MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M21

21/11/2019

On an 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, but mostly with lower Nkt’s, the market was unchanged for better spec lots and /or lots with low mid break in 18.5u and finer.
Good spec lots in 19.0-21.5u were 10ac cheaper. Lots with lower specs, and /or high mid breaks were 20/30ac cheaper, as were China Types in 18.5u and finer.

New Zealand

In a mainly hogget offering of 17.0u and finer, the better types/specs were compatible with the Melbourne prices, but lower spec lots and or high mid break lots were 20/30ac below the Melbourne quote.

18.0mic & finer best merino skirtings with less than 3% vm closed fully firm today with good competition from Chinese indent buyers.18.5 to 20.0mic drifted another 10/15ac lower. Poorer style and higher vm pcs closed 15/20ac cheaper with less competition from the topmakers.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed generally unchanged 17.5 to 19.5mic in a small selection today.
46-56HM types closed firm/unchanged in the 17.5 to 19.5mic range with odd CM/ NM lots 10/15ac dearer

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners –no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types –unchanged

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 30/40ac
– best/good – firm
– poor types – minus 20ac

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

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– good style – unchanged
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– Good style – minus 10/20ac
– Poor style – minus 20/30ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – unchanged
– Good style – minus 10ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types –unchanged
– good types –unchanged
– poor types – irregular

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

19.5u – best/good types – minus 10/20ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – minus 10/20ac
– Poorer types – minus 20/30ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 10/20ac
– Poorer types – minus 20/30ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – Fully Firm
18.5u/19.5u – Firm Unchanged

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – minus 5/10ac
18.0u/18.5u – minus 10/15ac
19.0u/20.5u – minus 10/15ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – minus 15/20ac
19.0/20.0u – minus 15/20ac

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – Generally Unchanged
17.5 / 18.5u – Fully Firm
19.0 / 20.0u – Firm Unchanged

COMP. China/ Europe