MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M12

26/09/2018

In a similar selection to yesterday’s the market was unchanged for the better types/am’s tending dearer in 17.0-18.5u with New, Fox , Tianyu and Nanshan very active.
16.5 and finer were 30/40ac cheaper, 17.0-21.5 low types were 10/15ac cheaper.

18.5mic and finer Merino skirtings with less than 4%vm continued to drift lower today with less competition from the topmakers and closed 25/35ac cheaper. 19.0 mic and coarser all types 40/60ac cheaper with above 6% vm lots most affected.

Prems and lambs types in the 44-50HM range closed with finer microns 15/20ac cheaper in a smaller offering today and 18.5 to 19.5mic also 25/30ac cheaper.

FLEECE

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

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 – minus 30/40ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best-good types – plus 20/30ac
– Poor style – PLUS 20/30ac

18.0u – spinner & best types –
– best/good types – plus 10/20ac  New, Fox ,Tianyu, Natsun
– poor types – unchanged

18.5u – best types – plus 10/20ac
– best/good types –plus 10/15ac
– poor types – unchanged

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

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 5/10ac
– Poorer types – minus 10/20ac

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

22.0u and broader – minus 10ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 25/35ac 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 – 60/80ac cheaper
17.0/18.5u – 50/60ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 40/50ac cheaper

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

COMP. China/ Europe