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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...

Mohair market prices continue to rise

The mohair market was dearer on the fifth auction of the winter marketing season, showing strong gains across all mohair types. The Rand weakened...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wool market 1,2% higher

The wool market traded dearer and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator increased with 1,2% and by 219 points to close at a value of...

Market overview for September 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...

Mohair prices continue to rise

Mohair prices, especially adult mohair, ended in sellers’ favour on the third auction of the winter selling season. The entry of a new buyer,...