Income Statement
Consolidated Statement of Profit or Loss (Unaudited)
    For the six months ended 30 June
Notes 2016
RMB'000
2015
RMB'000
Revenues 5 42,175,618 37,562,595
Cost of revenues 6 (36,784,008) (32,387,089)
Gross profit   5,391,610 5,175,506
Other operating income 7 431,791 377,505
Selling, general and administrative expenses   (4,136,824) (3,930,101)
Other operating expenses   (40,135) (59,192)
Finance costs 8 (20,967) (23,765)
Share of profits of associates   35,144 12,444
Profit before tax 9 1,660,619 1,552,397
Income tax 10 (269,603) (281,542)
Profit for the period   1,391,016 1,270,855
Attributable to:  
  Equity shareholders of the Company   1,386,347 1,271,070
  Non-controlling interests   4,669 (215)
Profit for the period   1,391,016 1,270,855
Basic earnings per share (RMB) 13 0.200 0.184
The notes on pages 16 to 34 form part of this interim financial report.