The weighted indicator for the main trading currencies eased by 0.76 percent compared to the last sale on 19th July. Mid Micron wools 25.5 to 31.5 micron were firm to 3 percent dearer. Fine Crossbred 33 to 35 micron 2 to 4 inches and longer were firm to 8 percent dearer with the 3 to 4 inch bracket appreciating the most. The 2 to 3 inch types were the only area to weaken, by up to 3 percent. Crossbred Fleece 36 microns and coarser were firm to 3 percent easier.
Coarse Shears were 1 to 3 percent cheaper except the 3 to 4 inch bracket which came back 3 to 5 percent. First Lambs attracted good competition with the longer types 4 to 7 percent stronger and shorter types firm to 2.5 percent dearer.
Long Coarse Oddments were firm overall with the short types firm to 4 percent dearer. Well spread activity with China principals supported by Western Europe, India and the Middle East.
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