Textile industry output in Russia has increased 3.1 per cent year-on-year for October, according to State Statistics Committee data.

Top performing fabrics included woollen cloth, up 12.1 per cent year-on-year to 3.6 million square metres, silk, up 12 per cent to 12 million square metres, and linen cloth, up 9.2 per cent to 14.1 million square metres.

However, total textile output dropped 12.2 per cent compared to a month earlier.