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Merino Lifetime Productivity Project – Video

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) and the Australian Merino Sire Evaluation Association (AMSEA) have teamed up with five sire evaluation sites to deliver the Merino Lifetime Productivity Project (MLP) 2015-25. The project is designed to capture lifetime data across diverse environments and Merino types to help ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 11/10/2018

Week 15:  The AWEX EMI closed on 2023c - up 31c for the week at auction sales in Australia. The market opened after some apprehensive buying trends over the past three weeks but instantly there was noticeable purpose in the bidding which resulted in a ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 04/10/2018

Week 14: The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1992c - down 21c at auction sales in Australia this week. 39,200 bales went under the hammer and despite a favourable currency exchange, the market opened under similar price pressure as it closed in the previous ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 27/09/2018

Week 13:  The AWEX EMI closed the week on 2013c, down 54c at auction sales in Australia this week. This week’s fall was the largest fall in the market since July this year with only 32,985 bales on offer, however it’s hard to feel negative ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Report 20/09/2018

Week 12:  The AWEX EMI closed the week at 2067c, down 27c at auction sales in Australia. Almost 10% of the 35,630 bales offered was passed in, the second highest pass in rate for the season. The week opened immediately on a weaker trend and ... Read More

Fast Forwarding Wool’s Future – AWEX launch WoolClip App

From in-shed to the end of the wool pipeline, WoolClip app & web keeps you way ahead of the mob. It’s the fast, free, fully mobile way to specify, complete the NWD, follow the BaleTrail, and be RFID ready. With WoolClip you can: Manage each ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 13/09/2018

Week 11:  The AWEX EMI closed the week at 2094c – increase of 6c at auction sales in Australia. With currency exchange remaining stable, the selection was well supported by all buying sectors securing stock from the 34,064 bales on offer. Merino Fleece, especially the ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 06/09/2018

Week 10: 06/09/2018 The AWEX EMI closed the week on 2088c, down 2c at auction sales in Australia. It was a tale of conflicting markets on the offering of 38516 bales, with the Northern Market Indicator increasing by 8c (2153c), the Southern Market slipping 8c ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 31/08/2018

Week 09: 31/08/2018 The AWEX EMI resumed its upward trajectory closing the week on 2090c adding 22c to the previous sale total. Whilst the EMI fell 3c in USc it was a much more settled market environment that experienced over the past month. Merino Fleece ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 22/08/2018

Week 08: 22/08/2018 The AWEX EMI gave back half of its previous week’s gains closing on 2068c - a loss of 48c. The market opened in Sydney and Melbourne on Tuesday and the weaker trend was in play instantly with one of the first fleece ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 16/08/2018

Week 07: 16/08/2018 The AWEX EMI increased 126c to close the week at 2116c at auction sales in Australia. 36,302 bales went on offer in Sydney Melbourne and Fremantle with 98.5% of the offering cleared as emotive buying took over in the sale rooms. Wednesdays ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 09/08/2018

Week 06:  The AWEX EMI closed on 1990c delivering a 9c increase for the week. The positive result produced a clearance rate of 95.3% of the 49,415 bale offering, as auction sales resumed after their three week recess. The expectations going into the week were ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 12/07/2018

Week 02:  The AWEX EMI closed on 1981c - down 13c at auction sales in Australia this week. The softer market seemed to find a level that traders and exporters were comfortable to purchase by midway through Wednesday’s sale. By Thursday, there were some more ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 05/07/2018

Week 01: 05/07/2018 The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1994c, down 62c at auction sales in Australia this week. The $64m question of what factors triggered the opening sale of the New Financial year that resulted in the largest fall in 6 years. Whilst ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 28/06/2018

Week 52:  The AWEX EMI closed out the week (and the end of financial year) on 2056c - down 17c. The feature of the final week of sales in the 2017-18 financial year was the slight retracement of last week’s extraordinary record price levels. Despite ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 21/06/2018

Week 51: 21/06/2018 The AWEX EMI closed the week on 2073c - adding 52c at auction sales in Australia. Only 20,904 bales went under the hammer in Sydney and Melbourne and with no sale in Fremantle this week, the offering has been recorded the smallest ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 14/06/2018

Week 50: 14/06/2018 The AWEX EMI closed the week on 2021c posting a 10c rise at auction sales in Australia this week. 28029 bales went under the hammer this week as Fremantle returned to the auction rooms after a 1 week break. Once again the ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 07/06/2018

Week 49:  The AWEX EMI closed the week on 2011c - down 16c at auction sales in Australia. In what was the smallest offering of the season (26,942 bales) with no Fremantle sale this week, the market struggled to maintain the accrued rises of the ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 31/05/2018

Week 48:  The AWEX EMI continued to break into new price territory, closing the week on 2027c - a weekly increase of 44c in AUD and 32c in USD terms (now on 1533c). A combination of the underlying forecast of low production, matched with the ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 24/05/2018

Week 47: The AWEX EMI pushed 40c higher to close the week on 1983c at auction sales in Australia this week. The new EMI record has pushed all Merino MPG’s into record territory and has the 28 MPG and the MCI at their 99th percentile ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 17/05/2018

Week 46: The AWEX EMI continued to push through last week’s price record to set a new EMI record of 1943c. The increase measured 52c AUD (49c USC) and the calmative rises of the EMI now totals 167c. Merino Fleece categories led the charge with ... Read More

Weekly Wool Commentary 10/05/2018

Week 45: 10/05/2018 The AWEX EMI posted a 55c increase to close on 1891c at auction sales in Australia this week. The weekly increase in the EMI was the largest since February this year, in addition it surpassed the previous record for the EMI of ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 03/05/2018

Week 43:  The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1836c - down 10c at auction sales in Australia this week. The softer tone was a little confusing given the AUD continued to fall across the selling week, however after the past few weeks it is ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 26/04/2018

Week 43: The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1846c - posting a rise of 21c and surpassing the previous record EMI of 1834c set in February this year. The current level is 23% or 345ac higher than at the same sale week of last ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 19/04/2018

Week 42:  The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1825c - up 49c in a week that saw every micron category post gains. The positive market sentiment followed on from last Thursday’s upward swing and both sale days shared the solid weekly rise. Predictably a ... Read More
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