MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M50

13/06/2019

On a limited selection of mainly lower types in 16.5u and finer, and a reasonable selection of good/best style in 17.5 to 21.5u the market continued to drift downwards with most types 10-20ac cheaper except some selected lots with favorable AM’s which were unchanged.

Fine Merino skirtings with less than 4%vm another 10/15 ac cheaper today in a very limited offering. Poorer style and lower yielding wools carrying above 5%vm 20/25ac cheaper and selected lots up to 40ac cheaper if drought affected and higher than 8% vm.

Prems and lamb’s types in the 42-46HM range closed with finer microns 15/20ac cheaper and 19.0mic & coarser 25/30ac 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 – no selection
– poor types –no selection

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

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

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best-good types – minus 20ac
– Good style – minus 10ac
– Poor style – minus 10ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types no selection
– Good style unchanged
– poor types – minus 10ac

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

19.0u – best/good types – minus 5/10ac
– poor types – minus 10ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus 5/10ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

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

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

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 15/20ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 20/25ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 15/20ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 15/20ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 25/30ac cheaper

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

COMP. China/ Europe