North Island only selling today offering 7,700 bales. The selection consisted of mainly hogget fleece 34.0 to 36.0 micron, good colour second shear 75/100 mm & shorter. There was a reasonable offering of crossbred fleece wool, 36.0 micron & coarser. China and Europe main competition with support from Australasian carpet mills.
32.0 to 33.0 micron fleece firm.
34.0 to 38.0 micron fleece buyers favour.
Poorer style fleece up to 5% cheaper.
75/100mm and shorter firm.
Poorer style second shear up to 5% cheaper.
All descriptions firm.
6% Passed In.
North Island only selling 13th December with 5,500 bales on offer.