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Melbourne Market Report – 24th October 2018

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M17

24/10/2018

In a reasonable selection of mainly lower style/am wool of 16.5 and finer, and a good selection of 17.0-21.5mic the market continues the downward trend for all types and microns.
16.5mic and finer were again most affected.

Fine Merino skirtings with less than 4%vm dropped sharply in line with the fleece today and closed 80/100ac cheaper in a small selection. 19.0 mic and coarser all types 50/60ac cheaper with some poorer style lots carrying higher than 6%vm up to 120ac cheaper.

Prems and lamb’s types in the 46-50HM range closed with finer microns 60-80ac cheaper and 19.0mic & coarser 40-50ac cheaper in a reasonable selection today.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners –no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –minus 100
– poor types –no selection

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – minus 150ac
– best/good –minus 100ac
– poor types – minus 100 ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – no selection
– poor types – minus 100ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style- minus 60/70ac
– poor types – minus 30/40ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best-good types – minus 50/60ac
– Poor style – 50/60ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – minus 50/60ac
– poor types – minus 40/50ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types –minus 90ac
– poor types – minus 80/90ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 40/50ac
– poor types – minus 50/60ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus 40/50ac
– poor types – minus 40/50ac

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

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 23/40ac
– Poorer types – minus 20/30ac

22.0u and broader – minus 20/30ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 100/120ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 70/80ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 120/150ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 80/100ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 50/60ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 120/150ac cheaper
17.0/18.5u – 100/120ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 60/80ac cheaper

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 80/100ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 60/80ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 40/50ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe

Sydney Market Report S17 – 24th October 2018

MARKET REPORT – Sydney 17

24.10.2018

On a much poorer selection best / best good types 15.0u to 18.0u and a average selection of best/good style 15.0u to 19.5u suitable for China, the market opened considerably cheaper for all microns.
Skirtings also followed the trend and were 70/80 ac easier for most description.

15.5u – spinners –No selection
– best style – No selection
– best/good style – 100ac easier ( Small selection) Tianyu / Kat
– poor types – 200ac easier

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – No Selection  Gsa / Ewe
– best/good – 100ac easier  Tech / Tianyu / Kat
– poor types – 110ac easier

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)  est
– best style –No Selection  Nm lots – Firm  Gsa / Ewe / Ame
– best/good style – 120ac easier
– poor types – 150ac easier

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm small selection
– best/good style – 80ac easier  Tianyu
– poor types – 100ac easier

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)  est
– best style – 90ac cheaper  Tech / Tianyu
– best/good – 90ac cheaper  Tech / Tianyu
– poor types – 110ac easier

18.0u – spinner & best types –No selection
– best/good types – 70ac easier  New / Tianyu / Fox
– poor types – 80ac easier

18.5u – best style – No selection
– best/good types – 60ac easier  Tianyu / New / mod / fox
– poor types – 60ac easier

19.0u – best/good types – 50ac easier
– poor types – 60ac easier

19.5u – best/good types – 70ac easier
– poor types – 60ac easier

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 45ac easier 20.5u
– Poorer types – 40ac easier 20.5u

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

22.0u and broader – No selection 22.0u

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types – 15.5 /16.5u – 90ac easier (small selection)
17.5 / 18.0u – 75ac easier (small selection)
18.5u – 60ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 45ac easier (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5 /16.5u – 90ac easier (small selection)
17.0 / 17.5u 75ac easier (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – 60ac easier (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 45ac easier (small selection)

High VM types – 15.5u / 16.5u – 80ac easier
17.0u /17.5u – 65ac easier
18.0u / 18.5u – 55ac easier
19.0u / 20.0u – 40ac easier

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 30ac easier
17.5u / 18.0u – 30ac easier
18.5u / 20.0u – 25ac easier

Lambs – 30ac easier ( Small selection)

COMP. China

Melbourne Market Report M15 – 10th October 2018

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M15

10/10/2018

In a small selection of good/best top makers in 16.5-18.5u, and a good selection of lower types in 17.5-19.5u the market opened with mixed results. Apart from odd lot Best topmaking the finer microns struggled to maintain the levels of last week and poorer types closed 20/30ac cheaper. 19.5 & coarser opened dearer all types with strong competition from Chinese indent buyers and finished the day 20-30ac dearer for best specs and low vm lots.

Fine China types 15/20ac cheaper and 19.5 to 21.5mic 25/30ac dearer.

Fine Merino skirtings with less than 4%vm keenly sought today and closed 15/20ac dearer. 19.0 mic and coarser all types generally unchanged.

Prems and lambs types in the 44-50HM range closed with finer microns Fully Firm and 19.0mic & coarser 10/15ac cheaper.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners –no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types – minus 15/20ac

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – minus 15/20ac
– poor types – minus15/20ac

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

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

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 15/20ac
– poor types – minus 25/30ac

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

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

19.5u – best/good types – plus 25/30ac
– poor types – plus 15/20ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 30/35ac
– Poorer types – plus 25/20ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – plus 30/40ac
– Poorer types – plus 20/25ac

22.0u and broader – plus 25/30ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 25/30ac dearer
18.5u/19.5u – 15/20ac dearer

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 20ac dearer
17.0/18.5u – 15/20ac dearer
19.0/20.0u – 10/15ac dearer

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

COMP. China/ Europe

Sydney Market Report S15 – 10th October 2018

MARKET REPORT – Sydney 15

10.10.2018

On a smaller selection of best topmaking, sound types in 15.0u to 19.0u and a poor selection of best/good style 15.0u to 20.5u suitable for China, the market closed cheaper for 16.5-18.5u and dearer for broader types.
Skirtings were dearer for light fault types broader than 17.u and firm for high vm types.

15.5u – spinners – firm
– best style – firm (NM and PR)  GSA / Ewe / Tianyu
– best/good style – 60ac dearer  GSA / Tianyu
– poor types – firm

16.0u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 20ac dearer  GSA / Ewe / Tianyu
– best/good – 20ac dearer  GSA / Tianyu
– poor types – 50ac easier

16.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – No selection
– best/good style – 50ac easier
– poor types – 30ac easier

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection  NEW / Tianyu
– best/good style – 15ac cheaper  Tianyu
– poor types – 20ac easier

17.5u – spinners – (no selection)
– best style – 50ac cheaper  Tianyu
– best/good – 30ac cheaper  Tianyu
– poor types – 40ac easier

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – 50ac easier  Tianyu / Fox
– poor types – 40ac easier

18.5u – best style – 20ac cheaper
– best/good types – 40ac cheaper  Tianyu / mod / fox
– poor types – 40ac easier

19.0u – best/good types – 25ac dearer
– poor types – 40ac dearer

19.5u – best/good types – 20ac dearer
– poor types – 20ac dearer

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – 25ac dearer 20.5u
– Poorer types – 25ac dearer 20.5u

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – 20ac dearer 21.0u
– Poorer types – 25ac dearer 21.0u

22.0u and broader – 30ac dearer 22.0u

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types – 15.5 /16.5u – 30ac easier (small selection)
17.5 / 18.0u – 15/20ac dearer (small selection)
18.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 15ac dearer (small selection)

Low VM poor types – 15.5 /16.5u – 30ac easier (small selection)
17.0 / 17.5u – 25ac dearer (small selection)
18.0 / 18.5u – 20ac dearer (small selection)
19.0/20.0u – 15ac dearer (small selection)

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

Prems – 15.5u / 17.0u – 10/15ac easier
17.5u / 18.0u – 10ac easier
18.5u / 20.0u – firm

Lambs – firm (very small selection)

COMP. China