Ramie Bast Fiber

 

 

Ramie is white fiber that is also known as China grass.

 

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Although China is the major producer, ramie

 

is also grown in other countries, such as the

 

Philippines and Brazil. It is a fine, absorbent,

 

and quick-drying fiber. I t is the most resistant

 

to mildew and rotting of all plant fibers, and it

 

is the strongest. Ramie is lightly stiff and has

 

high natural luster and low elongation. it is similar to flax, and its end uses include

 

apparel for the mass market, some interior furnishings, ropes, and industrial threads.

 

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