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NZ Wool Market Report (1 February 2018)

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North Island 8500 bales offered for sale.  South Island 10800 bales offered for sale – the offering was made up of approx. – 24% Xbd Fleece, 19% Xbd 2nd Shear and early shorn, 8.5% Hgt fleece and early shorn, 8% 1st lambs, balance  2nd Shear Odds, XBD bulky oddments and misc. The market compared to the last South Island sale 11th January 2018: XBD Fleece BB to BB/B style was par to 3% dearer, B style par to 3% dearer , B/C style was par to 3% dearer. XBD 2nd shear and early shorn BB to BB/B style  a small lift (1%). XBD Hgt Fleece and Early shorn.

A small offering with a greater differential between finer and coarser types, favouring the finer wools.

1st Lambs   Still selling well but back slightly on the last sale

XBD bulky oddments Par

XBD 2nd shear Oddments  Par

Passings CPW 8.4% overall 9%

The only good news is that prices held reasonably well given the dollar lifting to 0 .742c.

Next sale on the 1st February with approximately 8,268 bales.


NZWSI / JSB 2700 bales, Masurel 1900, Fuhrmann 910, Ascot 750, Bloch & Behrens 505, IWL 470, JP 200 bales.

Next sale: 9/02/2018 /Week 32

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