Indian yarn, fabric and denim maker Century Textiles & Industries saw earnings and sales in its textile division climb during the first quarter.

The unit's net profit of INR369.6m (US$5.8m) for the three months to 30 June, was higher than earnings of INR365.4m in the year ago period.

Sales increased 3.7% to INR4.45bn.

Century Textiles' textile division manufactures yarn, cloth, denim, rayon, and tyre yarn.