Every week, Quality Wool Managing Director Mark Dyson brings you his summary of the week in wool.


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9 February 2018 - FROM THE ARCHIVES

Market decline halted as EMI surges again

Bucking the trend of the past three weeks which saw the market steadily fall, Week 32 halted the decline in fine fashion with prices rising across the entire Merino spectrum on all types and descriptions.

With 39,582 bales on offer, the Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) gained 80 cents clean for the week, pushing it back to its record high of 1818 cents per kilogram clean.

This increase is the largest weekly rise since January 2011, mostly attributed to a 70 cent rise on the first day, which was the largest single day rise in seven years.

Wools that were previously heavily discounted, in particular those with high mid‑breaks, had the discounts reduced as buyers attempted to secure quantity.

Prices generally rose between 60‑120 cents, with some superfine types extreme.

Although the EMI could only equal its record, the Micron Price Guides (MPG) for 17.5‑18 micron and 20‑21 micron did manage to set new individual highs.

The skirtings also managed to post large gains, generally between 50‑100 cents.

Wools finer than 17.5 micron and those carrying less than two per cent of vegetable matter were the most sought after and enjoyed the largest increases.

The crossbreds also experienced a sharp lift with general price rises of 40‑80 cents across the board, while the oddment sector managed to rebound strongly this week with prices generally increasing by 80‑140 cents, pushing the carding indicators up by an average of over 90 cents.

The recent decline in price has kept some sellers away from the market of late, however this week’s lift seems to have encouraged them back, boosting sale quantities.

Currently, there is just over 43,000 bales rostered for sale nationally next week from the three selling centres, with 23,875 of those being sold from Melbourne.

Archive

Selling Roster

July 2019 to June 2020

M1

Week Commencing
1.07.19

Proceeds Due
12.07.19

M2

Week Commencing
8.07.19

Proceeds Due
19.07.19

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
15.07.19

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
22.07.19

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
29.07.19

M6

Week Commencing
5.08.19

Proceeds Due
16.08.19

M7

Week Commencing
12.08.19

Proceeds Due
23.08.19

M8

Week Commencing
19.08.19

Proceeds Due
30.08.19

M9

Week Commencing
26.08.19

Proceeds Due
6.09.19

M10

Week Commencing
2.09.19

Proceeds Due
13.09.19

M11

Week Commencing
9.09.19

Proceeds Due
20.09.19

M12

Week Commencing
16.09.19

Proceeds Due
27.09.19

M13

Week Commencing
23.09.19

Proceeds Due
4.10.19

M14

Week Commencing
30.09.19

Proceeds Due
11.10.19

M15

Week Commencing
7.10.19

Proceeds Due
18.10.19

M16

Week Commencing
14.10.19

Proceeds Due
25.10.19

M17

Week Commencing
21.10.19

Proceeds Due
1.11.19

M18

Week Commencing
28.10.19

Proceeds Due
8.11.19

M19

Week Commencing
4.11.19

Proceeds Due
15.11.19

M20

Week Commencing
11.11.19

Proceeds Due
22.11.19

M21

Week Commencing
18.11.19

Proceeds Due
29.11.19

M22

Week Commencing
25.11.19

Proceeds Due
6.12.19

M23

Week Commencing
2.12.19

Proceeds Due
13.12.19

M24

Week Commencing
9.12.19

Proceeds Due
20.12.19

M25

Week Commencing
16.12.19

Proceeds Due
27.12.19

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
23.12.19

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
30.12.19

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
6.01.20

M29

Week Commencing
13.01.20

Proceeds Due
24.01.20

M30

Week Commencing
20.01.20

Proceeds Due
31.01.20

M31

Week Commencing
27.01.20

Proceeds Due
7.02.20

M32

Week Commencing
3.02.20

Proceeds Due
14.02.20

M33

Week Commencing
10.02.20

Proceeds Due
21.02.20

M34

Week Commencing
17.02.20

Proceeds Due
28.02.20

M35

Week Commencing
24.02.20

Proceeds Due
6.03.20

M36

Week Commencing
2.03.20

Proceeds Due
13.03.20

M37

Week Commencing
9.03.20

Proceeds Due
20.03.20

M38

Week Commencing
16.03.20

Proceeds Due
27.03.20

M39

Week Commencing
23.03.20

Proceeds Due
3.04.20

M40

Week Commencing
30.03.20

Proceeds Due
9.04.20

M41

Week Commencing
6.04.20

Proceeds Due
17.04.20

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
13.04.20

M43

Week Commencing
20.04.20

Proceeds Due
1.05.20

M44

Week Commencing
27.04.20

Proceeds Due
8.05.20

M45

Week Commencing
4.05.20

Proceeds Due
15.05.20

M46

Week Commencing
11.05.20

Proceeds Due
22.05.20

M47

Week Commencing
18.05.20

Proceeds Due
29.05.20

M48

Week Commencing
25.05.20

Proceeds Due
5.06.20

M49

Week Commencing
1.06.20

Proceeds Due
12.06.20

M50

Week Commencing
8.06.20

Proceeds Due
19.06.20

M51

Week Commencing
15.06.20

Proceeds Due
26.06.20

M52

Week Commencing
22.06.20

Proceeds Due
3.07.20

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