MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M50

12/06/2019

On a good selection of Best, Good/Best and Good topmakers in 16.5u and finer, and a reasonable selection of mainly good/best style in 17.5 to 21.5u the market has lost substantial ground with 16.5u and finer 80 to 100ac cheaper and 17.0-21.5u 20-30ac cheaper, with lower types/AM up to 50ac cheaper.

Fine Merino skirtings with less than 3%vm 25/30ac cheaper today in a very small selection. Poorer style and lower yielding wools carrying above 5%vm 40/50ac cheaper and selected lots up to 70ac cheaper if drought affected and higher than 8% vm.

Prems and lamb’s types in the 42-46HM range closed with finer microns 25/30ac cheaper and 19.0mic & coarser 20ac cheaper. Longer lambs/prems in the 48-56HM range closed with finer microns 15/20ac cheaper & 19.0 to 20.0mic 25/30ac cheaper in a very small selection.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners –no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – minus 100ac
– poor types –minus 80ac

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – minus 80ac
– poor types –minus 40ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –minus 40ac
– poor types – minus 100ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best-good types – minus 20ac
– Good style – minus 20ac
– Poor style – minus 50ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types minus 30-40ac 2480ac NEW
– Good style minus 50ac
– poor types – minus 40ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – minus 20ac
– poor types – 30ac

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

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – minus 30/40ac
– Poorer types – minus 20ac

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

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

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

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – 60/70ac cheaper
17.0/18.5u – 40/50ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 40/50ac cheaper

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – 25/30ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 15/20ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 25/30ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe