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Key Test Data Summary for July 2014

The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for July 2014 compared with the same period last season are -10.5%, -7.4% and -6.9% respectively.

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NCWSBA Wool Broker Award 2014

The National Council of Wool Selling Brokers (NCWSBA) are seeking nominations for their Annual Wool Broker Award.  The Award recognises and rewards excellence in client servicing, auctioneering and innovation by a wool broker working for a NCWSBA member. Broker staff who have been working in any role in the wool broking industry for 10 years or less are eligible to apply. Nominations close on 18th July 2014.

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Key Test Data Summary for June 2014

The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for June 2014 compared with the same period last season are -1.2%, +1.1% and +1.7% respectively.

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AWTA Ltd Testing Fees 2014-2015

General wool testing fees have increased by 2% for the 2014/15 wool selling season, effective from 1st July 2014.

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Testing to target food fraud

While food fraud is causing concern for consumers, it's also a big problem for retailers and food manufacturers and the industry is responding by ramping up testing regimes and developing new technologies that can identify dodgy ingredients and spot fake food.

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