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Fine Merino wool prices lift 10-40 cents as crossbred values fall

Sheep Central, 20 October 2017

FINE Merino wool prices improved in Australian auctions this week, but crossbred fleece values declined further.

Mill productivity is Chinese wool focus, not raw material prices

Terry Sim, 25 September 2017

CHINA’S wool industry focus on productivity, quality and export growth rather than raw wool prices, has encouraged Australian representatives at the recent Nanjing Wool Market conference in Tongxiang.

Wool price indicator holds firm, but fine wool and tender lines dip

Sheep Central, 22 September 2017

WOOL prices steadied at auctions this this week, despite some discounts for some tender lines, indicating trade satisfaction with current price levels.

Australian wool prices dip on demand, clip quality and exchange rate

Sheep Central, 15 September 2017

A FURTHER correction in Australian wool prices this week has been attributed to strong buying earlier in the season, currency exchange rates and current offering quality.

Online wool demand restricted but consistent as auction market held firm

Sheep Central, 13 September 2017

AUCTIONSPLUS had restricted but consistent online enquiry for wool last week and market operations supervisor Tom Rookyard said with the physical wool market holding mostly firm, finer types attracted buyer interest.

Prices for wool under 19 microns drop in the eastern states’ auctions

Sheep Central, 08 September 2017

PRICES for wool under 19 micron dipped on Australia’s eastern states’ auction floors this week and the benchmark AWEX Eastern Market Indicator closing slightly lower.

Wool indicator lower, but week finishes with positive price trend

Sheep Central, 01 September 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool prices continued their downward trend at auctions earlier this week, but improved on the last day of sales.

Online wool sales rise and fall with auction market fluctuations

Sheep Central, 30 August 2017

ONLINE AuctionsPlus wool sales retracted as the record-breaking physical wool market appeared to run its course last week.

Wool prices come quickly off last week’s record indicator peak

Sheep Central, 24 August 2017

AUSTRALIAN wool growers and brokers reacted strongly to the dramatic market correction this week, passing in 14 percent of the auction offering.

Wool prices surge as Chinese processors move to buy forward

Sheep Central, 18 August 2017

AUSTRALIA’S wool price benchmark has broken through 1600c/kg clean for the first time as Chinese buyers switch from “hand-to-mouth” to forward buying.