EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

Strong overall market in a large offering.

COMMENT

The deteriorating selection fails to dampen the market enthusiasm. All descriptions keenly sought after.

FLEECE

18.5 micron and finer fully firm

19.5 and broader up to 1% dearer

SKIRTINGS

Best light fault types 1% dearer.

Others 18.5 and finer fully firm, 19.5 /20.5 micron 1% dearer

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1% dearer

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

A good market considering the large and generally deteriorating quality offering.

COMMENT

Best style/strength remain keenly sought.

FLEECE

Best 17.0 / 18.5 micron fully firm tending dearer

Best 19.0 / 21.5 micron sellers favor.

Good/Ave style generally 1% easier.

SKIRTINGS

All Best FNF skirtings par to 1% dearer.

Others Irregular

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1% dearer

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

A good market considering the large and generally deteriorating quality offering.

COMMENT

Despite the strength of the A$ the market continues in a positive manner.

FLEECE

Best 16.5 micron and finer 1% dearer

All 17.0 / 18.5 micron fully firm

19.0 / 21.5 micron par to 1% dearer.

SKIRTINGS

All FNF skirtings fully firm.

Others Irregular

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1% dearer

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

A good market considering the large and generally deteriorating quality offering.

COMMENT

The market was trending dearer towards the close, especially fleece wool 19.5 micron and broader.

FLEECE

Best 16.5 micron and finer 1% dearer

All 17.0 / 18.5 micron fully firm

19.0 / 19.5 micron sellers favour

20.0 / 21.5 micron up to 1% dearer

SKIRTINGS

Few best 17.5 micron and finer slightly easier

18.0 / 18.5 micron 1% dearer

19.0 / 19.5 micron fully firm

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1% dearer

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

Market easier, better lots least affected.

COMMENT

The market tightened a little towards the end of sale as the high passed in rate limited the volume available for sale.

FLEECE

Fine wool most affected. All best descriptions 1% easier, average and inferior wools were 1 to 2% easier.

SKIRTINGS

Up to 1% easier.

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Slightly easier in a limited selection.

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COMMENT

Better specification sought after in a deteriorating selection.

FLEECE

Best style fully firm in limited selection.

Good/Ave style par to 1% easier.

SKIRTINGS

Best skirtings FNF firm

B/C Fault par to 1% easier

 

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Slightly easier in a limited selection.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

Market currency adjusted as A$ improves.

COMMENT

Better specification keenly sought after in a deteriorating selection.

FLEECE

Best style 17/18.5 micron fully firm in limited selection.

19.0 / 21.5 micron 1% easier

Good/Ave style 1-2% easier.

SKIRTINGS

18.5 micron and finer 1% easier

 

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Unchanged in a limited selection.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

Market firm but trending up for better specification.

COMMENT

Better specification keenly sought after in a deteriorating selection.

FLEECE

18.5 micron and finer fully firm

19.0 / 21.5 micron better specification up to 2% dearer in limited supply

19.0 / 21.5 micron 1% dearer

SKIRTINGS

18.5 micron and finer slightly easier

19.0 /19.5 micron fully firm

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Unchanged in a limited selection.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

Medium micron merinos advance strongly.

COMMENT

18.0 micron and broader all dearer today.

FLEECE

17.5 micron and finer generally unchanged but some irregularity in a much more inferior offering

18.0 micron and broader 2 to 3% dearer. Chinese specification most affected.

SKIRTINGS

15.5 / 16.5 micron 1% dearer

17.0 / 18.0 micron firm

18.5 / 19.5 micron 1% dearer

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1% easier

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

Market trend continuing stronger.

COMMENT

In a mainly broader offering today, the market continues upward.

FLEECE

Generally 1 to 2% dearer with 19.5 micron and broader most affected.

SKIRTINGS

Very firm

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Unchanged