Top Ten Wool Producing Countries in the World

Top Ten Wool Producing Countries in the World

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Wool is a textile fiber it is obtained from certain animals like sheeps, goats, muskoxen, rabbits, camelids and other long hair animals, wool has different types like cashmere, mohair, qiviut and angora etc. Different types of attractive and decorative textile products like clothes, jackets, sweaters etc are produced from wool fiber it is obtained from sheep by shearing process which is very common in all wool producing countries in the world. A recent report indicates that among all wool producing countries Australia is producing the best and largest quantity wool every year according to this report world is producing a total of 1.3 million tonnes of wool every year.

Here is the list of top 10 wool producing countries in the world 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production (Tonnes)

1.

 Australia

 478,492

2.

 China

 235,927

3.

 USA

 150,873

4.

 New Zealand

 102,459

5.

 Argentina

 88,897

6.

 Turkey

 74,394

7.

 Iran

 56,990

8.

 United Kingdom

 49,623

9.

 India

 31,783

10.

 Sudan

 20,739

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