Leading Taiwanese apparel makers Roo Hsing Garment Co Ltd and Nien Hsing Textile Co have both reported large rises in November revenues.

Roo recorded a 77 per cent year-on-year jump in revenue to NT$269 million and said its cumulative revenue for the January to November period increased 65 per cent to NT$2.63 billion from NT$1.59bn in 2001.

Denim and jeans giant Nien Hsing reported consolidated revenue of NT$857 million last month, up 21 per cent from the year-ago period, with 11-month revenue up five per cent to NT$9.55bn.