MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M39

27/03/2019

A mainly good/best topmaking selection of 19.5mic and finer, the market continued to lose ground with most types in 21.5 and finer 10/20ac cheaper. Lots with lower NKT/Yield types were up to 30ac off.

Fine Merino skirtings with less than 3%vm closed 10/15ac cheaper today in a small offering. Poorer style and lower yielding wools carrying higher vm closed 25/30ac cheaper.

Prems and lamb’s types in the 42-44HM range closed with finer microns 10/15ac cheaper and 19.0mic & coarser 10ac cheaper. Longer lambs/prems in the 46-54HM range closed with finer microns 10/15ac cheaper & 19.0 to 20.0mic 15/20ac cheaper in a reasonable selection today.

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

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

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 15/20ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection  NEW
– best style – no selection
– best-good types – minus 10/15ac
– Poor style – minus 20/30ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – minus 15/20ac
– poor types – unchanged

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – minus 15/20ac
– poor types –minus 10/15ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 15/20ac
– poor types – minus 15/20ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus 10/15ac
– poor types – irregular

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

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 10/15ac
– Poorer types – minus 15ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 15ac cheaper

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 30/40ac cheaper
17.0/18.5u – 30/35ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 30/35ac cheaper

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – 10/15ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 15/20ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe