Key Financial Data
Six months ended 30 June
2016 2017 2018 Change
2018/2017
Revenues (RMB million) 42,176 44,888 50,792 13.2%
Gross profit (RMB million) 5,392 5,709 6,176 8.2%
Profit attributable to equity shareholders (RMB million) 1,386 1,469 1,595 8.6%
Basic earnings per share (RMB) 0.200 0.212 0.230 8.6%
Free cash flow1 (RMB million) 2,385 2,002 877 -56.2%

Note: 1 Free cash flow = Profit for the year + Depreciation and amortization – Changes in working capital – Capital expenditure