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Melbourne Market Report M52 – 24th June 2020

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M52

24/06/2020

On slightly broader selection to yesterday with a good selection of better types/Am’s and CH types in 17.5u and broader and a more limited selection of any types in 17.0u and finer the market improved today with better types in 19.0u-21.5u 10ac dearer and 17.0u and finer 30/40ac dearer.
17.5-18.5u are unchanged.

The combined figure of wool withdrawn before the sale and passed in for Flc was 21.5 %.

Best style skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 4%vm continued to drift lower in a small selection to close 15/20ac cheaper.18.0 to 20.5mic pieces / bellies closed 10/15ac cheaper for better style and lower vm. Poorer style and higher vm skirtings closed 20/30ac cheaper.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed 10/15ac cheaper in a very small offering. 46-52HM types closed 15/20ac cheaper. Odd lots CM/NM 10/15ac cheaper.

FLEECE

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

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

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – plus 30ac
– poor types – plus 30/40ac

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

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

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

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

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

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

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types –plus 10ac
– Poorer types – plus 10ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types –plus 10ac
– Poorer types – plus 10ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

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

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 20/25ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 15/20ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 20/30ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 15/20ac cheaper

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – 15/20ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 15/25ac cheaper

COMP. China

Melbourne Market Report M52 – 23rd June 2020

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M52

23/06/2020

On almost double the quantity on offer nationwide compared to last week with a good selection of better types/Am’s and CH types in 17.0u and broader and a more limited selection of any types in 16.5u and finer the market lost ground again. Lots with better specs/Am’s were less affected.

The combined figure of wool withdrawn before the sale and passed in for Flc was 20.25%.

Best style skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 4%vm under pressure with less competition today to close 20/30ac cheaper.18.0 to 20.5mic pieces / bellies closed 30/40ac cheaper for better style and lower vm. Poorer style and higher vm skirtings closed 40/50ac cheaper.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed 15/20ac cheaper in a very small offering. 46-52HM types closed 20/25ac cheaper. Odd lots CM/NM 10/15ac cheaper.

FLEECE

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

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

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – minus 20/30ac
– poor types – irregular

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –minus 10/20ac
-Poor style – minus 10/20ac

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

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – no selection
– good types – minus 10ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

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

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

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

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

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 20/25ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 25/30ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 30/40ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 20/25ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 15/20ac cheaper

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

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – 15/20ac cheaper
17.5 / 18.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 25/30ac cheaper

COMP. China

Melbourne Market Report M51 – 17th June 2020

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M51

17/06/2020

On a similar selection compared to yesterday, with a very limited selection of better types/Am’s and CH types in 17.0u and broader and a poor selection of any types in 16.5u and finer the Market continued the downward trend with 17.5u and finer 10/20ac cheaper and 18.0u and broader 20/30ac cheaper.

The combined figure of wool withdrawn before the sale and passed in for Flc was 20.25%.

Best style skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 4%vm continued to ease slightly in a very small selection to close 10ac cheaper.18.0 to 20.5mic pieces / bellies closed 10/15ac cheaper for better style and lower vm. Poorer style and higher vm skirtings closed 20/25ac cheaper.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed 10/15ac cheaper in a very small offering. 46-52HM types closed 5/10ac cheaper. Odd lots CM/NM generally unchanged.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types – minus 10ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – minus 10ac
– poor types – irregular

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –minus 10/20ac
-Poor style – minus 10/15ac

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

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

19.0u – best/good types – minus 30/40ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

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

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

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

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 5/10ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 10ac cheaper

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

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

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – Fully Firm (small selection)
17.5 / 18.5u – 5/10ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 10ac cheaper

COMP. China

Melbourne Market Report S51 – 16th June 2020

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M51

11/06/2020

In the lowest national offering of 16,819bs for this season the market could not maintain last week’s level. On a very limited selection of better types/Am’s and CH types in 17.0u and broader and a poor selection of any types in 16.u and finer the 17.5u and finer were 10/20ac cheaper and 18.0u and broader 20/30ac cheaper.

The combined figure of wool withdrawn before the sale and passed in for Flc was 17.9%.

