Wool

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Market Analysis

Sale volumes up in August

Demand, or lack of it, remains the key focus of the greasy wool market which is trading in the toughest conditions of a generation, since

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Market Analysis

Apparel fibre price ranks

In this article Mecardo has a look at the rolling five year price ranks for Merino wool against a range of other non-wool apparel fibres,

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Market Comment

AUD pressure pushes market lower

The selling week began with further uncertainty leading up to this weeks Melbourne sales as a result of Vic government interpretation of CV -19 rules.

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – August 2020

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for August 2020. Click below to view the latest report Grains and oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy Fuel Percentiles are an

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Market Analysis

Broad crossbred wool prices

Well before the COVID-19 pandemic created severe economic damage across the world, apparel fibre prices were in a down cycle, with the broad crossbred categories

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Market Comment

Wool is hanging in …just!

It seems the big correction last week generated some buyer interest as well as lowering sellers price expectation, with sales this week “solid” and clearance

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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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