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20 April 2018 - FROM THE ARCHIVES

Big boost for EMI

Coming out of the annual post‑Easter recess the wool market this week delivered some very solid increases across the board, pushing the benchmark Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) up by 49 cents to close the week at 1,825 cents per kilogram clean (nine cents off its last record high set in February).

It appears that the increases were driven more by buyer and exporter desire to secure stock, rather than being currency related (the AUD was up by 0.6c to 78.08c by close).

Intent to buy was evident from the start of trade on Wednesday morning, with all indicators turning further north.

The 17‑19 microns rose 11‑30c/kg, with the better‑prepared, finer edge most affected. Medium wools of 20‑23 micron delivered the best increases of the day to sit 40‑65c/kg dearer.

Crossbreds also enjoyed a continued return to favour to participate in the rises, generally increasing 25‑35c/kg across all microns.

The second day’s selling saw the positive sentiment continue, with the 17‑19 micron range enjoying similar rises to the opening day, adding another 15‑30c/kg.

Medium microns also posted further gains from yesterday, with the 21 microns up 7c/kg and the 23 micron indicator posting the largest gain for the day of 40c/kg.

Crossbreds enjoyed rises on Thursday of 25‑30c/kg across all micron groups while skirtings followed suit across both days, rising 20‑30c/kg with lower VM types leading the charge.

Oddments didn’t escape buyer attention either, remaining fully firm on Thursday after solid rises of 20c/kg on the first day of selling.

The carding indicator settled this week on the back of rises from a fortnight ago, finishing six cents dearer for the week at the close of trade on Thursday.

Fleece wools containing lower amounts of VM, with higher tensile strength and lower mid‑break specs attracted the most attention from buyers, with skirtings of similar types following the same trend.

Extended drier conditions across most of South Eastern Australia is leading to yield slippage, with buyers actively seeking out higher yielding types across all catalogue segregations.

Pastoral districts, as well as the settled agricultural areas, are all feeling the pinch from the continued dry period.

Selling week 43 of the 2017/18 season will see 43,500 bales offered nationally, with this figure set to fall over the next few weeks as the autumn shearing season comes to a close.

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Selling Roster

July 2021 to June 2022

M01

Week Commencing
5.07.21

Proceeds Due
16.07.21

M02

Week Commencing
12.07.21

Proceeds Due
23.07.21

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
19.07.21

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
26.07.21

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
2.08.21

M06

Week Commencing
9.08.21

Proceeds Due
20.08.21

M07

Week Commencing
16.08.21

Proceeds Due
27.08.21

M08

Week Commencing
23.08.21

Proceeds Due
3.09.21

M09

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30.08.21

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10.09.21

M10

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6.09.21

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17.09.21

M11

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13.09.21

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24.09.21

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20.09.21

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1.10.21

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27.09.21

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8.10.21

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4.10.21

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15.10.21

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11.10.21

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22.10.21

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18.10.21

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29.10.21

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25.10.21

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5.11.21

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1.11.21

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12.11.21

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8.11.21

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19.11.21

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15.11.21

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26.11.21

M21

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22.11.21

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3.12.21

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29.11.21

Proceeds Due
10.12.21

M23

Week Commencing
6.12.21

Proceeds Due
17.12.21

M24

Week Commencing
13.12.21

Proceeds Due
24.12.21

Sale Recess

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20.12.21

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
27.12.21

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
3.01.22

M28

Week Commencing
10.01.22

Proceeds Due
21.01.22

M29

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17.01.22

Proceeds Due
28.01.22

M30

Week Commencing
24.01.22

Proceeds Due
4.02.22

M31

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31.01.22

Proceeds Due
11.02.22

M32

Week Commencing
7.02.22

Proceeds Due
18.02.22

M33

Week Commencing
14.02.22

Proceeds Due
25.02.22

M34

Week Commencing
21.02.22

Proceeds Due
4.03.22

M35

Week Commencing
28.02.22

Proceeds Due
11.03.22

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Week Commencing
7.03.22

Proceeds Due
18.03.22

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14.03.22

Proceeds Due
25.03.22

M38

Week Commencing
21.03.22

Proceeds Due
1.04.22

M39

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28.03.22

Proceeds Due
8.04.22

M40

Week Commencing
4.04.22

Proceeds Due
15.04.22

M41

Week Commencing
11.04.22

Proceeds Due
22.04.22

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
18.04.22

M43

Week Commencing
25.04.22

Proceeds Due
6.05.22

M44

Week Commencing
2.05.22

Proceeds Due
13.05.22

M45

Week Commencing
9.05.22

Proceeds Due
20.05.22

M46

Week Commencing
16.05.22

Proceeds Due
27.05.22

M47

Week Commencing
23.05.22

Proceeds Due
3.06.22

M48

Week Commencing
30.05.22

Proceeds Due
10.06.22

M49

Week Commencing
6.06.22

Proceeds Due
17.06.22

M50

Week Commencing
13.06.22

Proceeds Due
24.06.22

M51

Week Commencing
20.06.22

Proceeds Due
1.07.22

M52

Week Commencing
27.06.22

Proceeds Due
8.07.22

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