EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

Market closed strongly.

COMMENT

Some buying pressure across the board as the sale progressed ensured a positive close for the recess.

FLEECE

18.0 micron and finer 1% dearer

18.5 micron par to 1% dearer

19.0 / 21.0 micron very firm tending sellers favour.

SKIRTINGS

Very firm tending 1% dearer for the better light fault types.

OPEN TOP

Nominally very firm.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Fleece firm, second shear and oddments buyers favour tending easier.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 10,500 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 73% crossbred second shear and early shorn good colour 35 to 40 micron, bulk 75mm.  Their was also 12% crossbred fleece of average colour and 10% clothing oddments average to inferior colour with 5% miscellaneous types.  Again reasonable competition with Australasian carpet mills and South East Asia main with support from the United Kingdom, Continent and China.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred fleece very firm.

Early shorn wool buyers favour.

Second Shears

Buyers favour.

Oddments

Clothing oddments 10 cents cheaper.

Passings

16% Passed In.

Next Auction

South Island only selling with 12,500 bales on offer 18th July.

Fleece Wools Summary

All descriptions
Variation %: Very Firm

↓ Early shorn fleece

Variation %: Buyers favour

Second Shears Summary

↓ All descriptions

Variation %:  Buyers favour

Oddments

↓ Clothing oddments
Variation %: -10 cents

 

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

The fleece market firmed 25/30 cents today across all microns.
12% passed in and 8% withdrawn

FLEECE

18.5 + 25cents, 19.5 +30 cents, 20.5 + 30 cents, 21.5 +30 cents.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were 25/30 cents dearer for the better style and also the faultier types.

OPEN TOP

Open tops were 30cents dearer

CARDINGS

Locks were 25 cents cheaper and crutchings 10 cents dearer.

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

Market dearer.

COMMENT

Better market confidence remains and the market continued on a more positive note.

FLEECE

Some variance between qualities but generally –

18.5 micron and finer 0.5% dearer

19.0 micron and broader 1% dearer

SKIRTINGS

1% dearer

OPEN TOP

Nominally par to 1% dearer.

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

Market dearer.

COMMENT

The first sale of the 2019 season has closed positively.

FLEECE

Best 17.5/18.0 micron keenly sought after by Italian interests. 1 to 2% dearer.

All others 20.0 micron and finer 0.5% dearer.

20.5 / 21.5 micron 1% dearer.

SKIRTINGS

1% dearer for the few better, low VM types.

OPEN TOP

Nominally 1% dearer.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece wool came under better demand and made gains of 10/20 cents. There was also a better selection of Spring wool held over for the taxation sale.
22% was withdrawn prior to sale however the passed in rate fell to just 7% compared to 40% last week

FLEECE

18.5 + 10 cents, 19.5 – 21.0 +15 cents and 21.5 and coarser + 20 cents.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were 20/30 cents dearer for the better style Spring types however faulty types were 50 cents cheaper

OPEN TOP

Open tops were firm to 20 cents dearer.

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

A much improved market tone to open the 2019 wool selling season.

COMMENT

The larger Sydney selection has attracted much better competition and sale results in Sydney were more affected than Melbourne.

FLEECE

All types and descriptions up to 1% dearer from 17.5 to 21.5 micron.

SKIRTINGS

Good types nominally unchanged, faulty types slightly easier.

OPEN TOP

Generally unchanged.