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14.01.2022 Source: AWEX
AWEX EMI 1389 +31
Micron 17 2495 +61
Micron 18 2124 +49
Micron 19 1719 +37
Micron 20 1441 +58
Micron 21 1363 +52
Micron 22 1336n +29
Micron 26 750n +10
Micron 28 432 +17
Micron 30 380 +12
Micron 32 260 +20
MCar 946 +15
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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