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The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for August 2021 compared with the same period last season are:
+36.8%, +39.0% and +38.5% respectively.
It is with great sadness that we wish to advise of the passing of the former General Counsel of AWTA Ltd, Mr Charles Englander, last Wednesday, 25th August 2021 at Cabrini Hospital in Melbourne.
AWTA Raw Wool would like to assure our clients we are an Essential Service Provider and OPEN as usual for wool testing.
The Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee’s second forecast of shorn wool production in 2021/22 is 310 Mkg greasy, up 5.2% on 2020/21. Widespread rainfall throughout many key wool producing regions augurs well for a good spring season. Both the number of sheep shorn (up 3.3%) and average cut per head (up 1.8%) are expected to increase.
The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for July 2021 compared with the same period last season are:
+31.5%, +35.2% and +35.0% respectively.
Note that testing volumes for July 2020 last year were somewhat affected by COVID restrictions across Australia when Total Lots, Bale and Weight for July 2020 were:
-16.3%, -15.1 and -14.4% respectively when compared with July 2019.