Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Market Consolidates

Market Consolidates

New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s Marketing Executive, Mr Paul Steel reports that at today’s South Island Wool sale prices consolidated on the back of continuing short falls of volumes coming forward onto the market.

The South Island auction this week comprised 7,700 bales of which 83 percent sold. The offering consisted of Coarse Crossbred Fleece and Second Shear body wools along with a small Merino and Mid Micron wools which made up most of the passed in component.

Compared to the South Island sale on the 21st August Mid Micron Fleece 24 and 24.5 micron were 4 percent cheaper, 25 to 26.5 micron were 1 percent dearer, 27 to 28 micron, firm and 28.5 to 30.5 micron declined 2 to 3 percent.

Fine Crossbred Fleece and Early Shorn and Second Shear 33 to 35 micron were 1 to 2.5 percent dearer.

Coarse Crossbred Fleece 36 and 37 micron were 2 percent dearer and 38 micron was 1 percent dearer.

Combing and Carding Oddments remained Firm.

Next sale on 4th September comprises approximately 7,500 bales from the North Island.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

ETS Review: Modelling Documents Released

Three technical documents are being released to help New Zealanders engage with the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) review, Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett says. More>>

ALSO:

Northland: Govt Plan Targets Transport, Web, Maori Assets

The government has released a 10-year plan to attract investors and lift economic growth in Northland, a region that perennially underperforms the rest of the country even while being endowed with natural beauty, productive land, minerals, a potential workforce, scope for manufacturing, forestry and aquaculture, and proximity to Auckland. More>>

ALSO:

Statistics: Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.3 Percent

The unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent in the December 2015 quarter (from 6.0 percent), Statistics New Zealand said today. This is the lowest unemployment rate since March 2009. There were 16,000 fewer people unemployed than in the September ... More>>

ALSO:

Employment: Labour Urges Talley’s To End AFFCO Lockout

Labour has urged Talley’s to resolve the ongoing industrial dispute with AFFCO workers which is having a severe effect on the employees, their families and their communities, Labour’s Workplace Relations spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says. More>>

ALSO:

Three Kings: Govt To Oppose Appeal Blocking $1.2B Auckland Housing Plan

Environment Minister Nick Smith and Housing New Zealand have joined legal proceedings in support of Auckland Council and Fletcher Building opposing a bid by community groups to only allow low-rise housing in a $1.2 billion housing redevelopment on the disused site of the Three Kings quarry. More>>

ALSO:

Transport: Jetstar Expands Regional Network With Three New Routes

More New Zealanders than ever before will have access to Jetstar’s affordable flights when new services take off today from Auckland to New Plymouth and Palmerston North, and Nelson to Wellington. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news