Apr. 12, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China State Construction Engineering Corp Ltd<601668
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The company said in a statement that its sales area amounted to 1.54 million square meters, down 5.6% year on year.
During the period from January to March, the company added 2.13 million sq m of land reserves, bringing its total land reserves to 64.07 million sq m as at the end of last month.
firm signed almost RMB 194.7 billion worth of construction contracts in the first three months, up 1.7% year on year. In the same period, the company started 40.22 million sq m of properties, down 0.8% year on year, and completed 5.16 million sq m of properties, down 9.6% year on year.
The company is due to release its annual report on Apr. 20.