It was overall a slightly easing trend this week with the market again outperforming the general expectations. The same factors were influencing market trends with vegetable matter having the greatest influence. Better low VM types continue to attract good demand with some variation in the inferior and faulty types.

The was a significant disparity in market trends on the AWEX reports when comparing the MPG’s between Sydney and Melbourne on Wednesday. This would be largely due to a higher volume of RWS certified wool sold in Melbourne on that day. This has influenced the higher average prices in that market on that day.

AWEX Eastern Indicator compared with 08/04/2022

Eastern Indicator

Close: 1367

Change in % -0.15

Authentico Index Values

15 Micron

Close: 3803

Change in %: -1.04

16 Micron

Close: 3288

Change in %: -0.69

17 Micron

Close: 2793

Change in %: +1.48

18 Micron

Close: 2244

Change in %: -1.62

19 Micron

Close: 1798

Change in %:  -1.48

Authentico Indicator

Close: 2729

Change in %: -0.36


Auctions will close for 1 week, returning the week of 25th April. This will be a Wednesday and Thursday sale with a national public holiday, ANZAC day, falling on Monday 25th.

We take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Easter

Auction offering – current week

MarketSaleOfferedSoldPassed In
NorthS 411227310951 10.8%
SouthM 412314720840 10.0%
WestF 41 78916637 15.9%

Auction offering – next week

Sale days
NorthS 42 no saleEaster recess
SouthM 42
WestF 42

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