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.

Next Auction

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.

Next Auction

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.

Next Auction

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.

Next Auction

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.

Next Auction

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.

Next Auction

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

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Better style firm, rest buyers favour.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 12,500 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 45% crossbred fleece, 36.0 to 39.0 micron bulk 4/6″mainly average colour, some good style, 25% second shear 35.0 to 39.0 micron bulk 3″ very good colour, 10% associated oddments, 8% hafbred fleece, 25.0 to 30.0 micron average to good style, 5% average colour lambs and 7% miscellaneous types.  Reasonable competition with China and Indian Sub continent main with support from the United Kingdom and the Continent.

Fleece Wools

Good style very firm.

Poorer style buyers favour.

Halfbred fleece generally buyers favour.

Second Shears

All descriptions firm.

Oddments

All descriptions buyers favour.

Passings

22% Passed In.

Next Auction

North Island only selling with 8,500 bales on offer 25th July.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good style crossbred fleece
Variation %: Very Firm

↓ Poorer style

Variation %: Buyers favour

↓ Halfbred Fleece

Variation %: Buyers favour

Second Shears Summary

All descriptions

Variation %:  Very firm

Oddments

↓ Clothing oddments
Variation %: Buyers favour

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Fleece firm, second shear and oddments buyers favour tending easier.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 10,500 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 73% crossbred second shear and early shorn good colour 35 to 40 micron, bulk 75mm.  Their was also 12% crossbred fleece of average colour and 10% clothing oddments average to inferior colour with 5% miscellaneous types.  Again reasonable competition with Australasian carpet mills and South East Asia main with support from the United Kingdom, Continent and China.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred fleece very firm.

Early shorn wool buyers favour.

Second Shears

Buyers favour.

Oddments

Clothing oddments 10 cents cheaper.

Passings

16% Passed In.

Next Auction

South Island only selling with 12,500 bales on offer 18th July.

Fleece Wools Summary

All descriptions
Variation %: Very Firm

↓ Early shorn fleece

Variation %: Buyers favour

Second Shears Summary

↓ All descriptions

Variation %:  Buyers favour

Oddments

↓ Clothing oddments
Variation %: -10 cents

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Fleece firm, second shear and oddments easier.

Comment

North Island offering 8,500 bales and South Island offering 12,000 bales.  The selection in the North Island was dominated by good colour second shear 3″, 33.0 to 40.0 micron.  The South Island offering was dominated by average colour fleece 3/5″ to 4/6″, 35.0 to 40.0 micron with associated oddments for both markets.  Reasonable competition with Australasian carpet mills, South East Asia main and support from United Kingdom, Continent and China.  This was the final auction of the 2018/2019 season.

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece firm.

Poorer style crossbred fleece firm.

Second Shears

All descriptions 10 cents cheaper.

Oddments

All descriptions generally 10 cents cheaper.

Passings

20% Passed In.

Next Auction

North Island only selling with 10,000 bales on offer 11th July.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good colour
Variation %: Firm

Poorer style
Variation %: Firm

Second Shears Summary

↓ All descriptions

Variation %:  -10 cents

Oddments

↓ All descriptions
Variation %: -10 cents

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally easier.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 9,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 70% crossbred second shear 75/100mm and shorter, good colour, 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 20% associated oddments and 10% miscellaneous types.  Reasonable competition with Australasian carpet mills, South East Asia main and support from United Kingdom, Continent and China.

Second Shears

Good colour 5.5% cheaper.

Poorer style buyers favour.

Oddments

Better colour 5.5% dearer.

Poorer style firm.

Passings

16% Passed In.

Next Auction

North and South Island selling with 18,000 bales on offer 27th June.

Second Shears Summary

↓ Good colour

Variation %:  5.5

↓ Poorer style

Variation %:  Buyers favour

 

Oddments

Better Colour
Variation %: 5.5

– Poorer style
Variation %: Firm