Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.1 code 23


  • Division: 2-3 - Manufacturing
  • Major Group: 23 - Manufacture of Textiles


This Major group is subdivided into the following Groups:

  • 231 - Spinning, weaving and finishing textiles
  • 232 - Knitting mills
  • 233 - Cordage, rope and twine industries
  • 239 - Manufacture of textiles not elsewhere classified

Explanatory note

Manufacturers engaged in processing textile fibres to prepare them for spinning; manufacturing yarn, thread, woven fabrics, knitted fabrics, laces, braids, carpets and rugs; manufacturing garments in knitting mills; dyeing and finishing yarn and fabrics; manufacturing oilcloth, linoleum and artificial leather; coating and waterproofing fabrics; manufacturing cordage, rope and twine.

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