With the Chinese native wool production is not enough to meet demand, Chinese wool processors began in overseas for more wool supply. Therefore, as for the first time in 20 years at a meeting in overseas, 130 representatives Chinese Wool Industry Association members from 80 China large wool processors, recently gathered in Victoria Australia Ballarat, looking for more Australian wool supply at the same time, but also promote the bilateral between the wool import and export trade.
China wool merchants gathered in Victoria meeting
"Time", comprehensive Fibre2fashion network 30 reported that the representative Chinese wool industry association delegation recently visited Victoria Lal Lal Estate from old Merino wool. It is understood that China Tianyu Wool Industry Co., Ltd. (Tianyu Wool) in 2014 to buy the high quality fine wool and lamb farms.
State agriculture department director Poole Forde (Jaala Pulford) welcomed the visiting delegation and show the ability of Australian producers to supply high quality wool. The event shows a growing demand for Australian wool in china.
Pulford said, "China Wool Industry Association held meeting in Victoria, this fully illustrated in terms of food and fiber export Victoria leading position in australia. Our manufacturers should be proud of this and believe that China's demand for world-class quality wool continues to grow in australia."
It is understood that Chinese is one of the most important economic and trade partner is also the largest in Victoria, Victoria and China strengthen trade relations will contribute to the economic development of Victoria and for the local agricultural industry to provide more employment opportunities.
Australian wool production decline worries
For the high-end market Chinese wool processors, Australian wool production decline is their main concern.
Australian wool Inspection Bureau Wang Qiang, general manager of China business (Qiang Wang, transliteration) pointed out that, given the current Australian wool production, he questioned whether Australia can meet the needs of china.
Wang Qiang in Victoria China Wool Industry Association meeting said, "Australian wool production is second to none, no other country can be compared with Australia, but we need to increase production, the current production is still at a low level."
The Australian wool industry supply is segmented control, taking into account the trend, Wang Qiang suggested that farmers and processors should work together.