Scottish based cashmere company Dawson International has released its interim financial results to June 30th 2001. The company's operating profit before tax came in at £0.2m, significantly down from £1.1m for the same period in 2000. Pre-exceptional profit before tax came in at £0.3m. Adjusted earnings per share were 0.5 pence, down from 0.9 pence for the same period last year.