MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M30

21/01/2020

The market is struggling to recover with further falls today. The exception is 16.5u and finer who in fact recorded some gains in a limited selection.
All other types in 17-21.5u are cheaper.

Merino skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 3% vm opened with good competition all sectors today to close fully firm. 18.0 to 20.0mic pcs/bls with less than 4% vm closed 10-20ac cheaper. Poorer style and higher VM skirtings received less competition to finish 20/30ac cheaper.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed generally unchanged in the 16.5 to 18.5mic range in a limited selection today. 46-56HM types closed generally 5/10ac cheaper in the 17.5 to 19.5mic range with odd CM/NM lots 15/20ac dearer.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners –no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – plus 30/40ac  very limited selection
– poor types -plus 50ac  very limited selection

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

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – firm
– poor types – firm

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –unchanged
– good style – minus 20ac
– poor types –minus 30/40ac

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

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

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – minus 30/40ac
– good types – minus 30/40ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

19.0u – best/good types – minus 20ac
– poor types – minus 40ac

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – minus 30ac
– Poorer types –minus 30/40ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – minus 30ac
– Poorer types – minus 30/40ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – Fully Firm
18.5u/19.5u – minus 10-20ac

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – no selection
18.0u/18.5u – minus 15/20ac
19.0u/20.5u – minus 15/20ac

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – minus 20/25ac
19.0/20.0u – minus 25/30ac

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – no selection
17.5 / 18.5u – minus 5/10ac
19.0 / 20.0u – minus 10/15ac

COMP. China/ Europe