Aug. 31, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Railway Group Ltd<601390
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Basic earnings per share for the first six months of this year were RMB 0.11, compared with RMB 0.12 it realized in the corresponding period of 2011.
In a statement filed with Shanghai Stock Exchange
, the company saw its operation revenue reach RMB 198.31 billion during the period, reflecting a YoY decrease of 11.04%.
Revenue from mainland China decreased 11.62% YoY to RMB 189.73 billion in the six-month period, while that from overseas market grew 5.9% YoY to RMB 8.56 billion.
In the first half of this year, the company signed RMB 290.41 billion worth of new contracts, accounting for 44.7% of its annual target.