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Wool Sale Report for BW45 held on
3rd July 2013


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The first British Wool Sale of the 2013/14 Season was held by the British Wool Marketing Board at Wool House and offered 1,762,049 kgs. The sale started strongly with prices advancing throughout. The full range of available wool on offer (including 400,000 kgs of 2012 clip wool) all sold. This only leaves 70,000 kgs of 2012 clip wool which will be rostered in the next sale. A small proportion of the forward not available wool (five lots) on offer sold. Compared to the last time sold Fine Hogs 13% dearer, other Fine types 5% dearer Halfbreds 10-15% dearer Mules 20 - 30% dearer Radnors 15 - 25% dearer Welsh 14% dearer Swaledale 30% dearer (Forward not available only) Old Seasons Wool Blackface 20 -30% dearer


Summary

Average Price Indicator (greasy) Indicator (clean) Offered Sold Clearance Cumulative Price
143
p/kg
143
p/kg
203
p/kg
1.76
million kgs
1.38
million kgs
79% 149
p/kg

Latest Prices

Following the last sale on 8th May 2013, we quote the following prices greasy pence per kilo:

Grade Description 2013
Sale No. 43 - 08/05/2013
p per kg
2013
Sale No. 45 - 03/07/2013
p per kg
226 Pick & Super WRS Up to 155 Up to 165
232 Pick & Super Cast Up to 143 Up to 149
338 Halfbred Wrs Up to 173 Up to 176
345 Halfbred Wrs Cast Up to 152 Up to 177
399 Medium Wrs Disc. - -
416 Masham Cotts - -
430 Cross WRS Up to 133 Up to 166
434 Cross WRS Cast Up to 153 Up to 166
616 Cheviot Wethers Up to 177 -
620 Cheviot Cast Up to 171 -
657 Medium Radnor X Cast - -
659 Fine Radnor X Cast - Up to 158
663 Welsh Cast Up to 83 Up to 96
666 Red Kempy & Lt Grey Welsh Up to 77 Up to 89
668 Red Kempy & Lt Grey Radnor X Up to 86 Up to 100
707 Swaledale Up to 56 Up to 74
709 Swaledale Grey Up to 54 Up to 68
723 Blackface Carpet White Up to 97 Up to 118
732 Blackface Light Cast Up to 97 Up to 117

Sale History

Sale Sale Average
p/kg
Indicator (greasy)
p/kg
Indicator (clean)
p/kg
Offered
million kgs
Sold
million kgs
Clearance
%
Cumulative Price
p/kg
BW45 03/07/2013 143 143 203 1.76 1.38 79 149
BW43 08/05/2013 113 122 176 1.50 1.50 100 120
BW42 24/04/2013 117 125 177 2.08 2.05 99 120
BW41 10/04/2013 127 133 190 2.08 2.08 100 120
BW40 20/03/2013 118 127 181 2.03 1.99 98 120
BW39 06/03/2013 124 128 183 2.13 2.09 98 120

Sale Analysis - Spot Sales

Sale No. BW45 - Date: 03/07/2013
Overall Sale Average 144.80 p/kg
Total Offering 1,245,790 kgs
Total Sold 1,237,641 kgs
% Clearance 99%
Total Value £1,792,117.24
This Season's Clip - 2013
Overall Sale Average 151.50 p/kg
Total Offering 891,160 kgs
Total Sold 891,160 kgs
% Clearance 100%
Total Value £1,350,111.84
Last Season's Clip - 2012
Overall Sale Average 127.57 p/kg
Total Offering 354,630 kgs
Total Sold 346,481 kgs
% Clearance 98%
Total Value £442,005.40

Sale Analysis - Forward Sales

Sale No. BW45 - Date: 03/07/2013
Overall Sale Average 130.67 p/kg
Total Offering 516,259 kgs
Total Sold 149,259 kgs
% Clearance 29%
Total Value £195,043.56
This Season's Clip - 2013
Overall Sale Average 132.37 p/kg
Total Offering 472,297 kgs
Total Sold 105,297 kgs
% Clearance 22%
Total Value £139,384.20
Last Season's Clip - 2012
Overall Sale Average 126.61 p/kg
Total Offering 43,962 kgs
Total Sold 43,962 kgs
% Clearance 100%
Total Value £55,659.28
Next Season's Clip - 2014
Overall Sale Average 0.00 p/kg
Total Offering 0 kgs
Total Sold 0 kgs
% Clearance 0%
Total Value £0.00

Graphs

British Wool Sale Price Average p/kg

British Wool Sale % Clearance

British Fleece Wool Price Indicators p/kg

British Wool Cumulative Average Price p/kg

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