Income Statement
Consolidated Statement of Profit or Loss (Unaudited)
    For the six months ended 30 June
Notes 2019
RMB'000
2018
RMB'000
Revenues 5 56,049,087 50,792,100
Cost of revenues 6 (49,748,991) (44,616,496)
Gross profit   6,300,096 6,175,604
Other operating income 7 684,892 444,312
Selling, general and administrative expenses   (4,984,907) (4,660,717)
Other operating expenses   (62,560) (61,794)
Finance costs 8 (32,731) (8,031)
Share of profits of associates and joint ventures   67,440 52,809
Profit before tax 9 1,972,230 1,942,183
Income tax 10 (271,085) (338,685)
Profit for the period   1,701,145 1,603,498
Attributable to:  
  Equity shareholders of the Company   1,711,578 1,595,476
  Non-controlling interests   (10,433) 8,022
Profit for the period   1,701,145 1,603,498
Basic earnings per share (RMB) 13 0.247 0.230
The notes on pages 17 to 46 form part of this interim financial report.