Woolmark Market Intelligence, the market intelligence arm of The Woolmark Company, has expanded its reach into Latin America with the appointment of Uruguay-based agent Roberto Cardellino.

"Roberto has more than 30 years experience in the wool industry of South America, most particularly in his home country, Uruguay," said Woolmark's chief economist, Chris Wilcox.

As the company's agent for Latin America, Cardellino will supply major textile companies with market intelligence and forecasts on the world wool textile industry.

Woolmark Market Intelligence has a dedicated team that monitors, analyses and researches the world wool industry from raw wool supply to retail demand. Its team is based in Australia, the United Kingdom, Italy, China and Japan.