EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Better types remain keenly sought after, others just a little easier.

FLEECE

Best lots and those with low VM were unchanged.

Others were in buyers favour.

SKIRTINGS

All good light fault types tending up to 1% dearer, others unchanged.

OPEN TOP

Unchanged.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Not a lot of change today.

FLEECE

Best lots and those with low VM were unchanged.

Others 0.5% easier.

SKIRTINGS

All good types fully firm.

OPEN TOP

Unchanged.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market around about. Not a lot of change overall with some softening in the broader merino types.

FLEECE

17.5 micron best 1% dearer, others firm

18.5 micron unchanged

19.0 / 21.5 micron 0.5% easier.

SKIRTINGS

All good types fully firm.

OPEN TOP

Unchanged.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Strong market overall with widespread competition. Some irregularities due to the standard of the offering.

FLEECE

18.5 micron and finer par to 1% dearer. All others very firm.

SKIRTINGS

A full 1% dearer for good light fault types.

OPEN TOP

All descriptions 1% dearer.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market dearer

FLEECE

Selected best fine wool clips extreme in limited supply with the focus on best quality and non mulesed supply.

All generally 1 to 2% dearer. 17.0/17.5 most affected.

SKIRTINGS

A full 1% dearer for good light fault types.

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All descriptions 1% dearer.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market dearer. Much stronger and keener competition than what we’ve seen in recent weeks.

FLEECE

Generally 1 to 2% dearer with 18.5/19.5 micron most affected.

SKIRTINGS

A full 1% dearer for good light fault types.

OPEN TOP

All descriptions 1% dearer.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market dearer with best light fault types most affected.

FLEECE

All better specification types with low VM were 1 to 1.5% dearer. All others 0.5 to 1.0% dearer.

SKIRTINGS

Best light fault types in limited supply were 1% dearer.

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All descriptions 1% dearer.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fine wool keenly sought after in limited supply, other descriptions very firm.

FLEECE

17.5 micron and finer 1% dearer for good types, others firm.

18.5 / 21.5 micron very firm. Light fault tending in sellers favour.

SKIRTINGS

Best light fault types in limited supply were tending in sellers favour to 1% dearer.

OPEN TOP

All descriptions 1% dearer.

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COMMENT

Market a little dearer but certainly influenced by currency exchange rates.

FLEECE

17.5 micron and finer generally firm

18.5 / 20.0 micron 1 to 2% dearer

21.0 micron 0.5% dearer

SKIRTINGS

Better light fault types Firm.

OPEN TOP

All descriptions 1% easier.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Market finishes prior to the recess in positive territory for certified RWS, AUTH, NM/CM wool. Strong demand for FNF wool still remains, whilst higher VM wools were irregular this week.

FLEECE

All descriptions 21.5 micron and finer low VM generally unchanged.

All others generally 1% easier.

SKIRTINGS

Better light fault types Firm.

All others generally 1% easier.

OPEN TOP

Par to 1% easier.