MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M29

14/01/2020

After the Christmas recess the wool market started the second half of the season very strongly with most types and microns 90-120ac dearer.
The main support came from Techwool /Seatech /PJ Morris and Endeavour.

Fine merino skirtings with less than 3% vm closed 80-100ac dearer today in line with the merino fleece.
Coarser than 19.0mc and poorer style pcs & bellies closed 50/70ac dearer with strong competition from the topmakers. Higher vm types also 40/50ac dearer.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed 30/40ac dearer in the 17.5 to 19.5mic range in a limited selection today.
46-56HM types closed 50/60ac dearer in the 17.5 to 19.5mic range with odd NM lots 80ac dearer.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners –no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – plus 150ac  very limited selection
– poor types plus 100ac  very limited selection

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 110ac
– best/good – plus 80/90ac
– poor types – plus 110ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 70/80ac
– best/good style – plus 90ac
– poor types – plus 100ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –plus 110ac
– good style – plus 90/100ac
– poor types – plus 90/100ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection  – best/good style – plus 80/90ac
– Good style – plus 110ac
– Poor style – plus 100ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – plus 110ac
– Good style – plus 80ac
– poor types – plus 120ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – no selection
– good types – plus 80/90ac
– poor types – plus 110ac

19.0u – best/good types – plus 100ac
– poor types – plus 110ac

19.5u – best/good types – plus 110ac
– poor types – plus 110ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 90/100ac
– Poorer types – plus 110ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – plus 70/80ac
– Poorer types – plus 70/80ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – plus 90/110ac
18.5u/19.5u – plus 70/80ac

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – plus 60/70ac
18.0u/18.5u – plus 50/60ac
19.0u/20.5u – plus 50/60ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – plus 40/50ac
19.0/20.0u – plus 40/50ac

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – plus 70/80ac
17.5 / 18.5u – plus 50/60ac
19.0 / 20.0u – plus 40/50ac

COMP. China/ Europe