MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M12

25/09/2018

In a limited selection of good to best topmaking in16.0u to 21.5u the market was unchanged for the better types/am’s in 17.0-18.5u with some selected lots in 18.0-18.5u dearer (FOX)
All other types and microns were cheaper.

Chinese types are 20/30ac cheaper.

Fine Merino skirtings with less than 4%vm closed 20/25ac cheaper in a small selection. 19.0 mic and coarser all types 30/40ac cheaper with above 6% vm lots most affected.

Prems and lambs types in the 44-50HM range closed with finer microns 10/15ac cheaper in a small selection and 18.5 to 19.5mic 15/20ac cheaper.

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 – minus 30/40ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good style – unchanged
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style- unchanged
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best-good types – firm
– Poor style – minus 10/20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – firm
– best/good types – plus 30/40ac FOX
– poor types – unchanged

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types –plus 10/15ac
– poor types – unchanged

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

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – minus 25/35ac
– Poorer types – minus 30/40ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 30/40ac
– Poorer types – minus 30/40ac

22.0u and broader – minus 25/30ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 25/35ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 25/30ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 30/40ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 25/35ac cheaper

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

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 10/15ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 15/20ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 15/20ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe