Taiwan's Nien Hsing Textile (Q.NHT), a denim and jeans maker, posted an unaudited March pretax profit of NT$144.9m (US$1=NT$32.943), down 14 per cent from NT$169.4m in the same month last year, the company said in a statement Tuesday. Pretax profits in the January-March period was NT$432m, down 10 per cent from NT$479m in the same period last year, the company said.