24th Jun 2020
merino-prices

Long term detrended, deflated Merino prices

Historic prices are often used to gain some perspective on current price levels. However, through history, different factors influence commodity prices. This article takes a look at the average Merino micron price [...]
11th May 2020

Cape Wools: Stakeholder Communication

Wool Industry Stakeholders were updated on 30 April 2020 regarding the new regulations, applicable from the 1st of May under the risk level 4 adjusted strategy. In the communication it was stated that it might [...]
25th Mar 2020
bkb-wool-lockdown

The Effect of Lockdown on BKB wool

On 23 March 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day lockdown period over the continuing spread of the Corona Virus. Although the export of wool had not been affected until yesterday, the [...]
11th Nov 2019
merino-prices

How volatile are wool prices?

As humans, we outweigh the reaction to losses more than the benefit of gains. So, it pays to look at longer term data to test this emotional reaction, seeing whether it is grounded in reality or simply an [...]
1st Nov 2019

Wool Market Report – 31 October 2019

On the 9th wool auction of the 2019/2020 sale season, the merino wool market indicator increased by 6,8% to close on 18148c per kg clean wool. The average clean wool market indicators for good quality [...]
28th Oct 2019

Wool Market Report – 24 October 2019

On the 8th wool auction of the 2019/2020 sale season, the merino wool market indicator increased by 0,5% to close on 16987c per kg clean wool. The average clean wool market indicators for good quality [...]
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