Leading Lithuanian knitwear manufacturer Utenos Trikotazas today posted a nine per cent increase in sales for the first 10 months of the year, coming in at 111.3 million litas (US$27.83m). Monthly sales for October were up 32.4 per cent year-on-year at 9.8m litas, while exports to western Europe were up eight per cent thanks to an increase in sales in both Germany and Spain.