EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market generally firm

FLEECE

All descriptions generally unchanged with some minor adjustments based on quality.

SKIRTINGS

Fully firm for good light fault skirtings, ‘C fault’ a little irregular.

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Unchanged

 

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COMMENT

Better types firm, inferior par to 1% easier.

FLEECE

All best specification fleece, suitable for Italian weavers, were fully firm

Others 0.5/1.0% easier but improved as the sale progressed

SKIRTINGS

16.5 micron 1% dearer

17.5 micron 0.5% easier

18.5/19.5 micron 0.5% dearer

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1% easier

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market firm

FLEECE

17.5 to 18.5 micron slightly dearer, par to 1%

All other descriptions firm

SKIRTINGS

Best lots firm, others 0.5% easier.

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Fully firm

 

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COMMENT

Best style/strength keenly sought.

FLEECE

Best style/strength 18 micron finer 1% dearer.

All 19.0 / 19.5 micron generally unchanged.

20.0 / 21.5 sellers favour.

SKIRTINGS

Best 18.0 micron and finer firm.

18.5 micron and broader slightly easier.

B/C Fault par to 1% easier.

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Generally unchanged in good selection.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Better market tone following more interest from Chinese trading companies and Italian weavers.

FLEECE

Good to best 19.0 micron and finer 1% dearer.

All 19.5 / 21.5 micron generally unchanged.

SKIRTINGS

18.0 micron and finer buyers favour.

18.5 micron and broader fully firm.

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EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market easier across all types

FLEECE

18.0 micron and finer 1 to 2% easier

18.5 micron and broader 2 to 3% easier

SKIRTINGS

1 to 2% easier with light fault least affected.

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1 to 2% easier

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Good overall market. Fine wool tending dearer.

FLEECE

18.5  micron and finer 1% dearer

19.0 / 21.0 micron opened a little easier but closed fully firm, tending slightly upwards.

SKIRTINGS

Fully firm

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EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market a little dearer.

FLEECE

16.5 micron 2% dearer

All others 1% dearer with FNF (VM1.0 and less) most affected.

SKIRTINGS

All good descriptions fully firm.

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Nominally 1% dearer.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Better tone to finish the week in positive territory.

FLEECE

16.0/21.5 micron FNF finished the day par to 1% dearer, VM 2% firm.

All other descriptions irregular.

SKIRTINGS

Best FNF firm.

B/C Fault par to 1% easier.

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Unchanged all descriptions.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Best fine firm, all others cheaper.

FLEECE

16.0 micron and finer less extreme and 2% easier.

16.5 / 18.0 micron best types fully firm with a focus on NM/CM lines

18.5 micron 1% easier

All other descriptions 2% easier, 20.0 micron and broader most affected.

SKIRTINGS

All descriptions 1% easier

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1% easier