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Encouraging professional superfine wool growers

Sydney Market Report S43 – 24 April 2018

On a small offering of best & best/good style superfine types 17.0 – 18.5u but mainly good tm 18.5u and broader Chinese types, the market opened firm to slightly dearer for most descriptions.
Skirtings were generally 25ac dearer with high VM types most affected.

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 – (no selection)
– poor types – (no selection)

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

17.0u – spinners – firm (small selection)
– best style – firm (small selection )
– best/good style – firm (small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac dearer (small selection)

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm (small selection)
– best/good types – 15ac cheaper (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac dearer

18.5u – best style – (no selection)
– best/good types – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 10ac dearer

19.5u – best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– Poorer types – 10ac dearer

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– Poorer types – 10ac dearer

22.0u and broader – (no selection)

COMP. China / Euro TM

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types – 15.5 /17.0u – 25/30ac dearer (small selection)
17.5 / 18.0u – 25/30ac dearer (small selection)
18.5u – 20/30ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 20/30ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5 /16.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
17.0 / 17.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – 30ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 30ac dearer (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.5u – 30/40ac dearer
17.0u /17.5u – 30/40ac dearer
18.0u / 18.5u – 30/40ac dearer
19.0u / 20.0u – 30/40a dearer

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 20ac dearer (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.0u – firm (very small selection)
18.5u / 20.0u – 15ac dearer (very small selection)

Lambs – 20ac dearer (very small selection)

COMP. China / European Topmakers

*25th April (tomorrow) ANZAC Holiday – S43 resumes Thursday 26th April.

Sydney Market Report S42 – 19 April 2018

On a reasonable offering of superfine types 17.0 – 18.5u but mainly good tm 18.5u and broader Chinese types, the market closed firm to slightly dearer for most descriptions (18.5u most affected).
Skirtings were generally firm for all 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 – (no selection)
– poor types – (no selection)

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

17.0u – spinners – firm (small selection)
– best style – firm (small selection )
– best/good style – firm (small selection )
– poor types – firm (small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – firm (small selection)
– best/good – firm (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac dearer (small selection)

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm (small selection)
– best/good types – 25ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 25ac dearer

18.5u – best style – (no selection)
– best/good types – 50ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 50ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types – 25ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 15ac dearer

19.5u – best/good types – 10ac dearer (small selection)
– poor types – 20ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm (small selection)
– Poorer types – firm

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – firm (small selection)
– Poorer types – firm

22.0u and broader – firm (small selection)

COMP. China / Euro TM

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types – 15.5 /17.0u – firm (small selection)
17.5 / 18.0u – firm (small selection)
18.5u – 15ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 15ac dearer (small selection)

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

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.5u – firm
17.0u /17.5u – firm
18.0u / 18.5u – firm
19.0u / 20.0u – firm

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – firm (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.0u – firm (very small selection)
18.5u / 20.0u – 15ac dearer (very small selection)

Lambs – 20/30ac dearer (small selection)

COMP. China / European Topmakers

NEXT WEEK: Sydney 43. 11,500bs. Selling Tues & Thurs (Wednesday ANZAC Holiday)

Melbourne Market Report M42 – 19 April 2018

On a limited selection of best and best/good types in 17.0u and finer, and a good selection of 17.5u and broader, the market continued the upward trend.16.5u and finer were most affected, with Fox dominating this Micron group.

Chinese types were 20/30ac dearer for 17.0U-21.5u.

Merino skirtings continued to strengthen in a small selection of 16.0 of 18.0mic with selected lots 15/20ac dearer. 18.5 to 20.0 mic very firm with less than 4% vm closing in sellers favour.

Prems and lambs types in the 44 – 48HM keenly sought in a very small offering with all microns tending 15/20ac dearer for 17.5 to 19.0 mic.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – plus 150ac
– poor types –plus 50ac

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –plus 150ac
– poor types –plus 50/60ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style- plus 120ac
– poor types – plus 40/50ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– poor types – irregular

18.0u – spinner & best types -firm
– best/good types – plus 30ac
– poor types – plus 50ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types- firm
– poor types – firm

19.0u – best/good types – plus 20ac
– poor types – plus 10/20ac

19.5u – best/good types- plus 20ac
– poor types – plus 20ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus10/20ac
– Poorer types – plus 20ac

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

22.0u and broader – plus 20

COMP. Europe, Japan China

SKIRTINGS –
Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/18.0u – Plus 15/20ac in a small selection
18.5u/19.5u – Plus 10ac

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – Plus 20/30ac
18.0u/18.5u – Plus 15/25 ac
19.0u/20.5u – Plus 10/20 ac

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

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – Plus 25/35ac in a very small selection
17.5 / 18.5u – Plus 15/20ac
19.0 / 20.0u – Plus 10/15ac

COMP. China/ Europe

M43

Total 23,533bs
National Total 44,241bs

Selling Tuesday and Thursday