Fine Merino premiums increase on lower supply

Merino prices are down some 40% on year-ago levels, dragged lower by a general downturn in apparel fibre prices to which a pandemic based economic downturn has been added. However not all micron categories are equal. This article looks at changes in the micron premiums and discounts for the
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Wool

Positive news all round

One quick way to check on the wool market is to look at the pass-in rate. This week it was 2.7% nationally; the last time

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Wool

Wool has a little run

Last week the reduced offering was noted as a contributor to the turnaround in the wool market, however this week a 5.3% EMI rise was

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Research: Impact of the live sheep export moratorium

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we consulted with stakeholders in the sheep supply chain to identify the impact of the moratorium on the live sheep export trade.

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