Income Statement
Consolidated Statement of Profit or Loss
    For the year ended 31 December
Notes 2017
RMB'000
2016
RMB'000
Revenues 4 94,572,411 88,449,356
Cost of revenues 5 (82,360,051) (76,759,191)
Gross profit   12,212,360 11,690,165
Other operating income 6 1,014,492 943,021
Selling, general and administrative expenses   (9,885,426) (9,501,481)
Other operating expenses 7 (126,278) (95,232)
Finance costs 8 (47,119) (46,667)
Share of profits of associates   63,782 66,095
Profit before tax 9 3,231,811 3,055,901
Income tax 10 (482,733) (502,706)
Profit for the year   2,749,078 2,553,195
Attributable to:  
  Equity shareholders of the Company   2,714,213 2,536,249
  Non-controlling interests   34,865 16,946
Profit for the year   2,749,078 2,553,195
Basic earnings per share (RMB) 15 0.392 0.366
The notes on pages 107 to 180 form part of these consolidated financial statements.