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Melbourne Market Report M02 – 12 July 2018

In a mainly Good/Average topmaking selection of 16.5 to 19.0mic today the market continued to soften with poorer and lower style lots another 25/30ac cheaper. Best/Good style 18.0 to 19.5 well supported with selected lots 5/10ac dearer. 20.0 to 21.5 mic Best style unchanged with Good topmaking 10/15ac cheaper.

Chinese types 30 to 40ac cheaper for 16.5 to 17.5mic and 5/10ac cheaper for 19.5 to 22.5mic

Fine Merino skirtings found better support today and closed generally unchanged for less than 4% vm in a very small selection. All other microns and types Firm/Unchanged.

Prems and lambs types in the 44-50HM range experienced more competition today and eased slightly for all microns.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –firm small selection
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – no selection
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style- firm
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best-good types – minus 15/20ac
– Poor style – minus 20/30ac

18.0u – spinner & best types -no selection
– best/good types – minus 10/15ac
– poor types – minus 30/40ac

18.5u – best types – firm
– best/good types- firm
– poor types – minus 10/15ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 5/10ac
– poor types – minus 10ac

19.5u – best/good types – firm/unchanged
– poor types – firm/unchanged

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – unchanged
– Poorer types – minus 5/10ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – unchanged
– Poorer types – minus 5/10ac

22.0u and broader – minus 10/15ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – no selection
18.5u/19.5u – Firm/unchanged

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 15/20ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 10ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – Unchanged

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 15/20ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 10/15ac cheaper

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 10/15ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 15ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 10/15ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe

Sydney Market Report S02 – 12 July 2018

On a larger and slightly better offering than yesterday but mainly best/good style superfine types 17.0 – 19.5u, the market opened firm to dearer for all types except best style 16.0-17.0 which were cheaper. Skirtings were generally unchanged.

15.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (no selection)
– best/good style – (No selection)
– poor types – 15ac dearer (Small selection)

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (No selection)  New / Gsa
– best/good – 50ac easier (Small selection)
– poor types – 30ac dearer (Small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – ( No selection)  New / New
– best/good style –20ac dearer
– poor types – 20ac dearer (Small selection)

17.0u – spinners – (No selection)
– best style – 30ac easier  Gsa / New
– best/good style – 40ac dearer
– poor types – 20ac dearer (Small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)  New / Gsa
– best style – 20ac easier ( Small Selection )  New / Gsa
– best/good – 40ac dearer (small selection)  Gsa / Tinayu
– poor types – 20ac dearer (small selection)

18.0u – spinner & best types – ( No selection )  New / Gsa
– best/good types – 20ac dearer  New / Gsa / Seatech
– poor types – 30ac dearer

18.5u – best style – (One lot Selection)  New / Gsa
– best/good types –40ac easier (small selection)  New / Tianyu
– poor types – 25ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types –10ac dearer
– poor types – 15ac dearer

19.5u – best/good types – firm
– poor types – 10ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types –10ac easier
– 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

SKIRTINGS –

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

Low VM poor types – 15.5 /16.5u – 10ac easier (small selection)
17.0 / 17.5u – 10ac easier (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – 5ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 5ac easier (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.5u – 20ac easier
17.0u /17.5u – 15ac easier
18.0u / 18.5u – 10ac easier
19.0u / 20.0u – 10ac easier

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 10ac easier (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.0u – firm (Small selection)
18.5u / 20.0u – 5ac easier (very small selection)

Lambs – firm ( No selection)

COMP. China

Sydney Market Report S01 – 5 July 2018

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

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (One lot selection)  New / Gsa
– best/good – Firm (Small selection)
– poor types – 80ac easier (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac easier ( Small selection)  New / New
– best/good style –30/40ac easier (Small selection)
– poor types – 80ac easier (Small selection)

17.0u – spinners – (No selection)
– best style – 20ac easier  New / Gsa / Tianyu
– best/good style – 60ac easier
– poor types – 70ac easier (Small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)  New / Gsa
– best style – 40ac easier ( Small Selection )  New / New / Gsa
– best/good – 50ac easier (small selection) New / Tec / Gsa
– poor types – 60ac easier (small selection)

18.0u – spinner & best types – (No selection )  New / Gsa
– best/good types – 10/20ac easier New / Gsa / Seatech
– poor types – 35ac easier

18.5u – best style – (One lot Selection)  New / Gsa
– best/good types –40ac easier (small selection)  New / New
– poor types – 20ac easier

19.0u – best/good types –50ac easier
– poor types – 35ac dearer

19.5u – best/good types – 35ac easier
– poor types – 55ac easier

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types –45ac easier
– Poorer types – 50ac easier

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 20ac easier (small selection)
– Poorer types – 35ac easier

22.0u and broader – 45ac easier (Small selection)

COMP. China / Euro TM

SKIRTINGS –

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

Low VM poor types – 15.5 /16.5u – 30ac easier (small selection)
17.0 / 17.5u – 30ac easier (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – 35ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 25ac easier (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.5u – 30ac easier
17.0u /17.5u – 35ac easier
18.0u / 18.5u – 20ac easier
19.0u / 20.0u – 20ac easier

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 10ac easier (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.0u – firm (Small selection)
18.5u / 20.0u – firm (very small selection)

Lambs – firm ( small selection)

COMP. China / Italy

Next week – Sydney sale 02 – selling 14900 bales Wed / Thur

Melbourne Market Report M01 – 5 July 2018

On a similar offering to yesterday, the market showed more signs of weakening with most types and Microns cheaper. The exception was the good types/AM’s in 18.5 mic and finer which remained unchanged.

