Market cheaper. Very strong grower resistance to sell. This encouraged a better market performance than what could potentially have materialised.
Italian types remain keenly sought after. Some better lots with NM status tending slight dearer.
Approximately half of the fleece offering was passed in as they failed to meet grower asking prices.
Best 18.0 and finer generally unchanged – Italian interests
Good / average 18.0 and finer 2% easier
All 18.5 / 21.5 micron 3% easier
Generally 4 to 5% easier
Nominally 3% easier