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09.12.2022 Source: AWEX
AWEX EMI 1278 +54
Micron 17 2177n +112
Micron 18 1862 +125
Micron 19 1605 +72
Micron 20 1489 +107
Micron 21 1407 +111
Micron 22 1278n +53
Micron 26 625n +5
Micron 28 353 +23
Micron 30 310 +12
Micron 32 242n -13
MCar 852 -12
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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