Furhmann NZ Market ReportPosted on: January 11th 2018
Two auctions today with the North Island offering 12,765 bales and the South Island offering 7,128 bales. The selection consisted of mainly average/good colour fleece wool, good/average colour crossbred shears and a limited selection of new season lambs. Keen competition. China and Europe main with support from the United Kingdom, Sub-Continent and Australasian carpet mills.
Good colour 36.0 to 38.0 micron buyers favour.
Poorer style 36.0 to 38.0 micron buyers favour.
3/4" and shorter barely firm.
Generally firm with the exception of 30.0 micron which was 10% dearer.
10% Passed In.
North Island only selling 18 January with 9,300 bales on offer.