South Island only selling today with 12,830 bales on offer. The selection consisted of mainly good style fleece wool and second shear hoggets average 75mm. There was a reasonable selection of halfbred fleece 24.0 to 28.5 micron. There was a limited selection of merinos of 22.0 micron and finer. Very keen competition with China and Europe main with support from the United Kingdom and Australasian carpet mills.
22.0 micron & finer 5% dearer.
Good colour crossbred fleece 33.0 to 39.0 micron 5% dearer.
All types 3% dearer.
All types up 10%
All types 7% dearer.
13% Passed In.
North Island only selling 6 September with 6,500 bales on offer.