Income Statement
Consolidated Statement of Profit or Loss (Unaudited)
    For the six months ended 30 June
Notes 2018
RMB'000
2017
RMB'000
Revenues 5 50,792,100 44,888,394
Cost of revenues 6 (44,616,496) (39,178,948)
Gross profit   6,175,604 5,709,446
Other operating income 7 444,312 412,110
Selling, general and administrative expenses   (4,660,717) (4,346,851)
Other operating expenses   (61,794) (32,592)
Finance costs 8 (8,031) (21,904)
Share of profits of associates and joint ventures   52,809 25,624
Profit before tax 9 1,942,183 1,745,833
Income tax 10 (338,685) (270,658)
Profit for the period   1,603,498 1,475,175
Attributable to:  
  Equity shareholders of the Company   1,595,476 1,468,668
  Non-controlling interests   8,022 6,507
Profit for the period   1,603,498 1,475,175
Basic earnings per share (RMB) 13 0.230 0.212
The notes on pages 17 to 46 form part of this interim financial report.