a cautious Chinese market and our reliance on it, all types and descriptions were keenly sought today.
All 15.5 / 16.0 micron very firm
Best 16.5 / 19.0 micron 1% dearer
Good to average types 16.5 / 19.5 micron very firm and dominant in the overall selection.
20.0 / 21.0 micron sellers favour in small supply.
Better skirtings all 1% dearer with 18.0 micron and finer most affected.
All open top nominally 1% dearer.