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 BW117 - 2nd March 2021
BW117 had a 100% clearance with prices strengthening by around 10 percent. There was good competition from the full bench of buyers with every lot offered receiving bids. Romney and Cheviot wools saw the strongest price recovery with some grades adding more than 10p/kg vs. BW116. The average greasy sale price of 58.6p / kg was up 6p versus last sale and the British Wool Index increased by 9.3% sale on sale. Read More.
Sale BW116 - 16th February 2021
BW116 had a 100% clearance with prices strengthening across the board. Every lot bar one attracted interest from buyers in the live auction with the unsold lot being snapped up immediately after the sale concluded. Combing types saw the strongest price recovery with some types adding more than 10p/kg vs. BW115, an increase of 15% to 20%. The average greasy sale price of 52.8p / kg was up 3p versus last sale and the British Wool Index increased by 8.0% sale on sale. Read More.
Sale BW115 - 2nd February 2021
BW115 saw strong demand for all types of British Wool. Every lot offered attracted interest from buyers with 98% of lots selling. Prices were generally firm to dearer against last sale with some combing types more than 5% dearer. The average greasy sale price of 49.8p / kg was slightly lower than last sale but this was largely due to the mix of wools sold. The British Wool Index increased by 1.5% sale on sale which gives a more representative picture of the underlying market. Read More.
Sale BW114 - 19th January 2021
BW114 saw similar demand and bidding patterns to the previous two British Wool sales. Just less than 70% of the 1.4m kg offered sold with prices generally in the buyer’s favour versus last sale. The average greasy sale price increased to 52.5p / kg but this was largely thanks to a small number of high value speciality types in the offer. The British Wool Index fell by 1% sale on sale which gives a more representative picture of the market. In total 0.986m kg sold. Read More.
Sale BW113 - 5th January 2021
The announcement of new lockdown measures in the UK clearly had a bearing on the appetite for wool in BW113. Despite this two thirds of the 1.4m kg offered sold with prices for most types falling by ~3%. The British Wool Index fell by just over 3% sale on sale and the average greasy sale price dropped back to 50p / kg. In total 0.925m kg sold which equated to a 66.6% clearance. Of the wool sold 42 tonnes was old season wool and a further 883 tonnes was new season wool. Read More.