Aug. 22, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Dongfang Electric Corp Ltd<600875
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Earnings per share were RMB 0.62 during the period, said the company in its interim report.
Dongfang Electric realize RMB 20.01 billion in operating revenue in the first six months, 1.28% more than in the same period of last year.
The company signed RMB 22 billion of new orders in H1, of which about RMB 2.24 billion were for exports. The output of power generating equipment fell 21.6% YoY to 16.55 gigawatt hours in the period.