Report of the Wool Marketing Committee of Enquiry

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Australia. Wool Marketing Committee of Enquiry
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REPORT of the WOOL MARKETING COMMITTEE OF ENQUIRY February, 1962 1
TABLE OF CONTENTS 5
SUMMARY OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS WOOL PRICE TRENDS 11
INTRODUCTION 23
I: WOOL MARKETING. 1. WOOL PRICE TRENDS 25
2. WOOL PRICE FLUCTUATIONS 38
3. INFLUENCES IN THE AUCTION SYSTEM AFFECTING COMPETITION AND PRICES 47
4 OBJECTIVES OF ORGANIZED MARKETING SCHEMES FOR AUSTRALIAN WOOL 64
5. ALTERNATIVES TO THE PRESENT MARKETING SYSTEM 70
II: EFFICIENCY IN MARKETING OF WOOL 1. INTRODUCTION 104
2. PRODUCTION ASPECTS 106
3. WOOL MARKETING COSTS 108
4. PREPARATION OF WOOL FOR SALE 108
5. PRESENTATION OF WOOL FOR SALE AND ARRANGEMENTS MADE FOR DELIVERY TO WOOL USERS 118
III. WOOL RESEARCH AND PROMOTION 1. WOOL RESEARCH 126
2. WOOL PROMOTION 136
IV: ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AUSTRALIAN WOOL COMMISSION 149
APPENDIX 1 LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS AND PERSONS SUBMITTING EVIDENCE 160
APPENDIX 2 MONTHLY INDEX OF CLEAN WOOL PRICES AT AUSTRALIAN AUCTIONS 165
APPENDIX 3 CHANGES IN MERINO/CROSSBRED WOOL PRICE RELATIONSHIP 167
APPENDIX 4 CLASSIFICATION OF AUSTRALIAN CLIP BY QUALITY* 169
APPENDIX 5 WOOL PRICES IN RELATION TO OTHER BASIC COMMODITY PRICES 171
APPENDIX 6 CONSUMPTION OF MATERIALS USED IN WOOL TEXTILE INDUSTRY 174
APPENDIX 7 MAIN USES OF WOOL IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 176
APPENDIX 8 PRICES OF MAN-MADE FIBRES 177
APPENDIX 9 WOOL PRICE FLUCTUATIONS 179
APPENDIX 10 WOOL TYPES 181
APPENDIX 11 TRANSACTIONS OF AUSTRALIAN WOOLBUYERS 182
APPENDIX 12 PURCHASES BY WOOLBUYERS AT AUSTRALIAN AUCTIONS*—1958-59 TO 1960-61 185
APPENDIX 13 NEW ZEALAND WOOL RESERVE PRICE SCHEME 186
APPENDIX 14 SOUTH AFRICAN WOOL RESERVE PRICE SCHEME 192
APPENDIX 15 EXTRACT FROM A SOUTH AFRICAN WOOL BOARD BOOKLET: "FROM SHEARING TO SHIPMENT"—1956 198
APPENDIX 16 BALES OF WOOL SOLD BY INDIVIDUAL SELLING BROKERS DURING THE SEASON 1960-61 201
APPENDIX 17 THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOOL SELLING BROKERS 202
APPENDIX 18 AMENDMENTS TO WOOL SELLING REGULATIONS 207

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