South Island only selling today with 12,200 bales on offer. There was a wide variety of wool on offer, including 5% merino fleece 15.0-21.0 micron, 20% mid micron fleece and the balance crossbred fleece, 32.0 to 38.0 micron. China/Europe main with support from the Indian Subcontinent and Australasian carpet mills.
22.0 micron and finer erratic with better styles unchanged.
23.0 to 25.0 micron fleece 3% cheaper.
26.0 to 27.0 micron fleece 8% cheaper.
28.0 to 31.0 micron fleece 5% cheaper
32.0 to 38.0 micron fleece buyers favour.
75/100mm and shorter 2.5% cheaper.
All descriptions 5% cheaper.
All descriptions firm.
25% Passed In.
North Island only selling 4 October with 7,800 bales on offer.