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Where are the raw materials for cashmere from? What are the characteristics of raw materials in various regions?
The main producers of cashmere in the worldare China, Mongolia, Iran, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and Turkey. The annual production of raw cashmere in the world is stable at 15,000 tonsto 16,000 tons, of which China accounts for more than 70% of the world's totaloutput, and the quality is also the best. Mongolia produces about 20% cashmere(Mongolian cashmere is mainly composed of natural Grey cashmere and natural browncashmere. Natural White cashmere only accounts for about 5%. And there is verylittle part of cashmere is from other countries. Among all the natural cashmere,white cashmere is the most precious, and its output only accounts for about 30%of the world's cashmere production.
The main producing regions of cashmere inChina are Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang , Liaoning, Shaanxi, Gansu, Shanxi, Shandong,Ningxia, Tibet and Qinghai . Among them, Inner Mongolia has the highest yieldand the best quality.
Mongolia: Cashmere is mainly composed of naturalGrey cashmere and natural brown cashmere in length between 35 and 37 mm andfineness between 13 and 16 μm.
Inner Mongolia: The fiber is slender, softto the touch, strong in pulling force, good in gloss and white in color. Thereis a consensus on "world cashmere to see China, Chinese cashmere to seeInner Mongolia".
Tibet: Fine, soft and lustrous fiber, shallowcurve, flexible, and complicated color.
Xinjiang area: Long fiber, large pullingforce, good luster, mixed colors, and poor softness of coarse wool.
Qinghai area: Loose and thin cashmeremelon.
Gansu area: Thick and less impurities.
Hebei area: Thick fiber, blemish handfeeling, long coarse wool, with heart-through cashmere, more impurities in skinand in poor quality.
Liaoning area: Long fiber, good drafting, largetension and elasticity, light natural brown and white cashmere and good handfeeling.
Shandong area: Thin and short fiber, with gooduniformity and brilliant color. Cashmere melon is large and loose, containingmore coarse wool and more impurities.
Shaanxi area: Thin and short fiber, smallmelon and mixed color. Production of natural grey cashmere accounts for acertain proportion, with good hand feeling and moderate oiliness.
Ningxia area: Slender fiber, good handfeeling and less impurities.
Shanxi area: Small and thin cashmere melon,thin and short fiber, long coarse and loose wool, varied color and the awkwardhand feeling.