Wool Trade

Online wool conference to connect growers with retail

INTERNATIONAL wool processing group Schneider will hold a world-first conference in October to connect growers with consumers and brands…Read More

Sheep Central, September 18, 2020

Promote non-mulesed wool as a product – NewMerino

NON-MULESED Merino wool promotion linking supply with provenance would be a powerful market differentiation tool for Australia’s industry, according to NewMerino owner Peter Vandeleur…Read More

Terry Sim, September 16, 2020

Peter Small urges growers to think bigger on wool prices

VICTORIAN sheep producer and garment label owner Peter Small is not alone in thinking that Australia’s depressed wool market represents an opportunity – for any wool growers with cash to invest…Read More

Terry Sim, September 4, 2020

Australian wool market ‘quite near the bottom’

AUSTRALIA’S wool market will need to be carefully managed when demand recovers post-COVID-19, according to national broker body leader, Rowan Woods…Read More

Terry Sim, September 4, 2020

Wool and sheep meat industries should diversify market reach

AUSTRALIA’S levy-funded wool and sheep meat marketing bodies should escalate development efforts to diversify offshore processing and market access options, a leading thinktank director believes…Read More

Terry Sim, August 31, 2020

NSW superfine wool growers win their first Cleckheaton trophy

NEW South Wales superfine wool growers David and Angie Waters have come out of the drought to win a Cleckheaton Grand Champion Trophy on their second attempt…Read More

Sheep Central, August 19, 2020

Melbourne’s open cry wool auctions allowed to continue

MELBOURNE’S open cry wool auctions will continue this week under special conditions after a successful industry effort over the weekend resulted in new advice from the Victorian Government…Read More

Sheep Central, August 18, 2020

Australia’s wool industry needs to market innovative products

CREATING and marketing innovative woollen products is the way forward for Australia’s struggling wool industry, according to leading textile consultant Jimmy Jackson…Read More

Terry Sim, August 14, 2020

Australian wool traceability ‘disconnect’ to be examined

DOMESTIC and global traceability systems for Australian wool and sheep will be reviewed with the help of Federal Government funding. Peak grower body WoolProducers Australia has won funding for a..Read More

Terry Sim, July 8, 2020

AWN trades Merino & Co and MerinoSnug brand for expansion

AUSTRALIA’S largest independent wool broker AWN has sold its Merino & Co and MerinoSnug brand and operation in a joint venture deal with Western Australian-based company AClink…Read More

Terry Sim, July 6, 2020

Fox & Lillie joins opposition to AWEX on sheep freeze branding

THE Australian Wool Exchange’s inclusion of sheep freeze branding within its non-mulesed category on the National Wool Declaration is unlikely to be reviewed until next year, despite exporter Fox & Lillie joining calls for a re-think…Read More

Terry Sim, June 24, 2020

WoolProducers seeks no tariff barriers for wool in new UK deal

AUSTRALIA’S peak wool grower body is hoping the favourable tariff and quota conditions for wool can continue as formal negotiations on the Australia-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement commence…Read More

Sheep Central, June 22, 2020

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