MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M18

30/10/2019

On an increased selection of mainly lower Nkt types, the market received good support from Chinese buyers and closed dearer for all types and descriptions in 21.5u and finer.

Fine merino skirtings with less than 3% vm followed the fleece to close 25/30ac dearer today. Poorer style and higher vm pcs closed 10/20ac dearer.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-46HM range closed 15/20ac dearer for 17.0 to 19.0mic in a small selection today.
48-56HM types closed 20/25ac 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 – plus 50/60ac
– poor types –plus 50ac

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 60ac
– best/good – plus 60ac
– poor types – plus 50ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 30ac
– best/good style – plus 30ac
– poor types – plus 50ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– good style – plus 20ac
– poor types – plus 20ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– Good style – plus 40ac
– Poor style – plus 20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – no selection
– Good style – plus 20/30ac
– poor types – plus 30/40ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types –no selection
– good types – plus 30/40ac
– poor types – plus 40/50ac

19.0u – best/good types – plus 50ac
– poor types – plus 10/20ac

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 20ac
– Poorer types – plus 20ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – plus 40ac
– Poorer types – plus 40/50ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – plus 25/35ac
18.5u/19.5u – plus 20/25ac

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – plus 20/25ac
19.0/20.0u – plus 10/20ac

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

COMP. China/ Europe