Mar. 27, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Inner Mongolia
Baotou Steel Rare-Earth (Group) Hi-Tech Co Ltd<600111
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Basic earnings per share were RMB 2.87 in 2011, and the company proposed a final dividend of RMB 3.5 per ten shares.
Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth's sales jumped 119% year on year to RMB 11.53 billion last year, boosted by significant increases in the prices of rare-earth products amid strong demand by the downstream sectors.
Revenue from rare-earth oxide increased 176.61% year on year to RMB 4.97 billion last year, and that from rare-earth metals rose 61% to RMB 2.55 billion.
company said that it this year plans to accelerate its development of new rare-earth materials and expansion in the downstream industries.