Fuhrmann NZ Market Report

Published September 6, 2018 by Helen Cameron

Market dearer.

  • Comment
    North Island only selling today with only 5,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of mainly second shear 36 to 39 micron 75mm.  There were some second shear wools available 50/75 mm, 31 to 34 micron.  Good competition with China and Australasian carpet mills main and support from the Europe, the United Kingdom and India.
  • Fleece
    In  a limited selection crossbred fleece was fully firm.
  • Second Shears
    Hogget second shear 31.0 to 35.0 micron 50/75 mm up to 5% dearer.

    35.0 micron and coarser 75/100mm and shorter 2.5% dearer.

  • Combing Oddments
    All descriptions firm.
  • Short Oddments
    All descriptions firm.
  • Passings
    7% Passed In.
  • Next Auction
    South Island only selling 13 September with 12,500 bales on offer.

Fleece Summary

Crossbred Fleece

Variation %:  Firm

Second Shears Summary

Hogget 31.0-35.0 mic 50/75mm

Variation %: 5

35.0 mic & coarser 75/100mm & shorter

Variation %: 2.5

Combing Oddments

All descriptions

Variation %: Firm

Short Oddments

All descriptions

Variation %: Firm