Jan. 16, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Metallurgical Corp of China Ltd<601618
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Of the total contract value, RMB 19.3 billion was inked in the overseas market, said the company in a statement filed with the Shanghai Stock Exchange
In December alone, MCC secured six over RMB 500-million contracts, which brought the firm's total contract value to RMB 8.63 billion, accounting for 4.2% of the company's audited operating revenue in 2010.
The contracts for last December include a RMB 5.19-billion contract in Australia, a RMB 870-million contract in Anhui Province and a RMB 740-million contract in Namibia.
MCC saw its net profit plunge 13.28% year on year to RMB 2.6 billion in the first three quarters of 2011, but its operating revenue increased 19.33% from 2010 to RMB 162.08 billion.