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Wool Sale Report for BW35 held on
9th May 2017


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The seventeenth sale of the 2016/2017 Season was held by the British Wool Marketing Board at Wool House and offered 2,018,787 kgs. Following recent strong sales, today's market eased. Nevertheless, there was good demand with a clearance of 78%. Compared to last time sold: Fine Types: 3-4% cheaper. Medium Types: 2-5% cheaper. Romney types: 3-6% cheaper. Mule Types: 2-5% cheaper. Cheviot Types: Hogs fully firm, others up to 5% cheaper. Radnor Types: Fine fully firm, others 2-3% cheaper. Welsh Types: generally 3-5% cheaper. Blackface Types: 3.5-6% cheaper.


Summary

Average Price Indicator (greasy) Indicator (clean) Offered Sold Clearance Cumulative Price
106
p/kg
116
p/kg
168
p/kg
2.02
million kgs
1.57
million kgs
78% 115
p/kg

Latest Prices

Following the last sale on 11th April 2017, we quote the following prices greasy pence per kilo:

Grade Description 2017
Sale No. 34 - 11/04/2017
p per kg
2017
Sale No. 35 - 09/05/2017
p per kg
1 Fine Ewes No. 1 Up to 148 Up to 142
2 Fine Ewes No. 2 Up to 120 Up to 112
3 Medium Ewes No. 1 Up to 164 Up to 159
4 Medium Ewes No. 2 Up to 134 Up to 133
5 Mule Ewes No. 1 Up to 145 Up to 134
6 Mule Ewes No. 2 Up to 128 Up to 123
7 Cheviot Ewes No. 1 - Up to 180
8 Cheviot Ewes No. 2 Up to 159 Up to 149
9 Fine Radnor No. 1 Up to 147 -
10 Fine Radnor No. 2 Up to 117 Up to 124
11 Welsh No. 1 Up to 105 -
12 Welsh No. 2 Up to 78 Up to 78
13 Swaledale No. 1 Up to 82 Up to 75
14 Swaledale Grey Up to 58 Up to 53
15 Blackface Medium No. 1 Up to 110 -
16 Blackface No. 2 Up to 100 Up to 94

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
BW35 09/05/2017 106 116 168 2.02 1.57 78 115
BW34 11/04/2017 116 121 175 2.33 2.19 94 115
BW33 28/03/2017 110 120 173 2.28 2.17 95 115
BW32 07/03/2017 107 116 169 2.28 2.23 98 116
BW31 14/02/2017 101 111 161 2.16 1.63 75 117
BW30 24/01/2017 105 111 161 2.24 1.57 70 118
BW29 10/01/2017 106 114 167 2.20 1.33 60 119
BW28 13/12/2016 109 117 170 2.22 1.54 69 121
BW27 22/11/2016 114 124 180 2.07 1.38 67 122
BW26 08/11/2016 120 127 185 2.04 1.86 91 123
BW25 18/10/2016 114 124 179 2.00 1.60 80 124
BW24 04/10/2016 115 123 179 1.99 1.19 60 125
BW23 20/09/2016 124 130 187 2.02 1.45 72 127
BW22 06/09/2016 124 130 191 2.02 1.79 89 128
BW21 16/08/2016 126 131 192 1.97 1.66 85 129
BW20 26/07/2016 131 131 192 1.71 1.60 94 131
BW19 05/07/2016 131 131 189 1.19 1.13 95 134

Sale Analysis - Spot Sales

Sale No. BW35 - Date: 09/05/2017
Overall Sale Average 104.72 p/kg
Total Offering 1,753,303 kgs
Total Sold 1,364,014 kgs
% Clearance 78%
Total Value £1,428,326.66
This Season's Clip - 2016
Overall Sale Average 104.72 p/kg
Total Offering 1,743,824 kgs
Total Sold 1,364,014 kgs
% Clearance 78%
Total Value £1,428,329.66
Last Season's Clip - 2015
Overall Sale Average 0.00 p/kg
Total Offering 9,479 kgs
Total Sold 0 kgs
% Clearance 0%
Total Value £0.00

Sale Analysis - Forward Sales

Sale No. BW35 - Date: 09/05/2017
Overall Sale Average 115.26 p/kg
Total Offering 265,484 kgs
Total Sold 204,708 kgs
% Clearance 77%
Total Value £235,936.38
This Season's Clip - 2016
Overall Sale Average 115.26 p/kg
Total Offering 265,484 kgs
Total Sold 204,708 kgs
% Clearance 77%
Total Value £235,936.38
Last Season's Clip - 2015
Overall Sale Average 0.00 p/kg
Total Offering 0 kgs
Total Sold 0 kgs
% Clearance 0%
Total Value £0.00
Next Season's Clip - 2017
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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