MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M20

13/11/2019

On a good selection of mainly lower strength Best/Good topmakers in 17.0u and finer and a good selection of Best/Good and Good topmakers in 17.5-21.5u, although mainly 35nkt and less, the market received good support from buyers trading with China and closed 50/60ac dearer for 21.5u and finer. Chinese types were most affected.

17.5mic & finer best merino skirtings with less than 3% vm closed 15/25ac dearer today with good widespread competition. 18.0 to 20.0mic closed fully firm. Poorer style and higher vm pcs closed generally unchanged.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed 20/25ac dearer in the 17.5 to 19.5mic in a reasonable selection today.
46-56HM types closed 30/40ac dearer in the 17.5 to 19.5mic range with odd NM lots 50/60ac dearer.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners –no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – plus 30ac
– poor types –plus 30/40ac

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good – plus 20/30ac
– poor types – plus 20/30ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good style – plus 50/60ac
– poor types – plus 50/60ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– good style – plus 30ac
– poor types – plus 50/60ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– Good style – firm
– Poor style – plus 50/60ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – plus 30/40ac
– Good style – plus 30ac
– poor types – plus 50/60ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types –no selection
– good types –plus 50/60ac
– poor types – plus 40/50ac

19.0u – best/good types – plus 40/50ac
– poor types –plus 50/60ac

19.5u – best/good types – plus 40/50ac
– poor types – plus 50/60ac

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

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

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

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

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – Generally Unchanged
19.0/20.0u – Firm Unchanged

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – plus 20/25ac
17.5 / 18.5u – plus 30/40ac
19.0 / 20.0u – plus 25/30ac

COMP. China/ Europe

M20

Total 20,753
National Total 39,054
Selling Wednesday / Thursday