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Encouraging professional superfine wool growers

Melbourne Market Report M38 – 21 March 2018

On a very limited selection of best – good/best topmakers in 17.0u and finer, and a good selection of good- good/best topmakers in 17.5u and broader the market was dearer today.
Better types and lots with favorable AM’s were most affected.

Chinese types were 20/30ac dearer in 19.u and finer and 40/50ac dearer for 19.5u-21.5u.

Low VM Pcs keenly sought today with selected lots 15-20ac dearer. Lower style containing 3.5 – 6% continue to drift slightly lower due increased selection.

Open tops remained generally unchanged for 46 – 52HM types with some holes in the shorter and lower yielding lambs and prems.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types –no selection

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types – firm

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style- firm
– poor types – unchanged

17.0u – spinners – firm
– best style –firm
– best/good style- plus 20/30ac
– poor types – plus 40ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 30/40ac
– poor types –plus 30/40acac

18.0u – spinner & best types -firm
– best/good types – unchanged
– poor types – plus 40ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types- unchanged
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

19.0u – best/good types – plus 10ac
– poor types – plus 10 ac

19.5u – best/good types- plus 30ac
– poor types – plus 30acac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types –plus 50/60ac
– Poorer types – plus 30/40ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types –plus 50acac
– Poorer types – plus 20/30ac

22.0u and broader – plus 30 ac

COMP. Europe, Japan China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – Plus 20-25 ac in a small selection
18.0u/19.5u – Plus 15/20 ac

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – Minus 10/15ac
18.0u/18.5u – Minus 10 ac
19.0u/20.5u – Minus 10 ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – minus 10/15 ac
19.0/20.0u – minus 10/15 ac

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – no selection
17.5 / 18.5u – firm
19.0 / 20.0u – Minus 10ac

COMP. China/ Europe

Sydney Market Report S38 – 21 March 2018

MARKET REPORT – Sydney 38

21.03.2018

On a small offering of superfine types the market opened generally 20/30ac dearer for all descriptions.
Skirtings were generally firm for light fault types and 20ac dearer for high vm types.

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (no selection)
– best/good style – (no selection)
– poor types – (no selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (no selection)
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (no selection)
– best/good style – Firm (Small selection)
– poor types – Firm (Small selection)

17.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (no selection )
– best/good style – 30ac dearer (small selection )
– poor types – 10ac dearer (small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (no selection)
– best/good – 30ac dearer (Small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer (Small selection)

18.0u – spinner & best types – (no selection)
– best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer

18.5u – best style – (no selection)
– best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac cheaper

19.5u – best/good types – 40ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 30ac dearer (small selection)
– Poorer types – 20ac dearer

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 20ac dearer (small selection)
– Poorer types – 20ac dearer

22.0u and broader – 20ac dearer (small selection )

COMP. China / Italy

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types – 15.5 /17.0u – firm (small selection)
17.5u – firm (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – firm (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – firm (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5 /16.5u – firm (small selection)
17.0 / 17.5u – firm (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – unchanged (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – unchanged (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.5u – 20ac dearer
17.0u /17.5u – 20ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 20ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – 20ac dearer

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – firm (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.0u – firm (very small selection)
18.5u / 20.0u – firm (very small selection)

Lambs – firm (small selection)

COMP. China / European Topmakers