Market overview for October 2017

Frikkie Maré, agricultural economist at the University of the Free State (UFS), gives his monthly market overview of agricultural commodity markets. Lees dit in Afrikaans. Maize...

Wolmark is 6,3% hoër met rekordpryse

Die wolmark verhandel aansienlik hoër en die Cape Wools Merino-aanwyser het met 6,3% en 1 140 punte gestyg, om teen R193,39/kg vir skoonwol te...

Wool market 6,3% higher with record prices

The wool market again traded stronger at this week’s auction and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator increased by 6,3% and by 1 140 points...

Wolmark is 1,6% hoër

Die wolmark het sterker verhandel en die Cape Wools Merino-aanwyser het met 1,6% en 279 punte gestyg om teen ’n waarde van R181,99/kg vir...

Wool market 1,6% higher

The wool market traded stronger and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator increased with 1,6% and by 279 points to close at a value of...

Wolmark is 1,4% laer

Die wolmark het vandag effens teruggesak en die Cape Wools Merino-aanwyser het met 1,4% en 258 punte gedaal, om teen ’n waarde van R179,20/kg...

Wool market 1,4% lower

The wool market traded slightly softer today and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator decreased with 1,4% and by 258 points to close at a...

Bokhaar pryse styg verder

Die bokhaar mark het verder verstewig en verkope van alle tipes bokhaar was goed op die vierde veiling van die winter seisoen. Die Rand...

Further price increases for the mohair market

The mohair market was dearer for the fourth auction of the winter mohair selling season and prices increased across all mohair types. The Rand...

Prospects for wool are promising

Although wool prices have eased slightly since the record levels fetched at the opening sale of the season, the market has maintained its higher...