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


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17 December 2020

Year ends on soft market

With Week 25 presenting the final auction selling opportunity before the annual three‑week Christmas recess, the Australian wool market ended the calendar year on a soft note.

While the larger selection of 44,835 bales attracted solid demand, the market still couldn’t sustain the prices of the previous week, with Merino Price Guides (MPGs) down nationally by 10 ‑ 70 cents.

On the back of that, the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) dropped by 41 cents for the week, although in US dollar terms it only dropped 18 US cents thanks to the strengthening Australian dollar.

The fall in the market understandably pushed the passed in rate higher, climbing to 18.3 per cent ‑ 13.3 per cent higher than the previous week.

The oddments were the only sector of the market to record increases for the sale, with the smallest of losses in the North, combined with solid rises in the South and West, resulting in an average rise in the three Merino Carding Indicators (MC) of nearly 12 cents.

Sales will resume the week beginning Monday, January 11, with three‑day sales allowed to resume in the New Year.

In the likely event that Melbourne requires three selling days, they will sell Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

If requiring only two days, Sydney will sell Tuesday and Wednesday, while Fremantle will sell Wednesday and Thursday, to avoid Melbourne selling in isolation on any day, following an extended recess.

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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