Market Report for Melbourne 16

2014-10-17

On a reasonable selection of medium and poorer type wools, with a good selection of best types, the market was firm in better style 15.0-18.5 microns. Some selected lots ,sound and with traditional style ,where very keenly thought after ,and up to 100c dearer. Schneider, bidding on behalf of Loro Piana contributed to the rise.
19.0-20.5 where 10c dearer, with low mb lots most affected.
21.0-21.5 where firm

Lots with high mb, and /or long staple length where 10c cheaper.

Lower style Skirtings, and high VM skirtings where 10-15c cheaper.
Long Broken and clean, low VM skirtings are 10-15c dearer.

Open Tops where 10-20c cheaper

FLEECE -

15.5u spinners – plus 100
best style – plus 30
best/good style – firm
poor types – firm
16.0u spinners – plus 30-40
best style –firm
best/good style –plus 20
poor types – firm
16.5u spinners – (no selection)
best style – firm
best/good style – plus 10-20
poor types – firm
17.0u spinners – (no selection)
best style – firm
best/good style – firm
poor types – firm
17.5u spinners – (no selection)
best style – firm
best/good – firm
poor types – firm
18.0u spinner & best types – firm
best/good types – firm
poor types – irregular
18.5u best types – firm (small selection)
best/good types – firm
poor types – firm
19.0u best/good types –plus 10
poor types – plus 10
19.5u best/good types – plus 10
poor types –plus 10
20.5u and broader FNF sound types – plus 10.
COMP China / Italy / Euro Topmakers / India