FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market eases for finer wools, coarser wools firmer.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 8,300 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 28% crossbred hogget fleece, good colour and bulk, average 75mm 32.0 to 36.0 micron, 22% crossbred fleece good/average colour, 100/150mm 35.0 to 38.0 micron, 15% merino fleece 16.0 to 22.0 micron, 11% halfbred fleece 23.0 to 29.0 micron, 11% crossbred second shear bulk 75mm good colour 35 to 38.0 micron, 10% associated oddments and 3% miscellaneous types.  Widespread competition with Europe main and support from China, Australasian carpet mills and India.

Fleece Wools

19.0-26.0 micron generally 5% cheaper.

27.0-31.0 micron buyers favour.

32.0-35.0 micron fleece firm.

36.0 micron coarser fleeces sellers favour.

Second Shears

75mm longer 5% dearer.

75mm shorter firm.

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

12% Passed In.

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North Island only selling with 8,000 bales on offer 24th October.

Fleece Wools Summary

19.0-26.0 mic
Variation %: 5

27.0-31.0 mic
Variation %: Buyers favour

32.0-35.0 firm
Variation %:

↑36.0 and coarser
Variation %: Sellers favour

Second Shears Summary

↑75mm longer
Variation %: 5

75mm shorter
Variation %: Firm

Oddments

All descriptions
Variation %: Firm

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market eases.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 8,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 60% good colour crossbred second shear 32 to 38 micron average 3″, 20% hogget fleece, 3/5″, 33 to 36 micron, 15% associated oddments and 5% miscellaneous types.  Widespread competition with most sectors operating.

Fleece Wools

Hogget fleece, 32-33 micron 2.5% cheaper.

Second Shears

All microns buyers favour.

Oddments

Clothing oddments 3% cheaper.

Passings

13% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 8,300 bales on offer 10th October.

Fleece Wools Summary

Hogget Fleece 32-33 mic
Variation %: 2.5

Second Shears Summary

All microns
Variation %: Buyers favour

Oddments

Clothing oddments
Variation %: 3

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market strengthens across the board.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 10,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 50% good/average style fleece and hoggets 32-38 micron, 10% very good style halfbred fleece 23-30 micron, 8% super style merino fleece 17-22 micron, 10% crossbred super style second shear/hogget shear 32-38 micron.  Also available werer 10% associated oddments and 12% miscellaneous types.  Widespread competition with most sectors operating.

Fleece Wools

Good style crossbred fleece firm.

Average/poor style crossbred fleece 3% dearer.

Finer microns

17.0-21.0 micron 2.5% dearer.

21.5-23.5 micron 6% dearer.

24.0-30.0 micron 3.5% dearer.

Second Shears

Super/Good style crossbred shears generally 5% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions sellers favour.

Passings

10% Passed In.

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North Island only selling with 8,000 bales on offer 3rd October.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good Style
Variation %: Firm

Average/Poor Style
Variation %: 3

Average/Poor Style
Variation %: 3

17.0-21.0 micron
Variation %: 2.5

21.5-23.5 micron
Variation %: 6

24.0-30.0 micron
Variation %: 3.5

Second Shears Summary

Super/Good Style
Variation %: 5

Oddments

All descriptions
Variation %: Sellers favour

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Good style slightly easier, average style very firm.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 6,200 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of mainly good/average style fleece and shears 35.0 to 40.0 micron, some crossbred hoggets good style, 32.0 to 35.0 micron and a small selection of associated oddments and miscellaneous types.  Limited competition with pressure mostly from Europe and the United Kingdom.

Fleece Wools

Good style crossbred fleece buyers favour.

Average style crossbred fleece very firm.

Second Shears

Good style buyers favour.

Average style very firm.

Oddments

All descriptions up to 5% dearer.

Passings

21% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 11,200 bales on offer 26th September.

Fleece Wools Summary

 Good Style
Variation %: Buyers favour

Average Style
Variation %: Very Firm

Second Shears Summary

 Good Style
Variation %: Buyers favour

Average Style
Variation %: Very Firm

Oddments

All descriptions
Variation %: 5

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market stronger.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 10,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 35% good style/average style crossbred fleece 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 15% good style second shear average 3″, 33.0 to 40.0 micron, 15% good/super style halfbred fleece 23.0 to 30.0 micron, 8% good/super style merino fleece 17.0 to 22.0 micron and 27% associated oddments and miscellaneous types.  Widespread competition with most sectors operating.

Fleece Wools

Good style crossbred fleece 2.5% dearer.

Average style crossbred fleece firm.

16.5 to 23.5 micron 5% dearer.

24.0 to 31.0 micron up 10%

Second Shears

Sellers favour.

Oddments

Better colour up 10%.

