MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M21

21/11/2018

In a very small selection of mainly lower style/am wool of 17.5 and finer, and a limited selection of 18.0-21.5mic the Market was 30-40ac dearer with chinese types in 17.5u and finer most affected.19.0-21.5u were 40/50ac dearer with selected lots up to 80ac dearer.

Fine Merino skirtings with less than 4%vm closed 30/40ac dearer in line with the fleece today as competition improved throughout the sale. 19.0 mic and coarser all types closed 25/30ac dearer.

Prems and lamb’s types in the 46-50HM range closed with finer microns 30/40ac dearer and 19.0mic & coarser 20/30ac dearer in a large selection with much improved competition from all sectors.

FLEECE

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

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

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style – firm
– poor types – plus 30ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style- plus 10/20ac
– poor types –plus 30/40ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style –
– best-good types – plus 30ac
– Poor style – plus 60/80ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – plus 30/40ac
– poor types – plus 40/50ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – plus 20ac
– poor types – plus 60ac

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

19.5u – best/good types – plus 60ac
– poor types – plus 60ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 60ac
– Poorer types – plus 40/50ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – plus 60/80ac
– Poorer types – plus 80ac

22.0u and broader – plus 80ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 30/40ac dearer
18.5u/19.5u – 25/35ac dearer

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 30/40ac dearer
18.0u/18.5u – 25/35ac dearer
19.0u/20.5u – 20/25ac dearer

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 20/30ac dearer
17.0/18.5u – 20/30ac dearer
19.0/20.0u – 15/20ac dearer

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 30/40ac dearer
17.5 / 18.5u – 30/40ac dearer
19.0 / 20.0u – 20/30ac dearer

COMP. China/ Europe