MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M23

04/12/2019

On a good selection of 16.0 to 18.5mic best and good/best topmaking types with favourable am’s, mainly from Tasmania, and a mainly good/average topmaking selection of Chinese types the market was cheaper for most types in 16.5u and broader.
16.0u and finer were firm.

18.0mic & finer best merino skirtings with less than 3% vm closed 20/25ac cheaper today with less competition from Chinese indent buyers.18.0 to 20.0mic closed 25/30ac cheaper. Poorer style and higher vm pcs closed 30/40ac cheaper with limited competition from the topmakers.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed 30/35ac cheaper for 17.5 to 19.5mic in a small selection today.
46-56HM types closed 20/25ac cheaper in the 17.5 to 19.5mic range with odd NM lots10/15ac cheaper.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – firm
– poor types – firm

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – minus 30ac
– poor types – minus 15ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– good style – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 20ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– Good style – minus 5/10ac
– Poor style – minus 20ac

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

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – minus 10/15ac
– good types –unchanged
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

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

19.5u – best/good types – minus 20/30ac 1860ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac 1830ac

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

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

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – minus 15/20ac
18.5u/19.5u – minus 20/25ac

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

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 25/35ac
17.5 / 18.5u – minus 20/25ac
19.0 / 20.0u – minus 25/30ac

COMP. China/ Europe