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Wool market 1,3% higher

The wool market kept up its sterling performance and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator gained 1,3% and 248 points to close at a value...

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...

Wool market 0,8% higher

The wool market maintained its recent gains after a solid day’s trade and increased by 0,8%, and by 156 points to close at a...

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...

Free State has the highest number of wool producers

South Africa currently has 9 469 wool producers registered with Cape Wools.The highest number of commercial wool producers is in the Free State, followed...

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...

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...