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1] Silk fabric was first developed in ancient China, the largest silk producing country around the world.
2] The earliest example of silk fabric is from 3630 BC, and it was used as wrapping for the body of a child.
3] In 2005, China accounted for 74 percent of the global raw silk production and 90 percent of the world export market with 290,003 metric tonnes production. In 2009 the production was 574,099 metric tonnes.
4] Initially silk fabrics were the preserve of royalty but gradually they spread throughout the Chinese culture. From China, silk was transferred to neighboring Asian countries both as a tradable commodity.
5] Silk trading from ancient China extended beyond the Indian sub-continent into Europe and North Africa, comprising a major and highly profitable commodity along the extensive network of trading routes known as the Silk Road. ...you're welcome