Cape Wools SA

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Reports on the past week's wool sales held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa:

Port Elizabeth - The wool market traded slightly lower today and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator decreased by 0,6% and by 112 points to close at a value of R183,84 (Clean).

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The Story of Wool

 
South Africa is a vast and beautiful country with a rich history of sheep and wool farming. This long history has established woolgrowers who have a keen appreciation of how to care for their animals and the environment. As a result, the industry consistently generates a high quality, environmentally sound product for international markets.

The first Merino sheep arrived at the Cape in 1789, and the sheep and wool industry on a commercial basis was soon established. During the whole of its colonial period, the Cape province remained the most important wool producing area in Southern Africa and although the sheep industry subsequently spread rapidly throughout virtually the whole of the country, 'Cape Wool' has become the international generic trade term for all wool produced on the sub-continent.

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SA vs AUSINDICATORS

Item

Sale

2017/2018

2016/2017

 

SA

EMI

SA

EMI

First Sale

1

18350

1596

14681

1295

This Sale

23

18496

1814

15828

1437

Prev Sale

22

18987

1808

16196

1431

Low

 

17366

1519

14363

1283

High

 

19743

1817

16673

1551

Ave

 

18476

1655

15301

1 349

 

SA vs AUSMICRON PRICES

Micron

Sale

This Week (USc)

Previous Week (USc)

 

 

SA

AU

SA

AU

18

23

1907

1920

1905

1906

18.5

23

1798

1778

1797

1787

19

23

1699

1667

1695

1730

19.5

23

1609

1608

1606

1609

20

23

1563

1565

1546

1537

20.5

23

1510

1534

1481

1483

21

23

1469

1490

1432

1472

21.5

23

1435

1511

1406

1285

22

23

1432

1472

1400

1448

 

EXCHANGE RATES

Item

Sale

R/USD

R/Euro

R/AUD

2017/2018

 

 

 

 

First Sale

1

13.2468

15.5184

10.4090

This Sale

23

11.7246

14.4458

9.2052

Prev Sale

22

11.8612

14.6640

9.3332

2016/2017

 

 

 

 

First Sale

1

13.4152

15.1176

10.2675

This Sale

23

13.0842

13.7562

10.0565

Prev Sale

22

13.0299

13.7615

9.9997

HIGHEST PRICES

Sale

Broker

Producer

Type

Micron

Price

23

CMW

DIE KERNEELS GREYLING TRUST

MA380

15.6

21680

12

BKB

PK ENGELBRECHT

ML270

16.8

21300

18

MAS

LK EKRON

ML176

15.9

21200

18

MAS

LK EKRON

MF174

15.7

21000

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