MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M17

24/10/2019

On a selection of mainly lower Nkt types, the market was dearer for 19.0-21.5 microns. China types were most affected.
17.0-17.5u were firm.
16.0-16.5 u Chinese types were 10/20ac dearer.

Fine merino skirtings with less than 3% vm closed 15/20ac dearer again today with increased competition from the topmakers. Poorer style and higher vm pcs closed 10/15ac dearer.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-46HM range closed 10/15ac dearer for 17.0 to 19.5mic in a reasonable selection today.
48-56HM types closed 15/20ac dearer in the 17.5 to 19.5mic range with odd NM lots 30/40ac dearer.

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 – plus 10ac
– poor types – plus 30ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – plus 30ac
– poor types – unchanged

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– good style – firm
– poor types – firm

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– Good style – firm
– Poor style – plus 20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – no selection
– Good style – firm
– poor types – plus 20ac

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

19.0u – best/good types – plus 25/30ac
– poor types – plus 10/20ac

19.5u – best/good types – plus 30/40ac
– poor types – plus 20ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 10ac
– Poorer types – plus 10ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – plus 20ac
– Poorer types – plus 10ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

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

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – plus 20ac
18.0u/18.5u – plus 10/15ac
19.0u/20.5u – plus 10/15ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – plus 10/15ac
19.0/20.0u – plus 10/15ac

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

COMP. China/ Europe