Sales revenue of products made by the Chinese textile sector have increased significantly for the first nine months of 2003, compared to the same period a year prior.

Total revenue stood at about US$66.62 billion for the nine-month period, up from US$50.68bn in 2002.

Jiangsu was the region with the highest individual revenue, posting US$15.7bn over US$12.97bn in the same period a year ago.