Cape Wools SA

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

Port Elizabeth – The 15th sale of the 2019/20 wool season took place today with 11 329 bales on offer of which 95,3% was sold.

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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

2019/2020

2018/2019

 

SA

EMI

SA

EMI

First Sale

1

14770

1365

23829

2089

This Sale

15

17743

1609

20771

1860

Prev Sale

14

17647

1558

21012

1827

Low

 

14770

1365

20225

1768

High

 

18148

1609

25382

2101

Ave

 

17011

1546

22431

1956

SA vs AUSMICRON PRICES

Micron

Sale

This Week (USc)

Previous Week (USc)

 

 

SA

AU

SA

AU

18

15

1335

1368

1337

1293

18.5

15

1289

1327

1315

1254

19

15

1298

1315

1301

1239

19.5

15

1271

1288

1295

1225

20

15

1251

1293

1267

1205

20.5

15

1242

1280

1257

1222

21

15

1219

1186

1254

1221

21.5

15

1245

1270

1235

1221

22

15

1185

1023

1268

1037

EXCHANGE RATES

Item

Sale

R/USD

R/Euro

R/AUD

2019/2020

 

 

 

 

First Sale

1

14.8004

16.3545

10.0896

This Sale

15

14.3776

16.0340

9.9368

Prev Sale

14

14.1498

15.7196

9.7109

2018/2019

 

 

 

 

First Sale

1

14.4856

15.5184

10.4623

This Sale

15

13.9489

15.741

10.1417

Prev Sale

14

14.0072

15.9560

10.1342

HIGHEST PRICES

Sale

Broker

Producer

Type

Micron

Price

10

BKB

KLEINHEUWEL TRUST

MF280

16.60

16510

11

BKB

VLEIPLAAS TRUST

ML270

16.50

16240

11

BKB

DH CURRIE FARMING TRUST

ML170

16.70

16210

10

BKB

NK BRADFIELD

ML170

16.60

16000

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