On 12th November, Ambassador Sakaba visited Traitex in Verviers, Liege. The company was established in 1982 after the merging of two companies. The 65 employees are mainly occupied with the cleaning and the carbonising of wool (The grass stained wool is soaked in acid and then dried on high-temperature. Through this process, stains are carbonized and removed). According to the company, it provides its service towards wool traders, via whom the wool is exported throughout the world, including Japan.