Apparel fibre prices shoot up

Energy prices have continued to rise with electricity in short supply in China, impacting on industries including textiles. Manmade fibre prices have kicked up in recent weeks, changing the wider apparel backdrop to the greasy wool market. This article takes a look. Last month Mecardo looked at apparel prices, showing only cotton was exhibiting strong […]

Extraordinary weaner values but still money in it

Cattle

Earlier this year we were writing about the last of the Cow/Calf producers to receive the record prices. It was sellers of autumn drop weaners who in December and January achieved record prices, which at the time we thought would be the peak. Fast forward 9 months and this year’s autumn weaners are going to […]