Chinese types are unchanged for 17.5mic and finer all others are 30 to 40ac cheaper.

Fine Merino skirtings continue downwards with most descriptions 30/40ac cheaper for less than 4% vm. Poorer types with 5 – 10% vm up to 60ac cheaper at close of selling. All other microns and types 25/35ac cheaper.

Prems and lambs types in the 44-50HM range also 30/40ac cheaper today for all microns.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types –unchanged very small selection GSA/MOD

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –firm small selection  GSA
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – irregular  NEW/GSA /SETS
– poor types – firm

17.0u – spinners – no selection NEW
– best style – firm
– best/good style- firm
– poor types –firm

17.5u – spinners – firm
– best style – firm
– best-good types – firm  NEW
– Poor style – firm

18.0u – spinner & best types -no selection
– best/good types – firm
– poor types – plus 40ac

18.5u – best types – firm  NEW
– best/good types- firm
– poor types – firm

19.0u – best/good types – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 30/40ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 30/40ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – minus 30/40ac
– Poorer types – minus 30/40ac

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

22.0u and broader – minus 10/20ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 30/40ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 45/50ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 50/60ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 40/50ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 30/40ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 70/80ac cheaper
17.0/18.5u – 50/60ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 30/40ac cheaper

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 40/50ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 30/40ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 25/35ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe

M02

Total 22,551 bs
National Total 41,065 bs

Selling Wednesday/Thursday

Sydney Market Report S01 – 4 July 2018

On a larger & better offering than last week of mainly best/good style superfine types 17.0 – 19.0u but mainly good / average tm 17.5u and broader Chinese types carrying vm & low yield , the market opened easier for most of the poorer types, better sound types were generally dearer. Skirtings were generally 20/35ac easier.

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

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – (One lot selection)  New / Gsa
– best/good – Firm (Small selection)
– poor types – firm (small selection)

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac dearer ( Small selection)  New / New
– best/good style –40ac easier (Small selection)
– poor types – 80ac easier (Small selection)

17.0u – spinners – (No selection)
– best style – 10/20ac easier  New / Gsa / Tianyu
– best/good style – firm (Small selection )
– poor types – 30ac easier (Small selection)

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac dearer ( Small Selection ) New / New
– best/good – 50ac dearer (small selection)  New / Tec / Gsa
– poor types – 60ac easier (small selection)

18.0u – spinner & best types – (No selection )
– best/good types – 20ac dearer  New / Gsa / Seatech
– poor types – 85ac easier

18.5u – best style – (No Selection)
– best/good types –20ac dearer (small selection)  New / New
– poor types – 60ac dearer

19.0u – best/good types –50ac easier
– poor types – 50ac dearer

19.5u – best/good types – 70ac easier
– poor types – 45ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types –60ac easier (small selection)
– Poorer types – 45ac easier

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 45ac easier (small selection)
– Poorer types – 40ac easier

22.0u and broader – 35ac easier (Small selection)

COMP. China / Euro TM

SKIRTINGS –

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

Low VM poor types – 15.5 /16.5u – 30ac easier (small selection)
17.0 / 17.5u – 30ac easier (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – 35ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 25ac easier (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.5u – 30ac easier
17.0u /17.5u – 35ac easier
18.0u / 18.5u – 20ac easier
19.0u / 20.0u – 20ac easier

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 10ac easier (very small selection)
17.5u / 18.0u – 15ac easier (Small selection)
18.5u / 20.0u – 20ac easier (very small selection)

Lambs – firm ( small selection)

COMP. China / Italy

Melbourne Market Report M01 – 4 July 2018

In an increase of Bales offered compared to the last few weeks the first Market of the new season started off cheaper. Chinese types were most affected and recorded losses of 30-50ac.
Selected lots with favorable AM’s and good style remained unchanged with lower types/AM’s 20ac cheaper.
19.0mic-21.5mic were 20/30ac cheaper.

Fine Merino skirtings continue downwards with 15.5 to 17.5mic closing 50-60ac cheaper for lots above 4% vm. Better style and FNF Bkns less affected closing 20-30ac cheaper. All other microns and types 25/30ac cheaper.

Prems and lambs types in the 44-50HM range also 25/30 cheaper today with 16.5 to 18.5mic most affected.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types –unchanged  very small selection MOD

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

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – unchanged NEW/GSA /SETS
– poor types – firm

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style- firm
– poor types –firm

17.5u – spinners – firm
– best style – firm
– best-good types – firm  NEW
– Poor style – minus 10/20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types -no selection
– best/good types – firm
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

18.5u – best types – firm
– best/good types- firm
– poor types – firm

19.0u – best/good types – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus20/30ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – firm
– Poorer types – plus 10ac

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

22.0u and broader – minus 20/30ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 20/30ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 30/35ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 50/60ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 40/50ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 25/35ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 70/80ac cheaper
17.0/18.5u – 50/60ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 30/40ac cheaper

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 25/30ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 20/25ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe

M01

Total 18,246 bs
National Total 43,157 bs

Selling Wednesday/Thursday