Several of Taiwan's leading fabric producers have posted mixed results for the first six months of 2002.

Formosa Taffeta enjoyed a 123 per cent leap in first half pre-tax profit to NT$1.05 billion from NT$713 million in the year-ago period, with revenue up 21.8 per cent at just over NT$9bn.

Sinkong Spinning said it made a pre-tax profit of NT$246m from a net loss of NT$63.5m last year with its revenue up as well to NT$296m.

Everest Textile posted a pre-tax profit of NT$73m on half-year revenue of NT$2.6bn, while Taiwan Taffeta reported a pre-tax profit of NT$11.3m on six month revenue of NT$1.1bn.