Apr. 5, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Guangzhou R&F Properties Co Ltd<2777
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Province, yesterday announced that its contracted sales surged 25% from a month earlier to RMB 3 billion in March.
Of the total sales, RMB 707 million was derived from property sales in Guangzhou
and about RMB 1 billion in Beijing
Last month, the Hong Kong-listed
firm's contracted sales area increased by 3% month on month to 232,000 square meters.
In the first three months of 2012, the company sold 544,500 square meters of properties for a total of RMB 6.63 billion in contracted sales, sources reported.
Last year, Guangzhou
R&F Properties' net profit increased by 8.5% year on year to RMB 4.84 billion, and the firm's operating revenue totaled RMB 27.4 billion, reflecting a year-on-year increase of 11%.
Chairman Li Sze Lim said the company will be more cautious with land purchases this year.