Jun. 20, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Communications Construction Co Ltd<601800><1800
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Coupon rate will be determined in the process of book-building and the bills be issued at face value.
Both value date and payment due date is Jun. 26 and the to-be-issued bills tradable on Jun. 27.
Dagong Global Credit Rating Co Ltd has rated the issuer and bills AAA and A-1, respectively.
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In the first quarter of this year, the company's net profit was RMB 1.53 billion, and its operating revenue was RMB 50.31 billion.
The company plans to use RMB 1 billion of the proceeds to replenish its working capital and the remaining RMB 1.5 billion to repay bank loans.