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Aussie wool growers visit China to gain understanding
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Mar '17
During a recent Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) organised trip to China, Aussie wool growers gained a lot of understanding of the Chinese wool industry. The delegation of wool growers visited various Chinese wool processing facilities, including knitting facilities and also met retailers and designers, who all work towards promoting wool products.

According to AWI, around 80 per cent of Australia's raw wool production is exported to China. Half of this wool is consumed in China at the retail level, making the Chinese retail wool economy, extremely important to its $3 billion wool industry.

Wool growers visited vertically integrated mills like Nanshan and Sunshine, wool processors such as Tianyu and also the Xinao/Woolmark Knitwear Development Centre. (AR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

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