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


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12 October 2018 - FROM THE ARCHIVES

Welcome lift for market

The Australian dollar holding stable at mid‑70 US cents assisted the wool market to find solid gains this week.

The Eastern Market Indicator (EMI), which had retracted some 102c/kg over the past three weeks, increased by 31c/kg to finish at 2023 cents per kilogram clean.

The positive turnaround was felt from the outset of selling, with the demand to fill orders resulting in gains of 15 ‑ 67c/kg clean for the 18 ‑ 25 micron categories, while the fine 16 ‑ 17 micron categories struggled at times easing by 10 ‑ 16c/kg.

The second day’s trading resulted in further gains across the Merino categories of 5 ‑ 35c/kg clean, with the fine wool types recouping some of the first day losses.

Strong buyer demand was seen for the higher yielding, better measuring types with wools measuring above 40n/kt being well rewarded.

Low strength wools and those expressing high mid‑break received less buyer support, particularly in the fine wool Merino types.

Skirtings were marginally dearer on the previous week, the lower fault types attracting keenest competition.

The broader crossbred sector above 30 micron found good support, with these types up to 39c/kg clean dearer, while the finer 26 ‑ 28 micron types reduced in value by some 20 ‑ 25c/kg clean on the previous week.

The carding wools types continued to ease with locks and crutchings back 10 ‑ 30c/kg clean, resulting in the Merino Carding Indicator retreating by 28c/kg to finish at 1410c/kg clean.

Next week’s national wool offering increases to an expected 37,664 bales, with the Melbourne wool centre hosting over 55 per cent of this total.

It’s interesting to note that national first‑hand wool bale offerings for the season are still to date 13 per cent below the levels of this time last year, as we now head into a period of time which is normally peak supply.

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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