Uneasy Sentiment Across Global Rough Markets

Rough prices remain firm although there are some signs of an easing in prices especially on the smaller cheaper goods. Increased concern of financial liquidity problems in the global rough market causing an uneasy market sentiment and opening the door to a potential rough market correction. Overall polished markets remain subdued with flat expectations for the second half of the year on the back of disappointing buying activity at the recent Hong Kong show.