Wool Market Report – 5 December 2018

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December 5, 2018
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On the 16th wool auction of the 2018/2019 season, the merino wool market indicator increased with 0,1% to close on 20785c per kg clean. This is approximately 10,76% higher than a year ago.

 

Average clean wool price indicators for good quality long fleece wool (MF4/MF5) with a tenstile strength of 35 (NKT) were as follows:

 

18 µ      23500  (-1,4%)                          21 µ      21741   (-0,8%)

19 µ     22285  (-0,7%)                          22 µ     20492   (-1,1%)

20 µ     22043  (-0,5%)                          23 µ     17117   (-0,8%)

 

The main buyers on the sale were: G Modiano (4,194 bales), Standard Wool (3,117 bales), Lempriere S A (1,840 bales). Of the 12,247 bales offered 12,015 bales were declared sold (98%).

 

Highest prices achieved on the BKB auction were as follows:

 

TOP 10 BKB PORT ELIZABETH
Name Area Descr. AWEX

Type

Mic Clean NKT Price
1. Carreebosch Farming (EDMS) Bpk Cradock BFFY MF4S.71 18.2µ 77.5% 39 18490c
2. AJ Dreyer Adelaide AFH MWF4S.85 16.5µ 71.0% 39 18410c
3. Jaco Cloete Bdy Bk Steynsburg BFY MF4S.68 18.0µ 76.2% 48 18090c
4. Edcot Trust East-Londen BH MWF4E.84 17.5µ 72.3% 43 18000c
5. SVD De Villiers Noupoort BBFY MF4E.77 17.8µ 73.9% 53 17890c
6. Edcot Trust East-Londen AH MWF4E.90 17.3µ 71.7% 47 17810c
7. SVD De Villiers Noupoort AFY MF4S.95 18.1µ 74.1% 42 17800c
8. Carreebosch Farming (EDMS) Bpk Cradock CFFY MF4S.63 17.3µ 78.0% 45 17790c
9. SVD De Villiers Noupoort BFY MF4E.71 17.9µ 74.1% 52 17760c
10. CW Hardie Barkly East BFY MF4E.75 17.9µ 73.5% 40 17650c

 

The next auction for, catalogue P1718 will take place on 9 January 2019.

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