Income Statement
Consolidated Statement of Profit or Loss
    For the six months ended 30 June
Notes 2020
RMB'000
(unaudited)
2019
RMB'000
(unaudited)
Revenues 5 53,834,218 56,049,087
Cost of revenues 6 (47,931,179) (49,748,991)
Gross profit   5,903,039 6,300,096
Other operating income 7 742,241 684,892
Selling, general and administrative expenses   (4,785,261) (4,984,907)
Other operating expenses   (63,108) (62,560)
Finance costs 8 (31,524) (32,731)
Share of profits of associates and joint ventures   62,464 67,440
Profit before tax 9 1,827,851 1,972,230
Income tax 10 (239,235) (271,085)
Profit for the period   1,588,616 1,701,145
Attributable to:  
  Equity shareholders of the Company   1,588,031 1,711,578
  Non-controlling interests   585 (10,433)
Profit for the period   1,588,616 1,701,145
Basic earnings per share (RMB) 13 0.229 0.247
The notes on pages 22 to 46 form part of this interim financial report.