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


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23 August 2018 - FROM THE ARCHIVES

Market can't maintain huge gains

This week’s wool market was unable to sustain the exceptionally strong gains that were delivered to growers from the previous week’s sale, with the Eastern Market Indicator dropping by 48 cents to finish the week out at 2068 cents per kilogram clean.

Our dollar lifted marginally against the greenback to trade at mid‑73 US cents and despite the national wool volume dropping below 30,000 bales, this was not enough to influence the market as buyers once again became selective in their purchases.

Despite the reduced offering, buyers are facing catalogues which are carrying a high percentage of lower yielding wools which are poor in style and type.

The market generally eased for Merino fleece categories between 60‑90 cents clean, with the poorer style types being further discounted as the trade looked to fit these types into export order requirements.

Pieces and bellies carrying low fault assisted the skirtings to hold reasonably well, with these categories being less affected reducing by 30‑50c/kg clean.

The crossbred wool types were also less affected by a reduction in values and generally fell 16‑25c/kg clean, with the broader than 30 micron types mostly affected.

Carding types eased marginally, as again the lower grade heavier stained types found the running a bit tougher.

Despite the correction in the market, the Merino and fine crossbred wools are still trading above or near the 100 percentile ranking with values better than a fortnight ago post the recess opening.

This, along with the good forward price levels out to the New Year, is an encouraging sign for producers coming into the spring shearing.

Next week sees the national wool offering increase to 39,960 bales, with the Fremantle selling centre back in action.

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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