Wool growers opt to hold bales in storage as prices dip 50-90 cents

Sheep Central, 06 July 2018

AUSTRALIAN growers held back more wool this week as unfavourable currency rates affected Chinese demand, sending auction prices generally 50-90 cents lower.

Online wool sales dry up as auction pass-in rate stays low

Sheep Central, 19 June 2018

ONLINE wool sales have dried up as fewer lines are passed in at Australia’s booming physical sale-by-sample auctions.

Wool indicator tops $20 mark in Western Australia with buying ‘squeeze’

Terry Sim, 11 May 2018

WOOL officially became a $20 a kilogram fibre in Western Australia this week with the state auction market’s indicator lifting 66 cents to an historic 2018c/kg clean.

Future supply fears and lower dollar lift Australian wool prices

Sheep Central, 11 May 2018

GROWING fears about future supplies and a weakening Australian dollar helped lift wool prices to historic levels at auctions this week.

Wool auction price increases trigger forward market trades

Guest Author, 11 May 2018

WOOL auction price rises triggered better volumes in the forward market this week, with trades made through to June 2019.

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.