NEW ZEALAND MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market opens easier after lockdown.

Comment

North Island only offering 6,500 bales.  The selection consisted of 66% crossbred second shear, good style bulk 75mm, 9% fleece 75/100mm longer average style, 9% lambs average/good style, 16% associated oddments.  More subdued tone with Indian Sub Continent and United Kingdom main supported by Europe, China and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

Crossbred fleece 5% cheaper.

Second Shears

All descriptions 7.5% cheaper.

Lambs

Unchanged.

Oddments

All descriptions 3.5% cheaper.

Passings

17% Passed In.

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South Island only offering 10,400 bales Thursday 16th September.

NEW ZEALAND MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market tending easier.

Comment

South Island only offering 7,500 bales.  The selection consisted of 49% crossbred fleece mainly good colour, 21% crossbred second shear, good style bulk 75mm, 5% lambs average/good style, 12% associated oddments, 10% halfbred fleece good style 22.0-28.0 micron and 3% miscellaneous types.  Very keen widespread competition with most sectors operating.  Indian Sub Continent and United Kingdom main supported by Europe, China and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

Crossbred fleece all styles buyers favour.

Halfbred fleece 26.5 micron and finer 10% cheaper, coarser microns fully firm.

Second Shears

All descriptions 2.5% cheaper.

Lambs

Fully firm.

Oddments

All descriptions tending sellers favour.

Passings

27% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 6,500 bales Thursday 19th August.

NEW ZEALAND MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market continues to get dearer.

Comment

North Island only offering 6,700 bales.  The selection consisted of 57% crossbred second shear, bulk good style 75mm average, 20% crossbred fleece bulk average style, 10% lambs fleece average/good style and 13% associated oddments.  Very keen widespread competition with most sectors operating.  Indian Sub Continent and United Kingdom main supported by Europe, China and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

In a small selection good colour crossbred fleece generally firm.

Average colour up to 2% dearer.

Second Shears

All descriptions 5% dearer.

Lambs

Fully firm.

Oddments

All descriptions 2% dearer.

Passings

2% Passed In.

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South Island only offering 7,400 bales Thursday 12th August.

NEW ZEALAND MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market continues to rise for coarser types.

Comment

South Island only offering 8,200 bales.  The selection consisted of 48% crossbred fleece good/average colour, 15% crossbred second shear, bulk good style 75mm, 7% lambs fleece average/good style, 3% merino fleece, 10% halfbred fleece good style 24.5micron and coarser, 13% associated oddments and 4% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with Indian Sub Continent and United Kingdom main supported by Europe, China and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

Better style crossbred fleece firm.

Poorer style crossbred fleece 4% dearer.

Halfbred fleece 25.5 micron and finer 5% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece 26.0 micron and coarser up to 7.5% dearer.

Second Shears

Good colour sellers favour.

Lambs

7.5% dearer.

Oddments

Combing oddments sellers favour.

Clothing oddments buyers favour.

Passings

5% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 6,600 bales Thursday 5th August.

NEW ZEALAND MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market mixed.

Comment

South Island only offering 5,800 bales.  The selection consisted of 40% crossbred fleece generally good colour, 5% early season halfbred fleece, 30% crossbred second shear, good colour, 8% lambs fleece good style and 17% associated oddments.  Keen widespread competition with Indian Sub Continent and United Kingdom main supported by Europe and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

Crossbred good style up to 2% dearer.

Crossbred average style fleece 2% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece buyers favour.

Second Shears

Good style up to 2% dearer.

Lambs

Buyers favour.

Oddments

All descriptions 2% dearer.

Passings

7% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 7,200 bales Thursday 22nd July.

NEW ZEALAND MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market continues to strengthen.

Comment

North Island only offering 8,000 bales.  The selection consisted of 66% crossbred second shear, mainly good colour, 75mm, 13% crossbred fleece average style, 9% average style lambs and 12% associated oddments.  Keen widespread competition with Indian Sub Continent main and support from the China, United Kingdom, Europe and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

Average style fleece 10% dearer.

Second Shears

Good style up to 3.5% dearer.

Lambs

All descriptions 7.5% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions 8% dearer.

Passings

2% Passed In.

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South Island only offering 5,800 bales Thursday 15th July.

NEW ZEALAND MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally dearer with odd segments buyers favour.

Comment

South Island only offering 10,100 bales.  The selection consisted of 47% crossbred fleece good and average style, 10% crossbred second shear, mainly good colour average 75mm, 10% good style lambs 29-31 micron, 10% mid micron fleece 25-30 micron, 4% merino fleece, 16% associated oddments and 3% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with Indian Sub Continent main and support from the China, United Kingdom, Europe and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

Good style 7.5% dearer.

Average style fleece buyers favour.

Second Shears

Good style up to 4% dearer.

Lambs

All descriptions 2.5% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions buyers favour.

Passings

7% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 7,500 bales Thursday 8th July.

NEW ZEALAND MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market continues to strengthen.

Comment

North Island only offering 9,800 bales.  The selection consisted of 60% crossbred early shorn/second shear, good colour bulk 3″, 11% crossbred fleece average style, 8% end of season lambs average style, 17% associated oddments and 4% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with Indian Sub Continent main and support from the United Kingdom, Europe and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

Good style 5% dearer.

Average style fleece 4% dearer.

Second Shears

Good style up to 10% dearer.

Lambs

All descriptions 5% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions 15% dearer.

Passings

1% Passed In.

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South Island only offering 10,500 bales Wednesday 30th June.

NEW ZEALAND MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market strong.

Comment

South Island only offering 5,100 bales.  The selection consisted of 50% crossbred fleece, some new season good style, bulk average colour, 15% crossbred second shear, good colour 75/100mm, 17% end of season lambs good colour, 15% associated oddments and 3% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with most sectors operating.

Fleece

Good style 10% dearer.

Average style fleece 5% dearer.

Second Shears

Good style 4% dearer.

Lambs

All descriptions 5.5% dearer.

Oddments

Buyers favour.

Passings

5% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 9,800 bales 24th June.

NEW ZEALAND MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally firm.

Comment

South Island only offering 9,645 bales.  The selection consisted of 40% crossbred fleece, mainly average style 3/5″, 4/6″,  25% lambs mainly good to average style, 15% early shorn/second shear bulk 3″ good style, 15% oddments average/inferior style and 5% miscellaneous types.  Europe & Sub-Continent main with support from Australasian mills & China.

Fleece

In a limited selection of good colour fleece very firm to sellers favour.

Average/Poor style fleece fully firm.

Second Shears

Again in a limited selection of good colour shears very firm to sellers favour.

Average/Poor style shears fully firm.

Lambs

Washing lambs – buyers favour.

Combing lambs – firm

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

12% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 6,600 bales 29th April.