Best style skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 4%vm opened with less competition from Chinese buyers today to close 10/15ac cheaper. Odd lots 16.0-16.5mic closed fully firm.18.0 to 20.5mic pieces / bellies closed 5/10ac cheaper for better style and lower vm. Poorer style and higher vm skirtings closed 15/20ac cheaper.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed generally unchanged in a small offering. 46-52HM types closed 5/10ac cheaper. Odd lots CM/NM fully firm.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – minus 10/20ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –minus 10/20ac
-Poor style – minus 20ac

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

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

19.0u – best/good types – minus 30/40ac
– poor types – minus 20ac

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

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

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

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 10ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 15/20ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 10ac cheaper

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

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – Fully Firm (small selection)
17.5 / 18.5u – 5/10ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 10ac cheaper

COMP. China

Melbourne Market Report M50 – 11th June 2020

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M50

11/06/2020

On a broader offering compared to yesterday, with a very limited selection of 16.5u and finer in all types, and a good selection of Best, Good-Best and Good top makers in 17.5.u-21.5u, the market started of unchanged , but lost ground as the sale proceeded and ended up 10- 20ac cheaper for the better types/am’s and 20-30ac cheaper for lower ( CH types).

The combined figure of wool withdrawn before the sale and passed in for Flc was 22.5%.

Best style skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 4%vm opened fully firm today but competition eased towards the close of selling.18.0 to 20.5mic pieces / bellies closed 5/10ac cheaper for better style and lower vm. Poorer style and higher vm skirtings closed 10/15ac cheaper.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed generally unchanged in a small offering. 46-52HM types closed 10/15ac dearer. Odd lots CM/NM 30/40ac dearer.

FLEECE

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

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

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – minus 10/15ac
– poor types – minus 30ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –minus 10/20ac
-Poor style – minus 20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – no selection
– Good style – minus 30ac
– poor types – minus 5/10ac

18.5u – best types – no selection
– best/good types – no selection
– good types – minus 10ac
– poor types – minus 20/30ac

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

19.5u – best/good types – minus 10/20ac
– poor types – minus 30/40ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types –minus 30/40ac
– Poorer types – minus 20ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types –minus 10ac
– Poorer types – minus 40/50ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – Fully Firm
18.5u/19.5u – 5/10ac cheaper

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – generally unchanged
18.0u/18.5u – 10ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 10/15ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 15ac cheaper

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – 20/25ac dearer (small selection)
17.5 / 18.5u – 10/15ac dearer
19.0 / 20.0u – Generally unchanged

COMP. China

Melbourne Market Report M50 – 10th June 2020

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M50

10/06/2020

On a slightly increased offering compared to previous sales, there was a limited selection of 16.5u and finer in all types, and a reasonable selection of Best, Good-Best and Good top makers in 17.5.u-21.5u.
Lots with favorable AM’s and /or high yields in 21.5u and finer were fully firm. CH types were irregular tending 5/10ac cheaper.

The combined figure of wool withdrawn before the sale and passed in for Flc was 13.8%.

Best style skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 4%vm opened with strong competition to close 10/15ac dearer today. Odd lots 16.0-16.5mic pushed 15/20ac higher.18.0 to 20.5mic pieces / bellies closed fully firm for better style and lower vm. Poorer style and higher vm skirtings closed generally unchanged.

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 – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types – no selection

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good – unchanged
– poor types – minus 10ac

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – irregular
– poor types – minus 10ac

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

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

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – firm
– Good style – firm
– poor types – minus 5/10ac

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

19.0u – best/good types – firm
– poor types – irregular

19.5u – best/good types – plus 5/10ac
– poor types – unchanged

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types –firm
– Poorer types – firm

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types –irregular
– Poorer types – irregular

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 10/15ac dearer
18.5u/19.5u – Fully Firm

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – generally unchanged
18.0u/18.5u – generally unchanged
19.0u/20.5u – firm unchanged

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – buyers favour
19.0/20.0u – buyers favour

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

COMP. China

Melbourne Market Report M49 – 2nd June 2020

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M49

02/06/2020

On a small offering with a very limited selection of 16.5u and finer in all types, and a modest selection of Best, Good-Best and Good top makers in 17.5.u-21.5u, some selected lots with better styles and favorable AM’s and /or high yields in 21.5u and finer attracted a 10/20ac premium . All other types and descriptions in 21.5u and finer were unchanged.

India and Europe remain absent from the market. The competition was again between the usual Ch buyers trying to secure a little more quantity.

The combined figure of wool withdrawn before the sale and passed in for Flc was 16.1%.

