MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M07

15/08/2019

On a much improved selection than yesterday of best, best / good types in 16.5 to 19.5u and a good selection of good to average types the market showed no signs of improving with all microns and types considerably cheaper again.

Fine merino skirtings continued to drift lower with less than 3% VM another 60-80ac cheaper. Poorer style and above 5% VM closed 100/120ac cheaper with limited interest from the topmakers.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-46HM range closed 35/40ac cheaper for 17.5 to 19.5mic in a very small selection.
48-56HM also drifted another 25/30ac lower.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – minus 100ac
– poor types – minus 40/50ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – minus 50-70ac
– poor types – minus 40/50ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style -minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 80ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – minus 30/40ac
– Good style – minus 30ac
– Poor style – minus 60/70ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – minus 50ac
– Good style – minus 20-30ac
– poor types – minus 80-100ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – minus 30ac
– good types- minus 40ac
– poor types – minus 50-60ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 80ac
– poor types – minus 100ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus 100-120ac
– poor types – minus 120-130ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – minus 80-100ac
– Poorer types – minus 80-100ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 100ac
– Poorer types – minus 100ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – minus 80/100ac
18.5u/19.5u – minus 60/80ac

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – minus 100/120ac
18.0u/18.5u – minus 80/100ac
19.0u/20.5u – minus 80/100ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – minus 100/120ac
19.0/20.0u – minus 100/120ac

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – 30/40ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 30/40ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe