MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M06

8/08/2019

The market opened with limited support again today and lower yielding & poorer style Chinese types suffered the largest losses. A smaller selection of 17.0 to 18.5mic good/best topmaking wools closed 25/30ac cheaper. Poorer style and low yielding china types in 16.5 to 18.5mic closed 70/80ac cheaper. 19.0 to 20.5 mic good/best closed 30/40ac cheaper with poorer style 60/70ac cheaper. Selected average topmaking lots carrying some higher vm and faults up to 100ac cheaper.

Better style Merino skirtings with less than 3% vm closed 25/30ac cheaper again today. Poorer style and lower yielding wools carrying above 5%vm closed 40/50ac cheaper.

Prems and shorter lamb types in the 42-46HM range closed with finer microns 15/20ac cheaper and 19.0mic & coarser 10/15ac cheaper. Longer lambs/prems in the 48-56HM range closed 15/20ac cheaper across all microns in a limited 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 – minus 20ac
– poor types – minus 40/50ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – minus 20ac
– poor types – minus 40/50ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style -minus 20/30ac
– Good style – Unchanged
– poor types – minus 60/70ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– Good style – Unchanged
– Poor style – minus 60/70ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – no selection
– Good style – minus 10ac
– poor types – minus 50/60ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – Unchanged
– poor types – minus 40/50ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 20/25ac
– poor types – minus 40/50ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus 35/45ac
– poor types – minus 50/60ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – minus 40/50ac
– Poorer types – minus 60/70ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 40/50ac
– Poorer types – minus 60/70ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

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

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – minus 40/50ac
18.0u/18.5u – minus 30/40ac
19.0u/20.5u – minus 30/40ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – minus 40/50ac
19.0/20.0u – minus 30/40ac

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

COMP. China/ Europe