MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M19

06/11/2019

On an good selection of mainly Best/Good topmakers in 17.0u and finer with nkt readings of below 38 and a good selection of Best/Good and Good topmakers in 17.5-21.5u the market lost some of last week’s gain with most types 20/30ac cheaper.
Lots with more favorable AM’s were less affected.

Fine merino skirtings with less than 4% vm opened 20/30ac cheaper and then firmed in second half of sale to close only 10/15ac cheaper. Poorer style and higher vm pcs closed 25/35ac cheaper with less competition from the topmakers today.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-46HM range closed 15/20ac cheaper for 17.5 to 19.5mic in a small selection today.
48-56HM types closed 10/15ac cheaper in the 17.5 to 19.5mic range with odd NM lots fully firm.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners –no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types –minus 20ac

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good – plus 10ac
– poor types – unchanged

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good style – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 20ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– Good style – minus 10ac
– Poor style – unchanged

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – no selection
– Good style – unchanged
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

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

19.0u – best/good types – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

19.5u – best/good types – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

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

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 20/30ac
– Poorer types – minus 20/30ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

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

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – minus 30/40ac
18.0u/18.5u – minus 25/30ac
19.0u/20.5u – minus 20/25ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – minus 30/40ac
19.0/20.0u – minus 25/30ac

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

COMP. China/ Europe