The Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX) Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) lost 33ac or 2 percent recently to move to 1576ac clean/kg. The EMI in US dollars (USD) was lower again as the 0.6 per cent lower exchange rate helped depreciate that indicator by 2.6 per cent. The USD EMI moved down to a 1082usc clean/kg close for the week, which was a 29usc loss.