The British Wool Marketing Board
find us::terms::contact::useful links::sitemap::privacy
about BWMB | wool sales | producer services | shearing | wool promotions | media centre | Campaign for Wool | education/shopping corner
related links
> price indicator
> A-Z of wool buyers
wool sales
latest sale report
> final wool sale report - BW33 on 28 November 2012
The eleventh British Wool Sale of the 2012/13 season was held by the British Wool Marketing Board and offered 2,497,968 kilos. This sale was the largest offering of the season (2.5 million kgs). There was strong competition throughout with a clearance of 86% (2.15 million kgs). Compared to the last time sold Pick and Supers Fully Firm Halfbred Hogs ranged from 10% cheaper - 10% dearer depending on micron/colour. All other Halfbreds Firm Cross Hogs 2.5% - 4% dearer all other Crosses Firm Fine Radnors 2% dearer, all other Radnors Fully Firm Welsh 1.5% - 3% cheaper Swaledale Fully Firm
 results summary
avg. price
(p per kg)
113
indicator (greasy) 113
indicator (clean) 161
percentage clearance 86%
> latest prices

Following the last sale on 14 November 2012, we quote the following prices greasy pence per kilo:

Grade Description 2012
Sale No. 32 - 14/11/2012
2012
Sale No. 33 - 28/11/2012
p per kg
226 Pick & Super WRS Up to 135 Up to 136
232 Pick & Super Cast Up to 123 Up to 131
338 Halfbred Wrs Up to 139 Up to 138
345 Halfbred Wrs Cast Up to 134 Up to 134
399 Medium Wrs Disc. - -
416 Masham Cotts - -
430 Cross WRS Up to 126 Up to 127
434 Cross WRS Cast Up to 123 Up to 127
616 Cheviot Wethers Up to 140 -
620 Cheviot Cast Up to 131 -
657 Medium Radnor X Cast - -
659 Fine Radnor X Cast Up to 123 Up to 130
663 Welsh Cast Up to 97 Up to 96
666 Red Kempy & Lt Grey Welsh Up to 72 Up to 68
668 Red Kempy & Lt Grey Radnor X Up to 98 Up to 95
707 Swaledale - -
709 Swaledale Grey - Up to 51
723 Blackface Carpet White - -
732 Blackface Light Cast Up to 95 -

 
Sale History  
Sale Sale Average
p/kg
Indicator (greasy)
p/kg
Indicator (clean)
p/kg
Offered
Million kgs
% Clearance
BW32 14/11/2012 111 112 161 2.15 70
BW31 31/10/2012 118 118 169 2.09 94
BW30 17/10/2012 111.1 112 161 1.99 76
BW29 03/10/2012 113.19 113 162 1.98 73
BW28 19/09/2012 114 131 163 1.99 63

> Sale Analysis - Spot Sales

Sale No. BW33 - Date: 28/11/2012

Overall Sale Average 114.2 p/kg
BFWPI (greasy) 113 p/kg
BFWPI (clean) 161 p/kg
Total Offering 1,474,061 kgs
Total Sold 1,224,316 kgs
% Clearance 83 %
Total Value 1,398,224.53
This Season's Clip - 2012
Overall Sale Average 113.97 p/kg
Total Offering 1,472,761 kgs
Total Sold 1,223,016 kgs
% Clearance 83.04 %
Total Value 1,393,921.53
Last Season's Clip - 2011
Overall Sale Average 331 p/kg
Total Offering 1,300 kgs
Total Sold 1,300 kgs
% Clearance 100 %
Total Value 4,303.00

> Sale Analysis - Forward Sales

Sale No. BW33 - Date: 28/11/2012

Overall Sale Average 111.72 p/kg
BFWPI (greasy) 113 p/kg
BFWPI (clean) 161 p/kg
Total Offering 1,023,907 kgs
Total Sold 929,021 kgs
% Clearance 90.73 %
Total Value 1,037,918.86
This Season's Clip - 2012
Overall Sale Average 114.29 p/kg
Total Offering 980,564 kgs
Total Sold 885,678 kgs
% Clearance 90.32 %
Total Value 1,012,260.05
Last Season's Clip - 2011
Overall Sale Average 59.2 p/kg
Total Offering 43,343 kgs
Total Sold 43,343 kgs
% Clearance 100 %
Total Value 25,658.81
Next Season's Clip - 2013
Overall Sale Average N/A p/kg
Total Offering N/A kgs
Total Sold N/A kgs
% Clearance N/A %
Total Value N/A

> Graphs

Sale No. BW33 - Date: 28/11/2012

British Fleece Wool Price Indicator
(greasy)
120 -

100 -
 

135

BW24
132

BW25
125

BW26
122

BW27
131

BW28
113

BW29
112

BW30
118

BW31
112

BW32
113

BW33
Sales
18 July 2012 - 28 November 2012

British Fleece Wool Price Indicator
(clean)
180 -

160 -
 

197

BW24
193

BW25
182

BW26
175

BW27
163

BW28
162

BW29
161

BW30
169

BW31
161

BW32
161

BW33
Sales
18 July 2012 - 28 November 2012

British Wool Sale % Clearance
100 -

30 -
 

47

BW24
49

BW25
31

BW26
44

BW27
63

BW28
73

BW29
76

BW30
94

BW31
70

BW32
86

BW33
Sales
18 July 2012 - 28 November 2012

British Wool Sale Price Average
80 -

30 -
 

140

BW24
133

BW25
117

BW26
112

BW27
114

BW28
113

BW29
111

BW30
118

BW31
111

BW32
113

BW33
Sales
18 July 2012 - 28 November 2012

British Wool Marketing Board logo