FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market firm tending easier.

Comment

North Island only offering 5,800 bales.  The selection consisted of 30% ewe and hogget fleece, 32.0 to 38.0 micron, 45% early shorn and hogget second shear, 31.0 to 38.0 micron, 7% lambs fleece, 15% associated oddments and 3% miscellaneous types.  There was keen widespread competition with Australasian carpet mills, India sub-continent and Europe main again with limited support from China.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred ewe and hogget fleece firm.

Second Shears

75/100 mm and shorter generally buyers favour.

Lambs

Early season lambs 5% dearer.

Oddments

Combing oddments firm.

Clothing oddments buyers favour.

Passings

6% Passed In.

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North Island offering 7,500 bales and South Island offering 6,500 bales 19th December.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market eases slightly.

Comment

South Island offering 4,600 bales and the North Island offering 9,000 bales.  The selection consisted of 70% ewe and hogget fleece, 32.0 to 38.0 micron, 15% early shorn and hogget second shear, 31.0 to 38.0 micron, 10% oddments and 5% miscellaneous types.  There was keen widespread competition with Australasian carpet mills, India sub-continent and Europe main with limited support from China.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred ewe and hogget fleece buyers favour.

Second Shears

75 mm tending buyers favour.

Oddments

All descriptions 2.5% cheaper.

Passings

12% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 7,000 bales 12th December.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally easier.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 5,600 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 40% ewe hogget fleece, 31.0 to 35.0 micron, 25% ewe fleece, 36.0 to 40.0 micron, 13% early shorn/hogget second shear 31.0 o 38.0 micron and 7% associated oddments.  Also on offer was 5% merino and halfbred fleece and 10% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with China main and support from Australasian carpet mills and Indian Sub-Continent.

Fleece Wools

Limited selection merino/halfbred fleece generally 5-8% cheaper.

Crossbred fleece buyers favour.

Second Shears

75 mm and shorter 1.5% cheaper.

Oddments

All descriptions very firm.

Passings

23% Passed In.

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South Island offering 4,500 bales and North Island offering 7,500 bales 5th December.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Shorter wools dearer, fleece wools buyers favour.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 7,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 30% hogget fleece, 31.0 to 35.0 micron, 15% ewe fleece, 36.0 to 40.0 micron, 35% early shorn/hogget second shear, 31.0 to 38.0 micron, 15% associated oddments and 5% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with China and Indian subcontinent main and support from Europe and United Kingdom.

Fleece Wools

75/100 mm & longer buyers favour.

Second Shears

75/100 mm & shorter hogget shears and early shorn 5% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

5% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 5,500 bales on offer 28th November.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market dearer.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 8,200 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 65% ewe and hogget fleece, 33.0 to 38.0 micron, 12% merinos including carding types, 8% Halfbred & Corriedale fleece and 15% ewe and hogget oddments.  Widespread competition with China main and support from Europe, the United Kingdom, India and the Sub-Continent.

Fleece Wools

16.0 to 19.0 micron plus 6%.

20.0 to 23.5 micron plus 3.5%.

24.0 to 27.5 micron plus 10%.

28.0 to 30.0 micron generally plus 6%.

31.0 to 38.0 micron sellers favour.

Second Shears

75/100 mm and shorter firm.

Oddments

Crossbred oddments all descriptions sellers favour.

Merino cardings plus 4%.

Passings

12% Passed In.

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North Island only selling with 7,200 bales on offer 21st November.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market dearer.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 5,200 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of predominantly hogget fleece and shears, 32.0 to 35.0 micron, good colour, some crossbred fleece and shears 36.0 micron and coarser, good and good to average colour.  Again widespread competition with China main and support from Europe, United Kingdom, India and Subcontinent.

Fleece Wools

Hogget fleece, 32-35 micron up to 2% dearer.

36.0 micron and coarser good colour tending sellers favour.

Good/average colour firm.

Second Shears

Hogget shears sellers favour.

Crossbred shears very firm.

Oddments

All descriptions 2% dearer.

Passings

8% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 8,200 bales on offer 14th November.

Fleece Wools Summary

↑ Hogget Fleece 32-35 mic
Variation %: 2.0

↑36.0 micron good colour
Variation %: Sellers favour

Good/average colour firm
Variation %:

Second Shears Summary

↑Hogget Shears
Variation %: Sellers favour

Crossbred Shears very firm
Variation %:

Oddments

↑ All descriptions
Variation %: 2.0

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market continues to ease for finer wools while coarser wool firmed.

Comment

South Island selling 8,500 bales and North Island offering 8,200 bales.  Total 16,700 bales on offer.  Both islands predominantly offering hogget fleece and shears 30 to 35 micron good colour.  South Island 10% merino fleece 16 to 22 micron, 15% mid micron fleece 23 to 25.5 micron.  Widespread competition with most sectors operating.  Europe main with support from China, Australasian carpet mills and India/Sub Continent.

Fleece Wools

19.0-26.0 micron generally 3% cheaper.

27.0-31.0 micron 2% cheaper.

32.0-36.0 micron fleece firm.

37.0 micron coarser fleeces sellers favour.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears very firm.

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

25% Passed In.

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

Fleece Wools Summary

19.0-26.0 mic
Variation %: 3

27.0-31.0 mic
Variation %: 2

32.0-36.0 firm
Variation %:

↑37.0 and coarser
Variation %: Sellers favour

Second Shears Summary

All descriptions
Variation %: Very firm

Oddments

All descriptions
Variation %: Firm

 

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