FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market easier.

Comment

North Island offering 7,000 bales made up of 40% good colour fleece, 35% second shear, bulk 75mm, 15% associated oddments, 5% lambs and 5% miscellaneous.

South Island offering 8,100 bales made up of 45% crossbred fleece good/average colour, 10% crossbred second shear bulk 75/100mm, 15% associated oddments, 10% merino fleece, 10% halfbred fleece and 10% miscellaneous.

Limited competition with China and Indian Sub Continent main with support from Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred fleece all types 5% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece 24-27 micron generally 80 cents cheaper.

Merino fleece 15-23 micron generally 100 cents cheaper.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears including hogget shears 75mm & shorter 5% cheaper.

Oddments

Crossbred oddments all descriptions 10% cheaper

Passings

20% Passed In.

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Combined North & South Island, offering 12,000 bales, 3 December 2020.

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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.

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

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Summary

Market continues to rise.

Comment

North Island only offering 6,000 bales.  The selection consisted of 30% crossbred hogget fleece, 32-36 micron mainly good style, 8% crossbred fleece average to good style, 35% crossbred second shear/hogget shears bulk 75mm good colour, 19% associated oddments, 5% reoffered lambs and 3% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with most sectors operating.  Keen demand from India Sub Continent with support from China and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece Wools

All fleece types 3% dearer.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears including hogget shears 75mm & shorter 7% dearer.

Oddments

Better style clothing oddments 10% dearer.

Combing oddments sellers favour.

Passings

4% Passed In.

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South Island only, offering 8,000 bales, 5 November 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market very strong.

Comment

South Island only offering 8,900 bales.  The selection consisted of 46% crossbred and crossbred hogget fleece, 32-36 micron mainly good/average  colour, 12% crossbred second shear/hogget shears bulk 75mm good colour, 10% associated oddments, 10% merino fleece 16-22 micron super style, 17% halfbred fleece, 23-28 micron super/good style and 5% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with most sectors operation strongly

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece 8% dearer.

Poorer style 12% dearer.

Halfbred fleece 23-29 micron up to 20% dearer.

Merino Fleece extreme compared to last merino auction.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears including hogget shears 75/100mm & shorter up to 6.5% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions 7% dearer.

Passings

5% Passed In.

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North Island only, offering 6,000 bales, 29 October 2020.

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Summary

Market dearer.

Comment

North Island only offering 6,000 bales.  The selection consisted of 35% crossbred hogget fleece, 32-36 micron mainly good/average  colour, 30% crossbred second shear/hogget shears bulk 75-100mm good colour, 15% crossbred fleece good/average colour, 10% associated oddments, 5% lambs and 5% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with most sectors operation strongly

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece 6% dearer.

Poorer style 3% dearer.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears including hogget shears 75/100mm & shorter up to 4% dearer.

Oddments

Clothing oddments 5% dearer.

Passings

2% Passed In.

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South Island only, offering 8,900 bales, 22 October 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market dearer.

Comment

South Island only offering 8,300 bales.  The selection consisted of 35% crossbred/hogget wool, 32-36 micron mainly good/average colour, 15% second shear bulk 75-100mm good colour, 15% super style merino fleece bulk 15-18 micron, 15% halfbred fleece good style bulk 23-26.5 micron, 10% associated oddments, 5% lambs and 5% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with all sectors operating.

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece 4.5% dearer.  Poorer styles sellers favour.

Merino fleece 18.5 micron and finer keenly sought after, 6.5% dearer.  19.0-20.0 micron 5% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece 22.0-26.5 micron 5% dearer.  27.0-30.0 micron firm.

Second Shears

75/100mm & shorter 4% dearer.

Oddments

Clothing oddments sellers favour.

Passings

11% Passed In.

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North Island only, offering 6,000 bales, 15 October 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market continues to rise.

Comment

North Island only offering 6,500 bales.  The selection consisted of 50% crossbred second shear 33-37 micron good colour bulk 75mm, 25% crossbred hogget fleece wool, mainly 33-37 micron good colour 75/125mm and longer, 15% associated oddments, 8% reoffered lambs fleece  and 2% miscellaneous types.  Indian Subcontinent and Australasian carpet mills main with support from the Continent, China and United Kingdom.

Fleece Wools

All descriptions 75/100mm and longer sellers favour.

Second Shears

75/100mm & longer sellers favour.

50/100mm & shorter 5% dearer.

Oddments

Clothing oddments 5.5% dearer.

Lambs

Generally unchanged.

Passings

7% Passed In.

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South Island only, offering 8,300 bales, 8 October 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market rises.

Comment

South Island only offering 10,170 bales.  The selection consisted of 45% crossbred and hogget fleece wool, mainly good/average colour, 10% crossbred second shear 75/100mm and shorter good colour, 10% halfbred fleece good style 22.0 to 29.0 micron good style, 8% merino fleece, 16.0 to 21.0 micron super style, 15% associated oddments and 5% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with the Indian Subcontinent and Australasian carpet mills main with support from the Continent, China and United Kingdom.

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece 5% dearer.

Average/poor style crossbred fleece 2.5% dearer.

Merino fleece up to 20% dearer.

Halfbred fleece 15% dearer.

Second Shears

75/100mm & shorter sellers favour.

Oddments

All descriptions 4% dearer.

Passings

7% Passed In.

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North Island only, offering 6,400 bales, 1 October 2020.

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Summary

Market mixed.

Comment

South Island only offering 11,300 bales.  The selection consisted of 33% crossbred fleece wool, mainly good colour, 34.0 to 37.0 micron, 13% crossbred second shear good colour average 75mm, 20% halfbred fleece super style 22.0 to 30.0 micron very good style, 13% merino fleece, 16.0 to 21.0 micron excellent style, 15% associated oddments and 6% miscellaneous types.  Reasonable competition with most sectors operating.

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece buyers favour.

Average style crossbred fleece firm.

Merino fleece 18.5 micron & finer keenly sought after, 4% dearer.

19.0 to 21.0 micron 10% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece 22.0 to 23.0 micron 3.5% cheaper.

Second Shears

75mm & shorter 3.5% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

19% Passed In.

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North Island only, offering 6,500 bales, 17 September 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market cheaper.

Comment

South Island only offering 12,600 bales.  The selection consisted of 36% crossbred fleece wool, mainly good colour, 10% crossbred second shear 75/100mm and shorter very good colour, 20% halfbred fleece super style 22.0 to 29.0 micron, 15% associated oddments, 5% crossbred lambs, 10% merino fleece 16.0 to 21.0 micron and 4% miscellaneous types.  Main competition was again from South East Asia and China supported by Australasian carpet mills with limited support from the United Kingdom and Europe.

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece up to 10% cheaper.

Average style crossbred fleece 5% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece up to 10% cheaper.

Second Shears

All descriptions generally 5% cheaper.

Oddments

All descriptions 5% cheaper.

Passings

29% Passed In.

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North Island only, offering 7,100 bales, 3September 2020.