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 2020 to June 2021

M01

Week Commencing
29.06.20

Proceeds Due
10.07.20

M02

Week Commencing
6.07.20

Proceeds Due
17.07.20

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
13.07.20

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
20.07.20

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
27.07.20

M06

Week Commencing
3.08.20

Proceeds Due
14.08.20

M07

Week Commencing
10.08.20

Proceeds Due
21.08.20

M08

Week Commencing
17.08.20

Proceeds Due
28.08.20

M09

Week Commencing
24.08.20

Proceeds Due
4.09.20

M10

Week Commencing
31.08.20

Proceeds Due
11.09.20

M11

Week Commencing
7.09.20

Proceeds Due
18.09.20

M12

Week Commencing
14.09.20

Proceeds Due
25.09.20

M13

Week Commencing
21.09.20

Proceeds Due
2.10.20

M14

Week Commencing
28.09.20

Proceeds Due
9.10.20

M15

Week Commencing
5.10.20

Proceeds Due
16.10.20

M16

Week Commencing
12.10.20

Proceeds Due
23.10.20

M17

Week Commencing
19.10.20

Proceeds Due
30.10.20

M18

Week Commencing
26.10.20

Proceeds Due
6.11.20

M19

Week Commencing
2.11.20

Proceeds Due
13.11.20

M20

Week Commencing
9.11.20

Proceeds Due
20.11.20

M21

Week Commencing
16.11.20

Proceeds Due
27.11.20

M22

Week Commencing
23.11.20

Proceeds Due
4.12.20

M23

Week Commencing
30.11.20

Proceeds Due
11.12.20

M24

Week Commencing
7.12.20

Proceeds Due
18.12.20

M25

Week Commencing
14.12.20

Proceeds Due
24.12.20

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
21.12.20

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
28.12.20

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
4.01.21

M29

Week Commencing
11.01.21

Proceeds Due
22.01.21

M30

Week Commencing
18.01.21

Proceeds Due
29.01.21

M31

Week Commencing
25.01.21

Proceeds Due
5.02.21

M32

Week Commencing
1.02.21

Proceeds Due
12.02.21

M33

Week Commencing
8.02.21

Proceeds Due
19.02.21

M34

Week Commencing
15.02.21

Proceeds Due
26.02.21

M35

Week Commencing
22.02.21

Proceeds Due
5.03.21

M36

Week Commencing
1.03.21

Proceeds Due
12.03.21

M37

Week Commencing
8.03.21

Proceeds Due
19.03.21

M38

Week Commencing
15.03.21

Proceeds Due
26.03.21

M39

Week Commencing
22.03.21

Proceeds Due
1.04.21

M40

Week Commencing
29.03.21

Proceeds Due
9.04.21

Sale Recess

Week Commencing
5.04.21

M42

Week Commencing
12.04.21

Proceeds Due
23.04.21

M43

Week Commencing
19.04.21

Proceeds Due
30.04.21

M44

Week Commencing
26.04.21

Proceeds Due
7.05.21

M45

Week Commencing
3.05.21

Proceeds Due
14.05.21

M46

Week Commencing
10.05.21

Proceeds Due
21.05.21

M47

Week Commencing
17.05.21

Proceeds Due
28.05.21

M48

Week Commencing
24.05.21

Proceeds Due
4.06.21

M49

Week Commencing
31.05.21

Proceeds Due
11.06.21

M50

Week Commencing
7.06.21

Proceeds Due
18.06.21

M51

Week Commencing
14.06.21

Proceeds Due
25.06.21

M52

Week Commencing
21.06.21

Proceeds Due
2.07.21

M53

Week Commencing
28.06.21

Proceeds Due
9.07.21

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