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21.10.2021 Source: AWEX
AWEX EMI 1369 +46
Micron 17 2508 +35
Micron 18 2161 +94
Micron 19 1716 +76
Micron 20 1360 +45
Micron 21 1295 +63
Micron 22 1254n +62
Micron 26 705n +19
Micron 28 423 +8
Micron 30 342 +2
MCar 883 -6
Wool is manufactured from the raw fibre into yarn via either the woollen or worsted processing system. Yarn is then manufactured into knitted and woven wool textiles and products. 

Most Australian wool is used for the manufacture of apparel products. The process of turning the raw wool fibre into fabric involves the production of yarn via two main manufacturing methods: the worsted system and the woollen system.

 

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