Income Statement
Consolidated Statement of Profit or Loss
    For the year ended 31 December
Notes 2016
RMB'000
2015
RMB'000
Revenues 4 88,449,356 80,959,946
Cost of revenues 5 (76,759,191) (69,572,305)
Gross profit   11,690,165 11,387,641
Other operating income 6 943,021 854,051
Selling, general and administrative expenses   (9,501,481) (9,306,152)
Other operating expenses 7 (95,232) (109,170)
Finance costs 8 (46,667) (51,392)
Share of profits of associates   66,095 49,985
Profit before tax 9 3,055,901 2,824,963
Income tax 10 (502,706) (487,446)
Profit for the year   2,553,195 2,337,517
Attributable to:  
  Equity shareholders of the Company   2,536,249 2,334,412
  Non-controlling interests   16,946 3,105
Profit for the year   2,553,195 2,337,517
Basic earnings per share (RMB) 15 0.366 0.337
The notes on pages 111 to 180 form part of these consolidated financial statements.