Wool Auction Sales Reports
British Wool Sales auction reports are added after every auction sale. The latest reports are available to view and download below.
Sale BW144 - 7th June 2022
British Wool achieved a 96% clearance in BW144. Price trends were similar to the prior sale with better coloured wools generally firm to dearer and poor colour / small end of season lots in the buyers favour. Organic certified lots continue to attract a significant premium. In total 1.238m kg of wool sold at an average greasy price of 82.1p per kg (excluding Daggs). The index was up 1% sale on sale. Read More.
Sale BW143 - 17th May 2022
British Wool achieved a 96% clearance on an increased offering of wool in BW143. Prices were generally firm with better coloured wools up to 3% dearer. Prices for poor colour lots and small end of season lots weakened. Organic certified lots continued to be well sought after and attracted a significant premium. Almost 1.4m kg of wool sold making this the largest sale of British Wool for more than a year. Read More.
Sale BW142 - 26th April 2022
British Wool saw healthy demand in BW142 despite the current economic concerns. Prices were generally firm to the buyers’ favour; speciality types and Organic certified lots were well sought after but some poor colour and small end of season lots attracted limited interest. The clearance was 91% with over 1.1m kg of wool sold. Read More.
Sale BW141 - 12th April 2022
British Wool saw healthier demand in BW141 but economic concerns are still clearly having an impact on market confidence. Prices were generally in the buyers’ favour however the clearance recovered to 87% with over 1.1m kg of wool sold. The average greasy price of 80.0p per kg reflected the mix of wools sold. Encouragingly the demand for speciality types and organic wool remained strong. Read More.
Sale BW140 - 22nd March 2022
British Wool saw softer demand in BW140 with economic concerns resulting in slightly weaker market confidence than we have seen in recent sales. Prices were generally in the buyers’ favour and the clearance fell back to 79%. The average greasy price of 87.2p per kg reflected a higher quality offering of wools and that demand for speciality types and organic wool remained strong. Read More.
Sale BW139 - 8th March 2022
British Wool saw healthy competition in BW139 with prices at least firm and 3p to 4p dearer for some types; the average greasy price was 83p per kg and 99.7% of wool offered sold. Mule and Cheviot Cross types were particularly well sought after. Read More.
Sale BW138 - 22nd February 2022
British Wool saw good demand in BW138 with prices generally increasing by 1p to 2p per kg over the previous sale on an underlying basis; the average greasy price was 82p per kg and 99% of wool offered sold. Prices for all types were at least firm and clearly strengthened for Medium, Mule, Cheviot and Welsh types. Organic certified wool was once again well sought after and achieved a significant premium relative to the underlying grade. Read More.
Sale BW137 - 8th February 2022
British Wool saw solid demand in BW137; the average greasy price was steady on the previous sale and 99% of wool offered sold. Prices for some types were in the buyers favour but on the whole prices were firm to sellers favour with some of the better combing wools dearer. Organic certified wool was once again well sought after and achieved a significant premium relative to the underlying grade. Read More.