Market continues to get dearer.
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.
In a small selection good colour crossbred fleece generally firm.
Average colour up to 2% dearer.
All descriptions 5% dearer.
All descriptions 2% dearer.
2% Passed In.
South Island only offering 7,400 bales Thursday 12th August.