Poorer style oddments firm.

Passings

12% Passed In.

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North Island only selling with 6,300 bales on offer 19th September.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good Style
Variation %: 2.5

Average Style
Variation %: Firm

16.5-23.5 mic
Variation %: 5

24.0-31.0 mic
Variation %: 10

Second Shears Summary

All descriptions
Variation %: Sellers favour

Oddments

Better colour
Variation %: 10

Poorer Style
Variation %: Firm

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market mixed.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 6,125 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 18% good style/average style crossbred fleece 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 12% good style crossbred hogget fleece 33.0 to 36.0 micron, 45% good style second shear 31.0 to 38.0 micron, bulk 75mm, 20% associated oddments, 5% miscellaneous types.  Widespread competition with most sectors operating.

Fleece Wools

Good Style buyers favour.

Average style 4% dearer.

Crossbred hoggets buyers favour.

Second Shears

Good style buyers favour.

Average style 4% dearer.

Oddments

Tending sellers favour.

Passings

24% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 10,300 bales on offer 12th September.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good Style
Variation %: Buyers favour

Average Style
Variation %: 4

Crossbred Hoggets
Variation %: Buyers favour

Second Shears Summary

Good Style
Variation %: Buyers favour

Average Style
Variation %: 4

Oddments

All Descriptions
Variation %: Sellers favour

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Coarser wools firm, finer wools cheaper.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 10,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 25% good style/colour fleece, 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 25% good/average style fleece, 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 18% good style second shear 31.0 to 38.0 micron, bulk 75mm, 10% associated oddments, 5% merino fleece 16.0 to 21.5 micron, 10% halfbred fleece 25.0 to 31.0 micron and 7% miscellaneous types.  Widespread competition with most sectors operating.

Fleece Wools

Good Style 2.5% cheaper.

Average style very firm.

Merino fleece 16.0 to 21.5 micron generally 10% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece 22.0 to 24.5 micron 5% cheaper.

25.0 to 31.0 micron 10% cheaper.

Second Shears

Firm.

Oddments

Clothing oddments 5% cheaper

Combing oddments 10% dearer.

Passings

30% Passed In.

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North Island only selling with 6,000 bales on offer 5th September.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good Style
Variation %: 2.5

Average Style
Variation %: Very firm

Merino Fleece

Variation %: 10

Halfbred Fleece

Variation %: 5-10

Second Shears Summary

– All descriptions
Variation %: Firm

Oddments

Clothing Oddments
Variation %: 5

Combing Oddments
Variation %: 10

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Good style dearer, average style cheaper.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 7,200 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 10% good/average colour fleece, 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 60% good style second shear 31.0 to 38.0 micron, bulk 75mm, 15% associated oddments and 15% miscellaneous types.  Euope and United Kingdom main competition with support from China, India and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece Wools

Good Style 2% dearer.

Average style 2% cheaper.

Second Shears

Good style 2% dearer.

Average style 2% cheaper.

Oddments

All descriptions buyers favour.

Passings

12% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 10,500 bales on offer 29th August.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good Style
Variation %: 2

Average Style
Variation %: 2

Second Shears Summary

Good Style
Variation %: 2

Average Style
Variation %: 2

Oddments

All descriptions
Variation %: Buyers favour

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Crossbreds generally firm, but average fleece tending easier.  Halfbreds cheaper.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 10,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 30% good colour fleece, 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 20% average colour fleece 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 20% very good style second shear 33.0 to 38.0 micron, bulk 75mm, 10% associated oddments, 10% halfbred fleece, 25.0 to 30.0 micron and 10% miscellaneous types.  Limited competition with China, Europe main and support from the United Kingdom, India and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece Wools

Good Style firm.

Average style tending buyers favour.

Halfbred Fleece generally 10% cheaper

Second Shears

Good style firm.

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

33% Passed In.

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North Island only selling with 7,200 bales on offer 22nd August.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good Style
Variation %: Firm

Average Style
Variation %: Buyers Favour

Halfbred Fleece
Variation %: 10

Second Shears Summary

Good Style
Variation %: Firm

Oddments

All descriptions
Variation %: Firm

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Generally firm, tending dearer.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 9,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 70% good style crossbred second shear, 36.0 to 40.0 micron bulk 3″, 15% associated oddments and 5% miscellaneous types.  Good competition with China and Australasian carpet mills main with support from the United Kingdom and the Continent.

Fleece Wools

Average style 7% dearer.

Second Shears

Good style firm.

Average style 7% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

9% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 8,900 bales on offer 1st August.

Fleece Wools Summary

Average Style
Variation %: 7

Second Shears Summary

Good Style

Variation %:  Firm

 Average Style

Variation %:  7

Oddments

All descriptions
Variation %: Firm