Best style skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 4%vm opened with good competition to close 10/15ac dearer today in a very small selection. 18.0 to 20.5mic pieces / bellies closed firm/unchanged for better style and lower vm. Poorer style and higher vm skirtings closed in buyers favour.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed generally unchanged in a small offering. 46-52HM types closed 10/15ac dearer. Odd lots CM/NM 15/20ac dearer.

FLEECE

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

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 10/20ac
– best/good – unchanged
– poor types – unchanged

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

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – plus 20ac
– poor types – irregular

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –plus 10/20ac
-Poor style – irregular

18.0u – spinner & best types – no selection
– best/good types – firm
– Good style – unchanged
– poor types – unchanged

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

19.0u – best/good types – unchanged
– poor types – irregular

19.5u – best/good types – irregular
– poor types – irregular

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types –plus 10ac
– Poorer types – irregular

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types –plus 10ac
– Poorer types – irregular

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 10/15ac dearer
18.5u/19.5u – 5/10ac dearer

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – generally unchanged
18.0u/18.5u – generally unchanged
19.0u/20.5u – firm unchanged

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – buyers favour
19.0/20.0u – buyers favour

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – 15/20ac dearer (small selection)
17.5 / 18.5u – 10/15ac dearer
19.0 / 20.0u – 10ac dearer

COMP. China

 

Melbourne Market Report M48 – 26th May 2020

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

Melbourne Market Report M47 – 20th May 2020

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M47

20/05/2020

On a very similar offering compared to yesterday with a limited selection of 17.0u and finer in all types, and a reasonable selection of Best, Good-Best and Good topmakers in 17.5.u-21.5u, the market was 20/30ac cheaper for most types and descriptions. The exception were some selected lots in 16.0u and finer in a very small selection which remained unchanged.
The mix of the buyers creating the most competition is unchanged.

The combined figure of wool withdrawn before the sale and passed in for Flc was 30.4 %.

Best style skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 4%vm opened with less competition today and closed 5/10ac cheaper. 18.0 to 20.5mic pieces / bellies closed 10/15ac cheaper for better style and lower vm. Poorer style and higher vm skirtings closed 20/30ac cheaper.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed slightly cheaper in a small offering. 46-52HM types closed fully firm. Odd lots CM/NM 5/10ac dearer.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm – in a limited selection
– best/good – firm – in a limited 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 30/40ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style –minus 20ac
-Poor style – minus 20ac

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

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

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

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

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

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

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – 5/10ac cheaper
18.5u/19.5u – 10/15ac cheaper

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

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 20/25ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 15/20ac cheaper

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

COMP. China

Melbourne Market Report M47 – 19th May 2020

MARKET REPORT – Melbourne Sale M47

19/05/2020

On a small offering with a very limited selection of 17.0u and finer in all types, and a reasonable selection of Best, Good-Best and Good topmakers in 17.5.u-21.5u, the market realized a modest gain for some selected lots with high yields and favorable AM’s in 18.0u and broader. All other types in 16.5-21.5u were slightly cheaper.
In a selection of only a few lots 16.0u and finer were dearer. The competition is limited to the same 5 companies which have been buying the main share of the offering

The combined figure of wool withdrawn before the sale and passed in for Flc was 15.6 %.

Best style skirtings finer than 17.5mic and less than 4%vm opened with reasonable competition and closed firm/unchanged. 18.0 to 20.5mic pieces / bellies closed 5/10ac cheaper for better style and lower vm. Poorer style and higher vm skirtings closed 10/15ac cheaper with less competition from the topmakers today.

Prems/Lambs in the 42-44HM range closed generally unchanged in a small offering. 46-52HM types closed fully firm. Odd lots CM/NM 5/10ac dearer.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – plus 50/60ac – in a limited selection
– best/good – plus 50ac – in a limited selection
– poor types – minus 30ac

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

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm – very small selection
– best/good style – minus 10/20ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

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

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – firm
– best/good style –minus 20ac
-Poor style – irregular

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

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

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

19.5u – best/good types – unchanged
– poor types – plus 5/10ac

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

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

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 – no selection
18.0u/18.5u – 5/10ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 10ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 10ac cheaper

Prems – 16.0/ 17.0u – Fully Firm (small selection)
17.5 / 18.5u – Fully Firm
19.0 / 20.0u – Generally unchanged

COMP. China