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 BW130 - 5th October 2021
British Wool continues to see strong demand and strengthening prices in its auctions. BW130 benefitted from good levels of competition and prices were firm to dearer across the board. The offer included a small number of speciality lots which were particularly well sought after. The offer amounted to 1.119m kg of new season wool and every lot offered sold. Read More.
Sale BW129 - 21st September 2021
Demand held firm in BW129 with prices firm to dearer across the board and good competition. The strong gains seen for mountain wools in BW128 on 7 September held with Blackface wools continuing to strengthen. All of the 1.19m kg of wool sold was from the new season and just two lots failed to sell. The clearance was 99%, the average greasy price moved up to 73p / kg and the British Wool index gained 2.5% reaching 1.063 per kg. Read More.
Sale BW128 - 7th September 2021
British wool saw solid demand for all types offered in BW128 with strong competition for Mountain Wools. Blackface and Welsh both saw double digit price increases over the previous sale. All of the 1.21m kg of wool sold was from the new season and just two lots failed to sell. The clearance was 99%, the average greasy price held above 70p per kg, and the British Wool index increased to 1.033 per kg. Read More.
Sale BW127 - 17th August 2021
Pricing held firm as British Wool increased its offer to almost 1.2m kg in BW127. The offer was predominantly new season wool with only 22 tonnes remaining from the old season. Mountain wools saw good competition with prices increasing by several pence per kilo and a selection of speciality lots also sold well. The clearance was 95% with the average greasy price moving back above 70p per kg and the British Wool index was fractionally higher at 1.03 per kg. Read More.
Sale BW126 - 27th July 2021
The second sale of the new season saw solid demand with a 92% clearance and prices for most types firm to dearer. In total British Wool sold 880 tonnes out of its offer of 955 tonnes and just 9 lots were left unsold. 210 tonnes of the wool sold was from the old season, which leaves less than 100 tonnes of old season wool to clear. The old season wool was predominantly mountain types and sold at an average price of 49.8p per kg. The 670 tonnes of new season wool sold at an average price of 72.1p per kg. The overall average price of 66.8p per kg reflected a better quality mix than last sale and the British Wool index increased by 2.6% sale on sale to £1.022 per clean kg. Read More.