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Sheep farmers in Wales boosted by wool prices

2 December 2013 Last updated at 21:01 GMT

The price sheep farmers in Wales get for their wool has more than tripled over the last five years.

The British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) said a shortage of fleeces coupled with strong demand from China had lead to an upturn in prices.

Some 35% of wool sold by the BWMB is now exported to China, double the percentage two years ago.

The price hike is seen as a welcome boost for sheep farms in Wales.

Steffan Messenger reports.