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Wool market 3,1% higher

The wool market traded higher at the most recent auction, and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator increased by 3,1% and by 563 points to...

Wool market 3,3% lower

The wool market traded lower on 24 January 2018 and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator decreased by 3,3% and by 627 points to close...

Wool market unchanged

The wool market traded at similar levels experienced before the Christmas recess and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator remained at a value of R188,08...

Market overview for December

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...

Wool’s counter-intuitive sustainability ratings debated

The International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) recently discussed the unfair classification of wool by powerful organisations promoting petroleum-based fibres at its annual Wool Round...

Wool market trades higher at last auction

The wool market traded slightly higher at the latest auction and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator increased by 0.6% and by 109 points to...

New deal to see Mohair expand globally

Socks are big in South Africa. Just ask any of the number of specialist sock retailers who’ve clearly identified a market with plenty of...

Mohair market unchanged

The mohair market remained unchanged on the last sale of the 2017 marketing season, despite the stronger currency and the average market indicator that...

Market overview for November 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...

Strong demand sustains wool market

On the back of strong demand for quality merino wool, the wool market gained further momentum over the past month. Although the weaker Rand...