FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Fine wools mixed, coarser wools ease.

Comment

South Island only offering 8,500 bales.  The selection consisted of 25% crossbred fleece, 32-38 micron good/average style, 25% merino/halfbred fleece good style, 20% crossbred second shear/hogget shears up to 3/5″ generally good colour, 20% associated oddments, 5% reoffered lambs and 5% miscellaneous types.  A softer demand across most sectors resulted in a general ease in the market.  India Sub Continent and the Australasian carpet mills with some support from China produced the main demand during the course of the day.

Fleece Wools

Merino fleece, better styles 2% dearer, average styles 3% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece 23-25 micron 4% dearer, 26-27 micron 10% dearer, 28-30 micron 3% dearer.

All crossbred fleece types up to 5% cheaper.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears including hogget shears 75mm & shorter 2% cheaper.

Oddments

Better style clothing oddments fully firm.

Poorer style 5% cheaper.

Combing oddments all descriptions very firm.

Passings

15% Passed In.

Next Auction

North Island only, offering 7,700 bales, 12 November 2020.

FREMANTLE MARKET REPORT

COMMENT

Fleece generally 100-120 cents dearer, skirtings 120-140 cents dearer and open tops 30-60 cents dearer.

FLEECE

The fleece market rose strongly again today with 19.0u and finer the most affected and finished 120-125 cents dearer. Broader microns were 80-90 cents dearer. The market remained strong until the last 5 minutes when it eased back slightly.

The passed-in rate for fleece was 1.4%.

SKIRTINGS

Skirtings were generally 120-140 cents dearer with finer wool the most affected.

OPEN TOP

Open tops were generally 30-60 cents dearer on a limited selection.

 

 

EASTERN AUSTRALIAN MARKET REPORT

Market considerably dearer.

COMMENT

The market opened dearer and was well maintained to the close.

FLEECE

6 to 7% dearer

SKIRTINGS

5 to 6% dearer

OPEN TOP

5% dearer