Taiwan's Roo Hsing Garment Co has reported pre-tax profit for the first 8 months down by 3.6 per cent on last year's NT$48.3m, coming in at NT$46.8m. This equates to share earnings of NT$1.1. For 2001, revenue is expected to reach NT$2.bn, with annual pre-tax profit of NT$91.46 million. August pre-tax profits were up by 12.87 per cent on the same period last year, at NT$3.0m.