Month

May 2017

Wool Manager’s Report

There were approximately 37,000 bales rostered for sale this week, offered in all three selling centers. The market continued to ease slightly in the merino categories but held relatively firm in cardings and xbreds. It appears as though China have “gone quiet” with it difficult to even get counter offers back some of the major...
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Wool Manager’s Report

Last week I returned from the 86th IWTO Conference, this year held in Yorkshire in northern England. The conference this year was titled “Wool in the digital age” and while there were many different themes to this, I would like to focus on one part that I found particularly interesting. Much of the wool we...
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Wool Manager’s Report

This week saw 40,000 bales offered nationally selling on Wednesday and Thursday in all three selling centers. The market opened strongly on the reduced volume with all merino categories rallying between 30 and 60 cents clean in early trade. Better types were most affected with high nkt, low vm very keenly sought. This was particularly...
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