Wool Market Report – 9 January 2019

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January 9, 2019
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On the 17th wool auction of the 2018/2019 season, the merino wool market indicator increased with 4,2% to close on 21648c per kg clean. This is approximately 15,10% 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      24033  (+2,3%)                          21 µ      22453   (+3,3%)

19 µ      23098  (+3,6%)                          22 µ      21383   (+4,3%)

20 µ      22758  (-3,2%)                           23 µ      17709   (+3,5%)

 

The main buyers on the sale were: Standard Wool (3,476 bales), G. Modiano (3,471 bales), Lempriere S A (1,693 bales). Of the 10,675 bales offered 10,431 bales were declared sold (97%).

 

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. HJ Kruger Molteno BBH MWF4E.82 16.8µ 76.5% 46 19800c
2. HJ Kruger Molteno BH MWF4E.71 16.1µ 73.3% 36 18600c
3. HJ Kruger Molteno AMY MF4E.86 17.4µ 73.6% 35 18550c
4. PJB Schoeman Dordrecht AH MWF4E.76 16.1µ 70.2% 33 18500c
5. PJB Schoeman Dordrecht AAH MWF4E.90 17.1µ 70.8% 35 18360c
6. HJ Kruger Molteno BBMY MF4E.89 17.2µ 71.9% 26 18290c
7. DJJ Van Rensburg Cradock BFY MF4E.68 17.1µ 72.1% 42 17660c
8. HAJ Davel Hendrina BMY MF4E.70 17.2µ 69.5% 30 17210c
9. CF Smith Zastron AH MWF5S.91 18.2µ 70.8% 41 17200c
10. PJ Thompson Uitenhage AH MWF5E.102 16.9µ 67.7% 25 17190c

 

The next auction for, catalogue P1818 will take place on 16 January 2019.

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