Grower News

Week 13 Wool Market Report

AWIS WOOL MARKET REVIEW Week Ending 25 September 2020 (Week 13) The AWEX EMI finished 99¢ higher (+10.6%) in Australian currency and 54¢ higher (+7.9%) in US currency at sales in Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle in Week 13. The EMI has picked up 178¢ in the last three sales. 23,260 bales were on offer nationally,...
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Week 12 Wool Market Review

AWIS WOOL MARKET REVIEW Week Ending 18 September 2020 (Week 12) It was a good week in which the AWEX EMI finished 47¢ higher (+5.3%) in Australian currency and 42¢ higher (+6.5%) in US currency at sales in Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle in Week 12. It was the first week-to-week upward movement in the market...
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Mounting interest for training in shearing and woolhandling

The Australian wool industry has reported seeing an increasing number of local people looking to participate in shearing and woolhandling courses as they consider new employment opportunities, a trend which has emerged as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 situation. As Australia prepares for a substantial workforce shortage due to border closures and travel restrictions...
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Week 11 Wool Market Report

AWIS WOOL MARKET REVIEW Week Ending 11 September 2020 (Week 11) The AWEX EMI finished 32¢ higher (+3.7%) in Australian currency and 12¢ higher (+1.9%) in US currency at sales in Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle in Week 11. 19,638 bales were on offer nationally, compared with 27,155 bales last sale. 5.7% of the offering was...
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Week 10 Wool Market Review

AWIS WOOL MARKET REVIEW Week Ending 4 September 2020 (Week 10) The AWEX EMI finished at 858¢, 71¢ lower (-7.6%) in Australian currency and 37¢ lower (-5.5%) in US currency at sales in Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle in Week 10. 27,155 bales were on offer nationally, compared with 20,488 bales last sale. Sellers responded to...
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Week 09 Wool Market Report

AWIS WOOL MARKET REVIEW Week Ending 28 August 2020 (Week 09) The AWEX EMI finished at 929¢, 16¢ lower (-1.7%) in Australian currency and 17¢ lower (-2.5%) in US currency at sales in Sydney and Melbourne in Week 09. There was no sale in Fremantle because of the industry Association AGMs. 20,488 bales were on...
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Week 08 Wool Market Review

AWIS WOOL MARKET REVIEW Week Ending 21 August 2020 (Week 08) The AWEX EMI finished at 945¢, 59¢ lower (-5.9%) in Australian currency and 30¢ lower (-4.2%) in US currency at sales in Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle in Week 08. 31,394 bales were on offer nationally, compared with 30,275 bales last sale. 24.9% of the...
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Wool Pipeline Clogged

The COVID-19 virus has had a significant impact on the wool pipeline, as the market continues to show more signs of the challenges inherent in this once-in-a-100-year event. As we know, China had the virus first and went hard to lockdown to keep it confined to Wuhan – as much as possible. The timing coincided...
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Week 07 Wool Market Report

AWIS WOOL MARKET REVIEW Week Ending 14 August 2020 (Week 07) The AWEX EMI remained steady after the previous week’s when it finished at 1004¢, 2¢ lower (-0.2%) in Australian currency and 7¢ lower (-1.0%) in US currency at sales in Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle in Week 07. 30,275 bales were on offer nationally, compared...
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Week 02 Wool Market Review

AWIS WOOL MARKET REVIEW Week Ending 10 July 2020 (Week 02) The market closed on a very positive note before going into the three-week mid-year break. The AWEX EMI finished 18¢ higher (+1.6%) in Australian currency and 14¢ higher (+1.8%) in US currency at sales in Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle in Week 02. 35,262 bales...
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