Market Report – July 2005

CASHMERE CHINA – Quantity of new clip is down 15-20% due to grazing restriction and herdsmen switching to sheep farming mainly for meat as spring lambs can be sold the same autumn/winter. They must wait 2 years to harvest 1st cashmere clip from goats requiring...

Market Report – May 2005

CASHMERE CHINESE Prices remained firm during the first ¼ of this year mainly driven by domestic demand and reached levels western manufacturers found difficult to absorb. We expected some downward adjustment with the arrival of the new clip which began around the time...