MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M48

26/05/2020

On a very small offering with a limited selection of 17.0u and finer in all types, and a limited selection of Best, Good-Best and Good topmakers in 17.5.u-21.5u, the market was 20/30ac dearer for lots with favorable specs/am and 10/20ac dearer for CH types in 15.5-21.5u. Some types with lower yields were irregular.

The combined figure of wool withdrawn before the sale and passed in for Flc was 22.1%.

Best style skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 4%vm opened with good competition to close 15/20ac dearer today. 18.0 to 20.5mic pieces / bellies closed 5/10ac dearer for better style and lower vm. Poorer style and higher vm skirtings closed slightly cheaper.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed generally unchanged in a small offering. 46-52HM types closed fully firm. Odd lots CM/NM 10/15ac dearer.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 20/30ac – in a limited selection
– best/good – firm – in a limited selection
– poor types – plus 20/30ac

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

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – firm
– poor types – plus 20/30ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – firm
– poor types – irregular

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –firm
-Poor style – irregular

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

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – irregular
– good types – plus 20ac
– poor types – plus 10ac

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

19.5u – best/good types – plus 10/20ac
– poor types – plus 10/20ac

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

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

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

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

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 5/10ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 10ac cheaper

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – 10/15ac dearer (small selection)
17.5 / 18.5u – Fully Firm
19.0 / 20.0u – Firm unchanged

COMP. China