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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.1 code 231


  • Division: 2-3 - Manufacturing
  • Major Group: 23 - Manufacture of Textiles
  • Group: 231 - Spinning, weaving and finishing textiles

Explanatory note

Preparing fibres for spinning, such as ginning, retting, scutching, scouring, carding, combing, carbonizing; throwing; spinning; weaving; bleaching and dyeing; printing and finishing of yarns and fabrics. Manufacture of narrow fabrics and other small wares; carpets and rugs; and lace, braids and other primary textiles. Yarn, fabric and jute mills. Asbestos spinning and weaving is classified in group 339 (Manufacture of non-metallic mineral products, n.e.c.).

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