This group covers R&D directed towards the production of leather and textile products and fibre processing.
- leather tanning and fur dressing;
- manufacturing footwear;
- manufacturing processed skins, leather and leather products;
- processing natural or synthetic fibres; and
- manufacturing of fabrics, clothing, ropes and twines, floor coverings and other made-up textile products.
This group has eight objectives:
860402 Cotton Ginning
860403 Natural Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics
860404 Non-Fabric Textiles (e.g. Felt)
860405 Processed Skins, Leather and Leather Products
860406 Synthetic Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics
860407 Wool Scouring and Top Making
860499 Leather Products, Fibre Processing and Textiles not elsewhere classified
a) Productions of plants or animals from which raw materials for these manufactured products are obtained are included in Division 82 Plant Production and Plant Primary Products or Division 83 Animal Production and Animal Primary Products.